Property Management Blog

Should I Allow Pets in my Nashville Rental Property? Property Management Advice

Allowing pets in your property or not allowing them is a personal decision that depends on your own preferences. A lot of owners say they don’t want to rent to any pets because of the potential damage that can occur. That’s fine. It’s your choice, and pets are not a covered class, so we can say no to tenants who have ...

Disparate Action 101 for Owners: What You Need to Know About Your Nashville Rental Property

Our subject today is something called disparate impact. Most of us know about the Fair Housing Law, which says there should be no discrimination against any applicant for housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or handicapped status. Now, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is st...

Why You Should Add Your Nashville Property Manager as an Additional Insured

You need to add your Nashville property management company as an additional insured on your landlord insurance policy, and today we’re telling you why that’s so important.  Managing Risk and Liability  Property management in Nashville requires that we take on risk and liability while managing your investment....

2017 Nashville Rental Forecast Update – Investors Guide

We’re talking about the rental forecast here in Nashville, Tennessee for the coming year. Whether you’re a potentially new investor or someone who has owned rental property here for a while, you’ll need to know what to expect from the market. Peaking Rental Prices I think our rental prices have peaked, and we’...

What to Expect in My First Year of Professional Nashville Property Management

Most new landlords and rental owners are unsure of what they should expect from a professional property management company. Here is what your first year of professional management will look like, particularly when you work with a company like Browning Gordon. Evaluating the Property First, we want to come and take a look at your pro...

What to Do When my Tenant Damages my Rental Property – Nashville Landlord Advice

As a rental property owner, you will probably inspect the home periodically, and you need to decide what to do if you find tenant damage during the course of your inspections. Most owners are initially inclined to evict the tenants and complain about how terrible they are. We encourage you to take a step back and a deep breath. Think a...

What Do Nashville Property Management Companies Get Paid to Do?

Landlords and investors often want to know what property management companies do before they’re willing to hire and pay for those professional services. There’s a lot that goes into the successful management of your home. Tenant Placement and Leasing First, we screen tenants. Property managers get the application, proce...

Why Shouldn’t I Get a Home Warranty? A Nashville Property Manager Explains

 As a rental property owner, you may be wondering whether it’s a good idea to get a home warranty. We advise against purchasing a home warranty, and in today’s blog, we’re going to tell you why. Coverage Issues A lot of times, the warranty you buy doesn’t cover what you need it to cover. There are exclusio...

Tennessee Eviction Tips for Landlords – Property Management Nashville

Landlords facing an eviction situation need to be sure they have a strong lease in place and are familiar with the Tennessee Landlord Tenant Act. We have a few tips on how to make sure you are prepared for a potential eviction. The Benefits of a Strong Lease First, if you’re a landlord managing your own property, w...

5 Compelling Reasons Absentee Landlords Should Not Manage Their Own Rental Property

There are five compelling reasons that absentee landlords should not manage their own properties in Nashville. If you have moved out of the city or the state, or even out of the country, and you are renting out your home in Nashville, leave it in the capable hands of a professional manager. Being Far Away The first reason is simply...

Showing 11- 20 of 26