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Lighting Trends: Shining a Light on Single Family

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Evolution of LED lighting creating new opportunities for property managers

Improvements in today’s light-emitting diode (LED) lighting are changing the way that property managers can outfit rental housing and meet changing expectations of consumers. (more…)

Stress Free Property Management Series Overview

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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…)

Rental Property Management is Changing: Are You Keeping Up?

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“…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…)

Green Rental Properties – Interview with Gary Wollenhaupt of ProudGreenHome

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“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.

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Enter the Rental Property Management Olympics

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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.

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How Low Maintenance Landscaping Saves Time, Money and Labor

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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…)

4 Property Manager Tips to End Hectic Days

Reporting Options You Need in Today's Property Management Industry

It’s Monday morning at your property management office. You open your email, and you’re already overwhelmed. Then the phone rings. It’s a tenant, wondering why you haven’t scheduled that plumbing repair they’ve needed for a week. The next call is your plumber, explaining that they haven’t received payment for the last job and they need a check right now if they’re going to work on a new one. Your email is full of new tenant applications, questions about whether you can take on another property, and much more.

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Why Owners Turn to Property Managers for Stress Free Property Management

Why Owners Turn to Property Managers for Stress Free Management

For a property owner who manages several homes on top of his or her day job, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Fixing all of the problems that arise in their properties and keeping them in pristine condition requires time, energy and talent, as does finding and retaining tenants. This is why property owners turn to property managers: they are looking for stress free property management. (more…)

Property Management Tips to Help Your Business Succeed

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Successful property managers know that to excel, they need tools that bring together the many aspects of the business. From maintenance to reporting, your company relies on these everyday processes to keep your business running smoothly. What’s your plan for success? Use these property management tips to grow your business: (more…)

5 Skills That All Property Managers Need

Skills That All Property Managers Need

The best property managers know how to apply a broad skillset to the unique situations they encounter. They move with ease into situations that require strong communication, negotiation, customer service, and organizational skills. Property managers also have the ability to manage more tangible property-related concerns, such as maintenance and repair issues.

Here are five essential property manager skills that all property managers must develop in order to excel in the field: (more…)

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