Improving Your Social Media Presence as a Property Manager

An effective social media presence is increasingly becoming a major component of a successful property manager’s list of responsibilities. To build an audience for a community or property page on Facebook and maintain followers, there are some steps that need to be taken. For starters, first impressions are everything. The majority of people will only … Continued

Ways to Get People Talking About Your Property

As a property manager, what strategies do you use to get people talking about your communities? For example, the newspaper may have a feature where it spotlights a local community. Not all of us have access to such resources, so it’s time to get creative about generating buzz and attracting quality tenants. Perhaps the easiest … Continued

What Qualities Make for a Successful Property Manager?

How do you define a great property manager? With so many companies doing business, singling out the ones that embody the best qualities is key to ensuring properties are indeed being managed professionally. We’ll begin with what’s called “brilliance”. This has little do with intelligence as it does in the way they execute things. These … Continued

Are You Ready for Millennials?

Did you know there are over 70 million millennials? Just like everyone else, these people are also looking for a place to live, and they are increasingly choosing to rent over buying. When it comes to finding a safe and convenient place to live, these individuals tend to go about things a little differently. Do … Continued

Grabbing the Attention of Quality Tenants

It’s always tough, but the first quarter can be particularly challenging. Thankfully there are effective ways to make the process a little easier, beginning with an open house. Open houses are a proven method commonly used by realtors, not so much property managers. However, these open houses can become vital marketing tools that don’t break … Continued

Evaluate Your Properties in Time for the Spring

Spring may not be here officially, but the temperatures lately seem to suggest it’s already made an arrival. It’s never too early to take a look at your properties, do some spring cleaning, and make sure they’re ready for the soon to skyrocket temperatures. Examine the HVAC units. The last thing you want is to … Continued

Preparing Your Business for an Audit

Few things strike fear in a property manager’s heart than being informed they’re being audited. If you take the necessary steps early to ensure your business is ready to handle it, it will significantly make things easier in the future should you receive such a notice. Here are some tips. Organize your ledger accounts and … Continued

It May Be Time to Give Your Technology an Upgrade

Does your property management run on the latest technology? Fantastic! You’re staying on top of ever-evolving trends. For those that are still operating on antiquated tech, it may be time to consider how today’s advancements can benefit your tenants, applicants, and of course your business. Having trouble getting started? Here are a few suggestions. Remember … Continued

A Prepared Property Manager Is Ready for Anything

As a property manager, you can never be too prepared for what’s to come. Whether it’s working with a new partner, hiring new employees, or taking on a greater risk, there is always more you can do to adapt to the ever-evolving industry trends. An easy way to make sure you’re always prepared is to … Continued

Taking Care of Your Properties in 2017

With the arrival of a new year, property managers face many issues that need to be addressed to ensure that everything continues to run like a well-oiled machine. Properly managing funds is essential, and there are ways to tackle issues while staying within the budget. Addressing increasing property costs. Bartering is a great way to … Continued