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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 – Should You Raise Rents

    Raising rents is a question we see a lot. Should you or shouldn’t you. For those landlord’s or property managers that do raise rents, 2-4% seem to be the typical range. Good Tenants If you have good tenants who take care of your property, pay on time and all-around good tenants, raising their re…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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    What To Do With The Security Deposit?

    So how should you handle security deposits? Most states have rules regarding handling security deposits. Some states even prevent allowing the security deposit to be used as the last rent. it's good practice to not mix security deposits and rent monies. A good Commercial property management softwar…Read More

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    Property Managers and Flying By Instruments

    There’s a saying that “Altitude is the pilot’s friend” Altitude provides the pilot more time in the event that something goes wrong. They have more time to troubleshoot and correct the problem. If they can’t correct the problem, they have time to call for assistance, stabilize their descen…Read More

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    Get Cell Phone for Property Showings

    Part of a property managers’ job duties is showing available properties to would be tenants. What a big waste of time is, is driving across town for a showing only to find the other parties are ‘no-shows’. When you set up the appointment for the property showing, be sure to get the mobile phon…Read More

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    Management Tips for Property Management Companies and Owners

    Web Based Property Management Software is increasing the efficiency of property management by using the latest technology. Such technology is now becoming affordable for portfolios of all sizes. Property management is more than just maintenance on real estate properties. If you’re a management com…Read More