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Introducing the Screening Tab (Formerly Marketing Tab)

You may have noticed that recently the “Marketing” tab has turned into the “Screening” tab. The Screening tab is the beginning of what will be our Tenant Screening interface. At this time, the flow is very similar to the Work Orders tab with statuses along the right side and the Prospects/Applicant information along the left. The primary purpose of this section is to...

Benefits of Online Property Management

If your property management business is getting more time consuming than ever, consider going online for your property management needs. Online property management is simpler than you think. There are many different software options out there and other services that are available for your convenience. What are some other ways you can transfer your property management services and needs online...

Landlord Property Management: Pros and Cons

When you manage your own property, there are ups and downs to the process. Whether you’ve recently acquired a property that needs managing and you think you’re the best person for the job, or you just don’t trust your property to anyone else, here are some pros and cons to consider for landlord property management. Pros and Cons of Landlord Property Management Pro: Get to Handle Everything...

Easy and Efficient Reliable Property Management

If you manage your own property, chances are reliable property management is something that’s on your mind and takes up a considerable amount of your time. Hiring a property manager may be something you’re interested in so you don’t have to worry so much about your property, or maybe you’d like to stick with doing things yourself. Regardless of your situation, making reliable property management...

TWiRP- Mar 28, 2015

Picture this: your tenant does something HUGELY disastrous, and pandemonium ensues. What do you do? This week in rental property we peer into the looking glass of disaster. Nobody wants to entertain the thought of catastrophe, but it is inevitable. Whether its a fire breaking out or a bomb threat, as in our first two articles below, it is always a good idea to have precautions put in place for...

Pre-Screening Tips For Prospective Tenants

In the early days of anyone’s career as a landlord or as a property manager, one of the quickest way to turn you off to the business entirely: the bad tenant. Screening is always important, but there are a number of ways that you can pre-screen your tenants so that you catch problems before they happen and everything goes much more smoothly. Pre-screening tips by phone Most likely, every single...

Landlord Legal Tips

Being a successful property manager or landlord does require a lot of education, understanding of marketing, and knowing your markets. It also requires that you understand the laws that apply to certain situation. You could be a marketing guru with amazing insights to the market, but if you break one of these laws: you’re setting yourself up to fail.

Avoiding The Bad Tenants

It’s the second week of the month and you find yourself yet again hearing why that particular tenant is late on the rent. You’ve been dealing with the city because every time they don’t mow the lawn for weeks, you get the notice. You’ve been here before and you know that the there will be huge mess being left for you, in addition to that security deposit being seen as last months’ rent.  You’ve...

Should You Pay Attention To Rental Bills?

In some areas, the utility company is a part of local government. What this means is, if one of the bills for that property goes unpaid, you could be subject to penalties not unlike forgetting to pay your taxes. In areas where things like water and sewer are provided as a part of the city government, if your tenant doesn’t pay: you could be the one in trouble. In some cases, an unpaid utility...

Tenant Screening Tips

There’s an old rule of thumb out there when dealing with landlord-tenant interactions. That rule is the 80/20 rule and many of you out there are reading this nodding. You know what this means: it means that only about 20% of your tenants will give you about 80% of the hassles. Everyone else is awesome, but there’s always that small group that can really make everything a pain.

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