Category Archives: Landlord issues & solutions

Kelley Company

Eagle Management, LLC recently purchased the property management accounts of Kelley Company, Inc. Gene Kelley, a property manager for more than 50 years, retired. According to Kelley, “my business has been based on trusted relationships, so it was important to me to turn my long term accounts over to an equally trustworthy colleague – thus my reason for working with Eagle Management and Tim Knobloch.” Read More...

Finding The Right Property Manager

What do you look for in a good property manager? The answer to that question depends on what responsibilities, if any, you‘re willing to take on. Do you want to turn your property (or multiple properties) over to someone and have little involvement in the day-to-day management? Or would you rather be an active owner and know the details? Property ownership can either be an advantage or a burden depending on your involvement and the responsibilities you turn over to someone else. Read More...

Security Deposit

The security deposit is any money, including pet deposit or last month’s rent, taken in advanced of when it is due. The security deposit protects the landlord against damages caused by the tenant, guests or invitees, or from non-payment and/or damages incurred by the landlord if the tenant breaches the lease. The total amount of the security deposit cannot exceed the equivalent of 2 month’s rent. Additionally, the landlord must give the tenant a written receipt for payment of a security deposit. Read More...