PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

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...

3 Ways To Keep The Kids Entertained During Social Isolation

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The Covid 19 pandemic has forced schools to close down indefinitely. As such one of the main difficulties parents are facing right now is how they can keep their children engaged indoors. Here are some fun activities that can entertain them and help you bond at the same time:Activity 1 – A Nature HuntThe warm weather will attract a ...

3 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Home for Spring

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At long last, you can pull back the drapes and let in that refreshing spring breeze into your winter-chilled home. You may not have to remain within the four walls of your home anymore, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it completely. Here are some ways you can breathe new life indoors as nature welcomes spring with open ...

3 Mistakes to Avoid During Tenant Screening

As a landlord, the worst thing you can do is trust every tenant who applies for a rental. While screening may seem tedious, it can mean the difference between honest tenants and the ones who trash your property and/or refuse to pay rent on time. However, even a thorough screening process may not be able to highlight troublesome boarders. ...

Message From the Owner:

I am proud to announce that we at Patton Properties have reached a big milestone in the history of the company.  We are celebrating our 40th anniversary this year!I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you, owners, tenants, and employees, all current and past for being a part of our success and for makin...

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