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Four Signs That You Need Austin Fleck Property Management

Four Signs That You Need Austin Fleck Property Management

Austin Fleck Property Management is a professional property management company in the Phoenix Valley. With over 35 years of experience in the industry, we are constantly amazed by the number of rental property owners who settle for mediocre property management. Here are four signs that you need Austin Fleck Property Management as your property management … Read More


Failure to Plan Is a Plan to Fail

Planning to Invest in Real Estate? Austin Fleck Property Management, serving Gilbert, AZ and much of the Phoenix Valley, knows that home rental investment opportunities are abundant right now. But before we get into that, let us tell you a relevant and important story about planning. In the Italian city of Orvieto, there is a … Read More


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Financial Planning 101-Phoenix Valley

Creating a Budget and Herding Cats Let’s start at the beginning: a budget. When you first begin to bring order to finances that have been in disarray, it can feel a lot like herding cats. If you’ve ever created a budget, you’ll recognize the process. As soon as you get one aspect organized, you realize … Read More


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Art imitates life, even for Property Management in Gilbert, AZ

At Austin Fleck Property Management in Gilbert, AZ, we’ve noticed art imitates life, especially when it comes to prospective tenants and their promises of earnest money to guarantee a rental contract. There’s a humorous movie that illustrates those sometimes empty promises in a sad sort of way. In the 1997 comedy mockumentary Waiting For Guffman, … Read More


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Homeowner or Landlord Insurance for My Rental in Phoenix?

At Austin Fleck Property Management in the Phoenix Valley, we do house rental management, so we’re well aware there can be confusion about these two types of insurance coverage. If you’re a homeowner planning to rent your property, you want to know you’ll be covered for damages. So, what constitutes a rental? If you rent … Read More


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Rodents Take Up Residence

The tenant of a property we manage recently wanted to cancel their lease due to a rodent infestation. This wasn’t the first time Austin Fleck Property Management in Gilbert, AZ has had to handle pest control. In our business, we deal with all sorts of problems, so that the rental property owner can rest easy. … Read More


[VIDEO] FAQ: Can I Say “No Smoking” in My Property?

“A Smoker Can Cost a Landlord 10% of Their Profit” Smoking is one of the most costly and damaging events that can happen inside a rental property. Keeping your property smoke-free is more than just controlling a nuisance—it’s protecting the health and well-being of other tenants and neighbors. A smoke-free property also means you’ll have … Read More


[VIDEO] FAQ: How Long Do I Have to Determine a Tenant’s Security Deposit Disposition?

Landlords have many responsibilities under the law, one of the most of important of which is collecting and returning security deposits. Security deposits help ensure that rental properties are left in good condition and that landlords receive all payments they’re owed before a tenant vacates a property. If a tenant damages property or owes rent, … Read More


[VIDEO] FAQ: Why is a Team Better Than a Single Rental Property Manager?

Did you know that in recent years as many as 4 million landlords failed to make a profit on their rental property? Not only that, those landlords saw their dreams of steady, annual income evaporate into thin air. Their lack of profits wasn’t due to lack of effort. Many of them had hired a property … Read More


[VIDEO] FAQ: Do I Have to Put Up a Pool Fence?

Pools, particularly in hot climates, are a desirable feature that can earn landlords more rent money. But, there’s a catch. Pool Barrier Requirements by Law The pool must have a proper fence or barrier if the property is rented to anyone with children under the age of 7. In addition, you can’t refuse to rent … Read More