2020 Rental Market Report – Des Moines metro

2020 Rental Market Report – Des Moines metro

People choose to rent for many reasons. Whether it be because of a career relocation, temporary housing before a more permanent solution, or because it may just fit someone’s lifestyle. There will always be a demand for space within the rental market. The market...
What is the difference between property managers and REIAs?

What is the difference between property managers and REIAs?

When it comes to property managers, the general public tends to think of maintenance requests, handling tenant concerns and emergencies, and collecting rent. Property managers have more responsibilities on the other side of the fence. This article will highlight what...
Self-guided tours: Do’s and don’ts

Self-guided tours: Do’s and don’ts

Self-guided tours can give your property more opportunities to lease to quality tenants. However, there are necessary steps to ensure privacy and safety for yourself, the property, and future tenants. Leasing Specialist Caleb Schafbuch has solid advice on how to...
Three ways to save money while you upgrade your home

Three ways to save money while you upgrade your home

The end goal is to have a fruitful investment property. You want the most return on investment when you put your property on the market. There are a few things you can do to upgrade your home before leasing out your house. Update your curb appealPut in new light...
Basics of the tenant eviction process

Basics of the tenant eviction process

One of the biggest insecurities of DIY landlords has to do with the tenant eviction process. It is a time consuming and cash flow draining process. It’s best to be prepared in case you have to go through the process. Knowing the ins and outs of the eviction...