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Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
4 tips for taking listing images that sell
Previously, we’ve spent some time on this blog stressing the importance of writing thoughtful, effective rental listings. But no matter how much time you put into writing a great listing, if you don’t also include an image of...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Making Yelp and Angie’s List work for you
Sure, your mom always told you that it isn’t nice to judge. But the truth of the matter is that in the professional world, we’re all judged. Don’t fret, though—being judged can actually be a good thing. In...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Accounting resources for property managers
Not all property managers are accounting experts, but accurate and organized accounting systems are nonetheless a crucial part of effective property management. Luckily for those of us that don’t have a significant background in accounting, there are many...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
To call or to email? That is the question
As each year goes by, more and more people rely on smartphones to communicate. With all of this instantaneous email access, communication skews a little more toward email all the time. Certainly, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing—but...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
Is YouTube for you?
Over the months, we’ve discussed the value of many different types of technology: websites, Twitter, and social networking sites like Facebook. But one thing we haven’t yet looked at is YouTube. Have you considered including YouTube videos into...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
5 time-organizing tips for property managers
One of the biggest challenges for property managers is staying on top of all the tasks they have to do in a given day. What with unit inspections, apartment showings, incoming and outgoing payments, resolving maintenance requests, signing leases,...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
The pros and cons of section 8 rentals
Embarking on renting to Section 8 tenants is one of those decisions that property managers should undertake only after thoroughly researching all the implications of renting to this very specific demographic. Following are some of the primary pros...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Getting connected in the multi-family industry
Although the property management industry is largely driven by independent contractors and smaller-sized companies, that doesn’t mean you have to work in a vacuum. In fact, it’s important that you don’t. Gleaning advice from other industry insiders is...
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Robin Young
| 10 min. read
Rental Owners’ Shifting Needs: Growth Intel for Property Managers
Being prepared for unforeseen events is key to easing financial (and mental) burdens in the property management business. But with so many options for insurance, where do you start?
Robin Young
| 25 min. read
The 2024 Property Management Industry Report
Jump on next year’s trends now with the industry’s most comprehensive report
Buildium Property Insurance
Join us for a Buildium Insurance Solutions webinar to learn about the various types of insurance you may encounter, the latest offerings from Buildium and how your business can benefit. In this session, we’ll cover: An overview of...
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
| 10 min. read
Spring home maintenance checklist for property managers: 10+ ways to make your business blossom
Frozen pipes, roof damage, and ice dams are all unpleasant side effects of winter. As the weather gets warmer, property managers need to spring into action to ensure that their properties are in the best shape possible. Even...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
Property management certifications that give you an edge
No matter what stage your business is at, this post can help you  learn what property management certifications and licenses out there, who administers them, and how they can help you boost your career.
Webinar: Adapting to a New Reality: Property Management in 2024
Join us for a webinar focused on 2024 property management trends and the tools your team needs to stay competitive, overcome growth hurdles, and deliver an unparalleled resident experience, including: Strategies for portfolio growth & client acquisition in...
Jake Belding
| 15 min. read
5 time-saving AI prompts for property managers
If you’ve kept up-to-date with business trends over the past year, then you’ve probably encountered more than a few stories with headlines like “how the latest AI tool is poised to revolutionize ‘X’ industry”, or “why AI will...

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