Six Signs You Need a Property Manager

Six Signs You Need a Property Manager

Having a house or any other assets to rent in McAllen is no easy task. Initially, the going may be smooth and rewarding, but as usual, landlords run into headwinds. It is time-consuming, demanding and plain exhausting. If such is the case, it’s a sign you need a...
Tips for Dealing with Problem tenants

Tips for Dealing with Problem tenants

No matter how thorough and particular you are with the screening and selection process, the chances are that if you rent out property long enough in Mission, Texas, or anywhere else, you’ll eventually encounter a problem tenant. Difficult renters are a fact of doing...
8 Ways to Save Money While Renting

8 Ways to Save Money While Renting

Everyone knows it’s important to put money into savings, but that can be hard to do when it seems your paycheck is gone as soon as it comes. If you’re tired of spending all of your money on monthly expenses, there are a few things you can do without resorting to...
Rental Property Upgrades that Make a Big Impact

Rental Property Upgrades that Make a Big Impact

Is it time to upgrade your rental properties? It can be hard to know exactly where your money would best be spent. You want to choose the right upgrades that will make the greatest impact without spending a ton of money. Upgrades also help to create a great draw to...
Move Out Inspection Basics

Move Out Inspection Basics

Move-out inspections are an important responsibility for landlords and property managers to perform. Some states require a move out inspection, but even if your state doesn’t, many find it worth it to take the time to do so. Here are a few basics that will help you...
How to Best Spring Clean Your Property

How to Best Spring Clean Your Property

One of the best times to clean your rental property is during the spring. This can be difficult when you have a tenant living on the property but, even if this is the case, there are several things you should check off your list to protect your investment and improve...

What to Do With Renter’s Abandoned Property

  When a tenant leaves a property, it is common for them to leave behind some things that landlords have to dispose of. Cleaning up after them, fixing damage they have caused, and handling personal property are common. However, what is the law pertaining personal...
Reasonable Accommodation Requests From Tenants

Reasonable Accommodation Requests From Tenants

How Best to Handle Them When the Fair Housing Act was amended in 1988, one of the changes involved the requirement of landlords to make reasonable accommodations requests from tenants. The act allows individuals with disabilities the right to have and enjoy housing on...
What To Do When You Suspect Bed Bugs

What To Do When You Suspect Bed Bugs

Bed bugs quickly lead to extreme problems for property owners if they are not contained quickly. Bed bugs spread fast as they attach to clothing, backpacks, and luggage. Since it’s hard to determine where bed bugs arrived on the property, most landlords spend their...
Renovating Your Rental? Design Trends for 2018

Renovating Your Rental? Design Trends for 2018

Your personal style may not account for the hottest design trends, but when renovating a McAllen rental property, what’s trending is very important. Make sure you have the pulse of current design trends before you renovate your rental. If your rental property fails to...
How Long Can A Tenant Have a Guest?

How Long Can A Tenant Have a Guest?

It is common for tenants to have some guests come and stay from time to time. While most landlords do not require tenants to provide them with notice of their guests, there is a concern over a guest moving into the property. How long can a tenant have a guest?...
How Does Property Management Work

How Does Property Management Work

Not everyone that invests in property wants the responsibility of managing the property. Keyrenter of McAllen specializes in providing property management services. We focus on helping our clients maintain a steady rental income without a headache and stress that...
Patio Landscaping Ideas to Get a Modern Garden

Patio Landscaping Ideas to Get a Modern Garden

Many modern rental apartments have patios and gardens. A garden and patio can be a great way to spend time outdoors in a protected and enjoyable space. When it comes to decorating a modern garden, it’s a good idea to think about patio landscaping ideas that can...
Top 6 Profit Killers for New Landlords

Top 6 Profit Killers for New Landlords

As a first time landlord, you may not have gotten your bearings just yet. Landlords just entering the field need to be aware of specific issues they may confront as they start to learn the ropes. Proper attention to detail is important. Doing so will help get the...
What is Property Maintenance?

What is Property Maintenance?

Most people tend to assume that property management is similar to property maintenance, but it’s very different. Property maintenance is the kind of service a person contracts when they do not have the time to maintain their property professionally. Busy...
How Much to Rent My House For?

How Much to Rent My House For?

One of the most difficult challenges for new landlords is setting the right monthly rental amount for their properties. How much to rent my house for? Don’t worry, here are several considerations in order find the sweet spot for rental prices. Determine The...
7 Benefits of Having a Roommate

7 Benefits of Having a Roommate

Many people prefer to live by themselves. However, even if you are an introvert, you may still want to consider having a roommate. There are many benefits that can potentially be reaped from having a roommate. Share the Expenses There are a lot of expenses that come...
How to Make the Most Out of Small Spaces

How to Make the Most Out of Small Spaces

If you feel like you do not have enough space in your home, then you can rest assured that you are not alone. Many of us have limited space, but there are things that you can do in order to make the most out of it. Below is a list of tips that will help you make the...
What to Ask When Leasing an Apartment

What to Ask When Leasing an Apartment

Your lease is a binding document. That is why it is important for you to make sure that you understand everything about before you sign it. Asking your landlord questions will help clear up any confusion that you have. What to ask when leasing an apartment? Below is a...
3 Bona Fide Reasons to Evict Your Tenants

3 Bona Fide Reasons to Evict Your Tenants

As a property owner, it is your responsibility to both review and discipline your patrons fairly. The line between disciplinary action and all-out eviction can be blurry, however, so here are some basic guidelines for when it is most appropriate to evict a tenant: 3...