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Developing Sound Payment Plans | Clermont Property Management Tips

Verandah Properties - Thursday, June 4, 2020

The evolving challenges of the lingering effects of the COVID-19 crisis have created many open-ended questions for landlords concerning how to address rent collection during this time. As Clermont property management experts, we have seen some instances of renters in our area who are having difficulty due to a very tough job market caused by the pandemic.

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When Your Renters Can't Pay Rent | Orlando Property Management Tips

Verandah Properties - Thursday, May 14, 2020

Property owners and renters are both facing a challenging financial time right now in the Orlando area. The COVID-19 crisis has led to some dramatic job loss and reduced incomes for many people who rely on our tourism industry. Your renters might very well be struggling to pay their rent right now in Central Florida, if the rest of the nation is any indication. Property owners are finding it difficult to collect the rent without being the "bad guy." 

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Florida Squatter Laws: Insight From Orlando Property Management

Verandah Properties - Thursday, April 2, 2020

New landlords tend to encounter more legal hoops and concerns than they expect when they get started as property investors. One area where Orlando property management companies tend to shine is in offering advice and clarity about situations like tenants' rights disputes as well as handling people who are squatting on your property.

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Should Orlando Investors Make Renters Insurance Mandatory? Absolutely!

Verandah Properties - Thursday, January 23, 2020

As a landlord, you may worry about the possibilities of water or fire damage in your rental properties—but there are other costs when tragedies strike your Orlando rental properties. When your tenants lose their belongings in a disaster, they may seek damages through your insurance via a lawsuit. 

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How to Professionally Handle Tenant Evictions as a Landlord in Central Florida

Verandah Properties - Thursday, November 14, 2019

One of the rough sides of landlord work is when you have a tenant who causes persistent problems through violations of your lease agreement. This situation could involve disruptive behavior that affects the neighbors, destruction of property, or merely many late—or missing—rent payments.

The truth is that no one wants to go through an eviction—including a landlord. It is in everyone's best interest for clear communication to be offered at every step of the way. The goal, at all points, is to resolve the issue that prompts the eviction without going to court—but to be willing to follow through on your statements if the tenant chooses not to change his or her behavior. Here are some steps to follow as you pursue a resolution. However, remember that this doesn't substitute for legal advice: your particular situation, influenced by state and local laws, could require a different approach.

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How to Care for Your Daytona Rental Property Year-Round: A Landlord's Guide

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, October 10, 2019

Keeping your property looking great and in good repair all year requires an understanding of the kinds of issues that can arise at your Daytona rental. By getting ahead on your maintenance and making sure that your properties are safe and well-kept, you inspire confidence in your tenants. Your property will also require fewer significant repairs if you keep up with routine maintenance on appliances and other items.

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What You Need to Know About Screening Tenants Effectively and Legally in Central Florida

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, September 26, 2019

When you get applications from potential tenants to rent your property in Orlando or Clermont, it can be easy to jump the gun. After all, every day is a day of vacancy until you get a tenant in the property and paying you rent. However, due diligence is strongly advised for new tenants, especially if you are a reasonably inexperienced landlord. Many of the tenants who cause problems for landlords have had these problems in the past with other landlords. A careful, legal screening process can help you to select well from the applications you've received.

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How to Give Your Listing Photos the 'Wow!' Factor

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, September 19, 2019

While potential tenants will skim what you write for your rental listing, the place their eyes will linger is on the photographs. If you upload dim, blurry, or otherwise unattractive photos for your listing, the chances are good that great tenants won't give you a fair chance. Why not invest in a little extra photography and reap the rewards for years to come in the form of consistent, large applicant pools from which to screen the perfect tenants for your property in the Orlando area? As a Central Florida landlord, you'll be glad you chose to level up your photography.

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How to Make Your Property Listings Shine for YOUR Central Florida Rental Property

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, September 12, 2019

"You never get a second chance at a first impression."

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Daytona Property ManagerS Know Listing Photos Matter In The Daytona Area

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, August 8, 2019

High-Quality Listing Photos Really ARE Worth a Thousand Words!

When your potential tenants are scrolling through a long list of possible places to live in Daytona, it's no wonder that their eyes start to glaze over as they read vast fields of text—where do you think they end up focused after they've seen dozens of listings?The photos, of course!

When your ideal tenants come across your listing, you want those photos to make them "slow their scroll" and reach out to view your rental property in person. However, getting the listing photos perfect isn't as easy as it might seem; photographing real estate is both an art and a science, so follow these tips to get the best results.

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