Rent Control Advocates If you do any amount or reading or watch any news, advocates are everywhere and for every cause. Some good, some not so good. Rent control is no different. There are advocate groups pushing for rent control. A recent defeat in CA had set the rent control push, a few steps back.
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
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
We all know that one of the challenges facing property managers is communications with tenants and owners. According to a CNN poll, a person between 18-29 years if age averages 88 text messages a day. SMS messages have hit main stream. The best online property management software will include the ability to communicate via email
Property managers have a lot to deal with. It’s not an easy job. Old challenges remain while new challenges arise due to new regulations and social media. Here are some challenges that we have identified Managing Time With all the responsibilities that property management companies and landlords face, time management skill is a must. Along
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.
The property management industry continues to evolve in the expectations of what technology can provide. Gone are the days of managing properties with the pen and paper approach. The evolution of technology and the tech savvy ability of property managers, property owners and tenants has reached a level not seen before now. Expectations are high
Web Based Property Management Software is increasing the efficiency of property management by using the latest technology. Such technology is now becoming affordable for portfolios of all sizes. Property management is more than just maintenance on real estate properties. If you’re a management company, you play an important role in the property owners success and
Property Management Software is such an important part of any property manager or property owner. With all the automation available now, where do you begin to look for property management software and what should you look for? Here’s a quick guide to assist you with choosing the right property management software for your portfolio. Check
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