There’s no doubt that professional landlord services can make your life as a property owner a lot easier. They can help you save time by providing you with maintenance services, professional marketing, and they can even make collecting rent a lot easier. But, it’s not just you who’s glad to see a professional on property.
Tenants love professional landlord services too. Here’s why.
Concerns are addressed in a timely manner
As a property owner, you’re busy. Especially if owning property isn’t all you do. Sometimes you simply won’t have time to deal with a tenant’s issue right away.
Although it’s understandable that you may not be able to drop everything and go to a tenant’s aid, it’s extremely frustrating for your tenant. Even a small problem can greatly affect their quality of life because they have to live with it day-in and day-out.
Professional landlord services know how important it is to take care of issues in a timely manner, and they actually have the time to do it. Whether it’s an emergency leak in the middle of the night or it’s a drippy faucet, tenants are happy to know it’ll all be taken care of quickly.
Expectations are clear
Organization and managing expectations are huge parts of property ownership, and yet they often fall by the wayside because there are seemingly more important things to do. Maybe one month you didn’t realize a tenant paid rent late, but the next month you charge them a late fee. Or maybe you weren’t upfront about parking, or laundry room rules. No matter how seemingly insignificant, tenants become easily frustrated if they aren’t exactly sure what to expect.
A property management company that provides professional landlord services has crossed all their T’s and dotted all their I’s. Rules are clearly outlined in leases and tenant handbooks so they’re easy to follow. That makes everyday life easier for a tenant.
They’re happier with their neighbors
It may not seem obvious at first glance that landlord services would make tenants happier with their neighbors, but it’s true.
A property management company knows the proper way to screen tenants. That means finding quality tenants that pay rent on time and keep the property in good condition. That’s good for you, but it’s good for the other people living on your property as well.
Quality tenants are likely to be quieter, friendlier, and they stick around longer, so people know who they’re living next to. That can make for a much more comfortable living environment.
Landlord services from a property management company are also generally more trustworthy. Tenants want to know that their landlord cares. Many one-off landlords don’t. A tenant can feel like they’re taking a real risk renting from someone who doesn’t do property management for a living.
A property management company gives a house or an apartment an air of professionalism. That can put a tenant’s mind at ease that the quality of the property and landlord services will be up to their expectations.
If you want to make your job as a property owner easier, or if you’re looking for ways to boost retention by making sure your tenants are happy, give Mountain View Property Management a call today. We’d be happy to tell you more about all of the landlord services we offer to property owners throughout Central Oregon.