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Ian Greenleigh
| 3 min. read
Deliver your message with flair
In order to effectively market a rental community, you must differentiate it from the competition. This much, we can all agree on. Your community may be positively unique, but what about the ways in which you deliver this message?...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Keeping tenants informed
The good news is that in this day and age, there are a number of options for keeping tenants updated about property events and updates on a real-time basis. Now it’s up to you to identify the mode of...
Geoff Roberts
| 3 min. read
The property investment checklist
When it comes to selecting an investment property, there are a few issues that every landlord must take into account. No matter how wonderful a property is or how eager you are to invest, never make a property investment...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Active vs. passive property management
At the heart of it all, property management involves dealing with people. If you own your own property, you’re working with tenants, potential tenants, contractors, and real estate agents on a regular basis. And if you’re managing someone else’s...
Geoff Roberts
| 5 min. read
Three online rental sites you can’t afford to miss
In so many ways, property managers have it easier today than they did a few years ago. As opposed to earlier times when marketing vacancies generally consisted of taking an ad out in local newspapers and advertising on...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Making contractors work for you
Having a good stable of contractors at your disposal is one of the more underrated tools for property management success. Following are some points to consider and a few tips for finding contractors that will make you (and your...
Geoff Roberts
| 4 min. read
Converting your units: why, when and how?
Although converting a unit into a larger (or different) space may be cheaper than purchasing a new property that fits your expanding investment property needs, it’s nonetheless a huge undertaking, both in terms of logistics and expense. If you’re...
Location, location, location
When it comes to locating the investment property that’s right for you, you’re shopping not only for the perfect property but also for the neighborhood that best suits your financial goals. In fact, before you even beginning to...
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Is time for you to offer a resident benefits package? Here’s why you should
There was a time when resident benefits packages existed only in the world of luxury apartments and rental homes. Now, however, rental properties of all types offer benefits packages to their residents. Google resident benefits packages and you’ll...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Small-Portfolio Investors
The population of small-portfolio investors is the largest it’s been in at least a decade. And even though a growing market signals new opportunities, not all investors share the same goals. For example, 1 in 2 rental owners...
Robin Young
| 30 min. read
The Property Manager’s Guide to Attracting & Retaining Accidental Landlords
The Accidental Landlords who remain in the rental market in 2022 aren’t necessarily the same ones you’ve worked with in the past. While they may still have personal reasons for owning their rental property, nearly half of Accidental...
Laurie Mega
| 7 min. read
Striking the balance: Fielding communications without inundating your staff
Ask property managers what they spend most of their time doing each day, and they’ll probably say talking on the phone (or answering emails, or texting).  Connecting with residents and owners is always important, sometimes stressful, and, when...
James Barrett
| 6 min. read
The 7 best rental listing sites for property managers
2021 was a wild year for Internet Listing Services (ILS) companies like the Zillow Group, Zumper, and Apartments.com owner CoStar. Tenant Turner looked at inbound lead data from 2021 and found that the vast majority of leads nationwide...
Laurie Mega
| 9 min. read
Property management templates for just about anything
Get templates for just about any scenario to keep your business running like a well-oiled machine—whether you’re starting a property management business from scratch or simply looking to fill some gaps in your process.
Jake Belding
| 15 min. read
Leasing technology playbook: Digital experiences to attract your ideal residents
Learn the specific ways technology can help you create the kind of experience you want to deliver for both you and your applicants.
Laurie Mega
| 6 min. read
Enhancing the application process: Secure and simplify applications with digital tools
How many rental applications does your team see in a week? A month? A year? And how many of those applications turn into quality residents? Solid listings placed across social and rental sites will bring in plenty of...

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