While most inspections seem routine, they’re all critically important to the wellbeing of tenants and properties. By taking advantage of the right tools, you can thoroughly document your inspection process to ensure that both your business and your renters are protected. Here’s how to stay on track with property inspection software: (more…)
As a property manager, your primary focus is managing owners’ assets. Developing relationships with owners sets your business up for long-term success and allows you to establish a strong company reputation. Here are five ways to reach out to property owners in your community: (more…)
As your portfolio of properties grows, so does the amount of data you need to track. If you’re outgrowing your old systems, you need landlord software designed for property managers who need to document properties, manage maintenance, and generate reports on everything from finances to repair work.
Here are 4 ways property management software can benefit your business: (more…)
Search engine optimization can be a complicated jumble of web pages, links, paid and social media, especially if you’re a small business owner like many in the single family industry. Why does Google keep changing the rules? It could be a secret money-making scheme, but we’re going with the likelihood that they’re trying to make their search engine better. In fact, this change presents new opportunities to improve your single family marketing efforts. (more…)
Property managers have a myriad of day-to-day responsibilities, including everything from showing properties to ensuring that units stay in impeccable condition. Reporting is an aspect of the job that can be less exciting, but is essential for business growth. Generating timely and consistent property management reports isn’t just something to do in the off-season or when you have time. These reports will help you analyze how you’re doing on the ground, so that you can improve your property management systems. (more…)
You’re a property manager because you love homes, and you love people. Developing a strong website will help you connect them both and better market your business. Use the following website features to help prospective tenants find you online and get to know your properties before they even come to visit: (more…)
Do vacant properties keep you up at night? Your future tenants are out there, and they need to know about your properties. As a property manager, make sure that your company is at the top of its marketing game. Competition is fierce: these diverse tactics will help you build a strong property management marketing foundation so you can find tenants for your single-family homes. (more…)
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…)
Your tenants lead hectic lives. A typical day might include bringing the kids to child care, going to work, running out to do errands at lunch time, and wrangling extracurriculars and meetings. With so much going on, rent payments may be the last thing on their minds, causing deadlines to be missed. This scenario is typical in rental housing, but can be avoided. Implementing a new rental payment system is a benefit to your business, and it also helps your tenants. (more…)
From injuries to errors, your property management company could be liable for an entire list of potential problems. Here’s how to make sure you’re covered by property management insurance so that you can have peace of mind and manage your business with confidence. (more…)