Rental Property Management Industry Trends News Updates

Chris Karp: A Man on a Mission to Give You “the Best Support You’ve Ever Experienced”

As head of global Propertyware support, Chris Karp is overseeing a multi-part plan to radically improve the single family customer experience.

Chris Karp’s place at the helm of Propertyware global support puts him in a prime position to influence the customer experience. And as the company moves to dramatically improve its support, he’s the point man on an ambitious multi-pronged plan. (more…)

A Smooth Move Out Starts With a Well-Planned Move In

Thinking about a tenant’s move-out process before they even move in may feel like putting the cart before the horse, but property owners and managers should use the pre-lease interactions with a prospect to clarify aspects covering the entire life of the lease. Smart planning and precautionary measures now will help contribute to an easier – and cheaper – transition at the end of the tenancy. (more…)

How to Turn Your Garage Into a Valuable Rental Feature

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To most people, a garage is a place to keep your cars and store the things you can’t fit inside the house. For open-minded property managers, however, the garage has the potential to be an attractive rental feature.

With a little time and effort, you can convert your rental garage into another room, opening up possibilities without knocking down walls or building onto the home: “Although costs will vary according to your location and specific plans, garage remodeling will generally cost about half of what you’d spend having an addition built from scratch,” explains to Budget Dumpster.

Attract more tenants by taking your garage space to the next level. Keep these tips in mind as you get started. (more…)

Propertyware’s “Implementation Yogi” Helping Single-Family Clients Breathe Easier

With his team of implementation experts and trainers, Tom Hall is taking the stress out of the single-family client journey.

Our first profile in this series addressed Senior Vice President James Wagley’s mission to improve and stabilize Propertyware’s products, pricing structure and customer service before moving on to any new bells and whistles.

The “product” part of this mission is currently ahead of schedule in the hands of ace software engineer LaTonya Green, profiled in our second article. And here, in the third, we turn to the implementation and training side of things, with Tom Hall, director of client services for single-family. (more…)

Property Manager Training is Key to PMC Growth

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“About a third of workers say they don’t have the education and training they need to get ahead, and many are trying to do something about it.” Property Management Insider. How can you ensure that your property management company can handle growth and change? Simple: property manager training is key.

“The Fix Is In”: LaTonya Green Spearheads Propertyware’s Product Improvement Initiative


Recruited from travel technology giant Sabre, LaTonya Green is ahead of schedule in executing Propertyware’s mission to continually improve products. (more…)

Science-Based Irrigation Made Easy for Property Management

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Free service enables property management companies to water lawns more efficiently

Getting the maximum benefit from home irrigation systems through evapotranspiration technology (ET) or “smart irrigation”  is getting easier. Texas A&M established the AgriLife Extension, a website that aims to help homeowners prevent overwatering without the need for a high-cost ET system. (more…)

New Propertyware Leader Puts Focus on “Improving What We’ve Got.”

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…)

Top Trends in Rental Property Management

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For rental property management companies to succeed, it’s important to have an awareness of what’s going on in the industry. Are you up-to-date with the latest trends? In this article, we’ll explore which ones to keep top of mind. (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…)


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