Top Reasons Real Estate Investors Take Property Management Themselves

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Plenty of investors have come to realize that managing property management responsibilities is not for them. Being a real estate investor and being a property manager are two entirely different jobs. Not everyone is cut out to deal with day-to-day tenant issues. Many investors are looking for a means of passive income and know that they don’t want to add to their workload.

There are real estate investors, however, who’ve convinced themselves that they have to do it all. They have to be the owner and the manager simultaneously. There are reasons behind this line of thinking, and we can understand where some investors are coming from.

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Topics: investment property, real estate investors, landlord responsibilities

How to Minimize Property Management Headaches

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Whether you’ve taken on landlord responsibilities yourself as a real estate investor or you’ve hired a property manager, there are things people dislike about property management

It’s not all petty griping —there are some good reasons to complain. When you invest in real estate, It's a job that takes enormous patience, sacrifice and interpersonal and organizational skills.  Add the responsibility of managing your properties and it’s not for the faint of heart.

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Topics: property management, landlord responsibilities

Tenant Relations and Rent Collection

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 9, 2014
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Topics: real estate investing, tenant relations, landlord responsibilities

The Qualities of Great Property Management & Customer Service

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sun, Mar 16, 2014

Whether you are managing your own properties or you’re outsourcing to a property manager, there are ways to ensure that your tenants have a great customer service experience. 

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Topics: Memphis real estate, property management, landlord responsibilities