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Clean out your storage space and make more money!

Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to de-clutter your life? What about make more money? Complete both by cleaning out that storage unit you call your rental! Many of our owners use the garage or shed at their rental as storage for those items that are rarely used. Some owner even use it to […]
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Hosting Guests in your Rental Over the Holidays

  Maybe you have family coming into town or maybe you’re the family going to visit for the Holidays. Keep your family safe and healthy with this guide. We’re thinking outside the box for you so you can think about what really matters, the food and the beverages.  If the host lives in a rental […]
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Agent Profile: Jay LaBrie

  Get to know JMW Group agent, Jay LaBrie:   How long have you been in property management? How long have you been with JMW Group? We just reached 11 years!   What’s the best part about working in Property Management? Happy Hour with our coworkers! Haha, kidding! I like being able to get out […]
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Rent Prices Have Failed to Keep Up with Surging Property Values

By JWM Group | April 19, 2018

Rental prices are not keeping up with home sale values. Taking into consideration the current market and recent property tax increases in our area, it’s not hard to see that these two linked industries depend on each other more than people tend to realize. When Landlords sell, they will sell at a market price. This […]

Spring Cleaning for your Rental Property

By JWM Group | April 5, 2018

Proactive spring cleaning for your rental property: A quick guide to a spring inspection of your property investment. It’s time to clean out your home for spring. The sun is out later in the evening, and we’re able to assess the damage of winter. But don’t forget about your rental property, because your tenants might […]

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Three Rookie Mistakes to Avoid

By JWM Group | March 22, 2018

Don’t make these rookie mistakes! Avoid a sticky situation with your tenants by following these three rules to property management. Make sure you are following the laws of your location, renting your house out isn’t easy, but don’t make it harder on yourself than it needs to be. Rookie Mistake: Not making tenants formally apply. […]

Timing the Rental Market

By JWM Group | March 8, 2018

Knowing when to market your property is half the battle. Profitably managing a rental property depends in large part on timing. First off – a landlord’s potentially largest variable expense is vacancy. I say ‘potential’ because the goal is to therefore have a vacancy rate approach zero. This is achievable by pricing a property correctly and […]

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