Property Management Blog

Monday, November 06, 2017

What is Considered a Maintenance Emergency in an Apartment?
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Many of our tenants ask this as one of their most common questions – just what counts as a maintenance emergency? Granted, to some that might mean Netflix being unavailable or WiFi going slow.   Read More »

Thursday, August 03, 2017

How to Keep a Dog Happy In Your Apartment
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“Dogs” and “apartments” are not mutually exclusive – the two can very well go together. Yes, you may be pressed for space in an apartment, but a conscious effort from the owner can result in a very happy home life for your dog.   Read More »

Monday, July 31, 2017

How to Choose the Right Roommate for Your Apartment
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You see it both ways: the roommate grouping that has been together five years and beyond, and then the person who seems to constantly have people cycling in and out of his or her apartment.   Read More »

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Steps to a Career in Property Management
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More and more people across the United States are choosing to rent their homes as opposed to buying, which means one thing: now has never been a better time to become a property manager.   Read More »

Monday, July 24, 2017

Are Rental Properties a Good Investment?
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In short, yes, rental properties are and can always be a very good investment. Saying that, investing in rental properties isn’t for everyone and, no matter what, you’re going to have to do your due diligence in order to get a worthwhile return.   Read More »

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

5 Quick Ways to Make Your Life Easier as Rental Property Manager
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The privilege of being a property manager comes with a number of serious responsibilities. The amount of time it takes to do a good job is not always commensurate with the pay or recognition, so finding ways to make your duties easier is worthwhile. Contrary to popular belief, though, huge changes are not always necessary to make that happen.   Read More »

Friday, July 07, 2017

How to Know You Need Property Management Software
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Once upon a time, property management was simple. You owned a single property for rent, and keeping track of it required much less effort than it does today. You didn't need property management software back then - you could probably keep most of it in your head! It was great - so great in fact, that you've started to acquire more and more properties over time, enough that keeping on top of it all became a job in its own right.   Read More »

Monday, April 17, 2017

Vancouver, Washington: The Best City for Kids
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As the trend has shown: Portland is for the youngsters, Vancouver is for families.  Read More »

Friday, April 14, 2017

Property Owners, You Need to Know These Things About Termites
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We’ve all seen the end result: from minor repairs to homes with wood so torn up and frazzled they need to be knocked down altogether.  Read More »

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Why You’d Be Crazy to NOT Allow Pets in Your Building
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Barks, odors, paw prints…all the sights and sounds that come with owning a pet don’t paint too pretty a picture.   Read More »