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Know Your Lease Form

I can’t believe the number of different lease forms that are available both online and in office supply stores. If you are going to own rental property, get to know the local laws and how they affect the form that you choose. Most of the forms that I see do not make provisions for State or Local statues, rules or ordinances, and this can be catastrophic if you have to evict ...

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The Heat is Here…but the Rains are Coming!

Be prepared…the Monsoon rains are coming in the next month. That means vicious storms with gale force winds and torrential rains in the Tucson area. As property owners, you need to set aside funds to take care of emergency expenses. Insurance may cover a portion of your expense, but there is still the matter of the deductible. Remember, setting aside reserves for repairs ...

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You have to be smarter….than your tenant!

It amazes me that many landlords don’t get to know the local laws and rules regarding rentals. I had a tenant call last week asking what he should do, he was under a lease and was late with his rent, his landlord’s boyfriend took it upon himself to come over and physically confront the tenant. BAD MOVE! In this case the tenant is protected, as anyone would be. I referred thi...

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Don’t Waste Time!

The old adage is that time is money….and in an owner’s case, time is rent and rent is money! The more time you take thinking about whether to re-rent or sell, when a tenant gives notice, the more potential rent you loose. When a tenant gives notice, be prepared to start the leasing process immediately! Don’t wait until the unit is vacant. In many cases, you can have a rep...

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Thanksgiving Holiday!

The Thanksgiving holiday is right around the corner and everyone here at B&A wants to wish you and your family the best for the upcoming holidays! We ensure you that throughout the winter season we will continue providing the best service we can to all of our residents. In order for our office staff to have time with their family during the holiday we will be closing the off...

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Cooler Shutdown Complete

The majority of the nation has been experiencing cooler temperaturs for several weeks, but not here in Arizona. Tucson’s long summer months are finally coming to an end here in the first week of December. B&A’s maintenance team, HomeCrew, recently finished up with the cooler conversion schedule, ensuring that all tenants are well equipped with heaters for the chill that has ...

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Approaching the Years End!

It has been one heck of a year! I’m sure we can all agree that this economy has been more than stressful. Often it feels as though we are emptying our pockets into a failing market and seeing no sign of rejuvenation. It is important to maintain a positive attitude and be thankful that rental properties are something of high demand. With the end of the year rapidly approac...

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New Years!

We hope that everone enjoyed their Christmas holiday and are looking forward to the New Year. The office will be closed over the weekend to allow for the New Years celebration. Nevertheless, our office is working feverously to get all of the end of the year reporting completed for each owner. Due to the busyness of this time of year it will be difficult to get in touch with ...

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Updated: 14th August, 2019 8:02 AM.