Category Archives: Property Management

Why Buy A Rental?

Why buy a Rental?  Lack of wage growth Baby Boomers and Investors who are looking to increase their footprint in the single-family rental market should consider looking in one of the top 10 U.S. markets with the highest cap rate, according to data released by HomeUnion on Tuesday. The cap rate on an Single Family Residence investment… Read more

3 Signs Your Property Manager Loves You

1. Face to face Time Can you walk in and get face time with your Property Manager or are they a machine or robot? There’s no substitute for face time. There’s no volume of text messages or emails that can equate to the moments you spend looking your property manager in the eye. Simply put,… Read more

Network Marketing

It is a proven fact that the majority of small business owners, entrepreneurs and successful sales people rely on word-of-mouth marketing to grow their businesses. Imagine the success you could experience if you have an infinite network of  people that have your best interest in mind. An infinite network of people that know you are… Read more

Take Late Payments Seriously

Landlords often excuse late payments from tenants and do not enforce the late fees that are stipulated in the lease agreement. This is a big mistake. Failure to enforce your lease terms sends the wrong message to your tenants. Tenants receive the message: The landlord does not have a backbone and I can pay what… Read more

4 Ways to Improve Your Business and Be a Successful Real Estate Investor

1. Friends who talk negatively about your business.   Your friends probably have a much bigger influence on your business than you realize. If you’re frequently hanging out with people who don’t have positive attitudes, their mindset could potentially bring some dysfunction into your business if you’re not careful. Surround yourself with people who strengthen… Read more

Winter Preparation

Arizona winters are short and generally mild but it is still important to be prepared. 1. Test your heat before it gets too cold. Some tenants wait until the coldest day of the year to turn the heat on and then find that it is not working. Avoid a cold home by testing the heat… Read more

Successful Real Estate Partnerships

4 signs of a Real Estate Partner-coming from a guy who has moved over 12,000 homes in 7 years 1. Healthy business partners speak respectfully about their partner even when their partner isn’t there to hear it. The tone of your words when speaking to your business partner OR about your partner will ultimately set… Read more

Arizona Property Management Experts

We are Arizona’s property management experts! Our staff is ready to help you rent and manage your investment property. Call us today at 480-654-3655 to discuss our services.

Are Rents On The Rise? A Heat Wave For Rentals!

Many have heard that the housing market has a lower than normal amount of listings and that favors sellers being able to sell their properties at a higher price, but how is the Rental Market these days? In the Phoenix Metropolitan area from January 2014 to January 2015 rents have risen 5.6% and since January… Read more

Broker Supervision Leads to Honor Roll Status

Property Management is a complex business that is required to account for all money received by clients and customers. Andrew is our broker and is responsible for reconciling the accounting reports each month to make sure all money is fully accounted for. He is also responsible for making sure that all paper work is in… Read more

I Want To Be Your Property Manager

Danyele discusses her experience in the property management and real estate fields. She has local Arizona knowledge, a charming personality, and experience to make sure your property is well taken care of. Call her today at 480-654-3655.

Experience The Refreshing Difference

Why should you refer your clients to Gentry for property management services? 1. Realtor Client Protection Guarantee – We send the client back to you when it comes time to sell the property. 2. ADRE Audit Honor Roll – Your clients money is safe with us. 3. 6 Month Tenant Guarantee – We stand behind… Read more

Finding High Quality Tenants For Our Rental Homes

Leticia explains to our viewers why finding a quality tenant is the most important part of owning investment property. Leticia has years of experience as a property manager in Arizona and she understands what it takes to attract the best renters. She also knows how important the screening process is for avoiding problem tenants that… Read more

How to Hold on to your Security Deposit

Whether you’re dealing with a landlord or property management that the landlord’s hired, a big concern when renting a house or apartment is retaining that precious security deposit. Here are some tips on making sure you get it back in full when you move out. When You Move In Read your lease carefully. Make sure… Read more

Property Managers Need to Meet New Tenants Before Move In

Danyele explains why it is so important to meet all new tenants prior to the move-in. Our property managers will show tenants how to shut off the water in an emergency, show them the electric panel, sprinkler timer, cable and phone boxes, reset buttons for GFCI outlets, and the reset button for your garbage disposal…. Read more

Realtor Referrals Just Got Fun

Our Property Managers are standing by to begin managing properties for your clients. We offer the Gentry Referral Guarantee to all Realtors which means when it is time for your client to sell or buy additional properties – we refer the sales business back to you. We make your clients property our priority.

Where’s My Rent? Online Portals for Direct Deposit

In today’s changing world, it’s important to have access to information in a moment’s notice. It’s also modern banking systems have allowed us to access and transfer funds across the world in a moment’s notice. Several online services have also made making payments quick and efficient for both parties in a transaction, and thanks to… Read more

Checklist for a Good Tenant

One of the most challenging aspects of owning a rental property is finding a stable tenant that will treat your property well and who is financially able to pay the agreed upon rent on time. While there are more renters than ever before in the Valley, it’s important to screen a prospective renter thoroughly before… Read more

How to Never Miss a Call from a Prospective Client

Many landlords choose to manage their own Mesa property investments, which means they are responsible for billing, collecting rent, inspections and maintenance on the property and several more crucial items. Especially when a property is vacant, finding and screening prospective tenants can be a hassle. You may end up receiving phone calls at all hours… Read more

Red Hot Arizona Rental Market

Temperatures in Arizona have been rising as fast as the rental market. Gentry Real Estate Group is witnessing our lowest vacancy rates on record as well as escalating rents throughout the valley. Cities within the core like Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Chandler are seeing the most rental activity and the largest rent bumps. The… Read more

Mesa Office Location

Our office is located at 2812 N Norwalk Ste #103 in Mesa Arizona. We are in The Commons Business park north of McDowell Rd and east of Val Vista Dr.

Do 360 Tours Make A Difference?

One of the most important aspects of getting a potential resident into a rental property is sparking their imaginations. When renters can “see” themselves living in a particular space, and even start mentally arranging furniture, they are far more likely to take a liking to the property and consider moving in. While photographs can serve… Read more

Is My Vacancy Rate Normal?

If you’ve ever had a vacant rental property, you know what a stressful time that can be. Every month that your Mesa property investments are empty equals monthly income lost, and while it’s important to remember that having some time while your properties are empty is a normal part of owning rental properties, having the… Read more

Property Manager’s Horror Stories

Most of the time, a landlord/tenant relationship goes fairly well: the property is well cared for and rent’s paid on time. At the very least, problems arise with tenants getting a little behind on rent. Sometimes, however, things can get really out of hand. Here’s a collection of strange and horrifying stories from landlords and… Read more

I Don’t Get Reports from Property Managers

An important aspect of owning a rental property is being able to keep track of all the events that affect your property. Since your property managers are typically responsible all of the activities regarding your property, you can often be left in the dark. Since your investment property is a major part of your net… Read more

Tired of Junk Fees from your Management Company?

Managing a rental property can be an arduous task, and especially if you live out of state, you may have a property manager handling the day-to-day operations of your Mesa property investments. You may have also had the experience of paying more for that service than you originally signed up for, and are not entirely… 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!