Small property management companies face challenges competing with large corporations. Smaller budgets, limited staff and increasing overhead can be discouraging. You can compete with the big boys if you’re proactive. Here are a three strategies highly successful management teams deploy. Number One: Pursue Excellent Relationships Building relationships through excellent service is one way independent management teams can […]
Property management articles frequently extoll the benefits of effective resident screening for preserving property value and managing cash flow. Identifying best-fit residents is definitely important. But, have you ever wondered what owners consider when vetting property managers? Here’s what savvy property owners expect. Property Manager: Reliable Partner First and foremost, owners want confidence their property […]
Hard to imagine the year will soon be coming to a close. To help you prepare for end of year we are inviting you to join us for a 1 hour overview of what to do now to ensure you have the most trouble and stress free year end possible. Items covered: * How AppFolio […]
It is impossible to avoid all conflict. In fact, for many small business owners, conflict seems to be an every-day-happening. Some business experts suggest that family-owned businesses and small start-ups experience conflicts more frequently than larger enterprises because they fail to follow a “formal management plan.” Operating a family-owned property management company follows a few common […]
Thinking about expanding your property management portfolio? You need a good game plan that explains the myriad ways partnering with your team benefits your clients? It’s true that an excellent management team lets owners get a good night’s sleep without the hassle of suiting up to go fix a backed up toilet at two in […]
Although starting your own single-family property management business is risky – and a bit scary – the market holds plenty of intriguing opportunities today. Here’s why. According to survey findings released by market research firm OCR International, more than half (59%) of investors polled said they would be interested in adding single-family homes (SFR) to their portfolio […]
Millions of dollars are spent each year studying the housing market. Buried in the tomes of research, are clues about resident “wish lists” and expectations. If you didn’t get a chance to attend the 2014 Multifamily Executive Conference, here are a few things you might not know about today’s renter. #1 Long-term renters Young adults […]
Don’t miss this upcoming webinar with Trulia’s Housing Economist, Ralph McLaughlin, PhD. He’ll share Trulia’s top highlights and takeaways from this year, including how companies are capitalizing on rental price trends and what you need to know to prepare your property management business for 2015.
Choosing the right property management software can seem overwhelming for many property managers. Because you don’t do it very often, you may not even really know what new features to look out for when evaluating a software solution.
We recently hosted a valuable webinar presented by Stephanie McCleskey of Axiometrics (the leading apartment market research organization). Stephanie shared fresh data from the housing market at the local and national level, with emphasis on the apartment market. Don’t miss what she had to say about how 2014 is rounding out, and what Axiometrics predicts for […]