Dan Bellows’ Blog

Reasons to Consider Hiring a Property Management Company

Reasons to Consider Hiring a Property Management Company

Managing properties can be a time-consuming task. Even if you enjoy managing your property and overseeing day-to-day operations, there is only so much one person can do. Delegation of management duties will be required.   Besides saving you time, hiring a...

Ways to Make an Apartment Handicap Accessible

Ways to Make an Apartment Handicap Accessible

There are millions of people with disabilities, and they need homes that are accessible to their needs. Many traditional housing options do not have the necessary conversions to accommodate people with special needs. The goal is to make the required changes so that...

Understanding the Eviction Process

Understanding the Eviction Process

Sometimes landlords have the best tenants who pay rent on time and abide by all the terms in the lease. It is important for landlords to be prepared in case there ever becomes a reason to evict a tenant.   Make Sure There is a Valid Reason for Eviction A tenant...

Five Ways to Reduce Property Management Costs

Five Ways to Reduce Property Management Costs

As a real estate investor, you know that you have to set aside some of the rental income from your tenants for things like maintenance and repairs. As time goes on, you may notice that you're spending a lot more money than you thought on your property. Here are some...

Top Four Places to Buy Rental Properties in the U.S.

Top Four Places to Buy Rental Properties in the U.S.

The real estate market has been on a rapid rise since its large downfall in 2008. Investors have responded to the growth by investing in a variety of different properties and property types. One of the most common properties that investors are currently investing in...

Three Trends in Property Management for 2020

Three Trends in Property Management for 2020

Each year, there are new trends for each industry. They give business owners, investors, agents, customers … etc. an idea of where an industry is headed and if any changes are warranted. These changes many incur additional costs and materials as well as time and...

Micro Apartments: The New Trend in Apartment Living

Micro Apartments: The New Trend in Apartment Living

There is an increasing number of people taking advantage of micro apartments. It’s a trend in apartment living that was born out of a need to provide more affordable housing solutions. A micro apartment is typically considered one that has fewer than 400 square feet...

Ways to Attract New Residents

Ways to Attract New Residents

As a property developer or manager, it is your responsibility to ensure that your properties enjoy full occupancy. In addition to advertising the properties, it is crucial to ensure that you put in place a set of measures targeted at attracting potential tenants. Here...

Top 8 Traits of a Successful Property Management Company

Top 8 Traits of a Successful Property Management Company

Commercial property is a great way to earn passive income and add diversity to your investment portfolio. However, owning the property is only half of the issue. The property must be properly managed. This is where a good property manager will be worth their weight in...

Co-Living: A New Property Management Trend

Co-Living: A New Property Management Trend

The term co-living has taken on a new meaning in society today. More people are opting to live together as roommates to off-set the high cost of rent or mortgage that has caused the current housing crisis. The topic of affordable housing is ongoing and won’t die down...