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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Owning Rental Properties

how to avoid the pitfalls of owning rental properties

Property management involves working with multiple clients and stakeholders, and it can be difficult to balance everyone’s needs while moving your business forward. At its worst, tenants can be late on the rent, owners can be disgruntled, and you can be caught up in legal or interpersonal issues that take up your time at the office. In this article, you will learn helpful rental property management tips that prevent common pitfalls of owning single family properties.  (more…)

How Property Management Software Can Maximize Business Efforts

how property management software can have a positive impact on your business

Running a rental property management business can be exhausting, but the use of modern tools and software streamlines efforts and helps your business grow successfully. Are you a property manager with a growing portfolio? Are you struggling to stay on top of countless property maintenance requests? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you would benefit from using the right property management software. Read on to learn how property management software can maximize efforts at your business.


Growing Your Property Management Business: Skills for Success

Property Management Business Skills For Success

Why are you in the property management business? You might come from a background in property maintenance, or you might have experience in real estate. Chances are, this has prepared you with the in-depth knowledge and experience to excel in a few aspects of your property management business. However, it’s a rare person who has property management skills needed for their business to take off.  (more…)

Your Rental Property Management Business Wish List

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Whether it’s quality tenants or well-maintained properties, you probably have a long list of wants for your rental property management business. While managing your business takes effort, the right technology and tools help you stay organized and efficient. We’ve created the ultimate wish list that will simplify your day-to-day routine and support your business efforts. (more…)

Handling Maintenance Emergencies: Tips to Improve Tenant Retention

maintenance emergencies and tenant retention

It’s 1am, and as your tenants sleep, the washing machine is finishing up its last load of the day. Unfortunately, the hose to the washing machine has broken. Water pours over the floor and makes its way into a storage closet where it seeps into boxes, causing damage to your tenants’ belongings. In the morning, your tenants discover that there’s been a flood and call to report the problem. Needless to say, they are unhappy- and your property management company needs to fix the problem. Can this story have a happy ending? What measures can you take handle maintenance emergencies and keep tenants happy? (more…)

Creating Rental Ads That Attract Young Families

rental ads that attract young families

As a property manager, you work with people from diverse backgrounds and age groups. Each segment has unique needs, and your marketing practices should be customized accordingly. One key audience you may choose to promote your properties to is the young family- but do you know how to best reach them? Read on to learn how can you design your rental ads to appeal to these young families. (more…)

Dealing with Problem Tenants Made Easier

Dealing with Problem Tenants Made Easier

Problem tenants are a property manager’s worst nightmare. If you’ve been working in the property management space for more than ten years, chances are you have already come across at least a few tenants who fall into these problem categories – the habitual whiner who is never out of reasons to complain, the rule-breaker who runs some illegal activity out of the property, the late-payer who never pays the rent on time, the non-payer who refuses to pay the rent—and the worst kind, the destroyer who trashes your property without a second thought. (more…)

Top 11 Reasons Why Users Love Propertyware

property management software

To outperform the competition in property management, you need to be equipped with cutting-edge tools—yet many in the industry believe that property management software is out of reach for their business. Complicated and overwhelming pricing plans leave many wondering what they’re getting for their money and if it’s truly a worthwhile investment. (more…)

Single Family Home Rental: The New American Dream?


When you think of the American Dream, an image of a white picket fence likely comes to mind. What if you rented that fence and the property behind it, instead of owning? More and more Americans are choosing to rent. Why are people renting single family homes, and how can you leverage this opportunity? (more…)

Rental Property Management Rules: What You Should and Shouldn’t Allow

Rental property management

You’re the manager of many properties, and you need to make sure that they all stay in good repair. If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably had at least one problem tenant and want to make sure that it doesn’t happen again. At the same time, your tenants can get confused: there are a lot of potential rules regarding rentals, and your rules might be different from those at the last property they rented. Here’s how to approach property management rules so you can keep tenants and employees happy, while protecting your properties.  (more…)


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