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Creating a Social Media Policy for Property Management (eBook)

Creating a Social Media Policy for Property Management (eBook)

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by .

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This complimentary eBook for Property Managers is designed to help develop a social media policy for your business.

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Woman Faces Eviction for Installing Security Cameras

Woman Faces Eviction for Installing Security Cameras

Posted on 12. Sep, 2012 by .

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A woman decided to take security matters into her own hands by installing surveillance cameras in a New York City public housing complex.

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3 Steps to Improve Search Rankings for Property Managers (eBook)

3 Steps to Improve Search Rankings for Property Managers (eBook)

Posted on 30. Aug, 2012 by .

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In this free eBook, you will learn how to improve your search rankings and increase the amount of quality traffic to your property management business through sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Charity Hisle (Socially Engaged Marketing) shares how people are searching for your company online and provides some insight on how to use keywords and phrases.

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Trust Accounting for Property Managers (eBook)

Trust Accounting for Property Managers (eBook)

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Running a successful property management business entails a sound understanding of accounting. This complimentary eBook by Mary-Girsch-Bock from propertymanager.com covers the fundamentals of trust accounting.

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Tree Removal Mishap Causes Crane To Fall Onto Home

Tree Removal Mishap Causes Crane To Fall Onto Home

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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An attempt to remove a tree from a Newark, NJ property took a turn for the worse when the crane being used crashed into the home.

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Managing Your Online Reputation (eBook)

Managing Your Online Reputation (eBook)

Posted on 17. Aug, 2012 by .

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Many property managers we work with want to know how to best manage their online reputation. We worked with Charity Hisle from Socially Engaged Marketing to create an eBook that provides some helpful tips for property managers.

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Lehman Brothers Files To Take Archstone Public

Lehman Brothers Files To Take Archstone Public

Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by .

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Lehman Bros. recently filed to take multifamily developer Archstone public after a bid by Equity Residential for a portion of the apartment ownership firm was blocked.

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Best Practices for Creating an Effective Property Management Website (eBook)

Best Practices for Creating an Effective Property Management Website (eBook)

Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by .

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When creating a website for your property management business it’s important to keep in mind that sometimes less is more.

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Go Paperless: The Benefits of a Paperless Property Management Office (eBook)

Go Paperless: The Benefits of a Paperless Property Management Office (eBook)

Posted on 04. Aug, 2012 by .

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We work with many property managers that are constantly looking for ways to reduce their dependence on paper in order save money, time and the environment.

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Facebook for Property Managers: How-To Guide (eBook)

Facebook for Property Managers: How-To Guide (eBook)

Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by .

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Facebook is a fantastic opportunity to not only connect with current and prospective residents, but the ability to enhance your property management business.

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NYC Penthouse Listed for $100 Million

NYC Penthouse Listed for $100 Million

Posted on 01. Aug, 2012 by .

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A New York City penthouse located in midtown Manhattan is being listed for $100 million, the highest asking price in the city.

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Housing Market Slowly Climbing Back

Housing Market Slowly Climbing Back

Posted on 27. Jul, 2012 by .

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According to real-estate website Trulia, recent numbers from their monthly report show that the housing market is 32% of the way back to normal.

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NARPM Florida State Chapter Property Manager Conference 2012

NARPM Florida State Chapter Property Manager Conference 2012

Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by .

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The NARPM Florida State Chapter Property Manager Conference 2012 begins Thursday, September 20 and runs through Friday the 21st. This year the event will be held at The Westin Lake Mary in Lake Mary, FL, and will feature keynote speaker Betsy Morgan of Prudential Tropical Realty.

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New York City Mayor Announces Apartment Design Challenge

New York City Mayor Announces Apartment Design Challenge

Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by .

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The Mayor of New York City announced on Monday the launch of a competition for architects to design apartment units that measure 275 to 300 square feet. The challenge is meant to meet the demand for affordable apartment units that are designed for the growing population of one-and two-person households.

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Gardening Dispute Turns Violent

Gardening Dispute Turns Violent

Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 by .

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A homeowner in Laguna Niguel, CA was allegedly attacked by his gardener, Francisco Calderonfarias, due to a dispute over the quality of his work.

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Reports Are In: One Million Renters Added In 2011

Reports Are In: One Million Renters Added In 2011

Posted on 25. Jun, 2012 by .

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The Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University recently released “The State of the Nation’s Housing 2012” report, which showed one million new rental households were added in 2011.

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Fair Housing: What’s New For 2012 (Webinar Recap)

Fair Housing: What’s New For 2012 (Webinar Recap)

Posted on 18. Jun, 2012 by .

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In this April 19th webinar, Nadeen Green, Senior Counsel with For Rent Media Solutions, shared her insight on what’s ahead in the Fair Housing industry.

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Unkempt Lawn Could Mean Jail Time

Unkempt Lawn Could Mean Jail Time

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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Failing to keep your lawn in top shape could mean time behind bars in one Long Island, N.Y. village.

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Landlord Institutes Smoking Ban in 2,000 California Apartments

Landlord Institutes Smoking Ban in 2,000 California Apartments

Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by .

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California landlords were granted the right to ban smoking in multifamily apartments and condos back in January, but many property owners have not applied the restriction.

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Time Management Tips For Today’s Busy Property Manager  (Feb. 16 Webinar Recap)

Time Management Tips For Today’s Busy Property Manager (Feb. 16 Webinar Recap)

Posted on 07. Jun, 2012 by .

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In this February 16th webinar video recording, Patty Morgan-Seager (Marketing Expert) shares time saving tips that every property manager can use.

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Tenant Act Protections Extended in California

Tenant Act Protections Extended in California

Posted on 04. Jun, 2012 by .

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The California legislature passed an additional set of bills on Thursday that will extend protections to tenants facing eviction. The two bills (AB 2610 and SB 1473) are part of the Homeowner Bill of Rights package lead by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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Facebook IPO Stirs Up San Francisco Bay Real Estate Market

Facebook IPO Stirs Up San Francisco Bay Real Estate Market

Posted on 24. May, 2012 by .

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Facebook’s IPO generated what some are calling the “The Facebook effect” on San Francisco’s real estate market. According to mortgage banker and real estate blogger Julian Hebron, people are trying to buy property in the area as fast as possible in order to not be priced out when the tech boom raises prices.

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How to Handle a Tenant That Refuses to Move Out, From Zillow.com

How to Handle a Tenant That Refuses to Move Out, From Zillow.com

Posted on 21. May, 2012 by .

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In the article “What Do You Do If a Tenant Refuses to Vacate,” by Leonard Baron (originally posted on Zillow.com), we learn that there are a variety of reasons why a tenant decides not to vacate, and every situation is different. With each scenario a different course of action is usually required depending on local laws, the tenant, and the overall circumstance.

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Average Rent Hits 10-Year High in Denver

Average Rent Hits 10-Year High in Denver

Posted on 14. May, 2012 by .

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According to the Apartment Association of Metro Denver and the Colorado Division of Housing, the average rent in metro Denver for an apartment hit a 10-year high, increasing 4.5 percent in the first quarter.

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