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Jim Gallant
| 6 min. read
Smart home technologies: As luxury amenities, are they ready for prime time?
This is the second article in a series about how “smart home” (or “connected home”) technology is poised to bring a whole new world of convenience to homeowners and tenants. In our last post, we looked at smart...
Jim Gallant
| 5 min. read
In-law apartments are hot properties
In-laws get a bad rap. From The Honeymooners to Everybody Loves Raymond to today’s Black-ish, TV has mined living with the in-laws for sitcom gold. But when the word “in-law” is married with “apartment,” the result for real...
Jim Gallant
| 7 min. read
Airbnb rentals: What property managers need to know
Welcome to the Sharing Economy, spearheaded by internet-based marketplaces like Uber (drive people around in your car for cash), TaskRabbit (charge other people to pick up their groceries or assemble their IKEA furniture), and Airbnb (rent out your...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Gen Y, urban living, and property management
According to the results of an Urban Land Institute (ULI) survey, more and more members of the 80-million strong Generation Y (ages 18 to 34) prefer to live in urban areas. As Reuters notes, “This migration already is...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
The good new days of property management
The good old days of property management are over. But the good new days are here. Let me explain. In the good old days, with rents and home prices rising into the stratosphere, property managers didn’t have to...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
Single family home rental trend benefits property managers
Low mortgage rates aren’t enough to tempt some young people to buy a home. Instead, they’re opting to rent one. In Memphis, for example, property management companies like Lubin Property Management LLC and Renshaw Property Management are seeing...
Geoff Roberts
| 2 min. read
Rental homes challenge hotels among vacationers
A hotel is the traditional destination of choice for an individual or family going on vacation. But that seems to be changing. Today rental homes are all the rage, at least among U.S. travelers. That’s the upshot of...
Ashley Halligan
| 4 min. read
Do short-term rentals make sense for property managers?
Short-term rentals, of all natures, have become a hot commodity – and a controversial one at that. Short-term rentals can include vacation rentals and temporary housing, often sought by vacationers, business travelers, or people who have recently relocated while seeking...
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Jon Park
| 6 min. read
How the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Will Affect Property Managers
On August 16 2022, President Biden signed the $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. Despite questions surrounding its actual impact on inflation, the law does include several provisions that address climate change. The question property managers...
Tara Mastroeni
| 10 min. read
Hear it from a property manager VP of operations: How to get more done, faster with the right tech stack
To succeed in property management, you’ve had to become a master juggler. On any given day, you might field vendor calls while you manage multiple tenant move-ins and respond to email requests from your owners all at once....
Tara Mastroeni
| 6 min. read
Rental scams 101: 6 strategies property managers can use to keep themselves and their listings safe
When most people think of rental scams, they picture the prospective tenant as the victim. Property managers, however, are vulnerable to scams, as well. In this article, we’ll explore three common rental scams that target property managers and...
Robin Young
| 11 min. read
New research on why two-thirds of single-family renters are considering moving out in 2022 & 2023
There’s a reason why single-family rentals have been the subject of an unprecedented surge in demand over the last few years: They give couples and families access to the indoor and outdoor space that’s rare in other property...
Marc Levetin
| 5 min. read
Income and expenses: What property managers need to know
In an earlier article we explored bookkeeping basics for a financially successful business. The topic warrants further exploration, especially when considering how to keep your company books in the black. You can think of property management income and...
Laurie Mega
| 13 min. read
The ins and outs of HOA reserve fund accounting
If you talk to an association and ask them about their HOA reserve fund accounting, you may hear some pretty unfortunate stories that happened before you arrived; reserve funds that were too low to cover repairs, treasurers who...
Jon Park
| 7 min. read
How to navigate the American housing crisis in 2022
Inflation, stagflation, bear market, shrinkflation—you’ve probably heard all these words tossed around to describe the current U.S. economy conditions. The housing market hasn’t escaped those conditions. It’s estimated that the U.S. had a housing supply deficit of 3.8...
Generate More Revenue—Without Adding New Doors
We listened to our customers and learned their secrets for making more money from the properties you already manage With labor shortages putting the squeeze on the availability of new staff and high-quality vendors, getting the most out...

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