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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

5 Biggest Myths About Property Management
Property Management Blog
Property management is a diversified sector that many people are unfamiliar with. While there are several property management industry myths out there, we're here to dispel the five most popular ones.MYTH #1: Property management firms take your money and do nothing in return. FACT: Property managers deduct operating costs like mainten...

Monday, July 18, 2022

New FCC Rules “Unlock” Broadband Competition in Multi-Tenant Rentals
Property Management Blog
On February 15, 2022, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will adopt new rules to “unlock broadband competition” for people living and working in multi-tenant properties. These include apartments, office buildings, and public housing.These new directives prevent property owners from entering so-called...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Rental Rates Heating Up as Summer Starts
Property Management Blog
The rental market seems to be heating up across the country as the summer months open, with rental rates gradually increasing and vacancy rates going down. This growth may look smaller compared to what we’ve seen during the same period in 2021. But it still exceeds the numbers recorded from the pre-pandemic years.For the first five ...

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

5 Tips for Managing Tenants: Landlords Who Want to Speed Up the Lease Process
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, you're aware that tenants feel in charge of your relationship. Renters always tend to want more and more from their landlords, no matter how large their deposit is. That's why we've compiled this list of five tips for managing tenants to help you get back to what matters: living!1. Keep the Rules Clear Aski...

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

What You Need to Know About Selling Tenant-Occupied Property
Property Management Blog
When trying to sell a tenant-occupied property, you should know several essential things. First, it's good to keep in mind that the current market is not as easy to navigate as it was in the past. Based on other people's past experiences, you might think that you'll be able to sell your property quickly. This is no longer the ...

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

5 Ways to Improve Your Leasing Process
Property Management Blog
When it comes to attracting individuals or families looking for a place to call home, the competition between various leasing teams and rental properties can be tight. It’s important to remember that the service quality of a leasing team can sway the decision of a potential tenant to rent from you or not. For example, getting back t...

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Hiring a Property Manager vs. DIY Management
Property Management Blog
If you are deciding between hiring a property manager versus managing your rental property on your own, read on. There are many pros to working with a professional property manager. Hiring a property manager can mean better oversight, higher long-term returns, and more time to focus on your business. While it might sound like hiring a pro...

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Who’s Responsible for Smoke Detector Batteries In Rentals?
Property Management Blog
Smoke detectors are essential for every property. It keeps both your property and tenant safe. However, there is some confusion regarding the installation and maintenance of these necessary devices. Who should install them? Who should make sure the smoke detector batteries are still working?Smoke Detector InstallationThe laws regarding sm...

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Rent Growth Continues To Cool Across Many Markets
Property Management Blog
Rent growth shows signs of slowing down across many markets, according to the November report from Apartment List. But property owners need not worry.The report noted that "Since January of this year, the national median rent has increased by a staggering 17.8 percent. To put that in context, rent growth from January to November aver...

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Companies in Portland
Property Management Blog
Commercial real estate encompasses every property type not used for residential purposes. For example, office buildings, retail warehouses, and restaurants are all types of commercial properties. If you're trying to make it in the commercial real estate game, either as a seller or a buyer, it's essential to know which firms domina...

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