By Cissell Management Company Thursday, March 23, 2023
Security deposit charges related to paint often spark disputes and misunderstandings between tenants and property owners. At Cissell Management Co., we prioritize fairness and transparency regarding security deposit charges. Our goal is to ensure that residents are not held accou...
By Cissell Management Company Thursday, March 9, 2023
It is common for a property owner to call to let us know they've moved out and the property is ready for the new resident to move in, only for us to find a property that still needs a lot of work before it can be occupied.What is rent ready?This is the standard that we deem a...
The High Cost of Fair Housing Failures: How Ignorance Can Break the Bank
By Cissell Management Company Friday, March 3, 2023
Mistake #5 - Fair Housing FailuresDiscriminating can cost you tens of thousands of dollars. Unintentionally or unknowingly discriminating can too.Fair Housing Failures is the final mistake in our series of five mistakes that cost rental property owners money.What is the Fair Hous...
Don't Let These Financial Fumbles Cost You Thousands in Real Estate Investing
By Cissell Management Company Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Mistake #4 - Financial FumblesAre you a landlord looking to maximize your profit? Nobody invests in real estate to lose money, regardless of their end goal. Making Financial fumbles is mistake #4 in our series of five mistakes that cost rental property owners money.Are you lookin...
Real Estates Investors: You're leaving thousands on the table by not accepting pets.
By Cissell Management Company Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Mistake #3 - No PetsYour no pet policy is costing you. Not accepting residents with pets is mistake #3 in our series of five mistakes that cost rental owners money.I kept repeatedly running into some of the same issues, and they all dealt with pets. I had to turn away many good a...
Don't make this costly mistake! Residents performing repairs could be draining your profits!
By Cissell Management Company Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Mistake #2 - Taking ShortcutsAs a property owner, you know how time-consuming keeping your property in good condition is. Things break, disasters happen, and they usually don't happen at the best times. Even in normal circumstances, several things need to be done to make sure...
Don't Make This Mistake! Real Estate Investors Learn the Hard Way: Trusting Too Much = Lost $$$
By Cissell Management Company Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Mistake #1 - Trusting Too MuchFACTS. If you don't want to lose money, you must evaluate rental applicants based on facts, not instinct. Trusting too much is mistake #1 of our five mistakes that cost you money series. Let's face it. Trusting your instinct about someone is...
By Cissell Management Company Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Mistakes happen when someone lacks knowledge, understanding, and experience. Unfortunately, it's common for us to talk to property owners who have had a problem with a resident. Most of the time, it could have been avoided if, you guessed it, they had more knowledge, understa...
By Cissell Management Company Tuesday, May 31, 2022
The accidental landlord might sound like something of a funny term, but it is a situation that a great many Americans find themselves in. 22% of Americans receive an inheritance from a deceased family member, and often this inheritance includes a piece of property. ...
Be a Hands-Free Landlord With These Property Management Tips
By Cissell Management Company Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Are you a landlord looking to reclaim your weekends and have more free time in your business? From finding the right tenants to handling the deposits, rent, and property maintenance, being a landlord is hard work.It can get overwhelming if you have a big property portfolio t...