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Weatherproof Your Home

We have been in the middle of the rainy season for a couple of months now, so if you haven’t weatherproofed your home yet, now is the time to get it done! July can still bring strong storms, and if your home isn’t properly prepared, unexpected damage can happen. Here are a few tips to…

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Staging Your Rental Home

A large part of getting your property rented comes down to having good showings. Your home needs to be inviting to prospective tenants, so we have compiled a few suggestions to make your rental property “stand out”: Clear out the clutter! People are easily distracted by your mess. Get it out of there! Furniture can…

Maintenance Issues to Catch Early

Being an attentive tenant will score you brownie points with your landlord, and can even benefit you directly as well.  If you notice something that needs fixed or an issue that needs addressed, you should report it to your landlord as soon as possible.  Doing so will save the home owner money, and you headaches.…

3412 Chimney Rock Rd. (Occupied, Not Available)

Occupied, Not Available Rent: $1,475 Unit: Single Family Dwelling Year built: 1972 (LOTS of Updates) Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Garage: 2 vehicle garage Sqft.: 1970 sqft Interior Amenities: Single family dwelling with LOTS of updates for rent located in West Manhattan, KS. Short drive to Ft. Riley, KS. Located a quarter of a mile away from Amanda Arnold Elementary School and 3 blocks from Cico Park. Newly updated kitchen…

Finding the Perfect Rental

Prime rental season is upon us!  Have you found a place to live yet? Are you struggling to find what you’re looking for?  What considerations are you making in your decision to find the best rental ? Finding and choosing the perfect rental for you and/or your family is a difficult choice.  There are many…

133 E. Butterfield Rd., Manhattan, KS

No available Monthly Rent: $1,200 Unit: Single family home Year built: 2006 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Garage: Attached, 2 car garage with openers Sqft: 1,536 Washer/Dryer Included Interior Amenities: Single Family Dwelling for rent  located on East side of Manhattan, KS. Open floor plan! Kitchen has all white appliances included. Kitchen has breakfast bar. Dining room directly off of kitchen with room for…

1317 Houston St., Manhattan, KS 66502

AVAILABLE MARCH 1 Monthly Rent: $950 Utilities included in price (gas, electric, water/sewer, trash) Unit: Main floor Apartment Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 Garage: Detached, 2 car garage Washer/Dryer Included Sqft: Approx. 1,000 Interior Amenities: Main floor apartment for rent  located in Central Manhattan, KS. Kitchen includes fridge stove/oven. dishwasher and garbage disposal. Formal Dining room directly off of kitchen. …

109 Hackberry Ave. Manhattan, KS

AVAILABLE JULY 6 Monthly Rent: $1,300 Unit: Single family home Year built: 2006 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Garage: Attached, 2 car garage with openers Sqft: 1,652    Interior Amenities: Single Family Dwelling for rent  located on East side of Manhattan, KS. Open floor plan! Kitchen has all stainless steel appliances included. Kitchen has breakfast bar. Dining room directly off of kitchen. …

Don’t be a fool, keep cool!

Everyone got a taste of summer this past week and weekend.  The humidity alone made the temperature feel uncomfortable.  As most people have likely turned on their A/C, you will have the pleasant surprise of seeing your energy bills jump next month.  There are other ways to help cool down your home besides your A/C…

1117 Colorado St., Manhattan, KS (Occupied)

Occupied, Available at a later date Rent: $950.00 Unit: Single Family Dwelling Year built: 1940 (Updates throughout) Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1     Interior Amenities: Single family dwelling for rent located in Manhattan, KS. Quick drive to Fort Riley. Open kitchen includes updated appliances. Kitchen includes a pantry for extra storage. Decent sized formal dining room directly off…

Prevent Sewer Back-Ups

We would like to pass on some advice on how to prevent sewer back-ups. It’s not that we are extremely fond of discussing such disgusting topics but “it happens” and it can be difficult to clean up. Typically, we are talking about more interesting facts, and rarely ever think about “sewer back-up”… until it happens…

634 Seitz Court, Junction City, KS (Unavailable)

Unavailable  Rent: $1,450 Unit: Town Home Year built: 2006 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2 3/4 Garage: 2 car garage with openers Sqft.: 1,910 sqft   Interior Amenities: Newer Townhome for rent located in Junction City, KS. The tiled kitchen has beautiful hardwood cabinets with plenty of new counter space. Kitchen features a pantry for storage and appliances included are oven/range, dishwasher,…

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Servicing Your Lawn Mower

It’s mowing season again!  If you mow your own yard with a push type or self-propelled mower, you need to service it at least once a year. Here’s how: Four-Stroke Engines.  If you have a mower that has a four-stroke engine, the oil will need changed.  Read your owners manual to determine the type of…

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How much rent can you afford?

You know how much money you have every month, but do you know how much rent you can afford? “How hard could that be to figure out?”, you might ask. Possibly more difficult than you think.  Renting a home can have extra costs, which you may not consider beforehand. Here are a few costs you…

Your Home’s “Command Center”

Creating an organized and functional entry for your home is extremely helpful for keeping your busy family organized. Not all of us have a “mudroom” for shoes, coats, paper piles, etc. Creating a “command center” in your entry that your whole family relies on for staying organized is the perfect solution. A “command center” looks different in…

1319 Houston St., Manhattan, KS (Occupied, Not Available)

Occupied, Not Available Rent and Utilities: $725 Unit: Basement Apartment LOTS of Updates!! Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1 On street parking Sqft.: Approx. 800 sqft   Interior Amenities: Located one block east of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, this basement unit for rent has a lot to offer! ALL Utilities Included!! Kitchen includes fridge, stove/oven, and dishwasher. Dining room is spacious and has plenty of room…

Be a Good Neighbor

Being a good neighbor can not only have advantages, but is the right thing to do.  What kind of advantages?  If you’re friendly and respectful of your neighbors, they are exponentially more likely to do you small favors, such as shutting your sprinklers off, watching your pet for a few hours, or even blowing the…

Properly cleaning your bathroom

A blog post about cleaning your bathroom?  How hard could it be to clean a bathroom?  The answer is, not that hard.  However, if you’re getting ready to move out of your rental, it’s important that you don’t forget to clean anything, otherwise you may lose some of your deposit money.  Here’s our tips to…

Living Successfully with Roommates

When you’re getting ready to sign your lease, you better make sure that you understand how to live with your roommates successfully.  Sometimes you’re able to pick your roommates, and sometimes your not.  Whoever you may be living with, here are a few tips to help you live in harmony: Successfully live with a roommate…

Moving Day – Are You Ready?

Have you ever moved and realized you left something important behind, forgot to do something important or realized you moved unnecessary items?  Moving is one of the worst tasks to do; it it frustrating and time consuming.  Here are a few things to remember when you’re moving, to help make your move go smoothly! Sort…

Severe Weather Home Safety

Spring is here, it’s getting warmer, and all of us Kansans know what that means; severe weather season is coming. With a chance for storms this weekend and early next week, we wanted to remind you to start thinking about your severe weather action plan for your family. Sometimes when you see severe weather or…

3321 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS 66503

AVAILABLE JUNE 1 Rent: $1,650 NEW PICTURES SHOWING UPDATES Unit: Single Family Dwelling Year built: 1977 (LOTS of Updates) Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 Pet friendly: Yes Yard: Fenced Garage: 2 vehicle garage with 1 opener Sqft.: 2,222 sqft Interior Amenities: Single family home with LOTS of updates for rent located in West Manhattan, KS. Short drive to Ft. Riley, KS. Amanda Arnold Elementary School and walking…

423 Bluemont Ave, Manhattan, KS

AVAILABLE NOW Rent: $975.00 Unit: Duplex Year built: 1998 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Garage: 1 vehicle garage with openers Sqft.: 1,150 sqft   Interior Amenities: Duplex for rent located in Manhattan, KS.  Closely located to newly developed shopping.  Eat-in kitchen has a lot of cabinets and decent counter-tops with refrigerator, stove/oven, dishwasher and garbage disposal included.  Living room is spacious! Decent sized…

405 W Redbud Rd., Westmoreland, KS 66549 (Occupied, Not Available)

OCCUPIED, NOT AVAILABLE Rent: $1,400 Unit: Single Family Dwelling Year built: 1996 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3 Garage: 2 vehicle garage with openers Sqft.: 2,320 sqft   Interior Amenities: Single family dwelling for rent located in Westmoreland, KS.  Open floor plan. Kitchen has nice cabinets and counter-tops with all appliances included. Dining room directly off of kitchen. Living room has…

Staging Your Rental Property

No, staging a home is not just for selling a home.  The difference between a staged rental home and a non-staged rental home could mean the difference between renting your home right away or it sitting on the market for 2 months.  Remember, your home going unrented is costing you  a lot of money! Does…

715 Plum St., Wamego, KS

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1, 2013 Rent: $1,200 Unit: Single Family Home with basement Year built: 1950 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Garage: Attached 1 car garage Sqft: 1,705 Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located in Wamego, KS!  Kitchen includes fridge, stove/oven, dishwasher and garbage disposal. Kitchen opens up into dining room.  Dining room has plenty of…

825 Locharno Dr., Manhattan, KS, 66503 (Occupied, Not Available)

Occupied, Not Available Rent: $2,100.00 Unit: Single Family Home Year built: 2011 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3 Garage: 3 vehicle garage with openers Sq ft.: Approximately 3,000 sq ft Interior Amenities: BIG executive level home for rent located on westside of Manhattan, KS.  Kitchen has wood custom cabinets, beautiful quartz counter-tops, HUGE 8 foot island, walk in pantry and includes all…

Cleaning Your Stove Tops

We’ve all done it;  splattering spaghetti sauce, spilling eggs or burning cheese onto the stove top. Whatever kind of mess you have made on your stovetop, it can be a real pain to clean it off.  Here’s a trick that we’ve read about for cleaning your stovetop easily, so that it shines like new. First,…

1312 Yuma St., Manhattan, KS (Occupied, Not Available)

Occupied, Not Available Rent: $900.00 Unit: Single Family Home (unfinished basement) Year built: 1972 Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 Off Street parking: Driveway Sqft.: 900 sqft (unfinished basement)   Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located in Manhattan, KS.  Eat-in kitchen has wood cabinets. Kitchen includes refrigerator, gas stove/oven and garbage disposal. Living room is spacious with built in shelfs. Both bedrooms are…

3900 Snowy Reach, Manhattan, KS (Occupied)

Occupied Rent: $2,200.00 Unit: Single Family Home Year built: 1992 Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 4 Garage: 2 car garage with openers Sqft.: 5,030 sqft Interior Amenities: Very large executive level home for rent located on west-side of Manhattan, KS.  Eat-in kitchen has wood cabinets and laminate counter-tops with all stainless steel appliances included. The formal dining room is…

Long Time Truths

The property management business can be extremely stressful at times.  For each interaction, there are two sides to please, the property owners and the tenants.  At Advanced Property Management we try to do our best to make both parties happy by using some simple life truths and being honest; in short, we try to be…

Rent or Buy?

Planning on moving into a different home?  Is it in your best interest to rent or buy a home? There are several factors to consider when you are debating whether to rent or buy a home.  For starters, home loans are at extremely low interest rates right now!  On the other hand, what does your…

105 N. Garfield, Junction City, KS

AVAILABLE NOW Current Rent: $1,000.00 Unit: Single family home Year built: 1955 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1 Garage: 1 vehicle garage with opener Sqft: 936 Interior Amenities: Well maintained single family home for rent on a large lot in Junction City, KS. Kitchen has high end cabinets! Refrigerator, stove and dishwasher included. Cute Living room. The three bedrooms are decent size.…

What’s in Your Refrigerator?

Is your refrigerator organized and cleaned out?  If not, you could be wasting money!  If your refrigerator is unorganized, you may not realize items that you still have, and buy duplicates.  You are also less likely to eat leftovers if they are not easily accessible, which could save you an entire meal! To make your…

719 Gillespie, Manhattan, KS

Occupied Monthly Rent: $1,600.00 Unit: Single family home with basement in Stagg Hill Year built: 1987 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Garage: Attached 2 car garage with openers Pet friendly Washer/Dryer hook ups. Sqft: 2096 Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located on West side of Manhattan, KS. Short drive to Fort Riley! Updated Kitchen with Granite Counter tops.  All updated…

Top News Stories of 2012

2012 was both exciting and tragic. Here is a look at USA Today’s top stories of 2012 according to a vote; http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2012/12/20/year-top-news/1783303/. Among the top stories of 2012 were school shootings, the Presidential election, and the Penn State University debacle. One story we thought was left out was the Red Bull Stratos project, where a…

Organize Your Home Office

Whether you work from home or are a student, a key to getting things done is have an organized home office.  You know the old saying “a cluttered desk leads to a cluttered mind”!  So what are the secrets for keeping your home office organized and efficient? According to HGTV’s website, there are 5 things…

Be a Better Recycler

80% of everything American’s use is recyclable, yet we only recycle around 28% of it!  If Americans recycled just 10% of the paper we use, we could save an average of 25 million trees a year! The question is, are you doing your part in helping the U.S. become greener?  If you don’t currently recycle,…

Up in Smoke!

If you’re like most people, you probably have your TV, DVD or Blu Ray player, Internet Modem and Router and other electronics all plugged into the same place.  The value of your electronics could be upwards of $2500!  If all of your electronics were ruined because of a lightning strike, power surge or power outage,…

It’s Time to Light Up!

Are you lighting up your home with Christmas lights this holiday season?  Millions of people decorate their homes and Christmas trees with lights each year, but most people don’t spend the time planning their lighting displays. If you do spend the time planning out your Christmas light displays, you can save time, MONEY and even…

148 S. Dartmouth Dr., Manhattan, KS (Occupied, Not Available)

Occupied, Not Available Monthly Rent: $1,800.00 Unit: Single family home with basement Year built: 1969/Remodeled in 2012 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3 Garage: Attached 2 car garage with opener Sqft: 3950 sqft Interior Amenities: Executive Level. Beautiful single family home for rent on West side of Manhattan, KS. Kitchen includes all stainless steal appliances, soft closing cabinets and extended counter…

100 Ways to Save Money

Do you sometimes wonder if you’ll have enough money to pay rent and utilities?  Do you ever see something you really want or NEED, and just don’t have the money to pay for it?  Maybe you are doing just fine, but would like to retire as soon as possible? One thing is certain, for every…

1413 Westwood Blvd., Junction City, KS

Occupied Monthly Rent: $925.00 Unit: Single family home Year built: 2005 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Parking: 2 off street parking spaces Sq ft: 1368 www.rentadvanced.com Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent in Junction City, KS. Near Fort Riley! Eat-in kitchen includes white Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal. Large Master Suite has master bath and closet! Ceiling…

2314 Wildwood Lane, Manhattan, KS 66502

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1ST Monthly Rent: $850.00 Unit: Main floor apartment Year built: 1958 Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 Parking: Driveway Sqft: 1,130 sqft Interior Amenities: Main floor apartment for rent in central Manhattan, KS. Kitchen includes Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal. Living room has plenty of room for your furniture! Good sized Master Bedroom and other bedroom. Newly remodeled…

Who needs renters insurance - Homes for rent in Manhattan, KS

Do you need renters insurance?

Who needs renters insurance?  We found an article from MSN Money that talks about who should have renters insurance. In short, the article talks about how anyone that rents should have renters insurance.  In most leases, personal belongings are not covered  in the case of fires, floods and other losses of personal property.  If your…

LinkedIn – Building a Network

A powerful tool for connecting with clients and potential clients is LinkedIn. We use LinkedIn at Advanced Property Management to justify our quality of service, by getting endorsements and recommendations from our home owners and tenants. We found this great article that explains how to build your network of people on LinkedIn. Building your professional…

1201 Frontier Ln., Manhattan, KS 66503

AVAILABLE JULY 1 Rent: $1,325.00 Unit: Single Family Home with finished basement Year built: 1978 Bedrooms: 3 (Bonus rooms in basement) Baths: 3 Garage: Attached 1 car garage Sqft: 2464 sqft Washer/Dryer hook-ups Pets are not allowed Amanda Arnold Elementary School District. Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located on west side of Manhattan, KS! Located near Amanda…

2002 Tanager Ct., Junction City, KS

Available December 26th! Rent: $1,050.00 $150.00 off 1st. Full months Rent Single Family Duplex Year built: 2007 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 Washer/dryer: hook-ups Pets Allowed: Yes Garage: 1 Car Sqft: Approximately 1,300 sqft Interior Amenities: Single family duplex for rent located in Junction City, KS! Kitchen is equipped with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and…

2608 Kirkwood Dr., Manhattan, KS

AVAILABLE NOW!!! Rent: $1,350.00 Unit: Single Family Home with basement Year built: 1993 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Garage: Attached 2 car garage Sqft: Approximately 1,700 sqft (including basement) Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located on east side of Manhattan, KS! Located near Eisenhower Middle School! Kitchen includes fridge, dishwasher, garbage disposal and oven/stove. Kitchen opens up into dining…

2413 Galloway Dr., Manhattan, KS

No Longer Managed **Short term lease options available** **Water/Sewer and Trash paid** Rent: $1,195.00 Unit: Single Family Home Year built: 1974 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2 Parking- Drive way Sqft: 1,540 Pets allowed: Yes Washer/Dryer included Interior Amenities: Single family home for rent located in Manhattan, KS! Located directly behind Northview elementary! Kitchen includes fridge, dishwasher and oven/stove.…