Apartment maintenance expenses have the tendency to sneak up on you. Even though you’ve allocated a certain amount of dollars each month, pennies may be few by the time month end arrives. There always seems to be more month than dollars in the budget.
Topics: Keeping Costs Down
When the weather is getting chilly, you know it's time to take stock of your winter essentials. You check your boots, your jackets, your mittens, etc. to make sure you're prepared for snow. The same should go for your apartment building. Before snow hits, you should go through your apartment to see if everything is in order.
Bills are part of owning an apartment building. There's some that you're scared to open because you know they'll be ridiculously high, and then there are others you know won't break the bank. Ideally, you'd like to shrink—or eliminate entirely—the number of those heart-attack inducing bills, because they eat away at your profits and affect your bottom line.
Now that summer is behind us, it's time to look forward to sweater weather, cozy fires, and warm drinks. It's also time to prepare your apartment for this season, too. The more you do now, the less you'll be burdened with later.
Everyone knows there’s a big difference between talking the talk and walking the walk. Property management companies can excite you with plans and promises, but do they actually deliver on them? Is the one you hired worth the expense?