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Regular Maintenance a Must to Control Costly Water Damage

Regular Maintenance a Must to Control Costly Water Damage

Super Storm Sandy is still in the news, along with stories and pictures of homes ruined by the unprecedented storm surge and resulting flooding the storm caused along the coast of the northeastern United States. Property owners affected by the storm are dealing with water damage on a massive scale. But, according to Steve Leger,…

Benefits of Moving Your Payments Online

Benefits of Moving Your Payments Online

Property management companies, whether you own or work for a retail property management company, industrial property management company, or condo property management company, typically have to take in many, many checks.  With so many of us going paperless these days the idea of moving your payments online probably seems like a great idea, and truly…

Resolve To Pre-Qualify Applicants!

Resolve To Pre-Qualify Applicants!

Its a New Year and most people resolve to make their lives better in some way. The biggest time waster for property owners is trying to lease their properties. It should not be that way.  The reason the process is so painful is that we are naturally predisposed to not play the detective we need…

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Great Landlord in 2013

5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Great Landlord in 2013

Being a landlord is a tough business, there’s no doubt about it. Unlike the picture ingrained in the minds of so many renters, being a landlord consists of much more than just lounging around while you watch the money roll in. In reality, rental property owners have responsibilities very similar to those of a small…

7 Property Management Mistakes To Avoid

7 Property Management Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you are a property manager, homeowner, landlord or investor there are some key property management mistakes you want to avoid. Sometimes being penny wise is being dollar foolish. Owning property is a long-term investment with the building, the land and the tenant so planning ahead is important. Here are some tips to help you…

Gauging Tenant Satisfaction

Gauging Tenant Satisfaction

As a property management company, one of your main goals is keeping your tenants happy.  Tenant satisfaction is a big part of what helps a property management company build a great reputation for themselves.  Ensuring that your tenants are satisfied is extremely important if you want your property management company to grow and truly prosper….

Homeowners Become Renters And What a Difference

Homeowners Become Renters And What a Difference

What used to be a side business for residential realtors and apartment managers now demands a level of interaction and communication rarely achieved previously. From online applications and work order requests to complete real time management reports, it now must be recognized that it is never too much information that causes problems. The real estate…

Construction Lull Leads to Fewer Apartment Vacancies

Construction Lull Leads to Fewer Apartment Vacancies

Freddie Mac released its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for December showing what some of the market features are expected to look like in 2013. Outlook Highlights Look for long-term mortgage rates to remain near their record lows for the first half of 2013, then rising gradually during the second half of the year,…

Winter Energy Saving Tips for Your Property

Winter Energy Saving Tips for Your Property

With below-freezing temperatures haunting the future  forecast, it’s time to start thinking about ways to cut down on energy use. Many properties in Philadelphia and beyond are older and less energy efficient buildings. Luckily, whether you own or rent a property, you can make some easy changes to improve energy efficiency in your home. Here’s…

See More Applicants

See More Applicants

Usually at this time of year potential tenants have either found a home, are in a major rush to find one, or have postponed looking until after the holidays.  This can make a rental owner particularly frustrated as the majority postpone.  A few years ago, a particularly creative owner who uses our services, ended up…

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