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Apartments & Property Management

5 Best Practices for Landlords: Communication Helps Reduce Tenant Turnover

Vacancies in your building can cost you hundreds, even thousands of dollars a month. No landlord wants to deal with a half vacant building.

But even worse than vacancies are tenants who actively make your life (and the lives of their neighbors) miserable. It’s essential to set your renters up for success by taking a few steps toward a clear rental agreement and due diligence before you handover the keys. Reduce tenant turnover with a crystal-clear rental lease.

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8 Ways to Be a Good Landlord (and Still Earn Money)

Like good fences make good neighbors, good landlords make good tenants.

Now, of course, every building owner and property manager knows that it’s nearly impossible to weed out all “bad tenants,” and some good tenants may struggle as well. When a renter can’t pay or runs into a rough patch, it’s not always their fault (and they could eventually become happy, satisfied tenants again). So how can you be a good landlord and still earn money?

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Landlord Resource Toolkit: A Collection of Best Practice Resources for Landlords and Owners During COVID-19

As a landlord or building owner, you know that happy, reliable tenants pay their rent and keep your properties full.

But over the last six months during COVID-19, the landscape of rentals has changed drastically, and renters’ needs and capacity have changed too. Information and best practices have shifted as government regulations, health information, and the economic picture continue to evolve. Keeping up with this information can be challenging at best, but we’ve assembled a landlord resource toolkit to help you navigate some everyday situations and keep your reliable tenants as happy as possible.

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Adapting to the New Normal: Is Virtual Leasing the Way of the Future?

This year sure isn’t panning out the way anyone expected. As COVID-19 began shutting down the country and made many things in our everyday life come to a screeching halt, it left us wondering when things might be normal again.

Housing needs don’t halt for a pandemic. As a property owner or manager, you still need to lease your available space. To do so safely, you may need to make some changes to the way you market your residential properties. As more and more states are reemerging from lockdown, what can we expect to see as a “new normal” in the apartments and property management industry?

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6 Considerations for Addressing Building Maintenance Concerns During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As a building manager or owner, you have a lot of responsibility right now.

As usual, you are in charge of providing and maintaining tenants living spaces—their homes. But unlike life before the Coronavirus, that responsibility comes with even more pressure. People are spending more time in their homes, working from their apartments, and fighting off the possibility of getting sick. So, how can you keep your apartment building up and running when times are anything but normal?

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Apartment Owners: 8 Ways to Keep Your Building Safe During Coronavirus

The global outbreak of Coronavirus is an unprecedented phenomenon that’s left many of us feeling helpless.

As an apartment building owner, you may feel worried about how the illness will affect the health of your tenants and the impact it will have on your building. Fortunately, there are many simple steps you can take to help keep your building safe and minimize your risk during this time. Many of these apartment building safety precautions are good practice, even when we’re not facing a pandemic.

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Apartments & Property Management

Why Your Tenant Privacy Policy Matters: Protecting Your Tenants and Yourself

In a crowded world where our lives overlap and intersect both physically and digitally, ensuring tenant privacy is crucial.

As individuals, we value our privacy. We trust people we feel we can open up to and we’re careful with our personal information. We gravitate towards businesses that have proven themselves to be protectors of critical data and information. If you hear the term “security breach” in the news, you likely will have a moment of worry that your information may have been compromised.

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Property Management Partners: Working with Contractors and Vendors

A big part of your company’s success depends upon healthy property management partnerships with vendors and contractors you can trust.

Finding the right property management partners is a difficult (and occasionally risky) endeavor that property management companies struggle with regularly. Often, the sheer volume of available contractors and vendors is intimidating enough! Selecting a reliable, responsible, and effective partner involves some risk simply because it can be difficult to determine who will make a good partner and whom you should avoid. Luckily, we’re here to help!

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How to Attract Tenants: 3 Storytelling Tips to Grow Your Building’s Brand

Mastering the art of learning how to attract tenants starts with perfecting your brand’s story.

As a property management company, understanding how to attract tenants and keeping the good renters happy is an important part of the everyday job. Most everyone already knows, in the marketing business, content is king. We’re here to tell you the property management industry is no different!

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