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Preparing Your Multifamily for Sale - 07/27/09 11:06 AM
Check out the Buildium Blog for more property management resources. It goes without saying that selling your property is a large undertaking. Arming yourself with as much information as possible, surrounding yourself with knowledgeable professionals, and exercising due diligence when it comes to pre-sale property preparation can make all the difference in the world between a smooth, profitable sale and a stressful selling experience. Your REALTOR® is your best friend. Or at least he should be. Picking a REALTOR® is one of the most important decisions you will make when it comes to selling your property. Do your research and make (0 comments)
Handling Problem Tenants - 07/20/09 10:56 AM
Check out the Buildium Blog for more property management resources. Chances are every landlord will encounter a problem tenant at one point or another in his career. Whether issues arise based on noise levels, delinquent rent payments, illegal roommates, or any number of other violations, dealing with problem tenants can be tricky. Following are some tried and true suggestions for dealing with issues as effectively as possible and—better yet—avoiding renting to problem tenants in the first place. Prevent problem tenants from getting a foot in the door. The importance of carefully screening tenants before locking yourself into a lease cannot be (0 comments)
Keeping Your Property Management Staff Motivated - 07/13/09 11:33 AM
Check out the Buildium Blog for more property management resources. It’s likely that one of your company’s biggest assets doesn’t actually appear on a balance sheet or in a property portfolio. To see this invaluable asset, look no further than your employees. In a business that inherently involves dealing with people and making quick, educated decisions, a well-versed employee is an invaluable asset. With this in mind, there are many measures you can—and should—take to do everything in your power to keep good staff onboard for the long haul. 1. Stay on top of market salaries. Carefully research the going salary (0 comments)
5 Keys to Managing a Successful Condo Association - 07/06/09 10:42 AM
Check out the Buildium Blog for more property management resources. Whether you’re in charge of managing a well-established condo association or a brand-new one, whether your membership is 5 or 50, the guidelines below will make the difference between a successful association and an unproductive one. 1. Build a community. Sure, you’re dealing with a network of neighbors that dwell in close proximity to one another but that doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a built-in sense of community. Fostering ties between association members—and particularly condo residents—is one of the most important tasks you have to accomplish as a condo association manager. A (4 comments)
All things property management is a one stop destination for folks interested in learning more about managing real estate. Broken down into a variety of targeted columns, the information that you are looking for is easily accessible — from investing tips and best practices in The Intelligent Investor to the real-life dilemmas of property managers in Stories from the Front Lines. We’ve brought on contributing writers from across the country to share their respective expertise with you, whether you’re a landlord, a professional property manager, or an association board member. Your feedback, participation, and comments will help us deliver the information you need most. Feel free to contact us if you are interested in contributing.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.