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Top 3 Florida Property Management Laws Orlando Rental Owners Must Follow

As a landlord who is renting out a property in Orlando or anywhere in Florida, you need to understand all the state, local, and federal landlord and tenant laws. The most basic legal requirement you have is to provide a safe and habitable home for your tenants, in exchange for the rent they pay you every month.  Legal mistakes are [...]

Florida HOA Laws that Orlando Community Association Managers Should Know

Trying to navigate the HOA laws in Orlando and throughout Florida can be difficult. They are all different, and depending on your community, you’ll have a different and distinct set of rules, regulations, and ordinances you’ll have to follow. There’s a separate set of laws for mobile home communities, condominiums, short-term vacation homes, and timeshares.  Unless you’re an attorney or [...]

Why HOAs Hire Professional Orlando Community Association Managers

Most HOA boards want to provide a pleasant and supportive community for themselves and their fellow homeowners. That can get tricky and time-consuming, which is why working with professional Orlando community association managers is often necessary. At Homevest, we have a lot of experience with HOAs and condo associations. We understand the time requirements and headaches that volunteer boards [...]

Who’s Responsible for What in an Orlando Rental Property: Landlord or Tenant?

Depending on your own personal experience, you may have expectations or assumptions about what you’re responsible for in a rental property and what your tenant will be required to cover. At Homevest, we work with a lot of investors from overseas who live in countries where tenants typically take care of everything, even the maintenance of a furnace or [...]

What Defines a Good Tenant Screening Process in Orlando?

What Defines a Good Tenant Screening Process in Orlando?

A good screening process results in a well-qualified resident who has a history of paying rent on time and taking care of rental properties. At Homevest, we focus on placing residents who are committed to following the lease terms and want to stay in place for the long term.  Screening is a lot more than credit checks and pay stubs. [...]

Should I Contact an Orlando Property Manager before Buying an Investment Property?

Smart investors know that working with an Orlando property management company can lead to better investment decisions. You need an expert in the local rental market who can talk to you about the property’s potential as a rental home.

How Much Can an Owner Really Save Working with a Professional Orlando Property Manager?

How Much Can an Owner Really Save Working with a Professional Orlando Property Manager?

Owning an Orlando rental property is harder than it seems. While many landlords believe they simply need to place a tenant and collect rent, it doesn’t take them long to realize there are a lot of headaches and hassles involved, not to mention laws, requirements, and responsibilities that take a lot of time and require a lot of knowledge.  The [...]

Orlando Rental Market Trends for 2020

Orlando Rental Market Trends for 2020

Even in times of economic uncertainty, Orlando remains one of the best real estate markets for investors. There are over a thousand people moving into Orlando every day, and the city and its surrounding communities offer economic opportunity as well as a high quality of life.  At Homevest, we provide expert Orlando property management, real estate, property rentals, and HOA [...]

What Can I Expect Orlando Property Management Fees to Be?

What Can I Expect Orlando Property Management Fees to Be?

One of the first questions owners and investors ask a potential property manager is often: how much do you cost? This is an important question, and today we’re sharing what you can expect in Orlando property management fees and what we charge ourselves at Homevest.  Orlando Leasing and Management Fees  The first fee most owners will pay is the leasing fee, [...]

What Can a Professional Orlando Property Management Company Do for Me?

What Can a Professional Orlando Property Management Company Do for Me?

Often, it seems like renting out an Orlando investment property is as easy as finding a tenant and collecting rent. Sometimes, it really is that simple. But usually, there are complications and unexpected situations to deal with. Maybe a tenant loses a job and can’t pay rent or there’s a dispute over the security deposit or your tenant is [...]