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Effective Strategies For Dealing With Rental Vacancies

May 30, 2013

Rental vacancies are a burden for landlords – an empty residential space, with no immediate occupants means having to finance its maintenance without receipts. Yet marketing vacant rental units to attract new prospects is not as easy as it looks. Most traditional marketing channels have been proven to work but their effectiveness can be disputed….

Getting your pet into a rented property is no shoo-in

May 23, 2013

We all like discipline, rules and guidelines…as long as they apply to others! Personally, I would have sympathized with a landlord’s decision not to want pets in his accommodation – until, that is, I acquired a dog myself! Then, needless to say, one gets very attached to the little pooch – indeed one starts to think that…

A property manager is an all-round problem solver

May 15, 2013

Try going without a property manager when you rent out your apartments and you may quickly come to see why they are indispensable. If you want your units trashed, the rent unpaid, the area echoing to the (not so) dulcet tones of bickering neighbors, trash piling up in front of entrances, a rapid turnover of…

How to resolve conflicts between tenants

May 09, 2013

Conflicts between tenants can begin with petty squabbles but, unless they are resolved early, cumulative spats can escalate into cancerous disputes. Most of us will have heard of cases, for example, where apartment dwellers have been driven to nervous breakdowns – or even suicide – by the actions of anti-social and inconsiderate neighbors. Neighbors from hell Many people…

Women property managers climb the career ladder

Apr 30, 2013

When President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963 – legislation that was supposed to ban discrimination against women employees – women earned only 58 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Women now earn about 79 cents for every dollar earned by a man, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau survey….

Preparing for the summer rental season

Apr 23, 2013

The summer season brings plenty of opportunities for rentals. Property managers will know that many owners will be looking for ways to maximize profits during these tough times by renting out their homes. Alternatively, some may just want to let a room out to boost their finances. Doubtless, some tenants may want to flee for…

Insurance for property managers is a premium

Apr 16, 2013

Insurance is an important issue for everyone, property managers included. And it’s not one of those things that you can deal with after the event. There’s no such as a post-factum  insurance policy. Fact is, if you are a commercial property manager in charge of malls, residential dwellings or office buildings, you will need to…

PropertyVista is social!

Apr 16, 2013

At PropertyVista we always strive to deliver the best service, by keeping our clients updated on the latest developments and trends in the property management industry. Whether you are a property management professional or interested in the sector, find us and join us on our social media channels:   Join our LinkedIn Group Property Management Experts to…

Contacts and care are key to property management success

Apr 10, 2013

Recommendations are vital for your property management company to move forward. Build good relations with existing property owners and tenants and, hopefully, you will be able to show future clients some glowing testimonials. You will need to ensure that your present customers – both owners and tenants – are fully satisfied. And they need to advertise their…

The tenets to finding good tenants

Apr 02, 2013

Inevitably, when you rent out a property, there will be times when things go wrong. Perhaps your tenants will fall into financial difficulties, or they will take less care of the property than they should. But if you choose the right person you can at least minimize the risk of problems. Here we offer some…

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