Our team of local professionals at Mynd Property Management are different from other Davis property managers. Servicing Sacramento and the surrounding El Macero, Webster, Merritt and Dixon areas, we leverage real-time data to consistently better our services, providing owners with seamless management experience.Customers working with Mynd can rely on us as their trusted partner, providing them with a healthy investment, and their residents with a happy home. Education is Davis’s biggest money maker, and now residential real estate joins their ranks. It’s time to make your real estate investment work for you
If we place a resident and they fail to pay rent at any time during their lease, we reimburse you up to $5,000 in lost rent while we resolve the situation.
If a resident we place moves out and leaves behind property damage in excess of their security deposit, we will cover the difference, up to $5,000.
If a Mynd-placed resident fails to pay rent and an eviction is required, Mynd will cover the court costs and legal fees up to $5,000.
Your rental property is one of your most valuable assets. You expect concrete, tangible results, and Mynd delivers. We focus on measurable results that you can see.
Quicker than average leasing times.
Less than 4 business hours for owners, less than 8 business hours for residents.
Higher than average resident quality score (720+)
No need to worry about rental payments, less than 2% delinquency.
Consistently high customer satisfaction scores (Better than 4/5)
Net Promoter Score of 58 versus industry average of 7
We start by hiring the best people with deep local expertise.We equip them with the tools, technology and data. You get results.
Davis is a bike rider’s haven. It’s flat, which attracts people from afar, and has its own sizable population of school-age children and college students (it is home to the University of California Davis, after all). Davis attracts so many bike riders that it is where the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame is.Mynd is proud to be a part of a community with such a strong connection to bike riding. We also know that one of the best ways to keep and attract residents is by improving our community, so we’re happy to make sure your property is as bike friendly as the rest of Davis.With personal and professional property management experience, Mynd knows Davis in the way only locals can
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UC Davis provides the city with over 25,000 jobs and a bustling student body population. You can rest easy knowing that Mynd will make use of this opportunity to provide you with quality residents at your Davis rental properties. Explore our resources below to learn more about Davis property management expertise and more!
To do that, you’ll have to look at your property with fresh eyes--not as someone who's seen it regularly but as someone who’s never seen it before.
What jumps out at you?
That’s likely what someone will see the first time they ever lay eyes on your home as well, and that’s what you should change first.
If you live in a homeowners association (HOA), there are specific rules and regulations you can push for or enforce:
All these changes will add up to a more presentable property.
Landscaping can make a big difference while requiring relatively little investment. See if you can get some members of your HOA to coordinate some suggestions to improve your curb appeal. Bonus points if someone has a knack for landscaping.
Keep in mind the timelines of projects relative to costs. Planting seasonal flowers is a short term, low-cost investment, whereas a perimeter wall made of decorative stone may take years to finance.
A pressure-washing can make a huge difference. It can make your home, driveway, front steps, and curb all look shockingly new. If there’s enough of a need for it, your HOA can even purchase a pressure washer and rent it out for free or for a small fee that eventually pays for its cost.
Or, if you own multiple rental properties, owning a pressure-washer of your own may be worth it.
If you can re-tar and repaint the roads in your community, it will look and feel new. After all, when you’re in a car, chances are you’ll be able to feel the road’s imperfections. And if repaving is outside of your community’s price range, re-striping will suffice.
If you’re going to invest in landscaping, then irrigation may also require your attention. A fresh lawn and other plant life won’t last long or look great if they’re not adequately watered. Besides, nothing says, “white picket fence,” like sprinklers going off around the neighborhood at the same time.
This may be a long term investment for your HOA to consider.
In many ways, lawns are a thing of the past. Consider alternatives like rock lawns, extra parking, tennis or basketball courts, storage units, outdoor gathering areas, or even indoor meeting spaces for your HOA or community.
Weeding and mulching are perfect examples of low cost and low time-consuming changes you can make that will make your home and community more attractive. No more overgrown fauna, mulch around trees, and well-manicured shrubs and bushes make a big difference.
Proper lighting can go a long way. When night time comes around, you want lights that accent as well as illuminate. Consider lights as guides along walkways.
They provide a sense of familiarity in otherwise darkened areas, making people feel at home even when they’re not in one. Lights above your entrance also make your property feel welcoming.
A fence is yet another visual indicator of care. If the fences in your community require repair, fix them up. You may also consider a longer-term investment in vinyl fencing, which requires less maintenance overall, is easier to clean, and is less liable to be infested by bugs.
One of the easiest ways to make your property look more beautiful is to pick up any loose trash. The days before or after trash collection are particularly susceptible to loose debris because trash spends the most time getting jostled around.
A uniform color scheme will make every home look more beautiful. When coordinating your colors, make sure to research color theory and trends so that your choices end up adding to your overall aesthetic rather than detracting from it.
Make sure that it’s easy to identify the numbers or addresses of every unit within your community during the day and at night. Nothing gets an open house or tour off to a bad start like the frustration of being unable to figure out where you’re supposed to go.
All of these repairs and forms of upkeep will be moot if your HOA doesn’t enforce the community’s covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs). Without proper enforcement, property values can still be dragged down.
Your town also likely has its bylaws that can be enforced with a phone call to the proper authorities.
Cats and dogs may be cute, but you don’t want them wandering around your neighborhood. If you notice any strays, contact your town’s animal control department to see if they provide spay and neuter services.
If your city doesn’t offer such services, search for a charity in your county or state that traps, spays and neuters, and releases animals. Possums and raccoons may also be trouble animals.
With a smart thermostat, you can control your home’s temperature when you’re not even at home. And when you are home, your thermostat, so long as it has this feature, can study your behavior patterns and set the temperature to fit your activities.
Smart thermostats can also be activated using personal assistant devices like the Amazon Echo or Google Home.
Smart bulbs have a long life span and can be programmed to approximate several types of natural lighting, such as sunrises, sunsets, etc. They’re also more energy-efficient.
Smart locks can grant entry using various methods, whether it be alphanumeric codes or even biometric data. You never have to change the locks when a new tenant moves in because you can just reset the code.
You’ll also never have to worry about being locked out because you forgot your keys.
Motion-sensing lights make people feel safer, more welcome, and they’ve got tremendous aesthetic appeal.
The wow factor for new kitchen appliances is pretty high. They make your kitchen look nicer while also increasing your kitchen’s utility. An ice dispenser, garbage disposal, dishwasher, and microwave might not seem like a lot, but when you add them all up, their convenience makes a significant impact.
Having your own washer and dryer is hugely convenient. You can do your laundry any time of day or night. You can wash the one shirt you just spilled food on that you were hoping to wear in the evening with zero effort.
The benefits of a washer/dryer can’t be understated. For individuals used to having to go to the laundromat or even a washer/dryer elsewhere in the building, this in-unit convenience goes a long way.
Whether it’s on your own or in cooperation with your community or HOA, these changes can make your property far more appealing and minimize your vacancy rate. These are also changes you can take pride in. Making any visit to, mention of, or thought about your property is something that’ll put a smile on your face.
These changes can be implemented by you, the property owner, or with the help of a property management company. Here at Mynd, our team members have years of experience in 19 local markets, where we know which of these property updates will give you the biggest bang fore your buck. Learn more about scaling your rental property portfolio, reducing vacancies at your rental homes and much more in through jour investors knowledge center!
Is the Gilbert, AZ market a good fit for your investment strategy? Learn more about this unique market, why you might need a property manager, and how to determine your rent for this area. When selecting an area to purchase an investment property, you want to be sure the market’s offerings align with your strategy.
At Mynd property management, we look at key area statistics when helping investors decide if an area is a good fit for their goals and strategy.
These statistics help us determine what type of return you can expect to receive (appreciation, cash flow, or a combination of both). If this matches what you are looking for, then the Gilbert area is a good fit for you.
Mynd Property Management manages close to 8000 properties nationwide. If the Gilbert, AZ area does not fit your criteria, we have offices in about 19 markets that can help you with local data. If you have never invested outside your area, Mynd is here to offer you the same level of management in multiple markets to give you peace of mind that your property is being taken care of regardless of what city it is in. We want to help you make a smart investment decision based off solid, current data while not be limited to your own backyard. You might be interested in diversifying your investment portfolio across multiple markets, and Mynd can help.
If you have been managing your rental property yourself, here are some things to consider when deciding whether to hire a property manager.
As a landlord, you must comply with all the laws and rules that apply. Do you know what questions you can and can’t ask a potential tenant? Asking the wrong question could violate a Fair Housing or discrimination law.
1 out of 3 landlords find themselves involved in a lawsuit because they do not understand the laws.
It is hard to keep up with laws that are constantly changing, but it is your responsibility. When you hire a professional property management company in Gilbert, they will take care of that for you.
A property management company is there to make sure your property is protected while also ensuring the tenant is taken care of. At Mynd, we offer a three-tiered pricing structure so you can pick the level of service you need.
We offer an owner portal which allows you to login and see the same information we see such as:
You can conveniently log in from your phone, tablet, or computer to access this information.
You didn’t buy a property to get a 2nd or 3rd job, and you don’t want to have to manage the manager. It is important to select a reputable, professional Gilbert property management company that offers you the peace of mind in knowing your property is being taken care of.
Mynd’s Gilbert property managers are well educated when it comes to knowledge about the laws. We have in-house legal counsel that ensures your property is being protected because it is being managed in a way that is compliant with current laws and regulations.
After purchasing your Gilbert, AZ rental property, how do you determine what rent to charge? The market determines the rent you can expect to collect. Mynd offers a FREE rental analysis of your property. Let’s take a look at some helpful statistics for the Gilbert area.
You want to charge enough that you get the return you want while being at attractive price point for prospective tenants.
Statistics like these will help you make a smart decision on what to buy and where to buy it.
22% of homes in Gilbert are rental properties. Is that good or bad? That is probably a good thing. If most homes are owner occupied, you can assume they are being well taken care of longer which can lead to higher values. It should be easy to rent a property in the area. If the proportions were reversed, you could run the risk of the area going down in value because there are too many rental properties.
If you want a free rental analysis of your property, contact us at Mynd. Not only do we offer property management services in Gilbert, AZ, we have offices in 19 of the most rent able markets in the US. If the Gilbert, AZ area doesn’t match your criteria, we can help invest in another market.
Being open to investing outside of your area gives you a larger selection of properties to choose from to find the ones that fit your strategy. You can expect the same level of service across all our offices, and dealing with one company for all your investment needs is convenient.
Mynd property management is ready to be your strategic partner, so contact us today for a FREE rental analysis, for more information on our Gilbert property management, or for assistance with purchasing your next investment property.
Is the Scottsdale, AZ market a good fit for your investment strategy? Learn more about this unique market, why to hire a property manager, and how to determine your rent for this area.
Scottsdale is known for hosting baseball spring training for the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, and Arizona Diamondbacks. With more than 200 golf courses in the area, it is also a popular destination for golfers.
Often referred to as a suburb of Phoenix, the average prices of a rental home in the area is about $400,000. However, this does vary depending on the area you are looking in. As an investor, you would expect to benefit from appreciation in value but not so much as far as cash flow goes. The higher purchase price in the area is what is going to limit your cash flow, so this will probably only appeal to the investors interested in appreciation of the property.
When shopping for an investment property, you want to use the knowledge of Scottsdale property manager who knows the area, knows the rental market, and knows where to buy based on your goals. At Mynd, we have proprietary data that will help determine if this area is right for you. If it aligns with your goals, your property manager knows what areas rent faster and can help you find a good investment.
One of the most important jobs of a Scottsdale property management company is to make sure your property is protected while also ensuring the tenant is taken care of. At the end of the day, you are in the customer service business, and your property management company can be that helpful,friendly face when dealing you’re your tenant(s). This includes things like
Your Scottsdale property manager knows the local laws and how to handle situations when they arise with your property or tenant. They are well educated when it comes to know the laws and are better equipped to help you make smart, legal decisions about issues.
Just because you have been charging the same amount for years doesn’t mean it will rent for that amount today. Your rent must match the market. This could mean an increase or decrease from what you have charged in the past. Your property manager can provide you with a rental analysis to show you comparison numbers for your market and give you a better understanding of what you can expect to get in today’s market. Mynd offers a free rental analysis of your home. Setting the price right will help it rent faster. An overpriced rental runs the risk of sitting vacant month after month which costs you money in the long run.
When you are managing a home on your own, you need to make sure any contractors are licensed and insured, and are they charging you a fair price. Your property management company has established relationships with quality vendors. Often, they can get a better price on work because of this long-term relationship they have with their vendors.
You can be free of the late-night emergency maintenance calls and other interruption involved with owning rental property because your property manager will be taking care of this for you. If you are a serious investor with multiple properties, these headaches are multiplied. As you grow your portfolio, you will eventually be short on both time and knowledge. Hiring a professional property management company is going to give you your time back. Now you are free to do what you want while they handle any issues that come up. No more 1:00 am emergency calls! They are better equipped with their vendor resources and knowledge of the laws to protect both your property and your tenants.
Not knowing the law doesn’t excuse you when it comes to tenant laws. If you do choose to manage the property yourself, take the time to educate yourself.
After purchasing your Scottsdale, AZ rental property, how do you determine what rent to charge?
If you were hoping for a 30-60 days on market turnaround, keep in mind the 120 days is going to effect your cash flow. You will want to factor that in your planning.
Getting market analysis numbers is important, and your property manager can help get you the numbers you need to make an informed decision on things like purchasing or setting rent.
56% of the homes in Scottsdale are owner occupied. That means 46% of homes are rentals, and that is good news for you as an investor. If your property is in rent ready condition and priced right, it has a great chance of renting.
Scottsdale has been experiencing about 8% a year while Phoenix is about 10%. That is good news for investors looking to purchase investment property for appreciation in value.
Don’t focus on 1 set of numbers but instead look at them all to create a bigger picture. The average house price in Scottsdale is $934,000 (about $326 /sq ft) . The national average is $330 per sq ft. That tells you that Scottsdale prices are on the high side. Expect to have little cash flow, but the advantage is going to be in the appreciation due to the consistent growth in the area.
If you want a free rental analysis of your property, contact us at Mynd. Not only do we offer property management services in Scottsdale, AZ, we have offices in 19 of the most rent able markets in the US, so we can help you increase your portfolio and net worth in multiple markets.
We can help you purchase and manage an investment property outside your current market. When you expand outside of your area, you will have a wider selection to choose from to find the properties that best fit your goals and strategies as an investor. The advantage is you can expect the same level of services across all our offices, and you only have to deal with one company for all your investment needs.
Contact Mynd today.