PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Renters Insurance

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In order to make the decision on whether to get a renters insurance policy, it is important to know what’s covered, the three types of coverages typically available, and what to watch out for when purchasing your own policy.Please note that each insurance company has different exclusions and coverage limits. Not fully understan...

5 Home Maintenance Tips That Should Be In Your Winter Checklist

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A maintenance checklist is not a list you’ll want to check twice, but by ticking off those to-do tasks to prepare your home for winter, you can earn big rewards. Besides ensuring your family remains warms, you can save a lot of money on electricity and repairs.Top Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Home Here are some home mainten...

What to Expect From Residential Property Taxes Post COVID-19

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While the complete impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is relatively unknown for the next few years, we do know that the disease has forced us into an economic recession the likes of which few of us have known.Residential property taxes have been discussed little especially on what will happen to the rates once the country reopens. While some...

Ways Online Portals can Make Your Life Easier as a Tenant

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For tenants, paying rent can be a hassle if they have no choice but to pay it manually. This is where an online tenant portal can make a positive difference. Here are just some of the benefits it offers that can not only streamline rent payments, but also decrease tenant turnover significantly:1. Pay Rent Online Anytime Paying r...

Is Now A Good Time To Purchase Investment Property?

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The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world economy. Before the disease took hold, economists had warned that the housing market in the US was starved for supply due to slow home building activity during the financial crisis. The number of homes for sale were not meeting demand as construction activities slowed down in the wak...

4 Ways For Homeowners To Hurricane-Proof your Home Exterior

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As a homeowner, you need to storm-proof your home. Otherwise, your insurance company may deny your claims in case of hurricane damage. However, if you use the following tips to reinforce the exterior, you can reduce this to a minimum:1. Secure All of Your Outdoor Furniture As the wind picks up, loose items in your yard may get airborne as...

Benefits of HVAC Service Contracts for Property Owners

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Whether we realize it or not – our HVAC unit plays an important role in our lives. It keeps us cool and comfortable during the hot summer days and warm and cozy during the chilly winters. Imagining a life without an HVAC system is almost impossible for most people. Unfortunately, many property owners neglect their HVAC systems and f...

3 Reasons To Go For Online Rent Payments During The Covid-19 Outbreak

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The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the global population to isolate themselves indoors and work from home. As a tenant, you are in the same boat, but in choppier waters so to speak. Whether you are forced to work from home or are between jobs, rent may be the last thing on your mind, which can lead to missed payments and bad credit. With an...

2 Costly Repairs You Can Reduce With Smart Maintenance

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The best way owners/investors can save money on rental properties is with regular maintenance. Delayed repair work can end up costing you more than a new HVAC unit or a roof. Here are some things you can do to ensure your tenants remain happy and your bottom line remains stable:1. Clean Your HVAC Before A Heat Wave Or Cold Snap HitsThe w...

To the Patton Properties Community:

Date:  April 1, 2020 - COVID-19 is impacting all of us, as individuals and as communities, in unprecedented ways. As the situation continues to evolve, we are taking every precaution and putting the following preventative actions in place until May 11th.Our employees are working from home and are available to be seen at the office by...

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