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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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    How Can You Break A Rental Lease

    Let’s face it, people usually do not enter a legally binding lease with the intention of breaking it. Sometimes life deals us challenges that conflicts with our current lease. Whether its job related, family or health issues. There is a plethora of situations that can arise that will have you aski…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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    PropertyZar & QuickBooks

    I am a longtime user of QuickBooks. I’ve used it for all my companies since 1998. This BLOG highlights the PropertyZar accounting software as it pertains to property management. QuickBooks – A Good Role Model As we designed PropertyZar’s accounting, we wanted to make it as easy as QuickBooks. …Read More

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    PropertyZar – Hedging Your Real Estate Investments

    Hedge Your Real Estate Investments Real estate has been experiencing some phenomenal returns over the past several years. Even the stock market has been a long running bull market. Several factors play into this. Low interest rates as well as low inventory have benefited the real estate market. Anyo…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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    How PropertyZar compares to Rentec Direct?

    PropertyZar vs Rentec– Over the past several months we have been receiving numerous inquiries on how we compare to Rentec. In the past, PropertyZar has been compared to some of the other larger platforms such as Appfolio, Buildium and Yardi. With the influx of inquiries for comparison to Rentec, w…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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    Tenant Screening Checklist for Property Managers

    Property Management Software and Tenant Screening Tenant Screening When it’s time to find a new tenant for your rental property, you should be consistent in your process so you know what to look for. Here are some basic checklist items you should complete when screening new tenants. Tenant Income …Read More