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Should I hire a property management firm?

Yes,There are many reasons you may need one, such as: ·          You don't live in the same city as your property. ·                    You are a busy professional, and don't have the time to constantly keep calling brokers to remind them of your property, or keep showing your property to potential tenants. ·                    You don't have the time or inclination to deal with all small issues that your tenants keep bothering you with.  ·                    You just can't find good tenants, who will maintain your property well and pay your rent on time! So, how does a Nimmadhi Property Management firm help? To start with it takes the responsibility off your shoulders. The company is now responsible for finding a good tenant, and keeping the property tenanted for as long as possible. Now, why is a property management company able to do this more effectively than you? Few reasons: ·          Nimmadhi property management have the netwo

10 Easy Ways to Save on Energy at Home

Want to cut energy cost at home? follow these simple tips: 1. Minimize Phantom Loads The term “phantom load” refers to the energy that an appliance or electronic device consumes when it is not actually turned on. According to the  U.S. Department of Energy  (DOE), “In the average home, 75 percent of the electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while the products are turned off.” A report from the University of California Berkeley says that phantom loads account for about 6 percent of all national residential electricity consumption. You can eliminate phantom loads by unplugging appliances and electronics when you are not using them, or by plugging them into a power strip, and turning the strip off when they are not in use. For more information, see  Save Energy, Eliminate Phantom Loads . 2. Use More Energy-efficient Appliances If you are shopping for new appliances, make sure to look for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star label before making