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Prevent Mold From Growing In Your Home!

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Reed Property Management

Southwest Florida is an extremely humid climate with lots of rainfall. Over the years, I’ve witnessed countless renters and homeowners be devastated by mold growth that they didn’t know existed until it was too late… Unfortunately, natural causes aren’t the only reason mold grows. Leaks (water intrusion) can occur and create mold in a number …

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Mold vs. Mildew

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Mold vs Mildew

Being in the property management industry for as long as I have, I’ve truly had the opportunity to see it all… No matter how fantastic, sad, or even downright gross the outcome is. If you’ve ever come across mold (or what you thought was mold), your first instinct was probably to get a professional opinion. …

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Why Having Regular Inspections of Your Rental Property is So Important

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Why Do I Need to Have Regular Inspections of My Rental Property?

If you are a landlord, you may be wondering how often you should be conducting a thorough inspection of your rental property. You may also be wondering whether having regular property inspections are really necessary… While the answer to the question of whether regular property inspections are really necessary is undoubtedly a resounding, “YES!”, the …

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Why You Need a Local, Reputable Property Management Company for Your Seasonal Rental

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Why Do I Need a Local Property Management Company for My Seasonal Rental?

Owning, maintaining and managing all the various aspects of a seasonal rental can be extremely overwhelming. From screening out problem tenants and rent collection, to handling emergency maintenance calls and reducing your overall rental headaches, hiring a reputable and local property management company is a fantastic way to streamline your business and free up your …

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What is Renters Insurance and Why Do I Need It? PART II

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Renters Insurance

In our last blog post we discussed why you need renters insurance, as well as explained the basics of what is and what is not covered under a standard renters insurance policy. In this blog post we will dive a bit deeper and address some of the more nuanced aspects of a renters insurance policy; …

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What is Renters Insurance and Why Do I Need It? PART I

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

What is renters insurance and why do I need it?

What Does Renters Insurance Cover? If auto insurance covers your vehicle, homeowners insurance covers your home and life insurance (essentially) covers your life, then it would stand to reason that renters insurance would cover the home or apartment you are renting… NO! This is a very common misconception, renters insurance does not cover the home …

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Why Your COA/HOA Needs a Reputable, Local Property Management Company

Monday, November 19th, 2018

HOA COA Rental Management

When a member of your condominium owner’s association or homeowner’s association decides to rent out their property, it is vital that the tenant(s) that are leasing said property are properly vetted and fully understand their individual responsibilities (as defined in the community charter), as well as the penalties associated with non-compliance. Many community associations have …

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Welcome to Reed Property Management Services

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Reed and Mom

Having personally been a tenant in New York City and New Jersey, a homeowner in both Virginia and Florida and with over 25 years of professional property management experience under my belt, I bring a unique perspective and different approach to the business of property management. Growing up in a working-class family, where both my …

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