Graphic of a teal house with a chimneyAs the owner of an investment property, you probably face a lot of frustrations on a day to day basis. Owners come to us all the time with those frustrations. Today, we’re explaining how professional property management in Philadelphia can help you successfully rent your home.


Some of the problems with your investment properties can come from tenants. Maybe your tenants aren’t paying rent on time, or they’re calling you at 2:00 a.m. because they’re locked out of their unit. We have dealt with tenants who are smoking in nonsmoking buildings and others who are parking junk cars in driveways. These tenants need to be dealt with, and enforcing a lease can be difficult for an owner.


Sometimes, poor property management can also cause frustrations with your income property. Perhaps your property manager isn’t experienced in this business, and they don’t understand what’s necessary in handling the legal aspects of leases. Or, perhaps they’re having trouble dealing with fair housing issues.


Philadelphia has a rental license requirement when you rent your home, and many owners aren’t familiar with that requirement. They don’t know how to get a rental license. There are also requirements with an income property on having lead inspections.


A man and a woman smiling each other while shaking handsMaintenance and repairs can be difficult to deal with. As a building or a home ages, things pop up. There will be plumbing issues, electrical problems, and roofing issues. So then, you have to deal with vendors and contractors. Some overcharge, others aren’t responsive, and then you have some who do spotty work. These things will get in the way of you enjoying the benefits of owning investment properties.


If you’re an owner experiencing these frustrations and issues, call us. We can help develop a plan and a strategy to effectively manage your property so it’s a profitable investment for you. Let’s eliminate the stress you may be experiencing. For professional property management in Philadelphia, contact us at McSherry Property Management & Real Estate.

John James Roedig

With 30 years of financial and management experience, John is Co-owner of McSherry Property Management and Co-Founder of Roedig Vesco Commercial Real Estate. John sets the overall corporate direction for both companies and is responsible for the administrative affairs. He is also the president and owner of Valley Holding Group, Inc. a multi-family asset owner. John Is a member of NARPM, IREM and National Association of Realtors.

Prior To John’s career in Property Management and Commercial Brokerage John held senior management positions in the cogeneration & independent power industries.

John grew up in Huntingdon Valley, PA, and LBI, NJ. He now splits his time in PA and in South Florida.

John has a BS degree in Accounting & Finance from LaSalle University and also holds an MBA From LaSalle University

Joe Vescovich

As a longtime resident of the Philadelphia metro area, Joe understands the numerous intangible benefits of life and opportunities within Philadelphia and surrounding areas. After graduating from Penn State, Joe and his family moved back to the area and he has extensive experience within the commercial and residential appraisal fields. Through this extensive background within the local area and regional market, Joe has a strong understanding of the dynamics within the various communities of this area.

Connected to the community through volunteer and board membership, Joe has additional insight into local zoning, as a member of the Cheltenham Twp. Zoning Board and other nonprofit organizations. Joe’s contacts and lifelong residency leverage his energy and enthusiasm.

Education includes degrees’ in Construction Engineer (Spring Garden College), and Operations Management (Penn State). Professional designations include those in the appraisal sector. Joe has been involved in professional podium speaking/training, and teaching activities. Joe has authored and taught multiple 30 hour and full day Certification and Broker programs at The Pennsylvania State University, Polley Associates, Appraisal Institute, and Northeast Board of Realtors. Other professional commitments have included several national and local professional committees with the Appraisal Institute, International Right-of-Way Assoc. and Appraisal groups.

When not assisting clients, Joe enjoys spending times time in the art world. He is interested in the visual arts. Trained as a woodworker, this creativity component extends into the business arena and beyond.

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Nancy Lewis
Director of Leasing

Nancy Lewis has over 20 years of experience in customer service and account management. She previously worked in the new build construction field. She recently joined the team at McSherry Property Management as the Director of Leasing. Some of her current duties include meeting with future tenants, showing rental properties and creating leases, as well as handling client concerns. She is also given the opportunity to create new policies and procedures to help the business grow. The entire team at McSherry Property Management is very respectful, open to new ideas, and work in a positive environment while expanding their business and remaining innovative as they proceed. Nancy enjoys the close relationships built between coworkers and management. She is extremely grateful for the opportunity to be part of the team and to work with all of McSherry Property Management’s clients.

MaryEllen Meehan

MaryEllen has been a member of the JG McSherry team for over 40 years. Her experience crosses over many aspects of the real estate business including title insurance, property casualty insurance, condominium, conversions, sales and property management. Her current duties are more in an assisting capacity in any of our departments at this time. She is very proud to be associated with a firm that has consistently exhibited integrity, responsibility and professionalism over the decades

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