Category Archives: Property Management

Property Management Emergency Planning

Posted by   James Meyer   |   Categories :   Property Management, Rental & Investment

It’s 3 AM and your phone starts ringing. Who could it be? Reality snaps in and you remember you are a property manager. It’s one of your tenants, or worse, the fire department. This is not how you planned on starting to your day. This is the nightmare of every landlord and property manager. That […]

September 22, 2014

Property Owner: Active vs. Passive

Posted by   James Meyer   |   Categories :   Property Management, Rental & Investment

The core of property management is people.¬†If you own and manage your property, you’re working with potential tenants,¬†tenants, real estate agents, and contractors. If you manage someone else property, you are dealing the property owner in addition to the others. People and properties come with a wide range of characteristics and demands that make them […]

September 15, 2014

IRS Benefits for Small Residential Rental Properties

Posted by   James Meyer   |   Categories :   Property Management, Rental & Investment

The IRS has issued the final version of its complex regulations explaining how to deduct repairs and improvements to business property, which includes commercial buildings and residential rentals. The final regulations take effect January 1, of 2014. One of these is the benefits for small taxpayers is IRS Reg. 1.263(a)-3h. Taxpayers are able to bypass […]

September 8, 2014

How Long Should Adult Children Live at Home?

Posted by   James Meyer   |   Categories :   Property Management, Rental & Investment

Infographic from Keeping Current Matters  

September 1, 2014