We hosted a fun and informative session with Todd Breen on the power of video tours this week. He covered best practices for creating engaging video tours for your listings. He also covered many of the benefits video tours can offer property managers, including:
If you’re using Quickbooks to run your property management business, you may be experiencing common frustrations as you continue to grow. As a basic accounting software, Quickbooks only covers a fraction of your day-to-day property management activities.
Some tenants seem to think property managers sit around waiting for a problem to pop up. Fix a leaking water closet at two o’clock in the morning? No problem. Calm the crying babies, paste up the drooping wall paper, and banish the sand fleas instantly from the pet park – Right?
According to Pew Research, there are almost 80 million “card-carrying” baby boomers. This energetic group of citizens accounts for more than a quarter of the total US population. The growing demand for active adult communities presents unique challenges and promises for property managers looking toward the future.
There are pros and cons associated with allowing residential tenants to invest in leasehold improvements during their tenancy. Deciding if encouraging tenant improvements is right for your property depends on your short-term and long-term financial goals.
At AppFolio we believe that our customers are our partners. We strive to provide the best possible customer experience through personalized service and a knowledgeable team that works to gain a deep understanding of your business needs while having fun in the process. Our award-winning Services and Implementation team is inspiring what we like to call “customer love” on a daily basis. So we decided to catch up with some of the leaders of these exceptional teams to learn the secrets behind great customer care, and how it is implemented and celebrated behind the scenes.
Staying abreast of changing regulations is a laudable goal, but realistically this requires a full-time employee designated to the task. Administrative staff at small, self-managed properties often wear many hats. Whether it is lack of time and resources, or simply poor management decisions, setting policy based on incorrect information is a costly mistake.
Multifamily community marketing teams and property managers are always looking for ways to save money and engage neighborhood tenants. There’s a way to do both. Some apartment communities across the country have recently turned to Facebook as a way to encourage their renters to get involved in their community.
We partnered with Homes.com and ForRent.com for an informative webinar on a very important topic: Reputation Management. This webinar was packed with valuable tips and resources that property managers can implement now to manage and expand their online reputation. These weren’t just talking points, these were real action items that can have a huge impact on your business.
The primary problems for nascent real estate investors are knowing what to ask and whom to trust during this phase. Small property owners looking for growth or expansion opportunities often start by finding an experienced broker to walk them through the process. While there is nothing wrong with hiring a broker, it’s important to realize […]