Property Owner Handbook

Terms of Service, Expectations, Policies and Procedures explaining why we do what we do, and what you as our valued client should expect

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Written by Adam Willis, Lauren Beck, and Mark Cropper

What Is The Leasing Fee?

Sometimes called New Tenant Placement Fee, The Leasing Fee is charged each time Nestwell places a new tenant.
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Update on Zillow Rental Listings

Zillow, Trulia, Hotpads, Advertising, Marketing
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Who Should I Use For Homeowner's Insurance?

When looking for a landlord's policy, homeowner insurance, or any other type of insurance product here is who we recommend.
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Earthquake Insurance. Should I have it?

Here is some additional insight into earthquake insurance in order to cover your property from a major earthquake.
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Property Tax Increasing in Utah

How to qualify for discount on my property taxes?
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COVID-19: How to Find out If Your Mortgage Is Federally Backed.

If you don’t know who owns your mortgage, call your company you pay your mortgage AND look it up online.
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COVID-19: Dealing with Renters Who Haven’t Paid in a COVID-19 World

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COVID-19: Is It Okay If I Skip My Mortgage Payment for a Few Months?

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Owner's Guide to Vacating Tenants and Finding Great New Tenants

Tenant gives notice. Move out. notice to vacate. end of lease. new tenants
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How Utility Bills Are Handled

Part of Nestwell's service to handling the utilities. We collect the invoices, pay them on behalf of the owner and collect from the tenants.
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Owner's Guide to Tenant Applications

Tenant screening. Owner input. Choosing/selecting tenants.
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Meet Your Nestwell Team

Meet Your Nestwell Team for Residents
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A Virtual Tour of the Life Expectancy of Items in Your Rental Property

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Maintenance Coordination Fee

Starting January 1, 2020 Nestwell will charge a $20 Maintenance Coordination Fee (MCF) on each work order when a vendor is dispatched.
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Pet Damage Protection Program

At not cost to the Owner, the Pet Damage Protection Program (PDPP) covers you up to $3,000 of damage caused by an approved pet.
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Get Your Home Rented!

Here are six options to help rent your home faster. By following one or all of these options you home will rent faster and reduce your costs
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Is it better to rent my home long-term or do a nightly rental?

Nestwell breaks down the true costs, benefits, and income between doing a nightly rental and longer lease terms.
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Do you manage vacation and short-term rentals?

Vacation rentals, airbnb, and other short-term rentals are not our forte. However, we can still be a resource to help you.
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When do I receive the rental proceeds?

Rental proceeds, sometimes called Owner Draws are processed quickly.
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Owner's Personal Property

Information regarding Owner's that leave personal property at the rental property.
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Utility & Maintenance Reduction Program Announcement

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Landlord's Insurance Policy

Having the proper insurance coverage is important. Make sure you speak with a insurance agent that is well versed in a Landlord's Policies.
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The Scope of Property Management

What is not included in your services.
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Cost to Rekey

Rekeying home and installing smartlocks.
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Property Standards

Minimum Property Standards help homeowners and investors to create a better experience for tenants.
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Ideal Time to Rent Out Your Home

Renting out your home has quite a few factors and in Salt Lake City there is definitely a season to renting or selling your home.
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Should You Put Your Rental Properties in an LLC?

Reducing your liability as a real estate investor is always a good idea. But is the answer and LLC? Answer: Maybe.
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Your Team of Experts

We believe that certain people have natural abilities to excel in certain aspects. Each person below has honed their craft is an expert.
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CDA Properties is now Nestwell

We’ve changed our name. And a few other things.
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What is considered normal wear and tear?

Outline of what can be charged to a tenant who is vacating. These items are often deducted from the tenants security deposit.
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Rent Protection Program

For homeowners who would like additional peace of mind and security.
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Eviction Shield Program

Eviction Shield is a service that protects you from additional costs when a tenant is forcible removed from a property aka evicted.
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Lease Renewal Process For Owners

What happens when the lease on a property you own is up for renewal.
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Why do you advertise my rent with odd end pricing?

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How Do I Make An Owner Contribution

Owners need to make contributions to pay for the remodel or another large expense. Here is how you can make a contribution.
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How To Login To Your Owner Portal

Your Owner Portal is a great place to review statement, maintenance, and make owner contributions.
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Asset Protection Program For Owners

Transfer resident risk and protect your asset with the Property Damage Liability Waiver (PDLW)
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Mission, Vision and Values

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What You Can Expect from Nestwell

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Communication with Homeowners

Owner communication. How do you contact me?
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