Loosing your rental property keys is costly and stressful. Whether you have one or one hundred rental units, key organization is important. Landlording don’t have to be stressful if your prepared. But which is the best landlord key organizer for you?
Wall mounted key organizers
If you stay in your office most of the time they make a key box that hangs on the wall. It’s a good solution and if your worried about someone stealing your keys they make all sorts of lockable key boxes. Here is one of the most common key organizers I see landlords and real estate agents using. You can purchase boxes that holds anywhere from 40 keys to more than 200 keys. Learn more here on Amazon
Digital Key Organizer
Another type of fixed key boxes are ones that have a digital security code. These boxes are a bit more pricey, but it does come with the benefit of not loosing your key. It is also a good solution when you have more than one person that may need access to your key box. You can buy the digital key organizers that holds 40 or more keys. Learn more here on Amazon.
Best Portable Landlord Key Organizer
If your like me, you like storing your keys in your vehicle so you always have access to your rental property no matter where you are.
Imagine, your away from your office and a tenant calls and they have locked themselves out of their home. It might be well out of your way to go back to your office, pick up a key, then drive to the rental property. Or another scenario that’s happened to me many times, I get to a rental property to do a repair and I don’t have a key … what a headache! The solution is a portable key organizer.
Stop rifling through your messy key entanglement and get a portable key holder. They have portable key binders that holds quiet a few keys and fits neatly under most vehicle seats. Here is an example made by SteelMaster of a portable binder that holds up to 48 keys and measures approx 12″ X 9″ X 1 3/8″. Read more about the best portable key case here. This key case can be found on Amazon. Buy Now
A more durable portable option
They have a more durable portable key box that is made of steel and also holds 48 keys (left). Comes complete with 48 key tags. The measurements are approx 10″ X 9″ X 3 1/2″ and weighs about 3 1/2 pounds.
Personally I like the portable steel box because it will last forever and will still fit under most vehicle seats or in your trunk if you drive a car. I also like the key tags a bit better. If your more concerned with the weight of the key holder, the vinyl binder by SteelMaster would be better. But I think either one of these portable key organizers would work just fine for your needs. See price and availability Click here
An Organized Landlord is a Happy Landlord
Landlording is stressful enough without having to worry about having access to your rental property when you need it. Organize the mess and relieve the stress of landlording. Get a landlord key organizer that fits your needs with enough room to grow.
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