open-house
Oct 14 2018

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, there are

Professional-Real-Estate-Photography
Oct 06 2018

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 imagine

property-managers
Aug 10 2018

Tips To Find The Right Property Manager

Cheaper Isn’t Better When shopping for items we want, most of us tend to look for sales or discounts. Maybe it’s in internal thing, something that makes us feel good or smart. However, when it comes to hiring a property manager, the least expensive is not necessarily the best choice. Quality is important in most

home-inspection-checklist
Aug 09 2018

Home Inspection Checklist

Property Managers don’t just manage rental properties, they manage investments. Therefore, it is important to maintain that property to ensure the greatest value for the property owner. If you do not maintain it as issues arise, it will later become a bigger issue. Inspecting the property on a regular basis is something that anyone can

property-rental-agreement
May 19 2018

The Anatomy Of A Rental Lease

Being a real estate landlord or professional property manager has it’s challenges. One of which is the leasing of a rental property. In this article, I will highlight the overall process then when it gets to the lease, I will go into some of the key elements you should have in any lease. First is

property-maintenance-software
Jan 05 2018

How PropertyZar Compares To Appfolio, Buildium And Others

Evaluating the right property management software can sometimes seem overwhelming. With so many options, how do you decide? The BIG Picture – It is important that you consider your business strategy when searching for a property management software. Whether you inherited a few rental properties, a real estate investor with multiple properties or a professional

Is FREE Really FREE – The Hidden Facts

So, you’ve found a great software package to help you manage your rental properties and best of all….it’s FREE! But is it really? Can any software vendor truly afford to give away their product? Let me tell you a secret, shhh – don’t tell anyone, businesses are in business to stay in business. If they