How COVID-19 is affecting property managers

Property managers and landlords have had to move fast to adapt to the new normal of the COVID-19 pandemic, and their new policies, designed to keep associates and residents safe, are now starting to reshape their business priorities too. Property management tech firm AppFolio recently carried out a survey of 1,000 property management professionals and

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Three Steps to Simplify Property Management

Nowadays, renting out property is becoming more and more common. As the market continues to shift and adapt, we’re likely to see even more rental properties arise in the future too. This widespread demand can also be brought about by all of the new avenues by which rental properties are now available. From long-term options

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Five Things that Should be in Your Property Management Agreement

Most commercial real estate owners hire professional property management.  Selecting a property manager is important because a good manager can help an owner maximize the return on its investment.  But it’s important that owners include key provisions in the property management agreement. 1. Manager Compensation Commercial property managers usually charge the owner a fee based

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Property Management Trends That You Can’t Ignore in 2018

Not all industries move at the same pace, and not all of them are taken to the top like drifting logs on a strong river. Trends will always be

Keys to Being a Successful Property Manager

Being a property manager is a tough job. Tenants, owners, coworkers and maintenance technicians are just a few of the people you’ll have to handle and deal with on a daily basis. Also, the hours can be long, and the job demanding and stressful.

LeaseLock wants to eliminate security deposits with insurance for property managers

LeaseLock is hoping to do away with the need for security deposits in order to help renters gain approval while insuring property managers for losses due to unpaid rent or damage. The startup says it’s the first security deposit insurance company to go nationwide in the U.S. Renters pay a small monthly fee as opposed

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Landlord Studio launches mobile app for property managers

Landlord Studio is launching a new, mobile friendly version of its property management software that allows landlords to manage properties, tenants, payments and other items on the go.

Rentec Direct adds live chat support for property managers

Property management software providers, Rentec Direct, introduced a new feature to the powerful rental business tool to help managers and landlords who need instant assistance.

Crowdsourcing property management with CrowdComfort

Property managers might find a helping hand in the shape of CrowdComfort, whose product came about from an innovation challenge that asked: “What if people could use their smartphones to unlock inefficiencies in building and workplace management?”

theRRD provides a newer, simplified way to carry out tenant screening

Landlords and property managers face numerous challenges, but one of the trickiest is the process of screening prospective tenants.

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