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The Importance of Photos in Your Property Listings

By Jennifer McCready As a property manager, you’ve probably written dozens if not hundreds of listings to try and rent or lease the properties you manage. Aside from compelling copy that really captures the attention of your target audience, another … Continue reading

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Tips for Being an Effective Landlord

By Jennifer McCready As a property manager, you may have also taken on the role of landlord. These two jobs are not interchangeable and as such, many property management professionals struggle to shift between the two while being effective at … Continue reading

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5 Red Flags to Look for When Screening Tenants

By Jennifer McCready Lining up the perfect tenants for your rental properties isn’t always easy. Properly screening your prospects can help to avoid possible problems down the road. We’ve already gone over some tips for evaluating a potential renter, but … Continue reading

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Tips for Finding New Property Management Clients

By Jennifer McCready If you’ve been in the property management business for any amount of time, you know that the bread and butter to your success is locating, landing and maintaining quality property owners that need their homes, condos and … Continue reading

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Tips for Renting Your Property without Being a Pushy Salesperson

By Jennifer McCready Let’s face it. Not everyone can close a sale with the simple wink of an eye. In fact, some of us struggle to sell people on rental properties because, well, we’re just not salespeople. The good news … Continue reading

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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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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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How to Start Off on the Right Foot with New Tenants

By Jennifer McCready Locating good tenants is only half the battle for landlords and property managers. The next critical step is developing relationships with those renters right off the bat. Why? Because when your tenants like and appreciate you, they’re … Continue reading

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Writing a Rental Ad that Wows in 5 Easy Steps

By Jennifer McCready We’ve talked about it time and time again. You already know that one of the most important jobs of a property manager is locating, landing and retaining quality tenants for the long haul. You’re probably an old … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Get Your Properties Ready for Spring

By Jennifer McCready It may seem hard to believe, given the number on the thermometer, but spring is right around the corner. It’s time to start taking the proper measures to prepare your properties so that the change in season … Continue reading

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