As the coronavirus continues to affect our daily lives, we’ve all had to make major changes. For all of us at Mergo, that means working from home as much as possible, conducting video tours of properties, and working with our tenants who have been financially affected by this crisis. But as June … [Read more...] about Our Process: How We’re Cleaning Properties During COVID
As an investment property owner, finding great tenants and filling vacancies is one of your top priorities. A vacant property will cause a huge dent in your investment while an unqualified or unsuitable tenant can cause damage, headache, and financial loss far into the future. This stuff can … [Read more...] about Our Process: How We Find Great Tenants & Fill Vacancies
What will you do if your tenants don’t pay? How can you make sure your insurance policies and leases are up-to-date on current laws and protect you from potential lawsuits? How will you screen tenants and coordinate advertising, reference checks, key transfers, and walk-through … [Read more...] about How to know if you need a property manager
Over the past several weeks, we’ve found ourselves in truly uncharted territory. Nearly everyone around the world has had to make significant changes to their daily lives to combat the spread of coronavirus and, for many of us, the economic implications are just as severe. We’ve had a lot of … [Read more...] about How to Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis as a Landlord
The key to getting a lucrative return on your investment property is simple: Treat it like a business! (Because it is a business!) The number one mistake we see first-time real estate investors make is that they treat their investment property as a hobby. They act like it’s just another line item … [Read more...] about Running Your Property Like a Business
What does a rental property manager actually do? We often talk about the different aspects of “rental property management” and “multifamily property management,” but we’ve never taken the time to clearly outline all of the responsibilities of a property manager in one place. Until now. If … [Read more...] about This is What’s Really Involved in Rental Property Management
The key to Brookline property management (or any location) is finding the right tenants It’s no secret: Brookline has become a residential hotspot for young professionals, families, and everyone in between. With a lower cost of living than downtown Boston or Cambridge, a quick commute, upcoming … [Read more...] about Getting Into Brookline Property Management? You Better Get This One Step Right.
Owning an investment property isn’t for everyone—but if you’re looking to start, here’s some advice. Investment property management is simple: buy a property, then rent and manage it yourself to create a positive cash flow out of your investment. By doing everything on your own you can cut … [Read more...] about Is Investment Property Management Right for You?