You have decided to hire a property manager. Great!  It’s important to realize, though, that not all property management companies are created equally. Levels of experience can vary widely, as can the rates that property managers charge. Some may leverage new technology, while others may be operating the same way that they did decades ago.…

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Before investing in a rental property, knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing to look for. In this post, we share four aspects of rental properties you should avoid before making your real estate investing decision. One Bedroom One-bedroom rental properties often mean the property is a townhome or condo, not a single…

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It can be a stressful task to identify a good property manager versus an average or below-average one. Listed are four attributes of a property management company to take into consideration prior to hiring a company to manage your property. #1: Transparency Transparency is the cornerstone of trust. Property owners and real estate investors place…

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Smart home technology, especially smart thermostats have become increasingly popular with homeowners to automate their homes and add some convenience. But what’s the appeal of a smart thermostat for a landlord? What Do Smart Thermostats Do? Smart thermostats help save energy, which means lowering heating costs. They allow users to precisely control the temperature based on usage,…

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If you’re a rental property owner, chances are that at some point you’ve considered using professional property management. You might be wondering, “Is property management worth the cost?” Deciding to hire a property manager can be a tough, lengthy decision, but we’re here to make it easier for you. Here are three things to consider…

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TAKE YOUR HOME’S FEATURES INTO ACCOUNT Landlords typically want to raise their rent price if the home has upgraded appliances and finishes, a pool, etc. It’s okay to factor those items into your rent, but keep in mind how much you are increasing it. Tacking on $200 to your asking price for a pool will…

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Brick & Mortar Properties is excited to announce that we won “Best of Carson City 2020” for Best Property Management Company!  

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Hiring a property manager can be a great thing for you and your property. It frees up your time and allows you to have more energy for the things you enjoy. However, if you haven’t had one before and you are used to managing yourself, it can be a big adjustment. Putting your largest asset…

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Could not be more excited to announce Vicki Marotti has joined Brick & Mortar Properties. She has a wealth of knowledge in real estate sales and property management. She is hardworking and dedicated to her clients and we are so happy to have her! Help me in welcoming Vicki! About

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