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Posted on 09. Jan, 2013 by Bryan Ives.
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT in Darmstadt, Germany, have developed a new software called ShareKey that makes opening car and home doors using smartphone apps more versatile and secure.
Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
We co-hosted a great webinar with Grace Hill, featuring Darnell Holloway, Manager of Local Business Outreach at Yelp.com. Darnell covered a lot of material in this webinar from outlining the Yelp basics to unlocking your free online business tools.
Posted on 19. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Marena Vasquez, mother of a 4-month-old boy in Fort Worth, Texas, was forced to throw her baby from the second floor window as a fire engulfed her apartment.
Posted on 13. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Decals are increasingly being placed on high-rise multi-unit residential buildings recognized by The American Cancer Society’s Healthy High-Rises program for being 100% smoke-free in New Jersey and New York.
Posted on 11. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Three Groton Realty real estate groups have to pay a woman $40,000 over a Fair Housing Act Violation, announced the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut yesterday.
Posted on 06. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Trulia Inc., the residential real estate information site, has partnered with Web publisher Primedia Inc. in an effort to expand in the online apartment rental listings market.
Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Choosing the right property management software can be a challenging process for many property managers. This eBook (originally published in ’50 Interviews with Successful Property Managers’) breaks down each factor you should consider when selecting the best software solution for your business.
Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Homeowners facing foreclosure will not be evicted from their homes this holiday season announced Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
2013 will be a “landlord’s market” for multifamily housing according to a forecast released Monday by the National Association of Realtors.
Posted on 27. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
A recent study lead by John Steele, an emergency physician at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk revealed that bed bugs would die after biting people who were treated with Merck & Co’s (MRK) Stromectol.
Posted on 21. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
It is estimated that about 80 million Gen Y Renters will hit the rental market in the near future. While developers adapt to meet the needs of this informed and tech savvy group, property managers should also address the changes that need to be made in order to attract these renters.
Posted on 19. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Residents in Mesa, Arizona are fighting to prevent AT&T from constructing a camouflaged cellular tower that looks like a palm tree.
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
We work with many property managers that want to learn best practices related to budgeting. In this eBook, we’ve collaborated with an expert to provide you with each and every line item that drives Effective Rent.
Failure to Properly Plug In Carbon Monoxide Detector Leads to a Fatality in Colorado Springs Apartment
Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Colder temperatures mean an increase in the use of furnaces, which in this particular case turned deadly.
Posted on 31. Oct, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
San Rafael City Council recently voted unanimously to ban smoking in duplexes, condominiums and other mult-family homes.
Posted on 29. Oct, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
With the mid-Atlantic bracing for a “one hundred year storm,” property managers can take last minute proactive steps to help mitigate risk.
Posted on 23. Oct, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
According to the article, “U.S. Apartment Owners See Profit Potential in Pooches” by Dawn Wotapka, on Nasdaq.com, apartments owners across the country are implementing dog friendly policies in order to attract and retain tenants.
Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Both Bill and Steve talk about the keys to profitability and how to successfully grow your property management business.
Posted on 09. Oct, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
In our latest infographic, we explore how the rental market changed after the mortgage meltdown.