Do you own and rent out a rental property?
Owning, renting and maintaining properties in the Denver Metro area, or anywhere for that matter, can be a time-consuming, difficult task. Background screening potential renters. Collecting rent payments. Following up on maintenance and repairs. It all takes a lot of energy. The best way to avoid the work and stress involved is to hire a property management company.
Here are five of the best reasons to do so:
You own more than one rental property.
Keeping up with just one rental property is difficult, and the more rentals you own, the worse the problem gets. Running around from property to property, handling all the small things is daunting, at best. If you own multiple properties that contain several units, you may well benefit from hiring a management company.
You live out-of-town.
If you don’t live near your rental property, it is difficult to travel to and from the property to keep things running smoothly. It can also be extremely expensive, especially if you have to make a trip for a small problem. Hiring a property management company assures that the day-to-day issues are dealt with quickly and effectively.
Property management isn’t your thing.
Some people like the idea of owning a rental property, but don’t want the responsibilities of day-to-day management. Dealing with tenant complaints, collecting rent and managing maintenance is stressful, to say the least. If you are more of a hands-off property owner, a property management company will help relieve the pressure on you.
You just don’t have the time.
If you have a day job and you own one rental property, it may not be too much more work. However, if you’ve got multiple properties, it can take as much time to manage as your job does. Perhaps you just want to invest more of your time growing your rental property business. Either way, a property management company can help. You can leave the time-consuming tasks to someone else so you can focus on what’s really important to you.
You don’t want to be an employer.
At some point, you may need to hire a manager and, perhaps, other employees to help. That means you’ll have to deal with payroll, taxes and potential legal issues. You must realize that the actions of your employees can, and will, have an impact on you and your livelihood. A property management company avoids these problems and protects your interests.
Denver, Centennial, Aurora and other city rental property owners are not always the best at managing their properties. At times, it is difficult and downright stressful to deal with all the demands. When you hire a property management company, you not only relieve the stress, but you also open up more time to focus on other things.
If you are a rental property owner looking for a reliable, experienced property management company, pick up the phone and call Legacy Properties-PM at 720.989.1996 or contact us.