When you decide to allow pets into your rental property, you’re opening up your tenant pool and reducing your risk of long vacancies. Most residents have at least one pet, and they wouldn’t dream of moving into a home without their beloved dog or cat. […]
Flooring Options for Your Rental Home | Fort Worth Property Management Education
One of the most common questions we get from clients or from people just asking about owning rental property pertains to flooring. They want to know what type of flooring to put in a rental house. […]
“For Rent” Signs | McCaw Property Management’s Take On How You Should Use Them
At McCaw Property Management, we manage rental properties all over north Texas, and we get a lot of questions from landlords and rental property owners about how they should advertise their properties. Everyone knows that online advertising is where you’re going to reach the largest pool of prospective tenants. […]
Use Professional Photography Services to Advertise Your Rental Property | Fort Worth Property Management Education
At McCaw Property Management, we manage properties all over north Texas. I am not a photographer and would never claim to be, but today we’re talking about the importance of photography. I like taking pictures, and my skill level is above novice but definitely not professional. […]
3 Tips for Handling Late Rent Payments as a Dallas/Fort Worth Landlord
Even the best tenants may be late with rent from time to time, due to financial or personal issues that are temporary. As a landlord, it’s important that your rent comes in on time consistently every month so you can meet your own financial responsibilities. Charging a late fee is one way to deter tenants […]
How Long Should it Take to Rent Your Fort Worth Rental Property?
When you’re renting out a property in Fort Worth, you want to have it occupied by a well-qualified tenant as soon as possible. Not only does that jump-start your cash flow, it ensures someone is inside the home, taking good care of it. […]
What Tax Deductions Are Associated With Owning Fort Worth Rental Property?
Owning Fort Worth rental property provides investors with an excellent way to earn short-term cash flow and long-term returns. It also comes with some tax benefits. While you will be required to report your rental income on your tax returns, you can also use several deductions that are unique to rental property owners. […]
Do You Need to Register to Be a Landlord in Dallas, TX?
If you own rental property in Dallas, you have probably received a letter from the city of Dallas recently requiring you to register your home for rent. While this not something that is uncommon nationwide, it is new to the city of Dallas. We’re talking about what this means and how you should respond. If […]
Will Your Condensing Unit Pass Inspection in Dallas? Ask the Property Management Expert
Inspecting your condensing unit in Dallas is critical in ensuring your home is compliant with all the necessary codes and regulations. You also want to inspect it regularly to make sure it’s working at its maximum capacity. Today, Brian from Keller Services is telling us how to inspect your condensing unit and what to notice. […]
How to Prevent Common Maintenance Disasters | Ask the DFW Property Management Expert
One of the things we do at McCaw Property Management is to have an HVAC company service our air conditioning units twice a year. These seasonal inspections and tune ups protect the properties we manage. The vendor we use is Keller Services, and today we have Brian explaining how these inspections can prevent common maintenance […]