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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Julie Sandham of Peach Blossom Properties: An Austin Property Manager Tells Her Story

Today, I want to answer a question I get asked a lot: How did I become a property manager? Most people don’t grow up thinking they want to be a property manager, unless they have parents who own a company. My path to property management was a bit different, and I want to share it with you.  Read More »

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Peach Blossom Properties in Austin, Texas: Professional Property Management with a Personal Touch

A lot of people ask me why they should hire Peach Blossom Properties when they need professional Austin property management. So today, I’m taking a minute to tell you about my qualifications.  Read More »

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

3 Simple Ways a Professional Property Management Company Can Mitigate Your Risk | Landlord Education in Austin, TX

Many landlords would consider themselves risk averse, but there are always going to be potential liability issues when you own investment property. Today, we’re talking about how a property manager can help you mitigate your risk. There are many ways that we can make you less likely to get into trouble, and in this blog we’ll focus on three simple things we can do.  Read More »

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

What Are Professional Property Management Fees in Austin, TX?

The cost of property management varies a lot. In greater Austin, you can expect to pay between 6 percent and 15 percent of your gross monthly rent. That’s a big range, and there are several factors to consider.  Read More »

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Can I Pick Tenants I Want for My Rental Property? Austin Property Management & The Fair Housing Act

A question we get asked a lot by potential new clients is: can I pick my tenants? The problem is that many landlords want to purposely look for tenants who don’t have children or pets. So the real question they are asking is: can I discriminate against children and animals? 

We understand that. Children and pets can do a lot of damage to a home. But, we have to follow the laws.  Read More »

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

What is the Eviction Process in Austin, TX? Quality Education from a Property Management Professional

Evictions come up no matter where you are in your property management career or how much experience you have as a landlord. If you own a rental property, chances are you will have an eviction at some point. These can be avoided. If you have a reputable property manager, you probably don’t need to worry about evicting a tenant, because they’ve done a great job screening your tenants ahead of time. However, sometimes these things still happen.
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

How Hiring a Great Austin Property Manager Can Save Money & Time

A great property manager can save you a lot of time, and as we all know – time is money. Today, we’re sharing three ways that you can save both time and money by working with a professional Austin property management company.   Read More »

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Why Real Estate Investors Enjoy Working with Peach Blossom Properties for Austin Property Management

Managing rental properties takes a lot of time and requires a lot of expertise. Hi, I am Julie Sandham, from Peach Blossom Properties. I provide elite property management services for new investors in central Texas. Today, I’m highlighting some of the reasons investors enjoy working with us.  Read More »

Friday, March 03, 2017

How to be a good landlord/property manager:

1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing things can happen. What contingency plans do you have in place so maintenance concerns can be resolved without your direct involvement (in case you happen to go on vacation the day something major happens)? When you shift your view as a landlord to a “business owner” — and treat your company as such - you will find far greater success.  Read More »

Friday, March 03, 2017

How to be a good tenant

1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sign it.  Read More »

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