Security Deposits: What Jacksonville Rental Owners Need to Know

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Before you hand over the keys to your Jacksonville rental home, you need to collect a security deposit from the tenant who will be moving into the property. The most important thing to remember about the security deposit is that it’s completely refundable. This is the tenant’s money throughout the lease period. As the property owner, you’re simply holding the deposit to protect against unpaid rent or property damage at the end of the tenancy. 

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How to Successfully Conduct Applicant Credit & Background Checks for Your Jacksonville Rental Property

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Your tenant screening process may be the most important part of leasing your Jacksonville rental property. Choosing a good tenant will impact your entire experience and play a part in whether your investment is profitable or a financial drain. A thorough and consistent background check is necessary as you’re evaluating your potential tenants. You’ll also…

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Property Insurance: Hazard, Wind, Flood, and Liability Explained by Orange Park Property Managers

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New Orange Park rental property owners are often confused by insurance terms that they know relate to their investments, but they’re not sure how. This is challenging even for experienced investors to wrap their heads around.  When we’re talking about property insurance for your rental home, we’re typically discussing hazard, wind, and flood insurance as…

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Benefits of Using Preferred Vendors for Your St. Johns Rental Property

At Red Rooster Property Management, we actually enjoy fixing things. It’s a passion and a privilege to make things right for you and your tenants at your St. Johns rental property. We also know when we need to call in professional vendors who can do the kind of specialized work that your property will often…

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St. Johns Professional Property Management: When Is It Worth The Money?

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Professional property management is always worth the money. As long as you’re working with a qualified, experienced company staffed with professionals who understand the market and your investment goals, you’re likely to earn more and spend less when your St. Johns rental home is professionally leased, managed, and maintained. 

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Should I Hire a Jacksonville Property Manager For My Out-of-State Investment Property?

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Professional Jacksonville property management is always a good idea when you own a rental home, but it’s even more critical when you’re living outside of the area. We work with a lot of investors and rental property owners who live out of state and even out of the country. When you’re renting out a home from afar, it’s essential that you work with a trusted partner who is local to the area and experienced in managing investments. 

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Renovations to Maximize Your Orange Park Rental Property Income

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One of the best ways to increase what you earn on your Orange Park rental home is to make renovations that will raise your rental value and attract better tenants.  This isn’t as difficult or as expensive as it may sound.  We’re not talking about total rehabs. If your rental property is well-maintained and in…

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Things to Keep in Mind for First-time Single-Family Rental Investors | Jacksonville Property Management

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Single-family properties make great investment homes because they offer investors the potential for short-term cash flow and long-term increases in value. Historically, the returns you can earn with a single-family rental home are close to what you could earn in the stock market, but there’s a lot less risk and volatility.  The Jacksonville rental market…

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4 Biggest Risks of Leaving Your Jacksonville Rental Property Vacant

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A vacant rental property poses both physical and financial risks. A good leasing and tenant retention program will reduce the length and the cost of your vacancy and turnover period. Avoiding vacancy and these four risks that come with it need to be a priority when you’re renting out a Jacksonville home.

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