Monthly Archives: January 2014

Problem Tenants Got You Down? Try Tenant Screening

For individuals managing their own property or small property managers, finding good tenants can often be the most difficult part of renting out a property. Professional Boston property management companies have an efficient tenant screening process to ensure that the … Continue reading

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What Are Condo Reserves and Why You Need Them

What is a Condo Reserve Fund? A condominium reserve fund is similar to a savings account where you keep some money saved up for emergencies. Massachusetts law regarding condominiums mandates that condominium associations maintain a reserve fund. “All condominiums shall … Continue reading

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What Skills Are Needed To Get Hired As A Property Manager in Boston

The first thing you need to know before starting out as a property manager in Boston is that a property manager’s work is a lot different from that of a real estate agent working in the Boston area. If you … Continue reading

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Top Five Misconceptions About Home Maintenance

There are a lot of myths surrounding the maintenance of a home or apartment. During our work as property managers, we have come across some that are seemingly insignificant but could lead to huge problems if these misconceptions are not … Continue reading

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Why You Should Fire Your Property Manager

A property manager’s job is to ensure you, as the landlord, have nothing to worry about. They should be able to do perform all the services they agreed to provide without you having to worry about it. But if all … Continue reading

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What Are a Boston Landlord’s Maintenance Responsibilities?

Many first time landlords think that renting is only about finding a tenant and then collecting the rent. This assumption is wrong and the cause of most legal issues that arise between tenants and landlords. It is your responsibility as … Continue reading

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What Are My Responsibilities as a Boston Tenant?

Massachusetts state law sets down clear rules for the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords in the area of Boston. However, tenants are sometimes unclear about their responsibilities while living in a rented house or apartment. This often … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

Home inspections are important parts of the selling process and preparing for them does not require spending a huge amount of money or wasting too much time. Preparing for a home inspection can be a very simple process if you … Continue reading

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