10 Tips for New Landlords: Getting Started with Property Management

“10 Tips for New Landlords: Getting Started with Property Management” Are you considering becoming a landlord? Congratulations on taking this step toward financial independence and property ownership. While being a landlord can be rewarding, it also comes with its fair share of responsibilities. To help you get started on the right foot, here are 10…

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How to Improve Tenant Retention in Your Properties

Successful property management revolves around a key concept: tenant retention. Minimizing turnover increases revenue consistency and reduces associated costs. While numerous strategies exist to achieve this, one of the most effective ways is partnering with an expert property management company like us. Here are a few ways Dakota Property Management can help improve tenant retention…

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Comparing Property Management Fees: Flat Fee vs. Percentage

When choosing a property management company, one crucial factor to consider is the fees they charge for their services. A reputable management company handles various tasks such as tenant screenings, rent collection, maintenance repairs, taxes, accounting, etc., but they will charge you for these services. The payment structure typically depends on your financial situation, the type…

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Why Communication with Your Property Manager Is Important

Communication is key in any relationship, including the relationship between you and your property manager! A property manager’s most important responsibility is communicating with their tenants. Frequent communication helps managers to understand and cater to their tenant’s needs while allowing tenants to gain more insight into the unit they call home. Here are a few…

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