Easiest Home Search on your Smart Phone!

The easiest way to search homes directly from the MLS from your smartphone!  You can see my available listings as well as a location feature that will allow your smartphone to access your GPS and see what is available around you, no matter where you are.  This is a very simple tool you can save on your phone homepage and access without any hassle.  

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This tool allows anyone to simply save this on their home screen and search the most accurate listings in the First Coast area.  Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com and other third-party sites are just not as accurate as our local MLS.   This is a hassle-free way to keep up to date with the market while always keeping mattysells.com in mind.  If you have any questions on this app or anything concerning the real estate market please feel free to contact me at 904-574-1958 or matthew.miller@era.com

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How Much Does it Cost to Rent My Home? Property Management 101.

How much money is it going to cost you to rent your home? The answer is simple and it varies widely.  I have heard of everything to paying the leasing fee upfront, which is often 50% of the monthly rent, to a $300 administration fee, to NOTHING.  Every Property Management company has their own policy […]

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How much does a pet fee cost?

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A quick summary of why landlords charge tenants for pets.

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Maintenance habits made easy, for the long term.

Maintenance Costs Money, So does being a landlord.

In a changing market, owners of investment properties think their investment automatically becomes more valuable.   Not entirely true.  Rent is not the only thing rising here, so is the quality of living.  In any market, rising rents is a good sign for investors, not good for tenants.  This is a cat and mouse game […]

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Help us Grow our Business and put Money back in your Pocket.

Please contact Matt at 904-786-3456 or email matthew.miller@era.com for more information on this new program.  Lets save you some money and work for each other!

ERA Heavener Realty Property Management and 904rents.com has been working on a new referral business for our current clients.  As most of you know there is nothing stronger than a recommendation from a friend in the service industry.  We all ask our friends or co-workers who is best dentist in town?  What mechanic is the […]

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Big Ticket Repairs and the Cost Invovled

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Avoiding the “Oh crap!” Moment Did you ever get a call from your plumber, roofer, electrician, tenant and think to yourself  “that’s going to cost a ton, I don’t have the money for that right now!”    Everyone has gotten that call or recommendation on a bill from their service guys.  Whether you are a landlord […]

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Repairs and Rental Property

If you are an experienced landlord you know this can be a touchy subject, but here are a few tips that will help.   83.51 Landlord’s obligation to maintain premises.— (1) The landlord at all times during the tenancy shall: (a) Comply with the requirements of applicable building, housing, and health codes; or (b) Where there are no applicable […]

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Finding Rental Property in Jacksonville, FL

How soon should I start looking for a rental property and what will I need to know? This week’s topic is one that we wonder about and it really doesn’t have a definitive answer.  How soon should I start to look for my rental property?  What will I need to know to be totally prepared? […]

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Home Inspections, pictures are worth a thousand words.

This is an example of the PDF document that my software would create.

This is Matt Miller with ERA Heavener Realty and 904rents.com back for my second topic on this blog that doesn’t have a name.  I am a property manager here in Jacksonville, Florida and we are talking home inspections today!  These are the single biggest thing that could save an owner and tenant from a knock […]

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How do I price my rental property?

Every new homeowner who suddenly becomes an investor may wonder what they could rent their property for.  This is not an easy question to answer for property managers and may not be an easy answer to hear if you’re an owner.  I am a property manager in Jacksonville, Florida and every market is different and […]

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