Author: Alex Delaney Living in rental homes can sometimes feel like you are in warehouse housing. Neutral colored walls, white thin blinds, linoleum flooring, all create a house that resists the definition of home. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can claim your space as your own without violating your lease. With…

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Author: Alex Delaney With the pandemic showing no signs of abating, Thanksgiving will not be the same for many families. Yet, having Thanksgiving without family seems sacrilegious. Enter: the wonderful world of technology! You can socially distance and protect your older family members by hosting a Zoom Thanksgiving! While not ideal, following the below steps…

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Author: Alex Delaney Winter brings dull skies and a duller landscape. But you can brighten your yard in just a few easy steps. By utilizing the instructions below, you will not only add Winter color, but you will also have a nice, colorful head start on a beautiful Spring!  These steps can be used for…

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Author: Alex Delaney As the pandemic drags on and many of us are confined to our homes, gardening is becoming as popular as it was during WWII. Gardens allow you to create balance in your life. They are great stress relievers. And not only do you get physical exercise, but the focus required also helps…

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Financial Options

Author: Alex Delaney  At Compass Property Management, we are staying on top of our rent rolls. We are following up with all delinquent tenants, offering them empathy, support, resources and options. We are allowing weekly payments, if necessary, for those reliant on unemployment checks. We suspended late fees for April and May and we are…

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FInancial Tips

Author: Alex Delaney You are not alone. The Covid-19 pandemic has rocked our world to the core. But you don’t have to wait for everything to fall apart. There are steps you can take to keep your credit in good shape, or at least keep it from bottoming out. 1) Determine your budget. We are…

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Author: Alex Delaney In 2019,  the economy was surging, but experts were starting to predict a slowdown. We took their advice and streamlined our company allowing us to focus on what we do best, the management of rental properties. We believed this move would allow us to tighten our belts and navigate a potentially shrinking…

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Author: Alex Delaney There is a lot of information out there regarding the Covid-19 virus. We want you to be safe, so we have reviewed Red Cross, CDC, Johns Hopkins and other websites to bring you the most up to date information in an easily reviewed format. This is a new disease and we are…

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Author: Alex Delaney Section 8 has a bad reputation. While not all Section 8 tenants are problematic, there are enough horror stories to keep landlords from considering this program, especially those with personal experience. Landlords, who have pulled out of the system long ago, cite problems getting the tenant’s portion of rent, overzealous inspectors with…

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Author: Alex Delaney In this time of social distancing, vacation plans have been put on hold creating a devastating financial setback for short-term vacation rental owners. There is a lot of concern that the current pandemic situation will not resolve until a vaccine is available, which is currently projected to be a year to a…

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