Tag Archives: move-out

Keeping A Handle On Clutter

Keeping A Handle On Clutter

Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by .

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We all know that in the property management arena, managers typically have one chance to make a good first impression on prospective residents. So the last thing managers want is a cluttered mess to be the first thing that applicants see. We all become immune to our surroundings, seeing only what we want to see. […]

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MFR and SFR Property Management

MFR and SFR Property Management

Posted on 12. Oct, 2011 by .

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While there are many companies that specialize in either multi-family property management or single family home management, some companies are able to do both successfully. If you’re currently making the transition from multi-family to single family home management, or are adding home management to your menu of services, there are a few things you will need to take under consideration:

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The Security Deposit and the Lease

The Security Deposit and the Lease

Posted on 09. Sep, 2011 by .

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Making sure your security deposits and your lease detail match can save you time and headaches, both now and in the future.

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Handling Evictions While Rents are Going Higher

Handling Evictions While Rents are Going Higher

Posted on 14. Jul, 2011 by .

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The national unemployment rate increased during June of 2011, and the number of new jobs created was disappointingly low. As unemployment benefits expire and public assistance programs are drained, more residents are finding it difficult to meet their major expenses, beginning with their rent. On July 9th I interviewed the owner of a property management company in Southern California. We discussed vacancies, rental rates and handling evictions.

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Officials Burn Down CA Rental Property Packed with Explosives

Officials Burn Down CA Rental Property Packed with Explosives

Posted on 15. Dec, 2010 by .

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Thursday Dec 9th, San Diego officials burn down an Escondido, CA house rented by George Jakubec.

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Resident Security Deposits – Are You Covered?

Resident Security Deposits – Are You Covered?

Posted on 08. Apr, 2010 by .

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When Judy moved out of her apartment, the property managers at one of New Mexico’s top management companies were mortified by the extent of damages. The front door was covered in dents, and windows were broken in both the bedroom and the living room. The carpet was covered in cigarette burns and ugly purple stains, and the bathroom tile was curled up and peeling from excessive water damage.

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Cover Your Eyes! A Selection of Entries from Our “Worst Move-Out Photo” Contest

Cover Your Eyes! A Selection of Entries from Our “Worst Move-Out Photo” Contest

Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by .

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We recently held a contest here at PropertyManager.com asking property managers to submit their worst move-out photo(s) to be entered into a drawing for an iPod shuffle. We thought it best not to disclose any names because these photos are just too gross. So, if you’re having a hard day remember that it could always […]

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