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Subletting Beware

Dan Norden - Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Property Management Blog
Lately there has been an uptick in people subletting their property to make extra income here and there. Craigslist is full of opportunities to sublet. However, with that comes a lot of scams and professional squatters that can cause a lot of pain and heartache if you are not careful. Is subletting legal?Subletting is legal if it is ... read more

What is considered normal wear and tear on your rental property

Dan Norden - Saturday, July 14, 2018
Property Management Blog
The security deposit can only be used to fix and repair any damages caused by the tenant. Normal wear and tear is not able to be claimed by the owner. So, what is “Normal Wear and Tear”?We chose to define “Normal Wear and Tear” as normal deterioration or wear based on natural causes use without regard to ... read more

Bent Palms Luxury Apartments

System - Monday, July 11, 2016
Property Management Blog
Come check out the new difference in apartment living with Bent Palms Luxury Apartments brought to you by Scott Allan and the Allan development group. In a recent News Press article, Scott brings in a fresh look and feel to apartment living in South West Florida.Brand New to Fort Myers, Bent Palms luxury apartments are pet friendly a... read more

Flip or Rent in SW Florida

System - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Property Management Blog
Is is better to Flip or Rent in SW Florida?As median home sales continue to rise in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and surrounding areas according to a New-Press article, one of the major questions we get from investors is whether is is better to Flip or Rent in SW Florida. Flip or Rent?There are two types of investors when it comes to real ... read more

Getting Ready for a Hurricane

System - Friday, August 24, 2012
Property Management Blog
Getting ready for a hurricane can be a daunting task if you wait until the last minute. Whether you are an owner or a tenant, please take a moment to review your checklist and make sure that everything is in order. At Key Real Estate we have included some suggestions from the NOAA for you in preparation.Before a HurricaneKnow where you wi... read more

Property Management Company VS Property Management Services

System - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Property Management Blog
Property Management Company VS Property Management ServicesKey Real Estate has provided property management for the last 11 years and shortly became know as a premier property management company in Southwest Florida. When in fact we are a Real Estate Investment company that provides property management services and there is a big differen... read more

Key Notes : Preventative Maintenance

System - Sunday, May 20, 2012
Property Management Blog
Is it me or did it feel like we blinked and May was here? These months are going by way too quickly. The 10th falls on a Thursday this month so you funds should be in your account by Monday the 14th midnight. I will have your statements our Monday morning.There are quite a few owners who have your properties inspected and looked after eve... read more

20239 Foxworth Cr. Estero FL Rental Property

System - Wednesday, April 25, 2012
 This Estero FL rental property is a model pool home that has been completely upgraded both inside and out and is one of the nicest homes in Cascades located in Estero Florida.The kitchen includes granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and wood cabinets with recessed lighting. Other features include a central vacuum, a que... read more

Is Renting Really the New American Dream?

System - Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Property Management Blog
Recently Bank of America announced it will give homeowners who are in the process of foreclosure and opportunity to remain in their homes as renters. This among other signs is having people wondering, Is renting really the new American dream? The “Mortgage to Lease” program will include around 1000 hom... read more

Real Estate Investors on the move as Sales Jump in January

System - Sunday, March 11, 2012
Property Management Blog
Real estate investors sales increased to 23% up from 21% the month before as existing home sales increased nation wide 4.3%. The National Association of Realtors® released their numbers for January which fell right in line with the pending sales released last month. As more and more real estate investors and home b... read more

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