Archive for the ‘1. Property Owner Blog Posts’ Category

A DIY Landlord’s Guide to Landlord Licensing, Part II

Yes, that’s a 500 grand fine!! How do you like that? Last week, we laid out the basics of the Landlord Licensing (a.k.a. Rental Certification) process. This week, we’re going to talk about...

A DIY Landlord’s Guide to Landlord Licensing, Part I

That’s the business. If you don’t want to go through the Landlord Licensing process, go buy a corner store. Due to public outcry against “slumlords”, many cities in the US have some type of...

A DIY Landlord’s Guide to Screening Tenants with Social Media

Any prospective tenant can act like the best tenant in the world during the initial walk-through. Part of being a good landlord is being able to discern the truth in a situation where everyone you...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist IV

There is nothing worse than wonky water temperature and water pressure that is much too hard or gentle. We’re finally reaching the last installment of our Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist. We feel...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist III

An immaculate kitchen will produce a positive first impression on renters. Royal Rose Properties put together a rent-ready checklist that are important for certain rooms in the house such as the...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist II

Having a checklist provides a systematic way to inspect the home for any outstanding issues. We’re going forward today with the most complete rent-ready checklist around, and this time,...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist I

Is your home in a rentable condition? It’s time for some more of Royal Rose Properties’ advice for DIY landlords around Detroit and around the country. We know from a mountain of...

Getting Better Tenants Starts with Being a Better Landlord

Just because you own some rental property doesn’t make you a better person. It’s easy, when you’re a landlord, to think of tenants as sources of rent money that sometimes...

How Long Does It Take? Vacant Property Edition

study found that closing times on real estate rentals are getting longer—on average it now takes 50 days. Royal Rose Properties does a lot of things for our owners. We manage renovation, repairs,...

Identifying the ‘Target Market’ for Your Property

Realtors use the same strategies their competition is using and somehow expects better results. Any kind of post proposing to talk about ‘targeting’ a property advertisement has to begin...