As real estate investors we are constantly looking for how we may better maximize the return on our investment. At Frank Moore & Company, LLC we examined the various aspects involved managing rental property and have identified the vacancy rate as a leading indicator of an investment's performance. Vacancy, with its accompanying expenses, may be the single most critical event that compromises the annual return on a rental property. Keeping good tenants in place for longer periods of time will undoubtedly increase the performance of that investment! To serve our investment community we would like to share three key areas that affect your tenant retention.