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5 Rules Every Investors Should Follow When Purchasing an Occupied Investment Property

Investing in real estate can be very exciting and challenging at the same time.  It is a business that has huge highs and lows. It can be thrilling, but it can also be difficult to navigate.  This emotional roller coaster often takes you down paths that you could have never anticipated. Riding out the [...]

By |2019-03-08T19:21:18+00:00March 8th, 2019|

Tenant Tips for Fall Maintenance & Home Care

Tenant Tips for Fall Maintenance & Home Care Check out this great informational brochure on what you as a tenant can do to help prevent issues in your home!  Remember, all tenant that are living in single-family homes are required to maintain the property!  Here are some great tips on how to prepare for winter!   [...]

By |2018-10-23T13:32:04+00:00September 7th, 2018|

Fall/Spring Service Inspections

Fall/Spring Service Inspections Every year we offer investors the option to complete basic yearly preventative maintenance.  This is a program that owners/investors need to opt-out of if they do not wish to participate. We call this the Fall/Spring Clean & Check. This preventative measure checks that HVAC & mechanical systems are operating within acceptable capacity. [...]

By |2018-10-23T13:38:31+00:00September 7th, 2018|

Standardized Make-Ready Costs

Standardized Make-Ready Costs VPM, in an effort to streamline the make-ready process, has decided to start using standardized pricing for the most common make-ready costs.  The document below is an outline of these costs, these costs are non-negotiable. We understand that turning a property after a tenant moves out can be one of the [...]

By |2019-02-26T01:34:19+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Owner Responsibilities – Utilities

As we receive vacate notices from tenants we are finding there are a number of properties that do not have utilities (gas, water, electric) set up as "Revert to Owner".  Not having a revert to owner in place can cause issues with completing the make ready while the property is vacant in addition to other costly [...]

By |2018-10-23T13:47:08+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Emergency Maintenance Policy

What is a maintenance emergency? If there is a fire, stop reading and call 911 immediately! If you are unsure whether you are experiencing an event necessitating a call to our maintenance emergency line, refer to the examples below for guidance. At Voepel Property Management, we define a ‘Maintenance Emergency’ as a malfunction of property that may [...]

By |2019-01-15T14:48:25+00:00January 4th, 2018|

The 5 Best Kansas City Light Displays

The holidays are upon us and that means family, friends, dinners and of course the decorations! Our city goes all out when it comes to the lights and there are 5 places you need to go and check out this season! 1. Christmas in the Park Longview Lake Campground Nov. 25 to Dec. 31    [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:01:46+00:00November 25th, 2015|

The Best Thanksgiving Desserts

You read that right, the best desserts we can come up with all on one blog! These will leave your guests begging for more and recipes for each. So heat up that oven and get prepared for some delicious-ness! 1. Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler via laurenslatest.com Yes this does exist and yes you can make it. This [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:04:14+00:00November 18th, 2015|

Ten Things to do to get Your Home Ready for Guests this Holiday

The holidays are upon us and with that comes fun, food and family. It also comes with chaos, burnt turkeys and petty arguments over where to go for your family outings. One thing to do is get your home prepared for the fun filled chaos by cleaning, organizing and especially making your guests feel welcomed. These [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:06:08+00:00November 11th, 2015|

Winterize Your Home

Winter is coming and that means trouble for your heating bill. Many problems can happen when the temperature reaches below the dreaded 32 degrees, but there are ways to save you and your wallet from suffering in the cold. These ten tips will make your home feel warmer, save energy and even some money. 1. [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:07:48+00:00November 6th, 2015|