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Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 17. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
When creating a website for your property management business it’s important to keep in mind that sometimes less is more.
Posted on 04. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Facebook is a fantastic opportunity to not only connect with current and prospective residents, but the ability to enhance your property management business.
Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 25. Jun, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 07. Jun, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
In this February 16th webinar video recording, Patty Morgan-Seager (Marketing Expert) shares time saving tips that every property manager can use.
Posted on 04. Jun, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 24. May, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 21. May, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
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.
Posted on 04. May, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Polka dotted house anyone? Jim Deitz, a retired house painter, decided to paint his 100 year old home covered in polka dots. He’s currently in the process of turning the newly dotted two-story house into a rental complex.
Posted on 01. May, 2012 by Bryan Ives.
Builders requested the highest number of permits in March to develop single family homes and apartments in 3 1/2 years. Many believe that this is a good sign for the housing market.