Last modified on March 15th, 2019
By Elizabeth Millar
“The early bird gets the worm.” “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” “Carpe diem.” Each of these sayings serves as a foundational pillar for how modern property managers are able to get more done without burning the candle at both ends.
Take A More Efficient Approach To Property Management
It isn’t a secret that property managers live busy lives. Renters often have questions or issues that need to be resolved, homeowners want to be updated about their properties, marketing tasks need to be completed to bring in new business, and so the list goes on each day. Fortunately, the technology-driven world has helped property managers leverage the power of mobile solutions to increase their productivity levels. There are many ways that modern property managers can adopt more efficient approaches to management.
- Reduce time-consuming paper-based processes. Through digital automation, property managers can not only reduce the amount of paper lying around the office, but they can also lower the time it takes to sort through and organize client files. Digital files can be securely stored, are easy to search through via keyword searches, and streamline the entire property management process by providing seamless access to files when property managers are on-the-go.
- Leverage a property management software for enhanced data management. Imagine a world where your accounting records, maintenance request, renter and homeowner profiles, property inspection files, and all of the data that you need to run your property management business are securely stored in one location. This world is a possibility with the right property management software. In fact, by using a property management software you can more easily address renter issues, collect rent, schedule property inspections, or complete any of your daily tasks so that you can effectively grow your business by getting more done every day.
- Use SMS tools to manage and improve communications. Communicating with clients can take up a large portion of your day if you aren’t careful. Fortunately, with the help of an SMS tool, you can effectively communicate with your clients in a fast and easy to use fashion. Whether you want to send rent reminders, confirm a walk-through, or let a client know what time regularly scheduled maintenance will be taking place, SMS tools help you to convey your messages. In fact, you can even schedule your SMS messages for automatic delivery to your segmented lists. With automation in place, your renters can receive the “don’t forget to pay rent” message, while your homeowners receive the “monthly rent will be deposited in your accounts by the 10th” messages. You can even use SMS to send out move-in specials to potential renters. No matter the text, SMS tools help mobile property managers effectively get more done.
Accomplish More As You Do Less
Modern property management software may be the solution that you need to get more done, while seemingly doing less. From creating secure digital files that reduce paper clutter and remove time-consuming manual tasks, to automating processes to increase efficiencies, to using SMS tools to improve client communications in a time-saving fashion, the right software can help you to work smarter. After all, when you use the right technologies, you can easily become a modern property manager who is able to accomplish more each day.
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