You’ve done all the right things to attract a good prospect and bring them to a leasing decision. But somehow, they drift away before signing on the dotted line. It happens to everyone, sometimes for reasons that can’t be avoided. But on certain occasions, the lease could have been saved if things had been done a bit differently. Let’s look at some key ways to improve tenant retention: (more…)
Cutting costs doesn’t have to mean compromising. The right technology should help you do the things you already do better, while also saving you time. Inspections provide a perfect example. In fact, today’s property inspection software makes you wonder how you ever handled inspections before. (more…)
The property management business is littered with landmines. They can involve tenants, owners, neighbors, service people, housing authorities or a combination of these. And they can range from a bad online review to an expensive lawsuit. But keep an eye on these seven common problems and you’ll keep your troubles to a minimum. (more…)
With the possible exception of keeping properties leased, nothing occupies more space in your mind than rental property maintenance. And how you manage it often makes the difference between contented tenants and constant complainers, between praising your team and yelling at them. The good news is that you can avoid most of the hassles and headaches by simply taking full advantage of your property management software. (more…)
Property management is a “people” business. The better their relationships are with owners, tenants and vendors, the more successful and smooth life is for property managers.
But fostering good relationships doesn’t depend wholly on a sunny personality. In addition to making you more efficient, today’s software tools deliver benefits that directly impact how you get along with the people you interact with each day.
Here are some of the ways they do this. (more…)
Are your rental strategies attracting and retaining tenants, or driving them away? Learn how to attract new tenants and improve tenant retention by implementing these three savvy rental property management strategies: (more…)
Experienced property manager and Propertyware user James Wagley steps in promising to “make the products and services already in place better before we add anything new.” (more…)
The new year is an ideal time to examine your business, celebrate achievements and determine key areas to tackle in the year ahead. A great place to start is by reflecting on your rental property management business practices over the past year.
Here are four questions to ask yourself about 2016 as you establish goals for the new year. (more…)