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Developing a Rent Collection Policy

By on September 18, 2015 in Education with 2 Comments
Developing a Rent Collection Policy

Earlier this week, we introduced the first article in a series on Types of Tenants: The Good, The Bad, & the Ugly, exploring the most common rent paying behavior in renters.  To follow that theme, this post will delve deeper into creating a rent collection procedure that should be outlined in your management plan. Developing […]

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How to Deal with Bad Neighbors at Your Rental Property

By on July 15, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Deal with Bad Neighbors at Your Rental Property

Renters today evaluate a potential property by more than just the price point and interior features.  It even goes beyond amenities to include the property’s community and neighborhood. Just as the right price can make or break a signed lease, the right (or wrong) neighbors can mean the difference between rented or vacant! Bad neighbors […]

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Tenant Surveys: What To Ask and Why

By on April 28, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Tenant Surveys: What To Ask and Why

Tenant surveys can be used to evaluate your tenants’ perception and experience with their rental property, the community and neighborhood, amenities, customer service, maintenance, and management. By asking and listening to your tenants feedback you will be able to increase occupancy, enhance your competitive position, evaluate personnel performance, and improve tenant retention. What To Ask […]

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How To Break Bad News To Your Tenants

By on April 22, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
How To Break Bad News To Your Tenants

The rent is going up. The pool will be closed for an extended remodel. The parking lot is getting repaved. The water is shutting down for maintenance. Hopefully all these woes don’t happen at once, but the reality of property management means you will have to deliver bad news to your tenants at some point. While […]

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Landlord Screening – Would You Get Approved?

By on April 1, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Landlord Screening – Would You Get Approved?

Every landlords wants a qualified tenant that pays rent on time and takes care of the property.  And with news of the renting population growing, as millennials are postponing home ownership despite job stability, there is a steady stream of qualified renters available as potential tenants. But, as with every relationship, the landlord-tenant relationship is […]

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5 Ways Property Management Software Will Save You Money

Whether you own or manage rental properties, using property management software can save landlords and property managers money and valuable time.  Property management software provides cost-effective and efficient tools to streamline your rental management tasks and help you take control of your business goals. Here are 5 ways that property management software will save you […]

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3 Reasons Property Managers and Landlords Should Use Facebook

By on October 30, 2014 in Education with 1 Comment
3 Reasons Property Managers and Landlords Should Use Facebook

With over 850 million daily active users, Facebook offers property managers and landlords direct access to consumers who rely on social media and online resources to find services, products and people for just about everything.  Historically, word-of mouth recommendations have always been property managers’ number one resource to reach customers but  in today’s digital world, social […]

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Why Do People Move?

By on October 21, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
Why Do People Move?

Property Managers and landlords should consider human migration behavior in the United States when evaluating their properties to ensure their tenants are satisfied with their rental. Jobs, family, health, and school are all legitimate reasons to move out of your current home.  But what tops the charts as the number 1 reason to move in […]

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Tips From Your Tenant: Make a Lasting First Impression with a Tenant Welcome Package

By on October 9, 2014 in Education with 2 Comments
Tips From Your Tenant: Make a Lasting First Impression with a Tenant Welcome Package

One of the biggest hurdles in property management is not only finding great tenants, but keeping great tenants.  Using quality tenant screening services will help you place a reliable tenant, but what are the best practices to ensure your dream tenant never wants to move out? In this blog series, Tips From Your Tenant, we’ll […]

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