What you Need to Know About Rent Collection & The Eviction Process in Pittsburgh

What you Need to Know About Rent Collection & The Eviction Process in Pittsburgh

At Arbors Management, we believe the best way to avoid the eviction process and troublesome residents is by conducting a strict screening process before a resident even moves in.

Our resident screening process includes a close look at income, criminal histories, and credit histories. We have a rent collection process that works, and if eviction becomes necessary – we have a process for that, too. (more…)

The Right Way to Utilize Third Party Vendors for Maintenance | Pittsburgh Landlord Tips

The Right Way to Utilize Third Party Vendors for Maintenance | Pittsburgh Landlord Tips

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Routine repairs and emergency maintenance are not uncommon when you’re renting out a property. You need to have a maintenance plan and a maintenance budget in place, and part of that plan should be the vendors you’re going to use. Keeping a list of preferred vendors will ensure your property is well-maintained and your residents are happy.

When you work with a professional property management company, you’ll either have access to their vendor resources or you’ll use the in-house maintenance team they employ. Some companies will use both in-house maintenance team members and third-party vendors. Before you hire a property manager, find out how they approach maintenance and why it works for their clients. (more…)

What Kind of Fees Can I Expect from a Pittsburgh, PA Property Manager?

What Kind of Fees Can I Expect from a Pittsburgh, PA Property Manager?

Every property management company has a different way of working and a different way of charging management fees. You might hire a management company that charges one flat rate, or you might find a property manager who charges separately for every service that’s performed.

At Arbors Management, we have three all-inclusive fees. We do not like to piecemeal our costs, and we don’t have an upcharge on our maintenance services. (more…)

Pittsburgh, PA Markets and Sub-markets: Where to Invest

Pittsburgh, PA Markets and Sub-markets: Where to Invest

There are dozens of excellent reasons to invest in Real Estate in Pittsburg. The city is diverse and growing, and you can find some thriving submarkets in and around Pittsburgh that are excellent rental markets. Whether you’re local to the area or from out of state and looking for a potentially profitable investment property, we’re talking about what you should buy and where you should buy it. (more…)