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Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by Jennifer Newton.
Want to nurture the relationship between your rental property and the rest of the block and promote literacy at the same time?
Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by Jennifer Newton.
College and university campuses are increasingly defining sustainable practices for their campus communities. This is, in turn, raising the bar for students’ off-campus expectations.
If your property is near enough to a campus to provide housing to students or staff, take a moment to assess any green attributes that could be leveraged to attract eco-conscious tenants. If you discover your property doesn’t have much to boast about, let this exercise be an incentive to you to explore adding a few green assets to your property.
Posted on 07. Nov, 2011 by Jennifer Newton.
Frozen pipes. Drafty rooms. Broken tree limbs. Ice dams. These are just a few of the potential joys winter offers to the unsuspecting property owner — in addition to, of course, regularly shoveling and de-icing sidewalks and driveways.
Here are a few things to put on your list for winterizing a property so you stay curled up on the sofa with a cup of hot cocoa instead of trudging out into the cold to fix something at your rental property.
Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by Jennifer Newton.
Turnover in any industry is costly. That’s why it’s in the best interests of your bottom line to seek out residents who might stick around longer than just a year (and certainly longer than a month if you use a month-to-month lease).
Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by Jennifer Newton.
This is the second part of my article on best practices for property managers to continue to grow their business, even during our tough economy. In the first article I talked about providing excellent service to both types of your clients – owners and residents. My second two best practices are around building a strong [...]
Posted on 21. Aug, 2009 by Jennifer Newton.
I believe that property managers have the opportunity to get more clients during this recession so they emerge with an even stronger infrastructure once the economy turns around. Here is the first part of my thoughts on four areas to focus on right now so you can prosper in today’s economy. This article will cover [...]