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When Should a Landlord Hire a Property Management Company?
September 06, 2017

One of the biggest decisions you'll make as a landlord is whether you should hire a property management company. Many landlords manage properties on their own or with the help of a direct employee. But sometimes landlords need more help, and that's when a property management company might make sense.

Property management companies can be a huge asset to your business and are usually well worth the cost which is typically about 10% of the monthly rent.  Carefully review the factors discussed below to determine if hiring a property management company is the right move for your business.

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The Home Store is hiring !!!
December 05, 2016

The Home Store is hiring !!!

We are looking for a Property Manager to oversee multi-family properties (apartments) located in the exciting Midtown and New Center areas of Detroit. Join our team and enjoy our small business atmosphere, family culture, where everyone plays a major role, has an equal voice, and has opportunities for growth. Our main office is located on Woodward in Ferndale. Please email Brad Cohen (Owner) at bcohen@thehomestoresite.com if interested. Thank you!!

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Reminder - Brad Cohen, owner of The Home Store, will be featured this Sunday (December 13, 2015) on the television show called "Start Up" on PBS World Channel at 1:30 pm
December 11, 2015

Reminder - Brad Cohen, owner of The Home Store, will be featured this Sunday (December 13, 2015) on the television show called "Start Up" on PBS World Channel at 1:30 pm. Locally in metro Detroit the channel is known as network WVTS2. Please see photo as I have it set to record on Comcast channel #287 (may be a different number for you). Thanks!!

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The Home Store to be featured on Start-Up television show on PBS airing December 13th, 2015
December 02, 2015

Brad Cohen, owner of The Home Store, will be featured next Sunday on an episode of the PBS television show called "Start-Up" airing Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 1:30 pm on the PBS World Channel (i.e. Comcast channel #258).  The Home Store is a real estate investment and property management company that started from scratch in 2007-2008 as the housing foreclosure crisis began to take its toll on the economy and the nation.

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ATTENTION: RESIDENTS OF THE HOME STORE.....Are you thinking about BUYING a home?
November 16, 2015

Although we may have helped you RENT your current home, did you know your leasing agent from The Home Store is also an expert in helping people BUY homes?  That's right....both Patti Brown and Sandra McGee are also purchase experts, and they both have many years of experience helping buyers, and that's why they are on our team !!!

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The Home Store is hiring.....Maintenance Technician / Handyman needed!!
November 09, 2015

The Home Store has a full time salaried position available for an individual looking to join a growing, entrepreneurial company that puts people and good character before anything else.  Please continue to read the job summary.... 

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Renting to Pet Owners - A Smart Investment Strategy? by Bradley Cohen, owner of The Home Store
November 04, 2015

Our experience at The Home Store indicates that renting to pet owners is definitely a smart investment strategy.  Here are 8 reasons why.....

1)      Lower vacancy rates…..65% of people have pets according to the Human Society per their 2015-16 Survey.  This is the majority of your market and audience when renting a property.


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Hazel Park continues its hipness surge!
October 15, 2015

Hazel Park continues to be a great place to invest in rental homes!!

.........With heavy beards, wearing leather boots and black shirts with skulls on Monday as they prepared for Saturday's opening, the affable entrepreneurs explained their passion for fermenting, especially mead.

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