Tenants and power tools aren’t the best combination. Unless said tenant is also a contractor, there’s a high chance that if they use screws to attach their belongings to the walls, they’ll strip them. And if this happens, forget about
Most articles about making property improvements focus on the big ticket items — new laundry rooms, roof decks, pools, and so on. But too often a less expensive option is overlooked: the humble houseplant. Research suggests that indoor plants improve
In our last DIY post on painting, we answered some common questions a novice painter might have. Now that you’re armed with the best painting how-to knowledge, it’s time to actually choose your paint and finish. As always, we have
It happens in almost every profession. Successful restaurateurs watch their dining rooms fill up, get rave reviews on Yelp, and eventually find themselves turning away diners. The light bulb goes off, and the owners decide to open a second —
Buildium’s got a new way of reporting on pending epay transactions, which is effective as of today. It’s a big change for the better, and we thought it important that you know about it. Let’s make sure we’re all on
This past June 16, Irish students on summer work-visa programs in Berkeley, California were having some fun after work. Thirteen gathered on a single balcony to unwind, but most likely thought little about the risk of so many crowding together.
Owning and managing property requires regular capital improvements to ensure everything remains intact and that staff and occupants are fully protected. But have you also thought through the nitty-gritty maintenance chores that make the building shine and run smoothly to
It’s the million-dollar question every property manager faces: How much should I charge for rent? Coming up with a rent estimate takes research and an honest look at what your property does and doesn’t offer to prospective renters. But finding
As a property manager or owner, you deal with your fair share of problem tenants. But you may want some of them to remain tenants because their positives outweigh their negatives. For example, they may always pay rent on time.
Windows break, it happens. Whether it’s a simple matter of wear and tear or an unfortunate accident, issues with broken windows have to be addressed quickly because of the problems they can cause for your tenants with heating and cooling,