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7 Tips for Handling a Hoarding Resident at Your Property

Every time I visit my parents’ house, I threaten to bring a commercial-grade dumpster with me the next time around. They just have TOO. MUCH. STUFF. It feels like the walls are caving in on me! You might feel the same way about a resident living at your property. Unfortunately, you can’t just show up […]

Don’t Overlook the Power of Social Media! 6 Ways to Engage Residents

Our frequent fliers may have read our recent article on how to attract Millennials to your rental properties. As that post noted, Millennials are a demographic 80 million strong. They’re now the largest group of renters and homebuyers in America. One of the best ways to appeal to Millennials, we wrote, is by treating them […]

How to Attract Millennials to Your Rental Property–and Keep Them in the Long Run

If you’re in the business of renting today, you should definitely be targeting younger renters. The Millennial generation–born roughly between the early 1980s and mid-1990s–are prime candidates for the rental market for a few reasons. The first reason why Millennials are robust renters is that they’re currently at an age where people tend to rent, […]

Should You Allow Pets in Your Property? 10 Considerations for Landlords, Property Managers & HOAs

True story: At a real estate event last week, one of the panelists (a real estate developer) said, “When I was in my thirties, everyone was getting married and having babies. Today, Millennials are getting pets!” It’s true–and it’s not just Millennials who have pets: An estimated 65% of American households have at least one […]

Show Me the Money! 7 Ways to Reduce Late Payments

Accounting is tricky enough as it is. Throw late payments into the mix, and accounting can become really challenging for landlords, property managers, and HOAs. If payments don’t come in on time, it makes it harder for you to pay your vendors–and yourself. You might need to put off repairs. You might inadvertently overdraft your […]