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Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
10 property management pitfalls
A few weeks ago, we talked about 10 Signs of Property Management Success. This week, we’re going to take a look at the flip side of that coin, reviewing some indicators that it may be time to make...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Building your property management company culture
Just as with any other business, the success of your property management company is inextricably tied to staff morale. The more content your staff is, the more effort they will put into their jobs and the more invested...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Setting property management fees
Setting your property management fees can be tricky business. Obviously, you’d like to obtain the greatest amount of money possible for your services. On the other hand, it’s important that your prices remain competitive in order to secure...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
10 signs your property management company is a success
While profitability is one great sign of success, there are also many other less tangible indicators that your property management business is doing well. Following is  a list of ten signs you’re running a good property management shop. How...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
The pros and cons of property specialization
There’s definitely much to be said for setting oneself apart from the pack in business. In fact, particularly when it comes to business, establishing a reputation that sets you apart from the pack in a certain niche or...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Property management career building
One of the most commonly touted reasons property management professionals provide for working in this industry is diversity. Not only is each and every day different from the one before but, also, property managers have the unique opportunity...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
The basics of cash vs. accrual accounting for property managers
Although not all property managers have an accounting background, it’s nonetheless important that any landlord or property manager handling the books has a firm grasp on basic accounting principles. Perhaps most importantly, it’s essential to have a working...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
The perfect property management pitch
Understanding what triggers property owners to seek out the services of a property manager can not only help you to more effectively pitch your services, but may also put you in a position to approach potential clients before...
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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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