This week in property management: San Francisco and Airbnb are at it again; a Portland-based vacation rental management company raises record amount in funding round; The Wall Street Journal raises discrimination concerns around online background checks; why mentoring among property managers is on the rise, and why it’s important; and Technavio releases a new report projecting the growth of property management software.
Of the 210 Airbnb rentals listed in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco, just 2 are registered with the city, per new legislation implemented in October. But are residents to blame? Only time will tell.
Vacasa, a Portland-based company that bills itself as the “largest dedicated vacation rental management company in the U.S.,” just received $35 million in funding to grow its full-service, technology-enabled property management services.
New technology makes it easy for owners and property managers to see a criminal and credit history in the click of a button. But experts are concerned this may hurt more than it helps, especially when applicants are rejected for decades-old records.
Do you have a mentor? Have you ever been one? Do you want to start one? New programs around the country are helping property managers and realtors grow their businesses significantly.
A new report from Technavio projects that an increasing interest in so-called “smart cities,” will drive adoption of property management solutions well into the year 2020.Read more on Uncategorized