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Laurie Mega
| 5 min. read
Property management accounting essentials: 6 must-have software features
Good property management accounting software can be a powerful tool in the success of your property management business. In fact, with the days of ledger and spreadsheet accounting fast fading, it’s virtually impossible to run a growing portfolio...
Laurie Mega
| 10 min. read
Property management email templates and tips to craft the perfect email for every part of your brand
Even with your social media presence and the content on your site, email still plays an irreplaceable role for your business. In fact, real estate has a higher email open rate than many other industries—nearly 33 percent, according...
Laurie Mega
| 10 min. read
Property management email templates and tips to craft the perfect email for every part of your brand
Even with your social media presence and the content on your site, email still plays an irreplaceable role for your business. In fact, real estate has a higher email open rate than many other industries—nearly 33 percent, according...
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
How to value, buy, or sell a property management company
The roller coaster that is the American rental market may have you thinking about your long-term plan for your property management business. You may be thinking of buying a property management company and expanding your reach into new...
Amanda Maher
| 9 min. read
11 property management KPIs you should be tracking
The property management industry is highly fragmented. Some companies have only a few employees, some operate independently, and others have massive portfolios. No matter your business size or plans to scale, however, it’s important to stay on top...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Property management chart of accounts: What is it and why is it essential?
One of the most important accounting practices in any business is setting up and keeping a property management chart of accounts. As a property manager, your chart of accounts will help you keep tabs on every transaction for...
7 Steps To Expand Your Business Into Community Association Property Management [Guide]
Seventy-eight percent of new U.S. housing being built today are part of community associations. With that kind of opportunity, moving into association management is one of the most obvious places for many to grow their portfolio. In Volume...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Online rent payment systems: What’s the best way to accept rent?
There was a time when paying rent via credit card was almost unheard of—and you probably remember it. Owners preferred checks that residents either dropped off or mailed in. But as technology advances and residents turn to digital...
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Jon Park
| 12 min. read
7 of the best property management apps of 2024
Compare and contrast the features of 7 of the leading software solutions to find the best rental property management app for your business.
Tara Mastroeni
| 15 min. read
7 of the best online rental application software solutions in 2024
Explore the best online rental application software solutions on the market to help you share, review, and approve applications faster—and with less effort for everyone involved.
Jon Park
| 12 min. read
The best software solutions to grow your property management portfolio in 2024
Here are 6 of the best software solutions to grow your property management portfolio, categorized by their unique strengths.
Jason Van Steenwyk
| 6 min. read
Preventative HVAC maintenance checklist: 16 things you should do now
Major winter storms are still months away, but as the weather changes, it’s important to pay attention to your property’s HVAC units, furnaces, and related systems. Starting preventative HVAC maintenance now will help you avoid costly repairs and...
Jake Belding
| 10 min. read
Buildium vs AppFolio: An in-depth comparison
Buildium vs Appfolio Property Manager: Which is the best property management software for you? Read our in-depth comparison of key features and pricing.
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
What renters want their property manager to know about communication [The Lookout]
Would it surprise you to know that 59% of renters want to communicate with their property manager via text message?   For years, email has been the most popular communication method. But over the last two years, we’ve...
Robin Young
| 2 min. read
How demand for property management services is changing in 2024 [The Lookout]
The pandemic not only changed how property management companies operate—it transformed the demand for property managers’ services.   But as the pandemic has receded, are rental owners still seeking out property managers at the same rate? That’s what...
Jake Belding
| 19 min. read
Property maintenance services: The complete checklist and guide
Use this comprehensive property management maintenance checklist to get through repairs faster and more efficiently than previously possible.

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