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Investment Property Basics

 Interested in stability? How about tax benefits, passive income, appreciation? Does this sound fabulous? Investment properties can be a great way to pad your way to retirement. Not all rental properties are the same. To get the best bang for your buck, there are FIVE key steps to follow.   Location! Location! Location! &nd...

HOUSING MARKET IS HOT!

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Market Mania!!Picture this: House goes on the market. Showings one weekend only. The following Monday, there are 21 offers- most are tens of thousands of dollars over asking price. No appraisal contingencies, short close times and solid financing encompass all the offers. This is the market right now. Low interest rates, a compressed...

Rental Assistance For Tenants and Landlords

The bad news is that the CDC has extended the eviction moratorium until June 30, 2021. The great news is that counties in PA have emergency rent and utility assistance programs as part of the stimulus bill. Philadelphia Phase IV is here! This time Landlords are able to apply for rental assistance on behalf of their tenants. The ...

Do You Need Money for Your Next Real Estate Investment – An Introduction to Firstrust Bank and the...

Del Val Property Management is please to host a 90 Minute online webinar where you will learn all about real estate investor loan programs and how to get money for your next real estate deal.Firstrust Bank will have several of their real estate lenders on the webinar to discuss how they see the real estate investing market now and, i...

Release The Flush

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Corona has changed many of our buying habits and that includes tenants. Flushable wipes have been a huge selling point and because the term "flushable" is used- tenants and owners alike have been flushing these and causing major issues. No product other than toilet paper should be flushed. Wipes remain intact, TP dissolves....

It’s A Virtual World Out There

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With the explosion of social distancing, real estate took a more drastic turn towards automated showings. Virtual showings have grown throughout the year and it is no surprise that 100% of people looking for real estate start online. According to a study done by the National Association of Realtors, real estate related searches on Go...

It's In The Lease

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A great lease can keep an owner and tenant out of court and trouble. Leases need to be clear and concise on what the responsibilities are for each party. There are several vital items that need to be included in a lease. Tenants names and information. Any occupants including children should be on the lease as well as contact informat...

Getting Tenants To Pay During A Pandemic

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A big part of the property management process is rental collections and with Covid 19 and courts shutting down,  it's been harder than ever to acquire funds from delinquent tenants. Del Val Realty utilizes multiple resources to get tenant balances paid. Phone CallsDel Val Realty has a dedicated employee, Pat who contac...

What Landlords Need to Rent in Philly

The city of brotherly love requires massive amounts of paperwork in order to rent to tenants. If a Landlord does not have the correct paperwork rent paid may have to be returned or past due rent can not be collected. It is of utmost importance that the owner (or property manager) has all files in place that the city requires. What do...

$97 Million Rent Assistance Available for Philadelphia Landlords!!!

Please be aware that that as part of the stimulus plan passed in December $25 billions was set aside for landlords. $97 million has been allocated for Philadelphia and the process to get this money starts in early March. Please watch our short video explaining the program.

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