Should you get Renters Insurance? There are many types of insurance that people get to properly manage risks associated with living. Auto insurance, home owner’s insurance, health insurance, and life insurance are a few common types of insurance. But what if you are renting a home or an apartment? … [Read more...] about Should You Get Renters Insurance?
What to look for when hiring a property manager in the Greater Boston Area. There are many reasons a property owner may want to hire a property manager. A few reasons include not living near the property, not having time to manage the property because of a full-time job, not having the resources to … [Read more...] about What to Look For When Hiring a Property Manager
Pets in Boston Rental Units A common question that many landlords and property managers are asked is whether pets are allowed in the unit. This is a tough situation for many landlords and property managers. Throughout the Boston area, it is common that rental units do not allow pets. Why Aren’t … [Read more...] about Pets in Boston Rental Units
5 quick fixes that give your investment property the competitive edge to win renters over (without breaking your bank)
Becoming a landlord may seem scary at first, but it's undeniable how successful you can become if you take the right steps. At MerGo, we work with tons of Boston clients (some who own several units in multi-story buildings, and others who are just starting to rent out their properties for an … [Read more...] about 5 quick fixes that give your investment property the competitive edge to win renters over (without breaking your bank)
MerGo Property Managment is speaking at a Mass Landlords event, Tuesday May-15th in Cambridge! MerGo will be giving a 45-minute presentation on what a property management company does for a property owner. This is not a sales pitch. Instead, this presentation will be intended to help property … [Read more...] about How does property management work?
As a Boston property owner, you're probably well aware of the typical rental cycle in the city. Roughly 65% of tenants on a September 1st cycle and a few outliers - like June 1st, for example. With those dates quickly approaching (although the weather may seem to differ) you may be asking yourself … [Read more...] about When Should You Send Tenants a Rent Renewal Notice?
Every tenant wants to feel valued and heard - Every landlord wants to have easy and happy tenants. The solution is easy - treat your tenants with the attitude that the customer is always right (even if they aren't). Giving a little gets the landlord a long way. Maintaining a good relationship … [Read more...] about Happy Tenant, Happy Life!
Having an efficient heating system in your investment property is extremely important for both safety and... your wallet. A forced air heating system needs to be checked, cleaned, and serviced twice per year. At MerGo Property Management we service all of our systems twice per year - once before the … [Read more...] about How to service you heating system