Verandah Central Florida Blog

4 Questions to ask before you decide to hire a Property Manager

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, February 13, 2020

Updated and republished: 02/13/2020

Your property management partner should be an asset to you across the entirety of your experience of being a real estate investor—so choosing one you can trust is vital.

Whether you are already an experienced investor looking for a better Orlando property manager, or a newly-minted landlord who is just getting started, vetting your potential partner benefits your current—and future—portfolio. Ask these four questions to ensure that you have a good understanding of the way a particular property management company does business—and how working with them will increase the value of your Orlando investment properties.

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Which Real Estate Entity Should I Set up for My Rental Properties in Orlando?

Verandah Properties - Thursday, January 30, 2020

When you have just one rental property in Orlando, it may seem most natural to claim the additional income as a sole proprietor on your taxes. However, as business expenses increase, and you invest in subsequent properties, you may want to consider forming a business entity rather than merely filing a single tax return. 

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An Expert Property Manager Knows: Central Florida Is Investment Gold!

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, August 29, 2019

Your Best Central Florida Investment Neighborhoods—Even More Options!

There are always more places to explore in Central Florida, especially if you are interested in investment properties to rent. As a landlord, you have the cream of the crop available to you here in Central Florida. You can even venture out beyond any investment opportunities in Orlando and Daytona you may initially consider. Here are five more neighborhoods and towns that you might find to be the perfect option for your investment as a landlord.

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Investing in Central Florida? Ask an Expert Property Manager!

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, August 22, 2019

Seeking Space in Sunny Florida? Take a Look at These Top Hotspots!

When choosing a great Central Florida Neighborhood as a landlord, you're making a significant investment of time and money. You want to ensure that your investment gets more valuable over time. You also want low vacancy rates so that you can continue to receive your desired passive income. When choosing between the options in sunny Central Florida, there are many options and distinct possible neighborhoods and cities to choose. The main criteria are generally based on proximity to you, affluence of communities, and the desirability of the location, among others.

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Making a Great First Impression Starts with Effective Property Listings

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, August 15, 2019

Renters want to see a lot of things when they read a listingthey want attention to detailhigh-quality photographs, and a clear next step for getting more information on a property of interest—don't forget to mention the rental rates! If you are offering a variety of units, you can sometimes tell folks to call for rates, but people feel more confident in taking the next step on a property when they think they're looking in the right range to begin with. Here are some fool-proof tips to encourage potential renters to submit an application and visit your stunning Orlando rental units!

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Property Management Or: "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Landlord!"

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, July 25, 2019

Managing a property in Orlando can be a full-time job, even if that wasn’t originally your intention. There is an extensive knowledge base to cover when running a rental on your own: marketing, photography, tenant screening, tenant services, lease form creation, rent collection, accounting, maintenance—the list goes on and on. That’s why we suggest partnering with a property management team: at Verandah Properties, we have the knowledge and the experience to handle every aspect of your rental! To demonstrate, let’s discuss some common pain points you may be experiencing as a landlord and how we can help.

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Turn a "Sinking Ship" Investment Around with Property Management

Pamela McNab-Syvertson - Thursday, July 4, 2019

Every type of investment has an element of risk, but property management may be higher on the list than others: not only do you have to rely on tenants to pay on time, but if the investment sours, you’re saddled with trying to sell an additional property while continuing to pay taxes. However, unlike some other investments that depend on a large, impersonal market, a bad property can turn into a great one simply by partnering with the right property management company!

At Verandah Properties, we pride ourselves on knowing how to market and re-brand even the most dire rental situation—just by doing our jobs. There may be factors that no landlord or property manager can account for such as a sudden downturn in the Florida housing market, but most likely, the following three points will be the reason your property is suffering—and how we’ll get your investment back on track.

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