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    Why Not Fix it Yourself?

    Many homeowners and property management companies do not consider home maintenance until something breaks. Is that the best way to maintain your investment? Whether you are a new landlord or seasoned one, you should establish some maintenance protocols. Here are some tips for protecting your investm…Read More

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    Financial Reports for Property Managers

    Financial reports are a critical element for property managers and property owners. Without these reports, how do you know the financial health of your portfolio or a single property? Decisions are often made based on your current financial status. General Accounting Most general accounting applicat…Read More

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    Hosting the Best Open House

    Open houses are a great way to generate interest as well as some urgency when it comes to renting your properties. They have been used by real estate agents for decades because they work, sort of. They say between 4-10% of sales contracts are a result of open houses. However, for rental properties, …Read More

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    Should You Use Professional Photography?

    You know the saying, a picture is worth a 1000 words. There is no denying the fact that great looking photos will help your marketing efforts. Renters are more inclined to choose a property that has a lot of photos with high quality. What most renters do, is shop for rental properties and then imagi…Read More

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    PropertyZar – Dealing With Bad Tenants

    If you have been a landlord or property manager for any amount of time, you have experienced both good and bad tenants. We wish that all tenants would be great, but the fact is some are not. Warning Signs of Bad Tenants First, to help minimize the chances of getting a bad tenant, property owners and…Read More

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    PropertyZar – New Release – New Heights

    While all our previous BLOGs have been on topics that apply to every property manager or landlord, today’s BLOG is going to be about the latest release of PropertyZar and software business in general. The entire PropertyZar team has worked tirelessly on designing a new user interface, new features…Read More

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    Should Property Managers Be Available via SMS Messages?

    We all know that one of the challenges facing property managers is communications with tenants and owners. According to a CNN poll, a person between 18-29 years if age averages 88 text messages a day. SMS messages have hit main stream. The best online property management software will include the ab…Read More

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    Some of the Toughest Challenges Property Managers Deal With

    Property managers have a lot to deal with. It’s not an easy job. Old challenges remain while new challenges arise due to new regulations and social media. Here are some challenges that we have identified Managing Time With all the responsibilities that property management companies and landlords f…Read More

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    Integrating e-Payments into Property Management Software

    Property Management Software and e-Payments If you are a property manager or a property owner, undoubtedly the ability to collect rent and pay invoices is of utmost importance. Gone are the days of paper invoices and postage stamps. Property management has begun moving into the technology age over t…Read More