investing in property

Whether you’ve owned your property for a while or have recently acquired it, chances are, it could use some upgrades. The question is: is it worth your time and money to freshen up the property? Will you see a return on investment? And where do you start? Investing in property is always a good idea and you will see a return: people are attracted to spaces and homes that are clean, updated, and fresh. The updates themselves don’t have to be extravagant, but a little sprucing up goes a long way in adding value to your property. Read on for some actionable ways you increaseRead More →

rental managers

There are a variety of reasons you may need rental managers to assist you with the care of your rental property. Maybe you live too far away or have way too much on your plate already. Maybe you need some expertise with the daily ins and outs of renting and tenants. Or maybe you just don’t want to put the time into learning the ropes and would rather hire a property management company to do the heavy lifting while you make a passive income. Whatever your reasons for hiring rental managers, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting the best people for the job. HereRead More →

house-for-rent

The search for a house for rent can be painful. It can be lengthy. And worst of all, it can leave you in a bind with nowhere to stay for a period of time. But we have news for you: it doesn’t have to be! When you’re a tenant partnered with Applegate Properties, we can help you settle into your new home quickly and painlessly. Timely Updates Here at Applegate, we keep our properties for rent page updated regularly so that you know what’s available as soon as we do. This page will give you a variety of rental options in an array of priceRead More →

house-for-rent-in-stillwater-mn

When it comes to reaping long-term benefits out of a rental investment, many people focus on the location and condition of their property. However, the factor that is far more important is the kind of tenant renting your property. What should you look for in a tenant when you have a house for rent in Stillwater, MN? How do you reach that type of tenant? And how do you make sure they’re the real deal? Read on to learn how to best protect and invest in your rental property. What makes a good tenant? If you have a house for rent in Stillwater, MN andRead More →

Applegate Property Blog - choose the right tenant for your property.

Some tenants will make your life a breeze, while others will make it a living nightmare. To ensure that you’re stuck with the former, screen potential tenants appropriately before choosing a tenant for your property. Fortunately, there are some recommended actions you can try to protect your property from tenants you’d end up wishing were only applicants. Following are 3 tips for screening potential tenants: Adhere to Federal Fair Housing Rules You have the right to find the ‘ideal’ tenant for your property, but you also have a responsibility to adhere to the Federal Fair Housing Act. Follow the rules stated below and in theRead More →