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What Is a Rental Analysis? Gunn Property Management, Leesburg, FL Answers

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Apr 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

From the desk of Gunn property management, Leesburg, FL:

If you've been looking at your rental property and wondering if you're charging the right rent, you've probably been thinking about all the factors that determine value. How do you know how much you can charge? It's important that you focus on the rent you can actually get, as opposed to the rent you want: the best way to do that is to perform a rental analysis. 

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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Rental Research


Raise the Rent Worry-Free With Leesburg Property Management Services

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Apr 23, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Raising the rent is an issue may landlords struggle with, especially during times like these when you're wondering what your community can weather because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when the expenses of operating your property rise, your rates need to rise with it. The key is to avoid raising the rent beyond your renters' price range: increasing rates too sharply around a lease renewal is often a quick ticket to leaving you with vacancies to fill.

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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Rental Research


Lowering the Rent? Tips From Your Expert in Property Management (Leesburg, FL)

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Apr 16, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Deciding how much to charge for your rental property is no easy task. So many factors come into play when it comes to setting the rent, and as an expert in property management (Leesburg, FL area), we have seen all kinds of worst-case scenarios play out. Many landlords right now are also concerned about the impact that COVID-19 will have on the ability of their tenants to pay rent—so the idea of potentially lowering the rent on your property might seem frightening when you have a mortgage to pay.

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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Rental Research


'Should I Rent My Home or Sell It?' Leesburg Property Management Services Help You Decide!

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Apr 2, 2020 7:45:00 AM

If you own a house that you don't intend to live in, you're no doubt weighing your options on how to address this property windfall. Our Leesburg property management services are here to help you make the right call—and make the process as easy as possible. 

  • Are you the proud owner of a starter home your family has outgrown?
  • Do you own a giant house that feels empty now that the kids have moved out?
  • Were you gifted your parents' house as part of an inheritance?
  • Are you being forced to rethink your location due to a career change?
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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Rental Research


Marketing Your Rental to Millennials With Leesburg Property Management Services

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Mar 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM

In the ever-changing real estate rental market—and especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic—a challenge many landlords face is adjusting their marketing plans to attract millennial renters.

While millennials are currently the largest body of renters in the market, their methods of finding a property differ from previous generations dramatically. They have paved the way for a complete overhaul of traditional tenant expectations for how the rental experience should be. In some ways, during this time of social distancing as the new norm, this is a silver lining.

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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Rental Research


What Is Pet Screening? Does It Matter? Leesburg Property Management Weighs In

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Mar 19, 2020 7:15:00 PM

Did you know that 67% of households in the United States own a pet? Of that number, the majority of families own dogs and cats. With statistics like that, it's no wonder how allowing pets in your rental home can seriously open up your potential pool of renters! Not only do you have more prospects to market to and attract, but you even have the opportunity to charge additional pet rent to let Fido live in your rental home!

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Topics: Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property, Pet Policies


Leesburg Property Management Services Should Always Include Maintenance!

Posted by Gunn Property Services on Mar 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Maintenance is one of the most important parts of being a landlord—but it's nobody's favorite part. For anyone who expected to sit back and enjoy the passive income of a rental property, having to handle day-to-day maintenance chores can make that "passive" income feel awfully active. 

When you work with a qualified provider of Leesburg property management services, they can take a lot of the hassle out of property maintenance. However, if you decide to try and tackle these tasks alone, it helps to at least have some guidance on what to look for when targeting maintenance for your rental home. Use these rental property maintenance tips to keep your tenants happy and your business running smoothly.

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Topics: Property maintenance, Leesburg Property Management Insider, Rental Property