break-rental-lease
Oct 27 2018

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 asking the question, ‘How can

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

quickbooks
Sep 28 2018

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. But we wanted to include all

real-estate-investments
Sep 18 2018

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. Anyone who has studied markets understand that

raise-rents
Sep 16 2018

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 rent may

propertyzar-vs-rentec-price-comparison
Sep 11 2018

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, we realized it was our pricing

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

new-dashboard
Aug 28 2018

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, bug fixes and overall better user

Tenant-Screening
Jun 26 2018

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 Tenant’s need to be able to

Property-Management
Mar 24 2018

Hey Property Managers – What makes you different?

What Makes Property Management Companies Different? So, you own or run a property management company. Do you know what your points of differentiation are from your competitors? Having these differentiations and understanding them will help you scale past your competition. There are many real estate investors looking for the best property managers to manage their