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Linda Day Harrison
| 4 min. read
Protecting your property management company brand name
Whether you like it or not, online marketing is here to stay. Don’t think that tomorrow you’ll wake up and not have to deal with it or worry about it, like a fad. No such luck. Burying your...
Colin McCarthy
| 3 min. read
The janitor did it
“The childish propensity to intermeddle was the characteristic which the [property possessor] should have taken reasonable precautions to guard against.”* Sometimes the courts come up with lyrical gems that get right to the heart of the matter. Through...
Why it’s okay to outsource your property management
As we all know, outsourcing is a risk that can turn out to either be the best decision you ever made or the worst thought to ever cross your mind. When it comes to property management, you have...
Steve Boudreault
| 2 min. read
When property management goes bad
In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Captain Kirk and Doctor McCoy are found guilty of assassinating the Chancellor of the Klingon High Council and are sent to the penal colony known as Rura Penthe. Upon arrival, the administrator...
Colin McCarthy
| 3 min. read
Insurance and immunity for HOA
I like insurance law. Not many people do, but I do. But then again, I like heavy metal and not many people like that either. (Their loss. And my hearing loss. I digress). I like insurance law because it...
Joe Dawson
| 4 min. read
Simple SEO for property management sites
If you run your own property management company’s website, you have likely heard of search engine optimization (SEO). One popular scheme that low-rent SEO companies use is to add blog comments or send unsolicited emails to website owners...
Linda Day Harrison
| 4 min. read
We are not a cookie-cutter industry: Don’t quote your services that way! Part II
I came to the conclusion very early in discussions with potential new property management clients that an initial drive-by, preliminary meeting with the owner, if possible, and compiling facts about the property on my own internal “Real Property Inventory Profile” was...
Linda Day Harrison
| 3 min. read
We are not a cookie-cutter industry—don’t quote your services that way! Part I
When I was on the front line, running a full-service real estate firm, I would be the point person on all new business calls. The first question from a potential client would almost always be, “How much will...

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