owners-properties-buildings
Oct 22 2018

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 applications are not designed for managing real estate properties. I’ve been

bad-tenants
Aug 31 2018

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

property-management
Aug 14 2018

Are People Skills Important for Property Managers?

Should you care about possessing people skills as a property manager? After all, how important is it really? People skills are not industry specific. Whether you are a commercial property manager or residential property manager, people are people. Business tenants will be the same as residential tenants when it comes time to the ideas below.

animal-support
Aug 06 2018

Understanding Rules For Support Animals

More and more, there seems to be an increase in the use of support animals. Support and companion animals are getting a lot of attention recently and as such, property managers need to make sure you understand the laws governing emotional and support animals and how they pertain to you. Definition of Companion or Support

accessibility-compliance
Aug 03 2018

Requirements for Accessibility Compliance

The Fair Housing Act of 1968 and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990is a bit complicated for multi-family properties. If the laws are not followed, you could be faced with hefty fines. The FHA requires property owners to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to use their properties. According to the FHA, ADA and

amenities-for-property-rentals
Aug 02 2018

The Best ROI Amenities for Property Rentals

While some amenities seem to be a little over the top, there are those amenities that provide a decent ROI and have since grown into best standards among property owners. As property owners and managers, what amenities should you add? It’s best to consider the upfront costs versus the value it brings in. Some amenities

spruce-up-rental-property
Jul 31 2018

Tips to Spruce Up Your Rental Property

As Commercial or Residential Property Managers, as well as individual Property Owners, one of the sure-fire ways to attract tenants is to spruce up the look of your rental property. Of course, how much you do and spend depends on your class of properties. If you own class A-B properties, you probably are already keeping