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DIY Property Management vs. Hiring a Pro

By Jennifer McCready Many property owners make the decision to manage their own affairs without the assistance of a professional. While there certainly isn’t a definitive right or wrong way to handle things, there are some distinct pros and cons … 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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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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Top 5 Reasons You Need Property Management Software

By Jennifer McCready Maybe you’ve been successfully running your property management business using just the basics – email, Excel spreadsheets, etc. So far, you’ve been managing just fine. Besides, property management software is for bigger companies, not the little guys….right? … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Market Your Business and Properties via Social Media

By Jennifer McCready We’ve talked about the importance of establishing your presence online, particularly in terms of social media. One of the main reasons why this is so crucial for those in the property management industry is because social media … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Retaining Excellent Employees

By Jennifer McCready We’ve talked at great length about the importance of landing and keeping quality tenants, but what about your own team? Are you taking the appropriate measures to keep your employees happy and increase their job satisfaction? Turnover … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Spruce Up an Older Property to Make it More Marketable

By Jennifer McCready Maybe you snagged that great deal on the purchase of an older property with the intention of fixing it up, but now the market has gotten tight and you really need to rent it now. Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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The Modern Property Manager: Making Social Media Work for You

By Jennifer McCready In some of our past posts, we’ve discussed the many reasons why property management professionals should be leveraging social media for their businesses, and even delved into how to choose the best social media strategy for your … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Maximizing Profits on Your Rental Properties

By Jennifer McCready You obviously got into the property management business to make money, but if you’re not careful, you could risk not getting the full benefit, or worse – losing money on your investments in the long run. The … Continue reading

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The 4 Most Important Qualities to Look for in Property Management Software

By Jennifer McCready It’s no secret that when it comes to property management software, there are plenty of players on the market – each one claiming that their product is the superior choice. With so many options, it can be … Continue reading

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