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4 Signs Your Property Manager is not Nice

4 signs you’re Property Manager is NOT a nice person 1. If your Property Manager is the type that is nice to the people around your table while eating at a restaurant but they are rude or demanding to the server. I know you have seen this. I had a step sister whom I love… Read more

Struggles of a Real Estate Investor

I recently sat down with a couple struggling to be ongoing Real Estate Investors. A pattern of not winning auction bids, flips not selling, rehabs taking more then budget, Rehabs going over timeline, partners not honest, lack of motivation ect. They still wanted to invest, and they wanted the income, and rentals, but they both… 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.

Property Management Requires Good Communication

Leticia explains how she keeps her owners updated on their properties and tenants. It is important to provide owners with weekly updates on vacant properties and monthly accounting statements.

Help! My Tenant Has Stopped Paying Rent!

Phillip explains how he handles delinquent tenants and the benefits of hiring a professional property manager to supervise your Arizona investment property. Gentry Real Estate Group works with a local attorney to quickly resolve issues with problem tenants. The eviction process takes 3-5 weeks if we are not able to come to terms with your… Read more

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

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.

Rent Ready Homes Attract High Quality Tenants

Phillip explains how important it is to present a clean and safe rental property to prospective residents. Invest the money up front and you will receive higher rents, more applications, higher quality tenants, and longer lease terms. Homes that are not rent-ready will attract low quality tenants after the home sits on the market. Good… Read more

Rent Ready Homes Attract Quality Tenants

View our latest video from Gentry Property Management. Phillip, property manager, explains how important the condition of your rental home is in finding a great tenant. Presenting a mediocre rental property can end up costing you thousands if you attract the wrong tenant. We can help you bring your property up to rent-ready condition and… Read more

Help! My home has flooded….What do I do?

Picture this. You arrive home from an exhausting day at work and notice water in your garage. You then notice the water is coming from under the door leading into your home. You need to take action quickly to minimize any damage. 1. Turn the main valve off to the home. In Arizona the main… Read more

5 Apps that May Keep you from Hating your Roomates

Renting a home or apartment can sometimes be difficult. On top of finding a great location with the best property management, you also need to be able to afford it. That’s where roommates come in. Roommates are sometimes a necessary evil of living, and they’re strange, because you share many household items and responsibilities with… Read more

Spring Training Ends! A Brief Rundown of Mesa’s Spring Teams

Spring is in the air, but to Cactus League closes as the MLB season begins. Spring training has already brought baseball fans to the area in droves, and this year, Mesa is in the center of the action with two newly renovated stadiums and 200+ MLB spring training games happening within 30 days. Mesa was Proud… Read more

2015 and Beyond!

The key word for Arizona’s Real Estate Market in 2015, would be stable. That’s a word we haven’t been able to use in Real Estate in quite some time. According to the Home Buying Institute, “Inventory levels are normalizing. Housing markets are normalizing.” We’re seeing steady growth year by year, limiting the amount of risk… Read more

Invest in Real Estate Using Your IRA

Did you know you can use your IRA to invest in Real Estate? I’m really excited about this concept! Many of us have money sitting in an IRA earning 2% a year. What if you could quadruple that or more with no tax repercussions? There are a few ways to do just that, purchase property… Read more

Thankful for your Property Manager During the Holidays

4 Holiday Reasons You’ll be Thankful for your Property Manager The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone, but especially for Landlords without Property Management. This is a time most Americans want to be spending with their families, unless of course you don’t like yours… Regardless, you’ve probably got the in laws over anyway,… Read more

A Day in the Life of a Property Manager

Often, rental properties come with a host of uncomfortable situations involving tenants – all the more reason to hire a Property Manager. I recently had a rather uncomfortable encounter with a new tenant, and I know my client, the owner of the property, is glad I dealt with it instead of him. My client recently… Read more

Passive Income through Real Estate Investing

Let’s talk about the American Dream. To me that means having the opportunity to build a business, generate wealth, and create freedom of time. Life is too short to spend 40 years in a cubicle for a peanuts pension. So how do we accomplish this? In this article, we’ll talk about achieving it through Real… Read more

Renewal Procedures

Keeping great tenants in place is one of the major goals of a good property manager. Reliable tenants are equivalent to no rehab expenses and steady revenue for owners. Here is a list of important questions to ask your property manager to ensure they are doing all they can to get you a lease renewal… Read more

Investing in Real Estate

Let me be the first to say, I am no financial advisor, so please take this with a grain of salt, as it is simply my perspective when examining the numbers… Let’s take a look at the options when considering where the best place to invest your hard earned money would be. The only thing… Read more

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