Posted on 07. Jul, 2009 by Jonathan Brownfield.
Chances are, if you’re in the property management business then you’ve advertised your business in the local phone book. The problem is, people are flooding to online search to find businesses and services, all but assuring the printed telephone directory the same fate as the Long Jawed Mastodon. The good news is that you can […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2009 by Albert Oaten.
Here are some videos we’ve created to help you get started using free collaboration tools from Google. These will help you find ways to work better, faster and get more done (it is truly possible!). The great thing about these collaboration tools from Google is that they are free and web-based so you don’t need […]
Posted on 02. Jul, 2009 by Marc Courtenay.
“When it comes to property management and the credit crisis, things are changing all the time…this is unprecedented in our 40 years of experience.” This is a quote from an interview I conducted with a partner of a prominent Southern California residential property management company. She is also an owner of both single family and […]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2009 by Aimee Miller.
My dad is a retired professor and a very well-read, educated and thoughtful man (who is probably reading this post!). Sometimes I’ll call him and ask what he is doing and he says “reading and thinking.” I don’t think that many of us actually take time to just think without also doing something else too. […]
Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by Jonathan Brownfield.
Posted on 17. Jun, 2009 by Aimee Miller.
I was walking out of Trader Joe’s today and noticed a beautifully painted garbage can. Typically garbage cans are not really my area of focus but this one looked good. It was freshly painted (green) and the paper below it warned “Fresh Frazee Paint.” Kind of clever – they probably gave out the “wet paint” […]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2009 by Aimee Miller.
Many property managers look for the best ways to use the Internet to market their business so they can find more owners and fill vacancies faster. We surveyed a group of residential property managers to learn how they use the Internet for marketing, how they spend money to acquire tenants and how engaged they are […]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2009 by Aimee Miller.
How can you grow your business this year without growing your staff? In a recent poll conducted during an AppFolio webinar we asked property managers if they were planning to add more properties this year and if they were planning to increase their staff to accommodate an increased workload. The majority said they are planning […]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2009 by Robert Machado.
We recently had a house flood when a valve behind the toilet busted in the middle of the night. A call to the owner had to be made to tell them that the house had flooded and the cleanup costs would be considerable. Of course, no one wants to make that call, to tell the […]