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I think it make a lot more sense to hire a handy man or part time employee to property manage once you achieve volume versus a property manager.
months rent to fill a vacancy. Another option is to hire a property manager just to fill vacancies that will cover advertising, tenant screening, and lease writing and manage the property yourself the rest of the time. That will typically cost about a month rent.
Third, if you have a full time job, can you handle the extra hours and responsibility of managing properties? If you can, is that something you want to spend your free time on?
Regardless of which way you go, you should always factor the cost of PM into your number crunching to make sure a deal works for you if you decide to manage it yourself, think of it as paying yourself to do the PM.
I believe a good property manager can be a valuable asset, but I have heard stories of not so good ones. contractors they worked with a long time and trust to fix problems) to the table and save you time.
I have managers on one property. long story, but I bought it with a manager in place for at least 1 year. They suck, after 2 months I found the tenant for them.
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Second, you may 8 10% by hiring a property manager, but is it really worth the 8 10% Are you comfortable with receiving calls in the middle of the night about a furnace not working, about a leaking faucet?
start to have to many to take care of or they are more distant then it makes much more sense to use a property manager. Finding a good property manager though can take some time.
I hired another property manager to rent a property and wasn really happy with that either. Do it yourself if you have time.
Forth, chances are more likely than not you will find an incompetent property manager that will not be worth 8 10% fee.
First, you need to be honest with yourself that managing property is something you can even handle. You may have a family that will require your time commitment.
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I agree with the previous replies that you must definitely factor in the management cost in your numbers. But to answer whether you should hire a property manager or not, there are a few factors you need to consider and money shouldn be the most important criterion, IMHO.
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