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Renewals Matter

Is Tenant Renewal a Reflection on your Property Management? The short answer is absolutely. Whether you manage your own income properties, or hire a reputable company, the way you manage is directly proportionate to tenant retention. Vacancy will be an investor’s biggest expense, so it’s important to understand what is needed to maintain occupancy and… Read more

Population Growth and How to Profit From It

Arizona, and Maricopa County in particular, is one of the fastest growing populations in the country, with a yearly average of 1.25%. Phoenix, the state capitol, has a projected population of 6.6 million by 2030, an increase of more than 400%. This type of rapid growth is a reflection of Arizona’s low unemployment rate, affordable… Read more

The 5 P’s of Property Management

1. Protection: In any Landlord/Tenant situation, there is liability involved. If you’re not careful and well versed in State and Federal Landlord Tenant Law, it’s easy to get yourself in a stick situation. Good Property Management Companies will protect you from these undesirable happenings. They deal with the ins and outs of this legislation on… Read more

Make Your Money Work For You

The funny thing about positive cash flow, is that the more we have, the more we spend. We’re all guilty of this from time to time. Extra money burns a hole in your pocket through dinners out, that sale item that was just too good of a deal to pass up, weekend trips that were… Read more

5 Real Estate Investment Myths Busted

It’s a tough hump to get over from thinking about  Real Estate investment, to actually pulling the trigger. It is always a risk, but as they say, there’s no reward without risk, right? And the two are usually directly proportionate. It takes a lot of research to be successful at REI, but once you’re well… Read more

Application Screening and Security Deposits Matter

Everyone has heard horror stories about being a landlord, and managing tenant occupied properties, but this is one for the books! So here’s the story, how we managed to turn it around, and hopefully how to prevent this from happening to you: This was a property a client purchased at auction that we took over… Read more

Choosing The Right Property Manager

As an investor or Agent referring your client, it’s a difficult decision who is the right company to protect you and your assets. I am sure we have all heard horror stories about management companies not preforming as promised, or worse, engaging in illegal or immoral activity, or scam artists on Craigslist taking advantage of… Read more

Property Management Simplified

5 ways to avoid tenant problems from the start 1. Screen well: Although vacancy is always a concern, there are enough good tenants out there, you don’t need to accept the first one that comes along. It’s important to make sure they can afford the home, and they don’t have any prior issues with landlords,… Read more

Moving Does Not Have To Be Misery

Do you dread moving? The pressure of having to pack all of your belongings and move them to a new location doesn’t have to be miserable. Follow these steps to make your move as smooth as possible. PLAN AHEAD 1. Pick a day and time to move. Your best bet will be to pick a… Read more

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Gentry Real Estate Group as Your Property Manager

1. Save Time Managing your investment property is time consuming. Seasoned property managers manage your rental property full-time, and are experts in effectively managing your investment. Gentry Real Estate Group property managers are dedicated to ensuring that prospective tenants are thoroughly screened via a private investigator and that they meet stringent guidelines prior to being… Read more

Gentry Rentals Welcome Video

Please watch our latest video below. We hope you enjoy all of our home tours for our available rentals. We also provide inspection tours for clients of our property management division. Investors love to see a video detailing the move-out condition of their property.

Summer Coolers

Summer is here and in full swing in sunny Arizona and it is hot! Try these refreshing summer coolers from Better Homes and Gardens: Tr Sparkling Peach Punch Ingredients 3 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1×3 ounce package peach-flavored gelatin 1×29 ounce can peach slices in light syrup 4×11.3 ounce can peach nectar 1/2 cup… Read more

Beat the Heat!

Most rental homes in Arizona come equipped with an air conditioner or swamp cooler. As a tenant, this should be 1 of the first things you identify in a potential rental home. Make sure you understand the difference between the different cooling technologies and the advantages/disadvantages of each type of system. Take a look around… Read more

Gentry Welcomes a New Team Member

Gentry Real Estate Group is pleased to announce our newest team member, Jean Jensen. She has been hired as our marketing coordinator. Her years of experience and positive attitude add to the strength of the Gentry Team. Please welcome her aboard!

How Can A Property Management Company Help Me?

If you own rental or investment property, hiring a property management company is a decision that holds the potential for a number of benefits. Professional property management companies can make a huge impact on the way investors care for their properties, while affording them the ability to place focus in areas better suited to their… Read more