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

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

tenant-management
Aug 20 2018

How to Retain Tenants

Let’s face it. Obtaining tenants can be expensive and time consuming. Consider the marketing expense, time to process applications, run background screening, verify information, the time it takes to ‘show’ your properties etc., the TAC (tenant acquisition cost) can be high. What’s worst is many property managers or landlords don’t even know what their TAC

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

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

property-management-software
Jan 22 2018

Duct Tape Solution? Try PropertyZar

We’ve all done it. Grabbed our roll of duct tape to fix a household item or hold together our lawnmower, bicycle, hanging car part or even our chatterbox kids (maybe not the kids). When we run across a problem, we try to find a work around to resolve it. Deep down we all know that