Tenant Referral Fees – Are they Worth It?

By Jennifer McCready Offering referral fees to your existing tenants is a great way to generate quality leads without having to spend a lot of money on advertising. Before you get to work developing your referral strategy, however, make sure … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Mobile Marketing

By Jennifer McCready Last week we shared some tips on marketing to the next generation of renters, millennials. One of the things that really sets this demographic apart from those that have come before is its overwhelming use of mobile … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Marketing Your Properties to Millennials

By Jennifer McCready As the next generation – known collectively as ‘millennials’ – begins to make their way into the working world, they’re naturally going to be taking over the housing market as well. This demographic is known for being … Continue reading

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Safety First – Protecting Yourself as a Property Manager

By Jennifer McCready While property management probably won’t make the list of most dangerous jobs out there, there are still certain risks that must be taken into account in our chosen profession. Think about it, you’re dealing with people you … Continue reading

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Using Your Property Maintenance Policies to Keep Tenants Happy

By Jennifer McCready Reducing costly tenant turnover is the key to ongoing success of your property management business. Keeping your properties well maintained is one of the most important factors in improving tenant happiness and more importantly – keeping them … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Choosing a Property Management Software

By Jennifer McCready If you’ve been in the property management industry for any amount of time, you probably already recognize the importance of property management software. Not only can it keep your hectic day to day schedule of tasks on … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Handle Property Inspections

By Jennifer McCready As a property manager, one of the tasks you must tackle at least once a year is conducting inspections of your properties. These inspections serve several purposes, from providing you with a glimpse into whether your tenants … Continue reading

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Tips for Staging Your Rental Property

By Jennifer McCready One of the most effective ways to get a property rented quickly is to stage it. In other words, to make it appear warm and welcoming so that prospective tenants can envision what it would be like … Continue reading

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Checklist for Finding the Perfect Tenant

By Jennifer McCready When it comes to being a successful property manager, it starts and ends with finding the right tenants. In past blog posts, we shared some tips for screening prospective renters and even some important questions you should … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts of Property Maintenance

By Jennifer McCready One of the biggest duties of a property manager is keeping properties well-maintained. If you don’t stay on top of this task, you could end up with a much bigger headache over time, including costly repairs and … Continue reading

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