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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

How to Limit Maintenance Costs for Your Metro Detroit Rental

Limiting rental costs is one of the best ways to increase both your cash flow and your long term ROI. One of the largest and most expensive areas for any landlord or investor is maintenance. Your maintenance costs can get out of control, and today AG Management is talking about how to prevent those costs from eating into your bottom line.  Read More »

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Best Cash Flow Increasing Renovations for Your Rental | Property Management Tips in Metro Detroit

Increase Cash FlowTo properly earn rental cash flow, you need to charge as much rent as possibly without contributing to a longer than necessary vacancy period. In most cases, it only takes a few cosmetic changes to make your property stand out and help you increase your rental property ROI. You can increase your cash flow with small renovations like the ones we’re talking about today.  Read More »

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

How Much Can I Charge for a Security Deposit as a Landlord in Metro Detroit?

Michigan has landlord tenant laws that limit the amount of a security deposit that can be collected. You need to know how much to charge a tenant, and what to do with the security deposit once you have collected it. Refusing to follow the laws pertaining to security deposits can get you in legal trouble, so make sure you understand what’s required, or work with a professional property manager who can help you.  Read More »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

How Much Should You Charge for Rent? Metro Detroit

Rental income is an important part of your overall investment strategy. No one rents out a property in order to earn as little as possible. When you’re deciding how much rent to charge, you need to balance your competition, the market demands, and the willingness of tenants to pay what you want for your property.  Read More »

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

How to Find Good Tenants | Metro Detroit Property Management Advice

 When you want to find the best tenants for your rental property, you need to advertise wisely, provide a great home for rent, and follow a thorough tenant screening process. These tips will help you identify and attract the best possible tenants for your rental property.  Read More »

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Getting Your House Ready to Rent | 6 Steps in Metro Detroit

Getting your house ready to rent is worth the time and effort that you’ll need to spend on it. You don’t want to put your house out on the market as-is. You want it to look appealing and attractive to prospective renters because you’re trying to find the best tenants and charge the most rent. The condition of your home does matter, and we’re providing 6 easy steps to ensure the property is rent ready.  Read More »

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Real Estate Investing Tips: How to Buy a Rental Home

Investing in rental property comes with a number of benefits. You’re buying a tangible asset which diversifies your portfolio, you’re creating short term income and long term wealth, and you can take advantage of valuable tax benefits through your rental investment. These are a few real estate investing tips that can help you on a successful path towards owning rental properties.  Read More »

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Why Work with AG Management in Metro Detroit, MI

When you’re looking for property management in Royal Oak and the greater Detroit metro area, talk to us at AG Management. We are a full-service property management company focused on protecting your asset, helping your investment grow in the long term, and making sure you’re earning top rents with great tenants. Today, we’re focusing on a few specific reasons to work with us.  Read More »

Thursday, August 04, 2016

How to be a good landlord/property manager:

1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing things can happen. What contingency plans do you have in place so maintenance concerns can be resolved without your direct involvement (in case you happen to go on vacation the day something major happens)? When you shift your view as a landlord to a “business owner” — and treat your company as such - you will find far greater success.  Read More »

Thursday, August 04, 2016

How to be a good tenant

1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sign it.  Read More »

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