Manage Like Michael

Designated Broker / Owner Michael Wilson gives his 2¢ on the Rental Industry. 


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Avoiding Fraudulent Rental Listings

By J. Michael Wilson | Aug 16, 2018

This linked survey is worthwhile reading for both renters and landlords.  It points out various types of scams prevalent in the rental market, and ways […]

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An Interview with Ann Lopez

By J. Michael Wilson | Aug 2, 2018

Meet our newest agent, Ann Lopez. With almost 30 years in property management, Ann joined us about a year ago. She’s hit the ground running […]

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More Families Renting Rather than Buying

By J. Michael Wilson | Jul 19, 2018

More families than ever are renting instead of buying. Between 2006 and 2016, 1.9 million more families* in the U.S. were renting their home at […]

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Preparing to Rent a Home

By J. Michael Wilson | Jul 5, 2018

Preparing to rent a home: So, you’ve graduated, or you’re moving from your parent’s place for the first time. Here’s what you need to get […]

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What to Consider When You’re Considering a Micro-Unit

By J. Michael Wilson | Jun 21, 2018

Considering a Micro-Unit? The price of a micro-unit will definitely peak your interest. But, is it a good fit for you? It’s important to consider […]

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Need a Good Vendor: A Guide

By J. Michael Wilson | Jun 7, 2018

Need a good handyman or Sub-contractor? Use these questions to start your interview with a potential vendor. They will help you protect your investment property, […]

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Selecting the Right Property Manager

By J. Michael Wilson | May 24, 2018

Looking for a Property Manager to manage your investment property? Here are some tips: Carefully selecting the right property manager is one of (if not) […]

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Service Animals in Rentals

By J. Michael Wilson | May 10, 2018

Is it a pet or service animal? There’s a difference! Service animals and Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) are not pets.  Tenants who have them are […]

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Rent Prices Have Failed to Keep Up with Surging Property Values

By J. Michael Wilson | Apr 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 […]

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