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Investment and Tax Advisory
Investment analysis Knox proprietary property investment analysis software, coupled with our property wealth advisors, show you how your portfolio can perform, how much wealth you can build, and your projected investment returns.
Work to make your property the right investment profile for your needs Knox works with you to make sure your property portfolio is serving your investment goals. Wealth creation? Cash flow? Tax shelters? Property owners turn to Knox to make their investments work for them, not the other way around.
Maximum tax deductions Deduct every possible penny. No more chasing statements, downloading transaction histories, and searching for receipts.
Every deductible penny in one system Every expense and revenue receipt flows through the Knox platform. You’ll never miss another deduction.
Annual tax filing statements At the end of the year, we’ll send you the paperwork you need to file your taxes easily and on time.
Depreciation calculated for you Reap the tax benefits the most savvy investors have been getting for years. Knox makes it easy.
No need to gather statements and receipts Forget Excel spreadsheets, Quickbooks, folders of statements and receipts, and extra credit cards and bank accounts. Knox handles it all for you.
Itemized expenses reports produced quarterly Stay in the know, without being in the thick of it. At the end of the quarter, Knox will send you a detailed statement that lets you know what happened at your property, what broke, and how much it cost to fix. Sometimes
Costs All of the above are included in the Knox success fee for no additional charge. $0 $500-$1,000
Cash flow management
Automated Rent collection Knox pulls rent on the 1st of each month for each unit. We do not wait for rent checks to arrive in the mail.
Bill payment for 100% of your costs Knox pays your bills for you from your reserve account. All bills are paid on time. Mortgage, taxes, maintenance, insurance – you name it – every expense flows through the Knox platform.
Your own reserve bank account Instead of creating a new bank account on your own, Knox creates a new account within our platform just for you. All revenue (rent) and expenses flow into and out of your account. Sometimes
Reserve bank account management Our software makes sure your account has adequate funds to handle routine maintenance, emergency repairs, and ride out the ebbs and flows of your property’s income and expenses. We automatically deposit profits to your checking account on a quarterly basis.
No comingled funds Each customer has their own bank account within the Knox platform. Your money is never mixed with other customer’s money. Allowing you to know that your assets are accounted for and secure.
Automated quarterly statements At the end of each quarter, Knox will send you a detailed statement so you know what’s gone on at your property, the rent you’ve received and the expenses incurred.
Tenants
24×7 call center for tenant issues Staffed by property experts, when there’s a problem, tenants can reach a live person 24×7 to deal with maintenance issues. Sometimes
Over 200 data points on each property in our database to solve problems remotely saving you money When you sign up your home for the Knox platform, a home inspector will visit your home to collect over 200 points of data on your home. Everything from the year, make, and model of your hot water heater to the type of roof you have. Knox uses this data to plan preventive maintenance and remotely solve tenant issues, saving you money
Unit inspecitons Knox will enter the property on a regular basis to make sure the property is being used according to the lease and treated well by the tenant.
Rent collections Knox makes sure you get paid. If rent cannot be collected automatically, we will contact the tenant and work to make sure your rent is collected.
Evictions In the rare instance when tenants refuse to pay rent, Knox will undertake the process of an eviction according to the local laws where the unit is located. Court filing fees and legal council, if necessary, will be paid for from owner’s reserve account.
Security Deposit Collection & Compliance Knox collects a security deposit from each tenant and stores these funds with a 3rd party. Tenants prefer this as it builds trust. This 3rd party handles security deposit legal compliance and settles disputes with regard to the security deposit for no additional cost.
Renewal Fees Knox never charges a renewal fee. Ever. Never 1 Month’s Rent
Leasing
Market units and field tenant inquiries Knox pulls out all the stops to market your unit to as many prospective tenants as possible. Your property will see maximum exposure.
Professional Photography At no cost to property owners, Knox hires a professional real estate photographer to shoot each unit. Better photos means more tenant interest and better rent.
Showings Knox coordinates and facilitates showings for prospective tenants. If tenants are working with an agent, we’ll gladly coordinate with that agent. Sometimes
Yard Sign Each Knox property, when possible, gets a yard sign to increase exposure and renter interest.
Secure Digital Lockbox Each property gets a secure electronic lock box. This allows Knox to securely create temporary codes that give necessary parties access to your property for showings, repairs, inspeactions, and in case of emergencies.
MLS Marketing Knox puts each listing in the local MLS whenever possible. This gives your listings even more exposure to potential renters.
Legal / Fair Housing practices Knox will always comply with local, state, and federal regulations and do everything we can to make sure your liabilities are minimized. Sometimes Sometimes
National background and credit checks, housing court history When a tenant is interested in renting your unit, Knox will take in a full rental application and run a comprehensive background check including credit, employment history, income verification, criminal background check, and conversations with prior landlords. Sometimes
Leases that protect owners and tenants Knox leases include far more than the standard leases offered by your city or downloaded for free from the internet. They protect owners and tenants alike and make sure all parties are held to the highest standards.
Lease Negotiations If a prospective tenant has lease terms they would like to change, Knox will listen and represent the owner’s best interests while keeping these in balance with the tenant’s needs, wants, and rights. Sometimes
Credit checks Part of our comprehensive background checks, we ensure clients have a history of paying their bills on time including pulling their credit scores. Sometimes Sometimes
Brokerage fees Knox does not charge brokerage fees. Never. We do not charge tenants for placing them in a unit and we do not charge landlords for finding renters for their properties. $0 1 Month’s Rent
Financing
Get clarity and assistance understanding financing options Knox property wealth advisors are here to help you understand your financing options and how these choices will impact your investment outcomes.
Mortgages Knox helps customers secure financing for property they are purchasing. This could be investment property or a home you’re moving into while placing your old home onto the Knox platform.
Second Mortgages For some clients who have great terms on their first mortgage, a second mortgage is an effective way to turn the equity you’ve built into cash.
Refinancing Knox customers often find monthly savings by refinancing their existing mortgage. A refinancing can also be an opportunity to turn equity into cash.
Home equity lines of credit A HELOC can be useful for homeowners with ample equity who need some cash to fund expenses but plan to pay the loan back in a short period of time.
Mortgage Payment Management Your mortgage payments will be made via the Knox platform along with all other expenses related to your prioperty. This allows us to ensure that all expenses are accounted for on your tax statements. Sometimes
Insurance
Knox finds you the best insurance policy and shops your risk profile to make sure you’re not overpaying Knox works with dozens of carriers and presents your home to our network to identify the best price for the right coverage.
Pools your insurance with other customers to find you savings Our scale gives us buying power. Knox pools our customers’ policies and shops them together. This saves you money. The more homes there are on the Knox platform, the more you can save.
Renter’s insurance required at lease signing Knox requires all tenants to carry renters insurance. Tenants are offered the option to purchase their insurance through Knox or on their own.
Bundle policies and save Knox can help you save money on all your insurance policies from your rental property to your primary home and even your car. Sometimes
Access to dozens of insurance carriers Knox works with over 60 insurance carriers across the United States. Each has their areas of specialty and geographic reach. We’ll find the best carrier for your property. Sometimes
Maintenance
Safety + Rental Intake (200 pt inspection) When each unit enters the Knox program, a home inspector visits your property to do our 200+ point data intake. They also do a safety inspection on the home. This helps limit your liability once tenants move in.
Preventative Maintenance More data on your property will reside in the Knox platform than anywhere else. We use this data to make sure your home is in good working order. Rather than reacting when things break, which can cause greater damage, we’ll come to you and present preventative maintenance projects that need to be done over the coming months. This saves you money and allows for appropriate budgeting. Sometimes
Pre-negotiated contractor rates that save you money Knox has pre-negotiated low rates with top flight local contractors, technicians, and tradespeople. This saves you time and money. You’ll never need to call around for estimates only to have those contractors stand you up. Knox handles all of this at no additional cost.
2 Hour emergency on-site response time No matter day or night, when there’s an emergency, Knox’s maintenance network will be on-site within 2 hours.
Issue handling and managment When a tenant issue is logged or a maintenance item is required, Knox not only dispatches the tradesperson to do the work, we make sure it’s done right.
Vendor and tenant communication Knox serves as the communication conduit between your tenant and our tradespeople. We’ll make sure that the tenant knows when a technician will be in their home and that the tech knows everything they should to do the job well, on budget, and on time.
Bid Management If necessary, Knox will source multiple bids for a project. We’ll filter these and present the best bids to you.
Markup on maintenance and trades Knox does not make money on maintenance. We simply pay these expenses on your behalf from your reserve account. Never
Costs
Success fee revenue model Knox only makes money when you make money. When we collect a rent payment on your behalf, we keep 10%. It’s that simple.
Sourcing fee on top of for time and materials for maintenance vendors Knox does not up mark up vendor’s time or materials. Vendors give us their best price because we deliver volume and pay them on time. This keeps tenants happy with timely work orders and saves you money with volume discounts. $0 15%
Cost to find a tenant Knox saves you money from day 1. We do not charge broker fees – saving homeowners and tenants thousands of dollars. If it’s typical in your market to charge the landlord a broker fee, that means savings directly to you, the owner. If it’s typical in yourt market to charge tenants, your property can now fetch a higher rent while still attracting reliable tenants, further improving your revenue and ROI. Plus, it makes tenants happier! $0 1 Month’s Rent 1 Month’s Rent
Cost for retaining a tenant annually (% of Monthly Rent) $0 0.5
Fees 10% 1% $500-$1,000 8.50% FREE 5-10%
Total Cost to Owner 10% 15-20% 15-20% 15-20% 15-20% 15-20%
Owner Savings 5-10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Costs Knox

Knox only makes money when you make money. When we collect a rent payment on your behalf, we keep 10%. It’s that simple.

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Knox does not up mark up vendor’s time or materials. Vendors give us their best price because we deliver volume and pay them on time. This keeps tenants happy with timely work orders and saves you money with volume discounts.

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Knox saves you money from day 1. We do not charge broker fees – saving homeowners and tenants thousands of dollars. If it’s typical in your market to charge the landlord a broker fee, that means savings directly to you, the owner. If it’s typical in your market to charge tenants, your property can now fetch a higher rent while still attracting reliable tenants, further improving your revenue and ROI. Plus, it makes tenants happier!

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Investment and Tax Advisory Knox

Knox proprietary property investment analysis software, coupled with our property wealth advisors, show you how your portfolio can perform, how much wealth you can build, and your projected investment returns.

Knox works with you to make sure your property portfolio is serving your investment goals. Wealth creation? Cash flow? Tax shelters? Property owners turn to Knox to make their investments work for them, not the other way around.

Deduct every possible penny. No more chasing statements, downloading transaction histories, and searching for receipts.

Every expense and revenue receipt flows through the Knox platform. You’ll never miss another deduction.

At the end of the year, we’ll send you the paperwork you need to file your taxes easily and on time.

Reap the tax benefits the most savvy investors have been getting for years. Knox makes it easy.

Forget Excel spreadsheets, Quickbooks, folders of statements and receipts, and extra credit cards and bank accounts. Knox handles it all for you.

Stay in the know, without being in the thick of it. At the end of the quarter, Knox will send you a detailed statement that lets you know what happened at your property, what broke, and how much it cost to fix.

$0

All of the above are included in the Knox success fee for no additional charge.

Cash flow management Knox

Knox pulls rent on the 1st of each month for each unit. We do not wait for rent checks to arrive in the mail.

Knox pays your bills for you from your reserve account. All bills are paid on time. Mortgage, taxes, maintenance, insurance – you name it – every expense flows through the Knox platform.

Instead of creating a new bank account on your own, Knox creates a new account within our platform just for you. All revenue (rent) and expenses flow into and out of your account.

Our software makes sure your account has adequate funds to handle routine maintenance, emergency repairs, and ride out the ebbs and flows of your property’s income and expenses. We automatically deposit profits to your checking account on a quarterly basis.

Each customer has their own bank account within the Knox platform. Your money is never mixed with other customer’s money. Allowing you to know that your assets are accounted for and secure.

At the end of each quarter, Knox will send you a detailed statement so you know what’s gone on at your property, the rent you’ve received and the expenses incurred.

Tenants Knox

Staffed by property experts, when there’s a problem, tenants can reach a live person 24×7 to deal with maintenance issues.

When you sign up your home for the Knox platform, a home inspector will visit your home to collect over 200 points of data on your home. Everything from the year, make, and model of your hot water heater to the type of roof you have. Knox uses this data to plan preventive maintenance and remotely solve tenant issues, saving you money

Knox will enter the property on a regular basis to make sure the property is being used according to the lease and treated well by the tenant.

Knox makes sure you get paid. If rent cannot be collected automatically, we will contact the tenant and work to make sure your rent is collected.

In the rare instance when tenants refuse to pay rent, Knox will undertake the process of an eviction according to the local laws where the unit is located. Court filing fees and legal council, if necessary, will be paid for from owner’s reserve account.

Knox collects a security deposit from each tenant and stores these funds with a 3rd party. Tenants prefer this as it builds trust. This 3rd party handles security deposit legal compliance and settles disputes with regard to the security deposit for no additional cost.

Never

Knox never charges a renewal fee. Ever.

Leasing Knox

Knox pulls out all the stops to market your unit to as many prospective tenants as possible. Your property will see maximum exposure.

At no cost to property owners, Knox hires a professional real estate photographer to shoot each unit. Better photos means more tenant interest and better rent.

Knox coordinates and facilitates showings for prospective tenants. If tenants are working with an agent, we’ll gladly coordinate with that agent.

Each Knox property, when possible, gets a yard sign to increase exposure and renter interest.

Each property gets a secure electronic lock box. This allows Knox to securely create temporary codes that give necessary parties access to your property for showings, repairs, inspections, and in case of emergencies.

Knox puts each listing in the local MLS whenever possible. This gives your listings even more exposure to potential renters.

Knox will always comply with local, state, and federal regulations and do everything we can to make sure your liabilities are minimized.

When a tenant is interested in renting your unit, Knox will take in a full rental application and run a comprehensive background check including credit, employment history, income verification, criminal background check, and conversations with prior landlords.

Knox leases include far more than the standard leases offered by your city or downloaded for free from the internet. They protect owners and tenants alike and make sure all parties are held to the highest standards.

If a prospective tenant has lease terms they would like to change, Knox will listen and represent the owner’s best interests while keeping these in balance with the tenant’s needs, wants, and rights.

Part of our comprehensive background checks, we ensure clients have a history of paying their bills on time including pulling their credit scores.

$0

Knox does not charge brokerage fees. Never. We do not charge tenants for placing them in a unit and we do not charge landlords for finding renters for their properties.

Financing Knox

Knox property wealth advisors are here to help you understand your financing options and how these choices will impact your investment outcomes.

Knox helps customers secure financing for property they are purchasing. This could be investment property or a home you’re moving into while placing your old home onto the Knox platform.

For some clients who have great terms on their first mortgage, a second mortgage is an effective way to turn the equity you’ve built into cash.

Knox customers often find monthly savings by refinancing their existing mortgage. A refinancing can also be an opportunity to turn equity into cash.

A HELOC can be useful for homeowners with ample equity who need some cash to fund expenses but plan to pay the loan back in a short period of time.

Your mortgage payments will be made via the Knox platform along with all other expenses related to your property. This allows us to ensure that all expenses are accounted for on your tax statements.

Insurance Knox

Knox works with dozens of carriers and presents your home to our network to identify the best price for the right coverage.

Our scale gives us buying power. Knox pools our customers’ policies and shops them together. This saves you money. The more homes there are on the Knox platform, the more you can save.

Knox requires all tenants to carry renters insurance. Tenants are offered the option to purchase their insurance through Knox or on their own.

Knox can help you save money on all your insurance policies from your rental property to your primary home and even your car.

Knox works with over 60 insurance carriers across the United States. Each has their areas of specialty and geographic reach. We’ll find the best carrier for your property.

Maintenance Knox

When each unit enters the Knox program, a home inspector visits your property to do our 200+ point data intake. They also do a safety inspection on the home. This helps limit your liability once tenants move in.

More data on your property will reside in the Knox platform than anywhere else. We use this data to make sure your home is in good working order. Rather than reacting when things break, which can cause greater damage, we’ll come to you and present preventative maintenance projects that need to be done over the coming months. This saves you money and allows for appropriate budgeting.

Knox has pre-negotiated low rates with top flight local contractors, technicians, and tradespeople. This saves you time and money. You’ll never need to call around for estimates only to have those contractors stand you up. Knox handles all of this at no additional cost.

No matter day or night, when there’s an emergency, Knox’s maintenance network will be on-site within 2 hours.

When a tenant issue is logged or a maintenance item is required, Knox not only dispatches the tradesperson to do the work, we make sure it’s done right.

Knox serves as the communication conduit between your tenant and our tradespeople. We’ll make sure that the tenant knows when a technician will be in their home and that the tech knows everything they should to do the job well, on budget, and on time.

If necessary, Knox will source multiple bids for a project. We’ll filter these and present the best bids to you.

Never

Knox does not make money on maintenance. We simply pay these expenses on your behalf from your reserve account.