Finding a Property Manager Who Fits Your Needs

First-Time-Home-Buyer-LoansWhether you own one rental property or several, your property manager makes handling the daily and annual requirements of being a landlord much easier. Your property manager ensures your tenants and your property are cared for properly; thus, it’s essential to find a property manager whose skills and personality suit your specific needs. When interviewing a potential property manager, asking a few simple questions can give you the information you need to decide whether they are right for you.

Property Type

There can be a significant difference between managing commercial and residential properties, so it’s important to select a property manager familiar with the type of property you want to rent. Selecting a property manager who isn’t experienced with the branch of real estate in which you want to invest can lead to poor management of your property, even if the property manager is experienced and successful in his field.


Property management firms can vary greatly in their advertising strategies. As a landlord, you want to fill your rental properties and keep them filled with high-quality tenants. This means maintaining a targeted and proactive advertising plan in areas where your ideal tenants will look whenever your property is not currently leased. Talk to your potential property management firm about their advertising tools and strategies to find a company that meshes with your priorities.

Maintenance and Repairs

One of the great benefits of working with a property management firm is the ability to turn over coordination of tasks such as maintenance and repair to your property manager. However, it’s important to find a property manager that handles these tasks to your liking; you should also ensure that your property management firm has a system in place to handle emergencies, both to protect your tenants and your property in such situations.

Do you have a property that needs management in Tucson? Let Ability Realty help—we will work with you to deliver property management services tailored to your exact needs. You can reach us by phone at (520) 296-7143 or by filling out our web contact form.

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