Save Money (and Water) with a Sprinkler-Free Lawn Irrigation System

An efficiently irrigated lawn in Gainesville, Florida

Spring is in the air, and those daffodils have been telling you it’s time to think about your lawn. With April upon us, we think it’s a great time to think about water conservation too. Not only is April Lawn Irrigation Month; here in Alachua County, it’s also Water Conservation Month. Many Florida homeowners and […]

Get Rid of Your Unwanted Toxic Household Stuff (for Free!)

Not sure how to get rid of your old electronics, house paint, motor oil, fluorescent bulbs, fertilizers, etc, in an eco-friendly way? This Saturday,the City of Gainesville is hosting a Toxic Round-Up event at the MLK Center in East Gainesville, where you can drop off your unwanted toxic household products free of charge. This one-day […]

Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home

Peeling paint that could be lead-based

Are You Planning To Buy, Rent, or Renovate a Home Built Before 1978? Did you know that many houses and apartments built before 1978 have lead-based paint? Lead from paint, chips, and dust can pose serious health hazards. Read this article to learn: How lead gets into the body How lead affects health What you […]

What’s the Difference Between Property Managers and HOAs?

If your rental property is in a community governed by a homeowners association (HOA), you may have found that navigating HOA rules and tenant expectations can be a bit of a balancing act. Using a property manager to protect your investment is a smart way to go, but it’s important to make sure the property […]

What Does a Property Manager Do?

What does a property manager do?

Chances are when you hear “property manager,” you picture a handy guy or gal who takes care of the lawn, wheels the trash bins to the curb, and collects rent checks. For casually managed rental properties, that may be the extent of the job. But for professionally managed properties — be it a sprawling apartment […]

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Group

5 reasons to hire a property manager

It’s tempting to think of passive income as money earned while taking in the scenery over at the botanical gardens. But the term is misleading, especially when it comes to managing rental properties. Being a landlord is hard work. It’s a hands-on job that requires a steady local presence and in-depth knowledge of the law. […]