What Exactly Is "Normal Wear and Tear"?

What Exactly Is "Normal Wear and Tear"?

Most landlords can agree that the condition of the rental home remains a top billing priority. For this reason, it’s important to be aware of property damages and examine their cause. Is the damage a result of “normal wear and tear”? Or is it a sign of tenant abuse or negligence? We here at Real Property Group have compiled the following guide to help you understand the exact nature of your home’s damages. How Do We Define Normal Wear and Tear? Normal wear and tear can refer to the natural deterioration of an object. In a rental space, it can…

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Tips to Prevent Tenant Damage to your Rental Property

Tips to Prevent Tenant Damage to your Rental Property

Even though the goal of every property owner is to receive rental income, that income is not unlimited. Eventually, you will need to replace your tenants and perhaps repair damage they cause. But this doesn’t have to be a typical scenario. The property managers at Real Property Group have put together a few proven tips that have worked for our clients in the past. Implementing these will reduce the possibility of damage to the rental property and maybe even increase your rental profits. Screen Your Prospects A thorough screening process is s…

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Pros and Cons of Moving to Missouri

Pros and Cons of Moving to Missouri

Are you thinking of moving to Missouri State? Located in the Midwest, you might love the idea of its classic, friendly atmosphere and being at the crossroads of many states bordering Missouri, providing easy travel opportunities. Missouri also offers rural areas as well as urban areas like Jefferson City. But what about the details? As we all know, there’s more to moving than just a state’s reputation and location. If you want to experience what Missouri offers, read the following pros and cons before making your final decision to move! As out…

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How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

Physical viewings are no longer the only way to market your property. Some may argue that it is no longer the ideal way, given the digital surge in the property market that has occurred over the last few years. Virtual rental tours are the way to go, and they come with a number of benefits. For starters, you won't have to reschedule your day to accommodate a home viewing. Second, virtual tours have a considerably broader reach than individual showings. Creating a digital tour of your property can be anxiety-inducing if you're doing it for the …

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Top 8 Amenities Renters Can’t Resist in Columbia

Top 8 Amenities Renters Can’t Resist in Columbia

With so many rental apartments in Columbia, tenants have plenty of options, and the biggest criteria used for making their choice are the type and quality of amenities. This may differ from one pool of tenants to another, depending on lifestyle or needs. Some may put more emphasis on the quality of the kitchen counter and others on Wi-fi connectivity. However, there are some general amenities that make renters happy and interested in your unit. So, what amenities should you consider installing or featuring on your property? If you are a pr…

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