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How Las Vegas Landlords Can Benefit from an Asset Protection Plan

An asset protection plan such as the one offered by Blackbird Realty and Management can be a great value to landlords and property owners. Today, we are telling you a little bit about what this type of plan offers. Air Conditioning Every home we manage in Las Vegas has an air conditioner in it. We […]

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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Using environmental design to protect your property and prevent crime is not a new idea. A simple search of the Internet for the ancient ruins of the Anasazi Indians in the Southwest will show pictures of their cliff pueblos. You could also search for the ancient ruins of Masada that was built in the days […]

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Why Use a Property Manager in Las Vegas?

If you have an ache or a pain but you can’t afford to go to the doctor, you might try to self-medicate. That’s one reason why people try to manage their own rental properties; they don’t think they can afford the expense of a property manager. Or, they don’t think professional management is worth the […]

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Upgrades in Rental Properties

Upgrades in Rental Properties

Today, we are talking about good versus bad upgrades in rental properties. This is a question that we get quite often from our owners who want to modify their homes for a new tenant. One area of potential upgrades is your flooring. When you are considering tile versus wood laminate, we recommend a tile product […]

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How to Handle Security Deposits

How to Handle Security Deposits

Today we’re talking about security deposits. Security deposits are important because the one thing that can get a real estate broker or an owner who manages his own property in trouble is the improper handling of the security deposit. The most important thing to know is that it’s not your money. You cannot spend the […]

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Las Vegas Rental Market Forecast for 2013 by a Local Property Manager

Las Vegas Rental Market Forecast for 2013 by a Local Property Manager

What we are seeing in the Las Vegas rental market for 2013 is that resale homes are scarce and hard to buy for renters and first time homebuyers. This is due to the number of investors who are buying up the foreclosures and short sale properties on the market. These investors are quick to negotiate […]

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Las Vegas Property Management How To: Tenant Screening Process

Las Vegas Property Management How To: Tenant Screening Process

When you are selecting the tenants that will live in your property, you want to make sure you are making a choice that is good for the long term. Tenant Screening is vitally important in order to protect yourself and your property. There are three particular things to keep in mind. 1. Criminal background checks. […]

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Las Vegas Property Management How To: Avoid Liability

Las Vegas Property Management How To: Avoid Liability

Anyone who owns property and rents it out knows that avoiding risks is extremely important. A good property manager will evaluate the potential risks in any home that he manages because he can be held just as liable for any harm as the property owner. One of the biggest liabilities you have is tenant safety. […]

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Las Vegas Property Management How-To: Handling the Security Deposit

Las Vegas Property Management How-To: Handling the Security Deposit

Las Vegas property owners must understand the proper way of handling a tenant’s security deposit. Nevada law requires that a tenant’s security deposit be held separate from an owner’s operating funds. The legislature actually passed a law that says a real estate property manager has to have two separate accounts. This is important to know, […]

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Las Vegas Investment Property How-To: Is a Home Warranty Worth It?

Las Vegas Investment Property How-To: Is a Home Warranty Worth It?

Many property owners who rent out their investment properties wonder if buying a home warranty is worth the money. Like any policy you would buy, or a car you might purchase, the devil is in the details. You have to figure out if it is worth it. Your home warranty might save you money, but […]

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