Property Management Resources


Owner to Landlord | Landlord Basics | Hiring a Property Manager | Ebook & Videos

Whether you’re acting as a landlord yourself or utilizing a property manager, it’s important to understand the responsibilities and requirements involved in managing a property. Learn how to prepare for new tenants and manage a property from a distance and find useful information about the military clause and communication with your tenants. Don't miss these helpful resources,  MilitaryByOwner’s Landlord/Tenant Ebookproperty management blog posts, and videos.



Owner to Landlord 

rental-agreementBECOMING YOUR OWN PROPERTY MANAGER  Accidental or intentional, many things need to be considered from your legal obligation to finding your tenants. 

MARKETING YOUR HOME FOR RENT TO MILITARY FAMILIES  Get the word out to other military families that your home is available. Take in consideration unique characteristics of a military home shopper. 

WHAT LONG DISTANCE LANDLORDS NEED TO KNOW  Long distance from your rental home does present challenges. Find out the pros and cons of hiring a property manager to decide what is best for you. 

TENANT SCREENING TIPS FOR LANDLORDS Know what to look for and how to acquire the best tenant for your home. 

GUIDE FOR THE UNEXPECTED LANDLORD  Due to a variety of reasonsan earlier move or perhaps your home didn't sell, you are preparing to become a landlord.  Being prepared is key. 


Landlord Basics 

Becoming a LandlordCOMMUNICATION SOLUTIONS FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS  Prevention is the best medicine. Don't get to the break-up point with your tenant! 

UNDERSTANDING THE MILITARY CLAUSE  The military clause is used to simplify unique housing circumstances. What's the difference between SCRA and the Military Clause?

HOW TO PREPARE FOR NEW TENANTS  Keep this handy checklist to prepare and stay organized for your new tenants.  

SHOULD YOU ALLOW PETS IN YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY As a landlord, the first reaction might be a strong NO.  But did you know that 72% of renters are also pet owners?

5 POSITIVE TRAITS MILITARY RENTERS LOOK FOR IN A LANDLORD  Ideally, your tenants will pass along glowing reviews for future tenants. What traits produce those glowing reviews?

8 LESSONS FOR A FIRST TIME LANDLORD  Get off to a great start with these tips and resources. 


Hiring a Property Manager

hiring a property manangerWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE HIRING A PROPERTY MANAGER OR BECOMING ONE YOURSELF  A list of standard responsibilities comes with being or hiring a property manager.

CRUNCHING THE NUMBERS, SELF-MANAGEMENT VS HIRING A PROPERTY MANAGER Understanding what a property manager does can help when deciding on hiring one. 




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Communication solutions

Pet policy

What is a military clause?

Positive traits renters are looking for

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