Strawberry Realty – Providing Credit Reporting in 2022

Reporting tenant rent payments to credit bureaus

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA December 30th, 2021

Beginning in early 2022, Strawberry Realty – Property Management in Las Vegas will provide a credit reporting service that reflects rental payments made by tenants. This integration will be provided for all clients and tenants automatically.

With this new system in place, Strawberry Property Management Las Vegas will report tenant rent payments to credit reporting agencies such as TransUnion and Equifax. Tenants do not need to opt into this service; it’s set to be provided beginning in the New Year to every resident renting a home from the Las Vegas property management company.

This program will report both positive and negative payment patterns. It will also report any unpaid debt owed by tenants who moved out.

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Best Practices When Tenant Screening your Las Vegas Residents

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Placing tenants is one of your most critical responsibilities when you have a Las Vegas rental property. You want to make sure you’re placing a tenant who is responsible, reliable, and likely to pay rent and maintain your property. Tenants who haven’t been screened properly can be risky. They may pay rent late or not at all. They may damage your home or break your lease. 

Put together a tenant screening process that allows you to get a good understanding of who you’re welcoming into your investment home. Here are some of our best practices when we’re screening residents for our owners and investors. 

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RENTED – 9972 Topaz Peak 3 bed 2.5 bath rental house in Las Vegas NV

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3 bed 2.5 bath house rented by Strawberry Property Management Las Vegas This spacious home is brand new with modern, smart home amenities. Quartz counters. Stainless appliances in the kitchen: Refrigerator included. Tile floor downstairs, carpet upstairs. HUGE Loft upstairs! Laundry room conveniently located upstairs, hook ups for gas dryer. Dual sinks in the primary … Read more

How to Avoid Long Term Vacancies | Las Vegas Property Management Tips

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A vacant rental home is risky for owners and investors in Las Vegas. You’re not earning any income, and you’re also putting your investment at risk. Unoccupied properties can be targets for thieves an vandals. On top of losing rental income, you’re also required to pay out-of-pocket for turnover expenses. Those can be expensive, especially if a lot of work is needed to repair your property for the rental market.

What Owners Need to Know about Nevada’s Updated Landlord/Tenant Laws

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When you’re renting out your property in Nevada, you need to stay on top of the rental laws that dictate how you manage your property and your tenant. Sometimes, the changes can be head-spinning. 

Why property managers won’t use your handyman

Cheap vendors cause more problems and cost landlords more money

Many rental property owners want a property manager to use the landlord’s vendors for repairs or cleaning. That typically causes more problems and expense. Here we explain why property managers don’t want to use your handyman or cleaners.

Do You Have to Evict Your Tenant? Why You Should Hire a Professional Las Vegas Management Company

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Evictions have been difficult over the course of the pandemic. The federal moratorium has made it nearly impossible for Las Vegas rental property owners to remove tenants who cannot pay their rent.  However, that eviction moratorium is coming to an end, and federal courts have recently struck down the ban on evictions. If you have … Read more

What Nevada Landlords Need to Know About the New Law AB486

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The Nevada State Legislature recently passed Assembly Bill 486, which protects tenants from being evicted under a specific set of circumstances, until June 2023. This expiration date conveniently lines up with the next state legislative session.

What this means for Nevada landlords is,

  • Eviction for nonpayment of rent is much more difficult.
  • Nevada landlords cannot use a “no-cause” eviction if the tenant is in default of rent at the time the notice is served.
  • Tenants may not be evicted for nonpayment in Nevada if:
    • they have a pending application for rental assistance
    • the landlord refuses to accept the rental assistance
    • the landlord refuses to cooperate with a rental assistance program

It is important to note that AB 486 is not applicable to serious nuisance issues, unlawful subletting, unlawful business activities, foreclosure, commercial evictions, or in case of extreme lease violations like drug violations or property damage. It is applicable only in case of nonpayment.

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Why Communication with your Property Manager is Important

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When you invest in Las Vegas rental property, you need to keep your attention on the various things that impact your ROI. You want to limit vacancy and turnover. You want to study the local rental market and follow the trends in what tenants desire and require.

Communication also has an impact on maximizing your earnings and ROI. Specifically, communication with your Las Vegas property management company affects what you earn.

Here’s why it matters.

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How to Become a Successful Hands-Off Las Vegas Landlord

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Experienced investors have a few advantages over those who are new to real estate investing. For example, smart investors understand the importance of Las Vegas professional property management. They would never imagine leasing, managing, and maintaining their own Las Vegas rental properties. They leave the experts they’ve hired to do what property managers do best.