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
Inman Sq, Cambridge MA The City of Cambridge is certainly well-known. Home to Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this education and technology hub is also a fun and lively city that has a lot to offer to residents and tourists. Central Square, Kendall Square, and Harvard … [Read more...] about Inman Square: Cambridge’s Neighborhood to be in
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 find and retain … [Read more...] about What to Look For When Hiring a Property Manager
This is the competitive edge your investment property needs 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 … [Read more...] about 5 Quick Fixes to Win Renters Over (Without Breaking the 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 owners … [Read more...] about How Does Property Management Work?