Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte

Sunnon Property Management

Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte is the podcast that will teach you everything you need to know about the most critical function of buy and hold real estate: management. Join your pros, Chris and Jesse, as they roll up their sleeves and give you practical and powerful strategies and tips to maximize your property’s potential.

Welcome to Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte
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Want to make more money on your investment property? Tax loopholes and skilled accounting can increase your revenue and maximize the return on your real estate investment.   Listen into this special, interview episode to learn from CPAs about:   What a CPA can help with Depreciation on an investment property Cost segregation How to time property investments Investment property expenses and write-offs Active v. non-active real estate   ...and plenty more tips and useful advice!   Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Jan 19

1 hr 23 min

We’re going to talk about legal ways you don’t have to pay taxes… and that should excite just about anybody! Listen in to learn: What does a property manager account for? Should you use tax software or a CPA? What is an owner still responsible for? A word about depreciation Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Dec 2020

38 min 3 sec

This episode deals with the final chapter in a rental property. Listen in to learn all about:   Landlord move-out checklist Tenant move-out checklist Property advertising Security deposits: what can you deduct and what can’t you deduct?   All of this and more is covered by the investment property geeks!   Liked this episode?   Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share!   Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.    Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Dec 2020

42 min 20 sec

Lease renewals require great timing, thoughtful number-crunching and seamless transitions. All of that is possible if you build in the right processes.   Listen in to learn about:   Treating tenants right to get them to renew Lease renewal research Rent increases: when to increase rent and when not to increase rent Incentives to get great tenants to stay Timeline for presenting lease renewals Ending a lease   Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Nov 2020

46 min 14 sec

More than just standard preventative maintenance advice, this episode covers a wide range of regular, emergency and even big project tasks you’ll need to take care of as a property manager. Listen in to learn more about: Preventative maintenance: full list of tasks and things you haven’t thought of. Emergency maintenance: how to set protocol and take care of emergency issues in a rental property. Big projects or remodels: how do you evaluate when it’s worth it to make a larger investment in an investment property?   All of this and more is covered by the investment property geeks! Liked this episode? Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Nov 2020

1 hr 5 min

Routine walkthroughs are one of the most-overlooked aspects of property management. People think: I may not catch or see anything, so what’s the point? We do several hundred walk-throughs a year. Just coordinating that is a task. But we do it because it is enormously important. This episode covers: How to conduct a walk-through. What you’re looking for in a walk-through. How to have the right conversation with tenants based on what you discover during a walk-through. Leave us a review and feel free to send along suggestions on the kinds of property management questions you have. Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Oct 2020

52 min 16 sec

No one wants to play the bad cop. If it were up to us, our tenants would always pay on time and follow the rules and expectations outlined in their lease. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.    Decisions like whether or not to evict a tenant can be the hardest to make in property management. That’s why we are here to teach you everything you need to know about rent collection and lease enforcement.   On today’s episode you’ll learn about:   Rent collection, grace periods and late fees CCRs Property use, damage and inspections What to do when a tenant does not pay rent The eviction process and timeline Other lease violations   Leave a review and send us any property management questions you have so that we can answer them in future episodes.    Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management  

Oct 2020

55 min 33 sec

Move-in day can be stressful for tenants and property managers alike. Something can always go wrong. Maybe the moving company cancels last minute or the tenant isn’t satisfied with the property.  While all move-ins have these kinds of hiccups, there are a few things that you can do to reduce stress and anxiety. We have got the insider tips to make sure that move-in is a success for you and your tenants. On this episode you’ll learn more about: Move-in process and setting expectations Keeping move-out in mind Setting tenants up for success Home inspections Leave a review and send us any property management questions you have so that we can answer them in future episodes.  Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Oct 2020

35 min 40 sec

If you’re not willing to activate your inner-PI, you may encounter unforeseen challenges as you screen and select tenants for a rental property. While tenant screening and selection isn’t entirely a game of chance, there is an element of risk involved.  Even with the best criteria, you’ll see renters who are completely different on paper and in real life. Skillful tenant screening will protect property managers and owners from the hassle and expense of bad renters. This episode covers: Tenant screening and selection 5 tenant scenarios Fair housing issues, Disparate impact and ESA/service animals Scorecard and predetermined criteria recommendations Prequalification screening criteria Red flags Leave us a review and feel free to send along suggestions on the kinds of property management questions you have. Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Oct 2020

1 hr 2 min

Insurance: your last line of defense in property management. Every investor works hard to keep their properties in the best condition, but at some point it will be out of your hands. You’ll need to rely on your insurance policy to cover you from there. We’ll go over exactly why you need insurance, what to expect when you’re shopping for it and the types of coverage to look for.   Today we welcome Rob Squatriglia, the co-owner of Summit Insurance Group. Rob has over 30 years of insurance experience, and he shares his knowledge on: Risk mitigation Insurance agents Landlord policies Umbrella policies Renter’s insurance Types of coverage  Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investmentpropertygeeks.com Is it time to update your home, auto, or business insurance policies? Contact Rob at (704) 659-2141 or visit https://www.sumins.com/ to get a quote today. Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jesse Mancuso

Sep 2020

58 min 54 sec

Property management is not always easy. The Property Management Geeks of Charlotte know that firsthand. This podcast is a great resource for anyone at any property investment level –– whether you are struggling to get started, are a seasoned investor or just want to learn more about the industry. Get on top of the competition with our comprehensive knowledge and strategic tips! In this episode we will be discussing how to market your property. This will include: When you should market How to market Common mistake Timeline Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Interested in learning more from Chris and Jessie, or finding a property manager in Charlotte? Go here to get started: https://www.charlottepropertymanagementcompany.com/ Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jessie Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Sep 2020

1 hr 33 min

Managing and investing in properties can be overwhelming and stressful. Fortunately, the Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte are ready to help you understand all aspects of property management. Whether this is your first property or your twentieth, our comprehensive knowledge and useful tips will take your property game to the next level.  This episode will discuss renting out your property: Long-term vision Walk through Setting rent Data sources Adjusting factors Common mistakes Improving appeal How much is too much Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jessie Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Sep 2020

1 hr 12 min

Property management can be done by an investor or by professional property managers. Whether you fall into either category, there are certain arenas you should be familiar with. In the upcoming episodes of the Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte, we’ll give you comprehensive insight and practical tips and takeaways on every key area of property management. This episode previews upcoming episodes, which will include: Property Evaluation Marketing Your Property For Rent Risk Mitigation Tenant Screening and Selection Move In Rent Collection Routine Walkthrough Accounting Preventative Maintenance Lease Renewals and Negotiation Move Out Here’s how to get involved: Bookmark the site: investmentpropertygeeks.com Email questions: podcast@investmentpropertygeeks.com Facebook: Investment Property Geeks Subscribe, Listen & Share! Wishing you a brighter life through real estate.  Chris Claflin and Jessie Mancuso Experts from Sunnon Property Management

Sep 2020

53 min 50 sec

Investment Property Geeks of Charlotte is the podcast that will teach you everything you need to know about the most critical function of buy and hold real estate: management. Join your pros, Chris and Jesse, as they roll up their sleeves and give you practical and powerful strategies and tips to maximize your property’s potential. ----------------- Connect with Chris and Jesse: CharlottePropertyManagementCompany.com Email the Show: podcast@sunnon.com

Aug 2020

1 min 51 sec