Posts by Brent

Thorough and Modern Tenant Screening Techniques in Honolulu

Placing the wrong tenant in your rental property will not only cause you stress, it could also cost you money. A good tenant will pay rent on time, help you maintain the home, stay in place for the long term, and follow the terms of your lease. A bad tenant, however, will be slow to…

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Maintenance Coordination Tips – Small to Large Projects in Honolulu

Every property requires routine maintenance, and if you’re working with a professional Honolulu property management company, you can count on all of your repair needs being coordinated and handled by licensed and insured vendors and contractors. If you’re managing your own property, you’ll need a plan and a budget in place to keep your investment…

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Why You Should Rent vs. Sell Your Honolulu Property

Homeowners decide to sell their properties for a number of different reasons. They might be downsizing during retirement or looking for a larger property to accommodate a growing family. Many Honolulu homeowners move out of the city for work or family reasons, or to fulfill their military orders. When your circumstances change, it’s easy to…

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When is the Best Time to Rent Out Your Honolulu Property?

The market plays a huge role in how quickly you can lease your Honolulu rental property, and the seasons also have an impact on finding a good tenant and charging the highest possible rent. Honolulu investors should take note that there is a large military presence in Hawaii. Our rental market really revolves around two main influences; school schedules and the influx of military personnel coming to the islands.

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The Move-In and Move-Out Process: Honolulu Landlord Advice

Honolulu owners need to have a consistent and well-documented system in place for move-in and move-out inspections. This is critical when deciding how much of the security deposit will go back to the tenant, and it also allows you to preserve the condition of your property and ensure it’s maintained.

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What Can a Landlord in Honolulu Deduct from a Security Deposit?

If there is going to be a dispute between Honolulu landlords and Honolulu tenants, it will likely revolve around the security deposit. It’s important to have excellent documentation and to understand the difference between tenant damage and normal wear and tear when you’re inspecting your property before a tenant moves in and after a tenant moves out.

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