Since extreme winter temperatures and winds can take a major toll on buildings in cold weather regions, it is important that property managers take the necessary steps to winterize rental properties before the first snowfall of the season. Doing this will ensure that you will have to spend less time and money on plumbing, roofing, and other repairs come spring.
If you need a little help getting started, have a look at our list of the top things to do to get your rental properties ready for winter. (more…)
“Whether you hire a professional or conduct the inspections yourself, it’s critical to regularly assess and track the condition of your rental property.” Zillow
Whether it’s a seasonal inspection or one that you complete as your tenants move out, property inspection software can help you document property concerns and become a better property management company. (more…)
Choosing whether to sleep with a bedroom door open or closed could impact on fire preparedness.
“25 percent of home fire deaths occur from fires that originate in in sleeping rooms”,
Is Stress Free Property Management a Myth?
While nobody can guarantee a stress-free job or even day, our rental property management software is specifically designed to simplify, automate and streamline the tasks rental property managers face every day. The result is more productive property managers and happier tenants and property investors. (more…)
“…to best meet today’s customers’ expectations, the smartest service teams are making use of specially-designed software and apps on smart devices like iPads, smart phones and many other tools that are coming onto the playing field daily. Doing so can deliver benefits for managers and occupants alike, including a 45 percent increase in productivity and a 44 percent jump in efficiency.” –NREI Online
In rental property management, owners and tenants expect service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (more…)
“Through 2016, certain upgrades are eligible for tax credits, such as solar panels and geothermal heating and cooling systems, and specified types of water heaters.”
Want to take advantage of these incentives and create green rental properties? Learn how in our interview with Gary Wollenhaupt of ProudGreenHome.
Get ready, get set, and…juggle a question from a vendor on the phone while managing multiple email transactions and dealing with a challenging home inspection. Does property management feel like an Olympic event? With rental property management software, you can manage many of those repetitive tasks more efficiently, so you have time to focus on moving your business forward. Here’s how we can help.
Homes with drab landscaping rent more slowly, for less money, but those with fancy landscaping can require lots of maintenance. So how do you achieve a good-looking yard that enhances rental value without creating an expensive, labor-intensive headache? It’s easier than you might imagine to create low maintenance landscaping.
Here are eight tips for striking the perfect balance between beauty and ease of upkeep. (more…)