PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Monday, September 18, 2017

Record Keeping – Best Practices for Landlords in Greenville
Knowing the best practices for record keeping will help you keep track of the performance of your rental property and allow you to document everything you need to track. At Convergent, we have a streamlined approach to record keeping, and we use an online software application. Online technology allows any Greenville property manageme...

Monday, September 11, 2017

4 Common Landlord Problems & Solutions from a Professional Property Manager in Greenville
We have often taken over properties from landlords who have tried to rent them out on their own. Generally, the situations are a mess. Today, we’re talking about common landlord problems and solutions. Poor Tenant Screening One time, we had a homeowner who didn’t do a proper background check. The tenants living there wer...

Monday, September 4, 2017

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Property Manager vs. DIY in Greenville
A professional Greenville property management company can provide a number of benefits to investors and rental property owners. Today, we’re sharing why it’s better to hire a professional than do it on your own. Maximizing Rent A property manager knows the market and can get the maximum rent possible for your property. W...

Monday, August 28, 2017

Pet Policy Basics – Greenville Property Management Education for Landlords
When you’re putting your Greenville rental property on the market, you’ll need to decide whether you want to allow tenants who have pets. If you do allow pets, you’ll want to put together a pet policy and include information on how much you’ll charge for that pet. Today, we’re discussing how to navigate ...

Monday, August 21, 2017

Property Management Fees Explained – Tips for Landlords in Greenville
There are several Greenville property management companies to choose from in this area. One of the biggest differences between our team and others is the quality of service we provide. We manage many properties and we provide full service management, but we believe in quality over quantity. We take extra care of your property. Today, w...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

3 Hidden Costs of Tenant Turnovers in Greenville
At Convergent Property Group, we have many years of experience providing property management in Greenville. These are some of the things we have found that homeowners typically aren’t aware of when they are new to the rental property business and they’re dealing with tenant turnover. Screening is Critical Not screening pote...

Monday, August 7, 2017

How to Handle Security Deposits Like a Pro – Greenville Property Management Advice
One of the biggest sources of conflict in property management is the security deposit. More complaints are filed around this subject than anything else. Mistakes can be costly and time consuming, so make sure you understand what’s required. Use a Trust Account Many homeowners who manage their own properties typically don&rsquo...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

How to Properly Inspect Your Greenville Rental Property
We have an extensive inspection checklist to make sure the properties we manage are in top condition before, during, and after a resident moves in and out. Making sure all of these things are covered will save the homeowner in the long run. A thorough inspection makes sure everyone is happy and understands where we are. Today, we&rsquo...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

How to Properly Market Your Greenville Rental Property
There are several different ways to market your rental property, and today we’re concentrating on how to market your single family home. We recommend simultaneously taking advantage of as many marketing methods as you can. Online Advertising Place an ad on Hotpads, Trulia, Zillow, and any website that will take a listing onlin...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Greenville Market Forecast – An Investor’s Guide
If you’re looking to buy investment rental property in a market you’re not familiar with, it’s a great idea to learn what’s going on in that community. Here in Greenville, South Carolina, we have a rapidly growing market. We can help you with investment decisions as well as Greenville property management. Greenv...