What is High Quality Property Management Software?

What Really is a High Quality Product? There's a lot written about product quality including international standards set for products (ISO).  Yet, most consumers don't have a framework to judge product quality to their particular liking. And sometimes standards don't weight in dominant technology or business trends taking place.  So their ratings might not reflect…

  • Single Family Rental Property Management

    November 07, 2021

    How to Make SFR a Success Economic and demographic changes have really juiced up demand for single detached rental housing (SFR) and created excellent business opportunities for many investors and property management firms. Definition: SFR encompasses a cluster of single family detached homes, townhomes and duplex properties. SFRs comprise about 2/3rds of the rental housing…

  • The Power of Syndicated Rental Advertising

    October 28, 2021

    Advertise Your Rental Properties Professionally When you have rental property vacancies, you expect to reach and attract great new tenants. Wouldn't it be nice to have one click publishing power to reach them via the best rental advertising sites? ManageCasa's new rental syndication service brings the power of automation to your operations and to your…

  • Work from Home is a Property Management Opportunity

    Work is a Thing you Do, not Somewhere you Go When Bostjan Bregar CEO and Co-Founder at Loop Email wrote "Work is a thing you do, not somewhere you go" in a Linkedin post back in 2014, he couldn't foresee how the Corona Virus would accelerate the work from home trend and change the housing…

  • California Housing Market Report & Predictions

    October 21, 2021

    California Housing Market The California Association of Realtors reported single-family home sales rose 5.6% to 438,190 transactions in September vs August. This was the largest jump in sales since August 2020. Sales of condos declined. The median price for all home types sold in September dropped 2.3% to $808,890, although remaining 13.5% above September 2020.…

  • The US Rental Property Market Outlook

    October 16, 2021

    Will Rental Property Rent Prices Fall or Rise? The US rental property market is growing in size, funding, and investment opportunity, yet unfortunately for renters, supply is not keeping pace with growing demand. Renters are wondering if rent prices will fall and landlords wonder if they'll rise. Given the economic recovery is progressing, while labor…

  • Mobile Data Access for Property Managers

    October 13, 2021

    Property Managers Need Improved Mobile Access to Data The Covid 19 office shutdowns have pushed property management more quickly into the mobile and digital era.  Suddenly work from home was the in thing. Yet, while the pandemic emptied office spaces across the world, the return to the office this year won't be like it was…

  • Meet Your Technology Provider!

    October 12, 2021

    The Ideal Time to Discuss Your Business Every year, ManageCasa's key executives and staff travel to property management conventions and other industry events across the USA. It's not just a fun or relaxing social time. We do serious business! At each event, we get to meet and help landlords and property managers from big or…

  • Are You Getting the Right Type of Renters?

    Who Are the Best Types of Renters? If you've read many of my posts here on the ManageCasa blog, you know I've highlighted tenant acquisition as a foundational task of rental property managers. It's a simple truth that tenants are the core of the business. New surveys and reports show managers are getting that message…

  • Switch Property Management Software

    Switch to a New Property Management Software Is now the time to switch to a new property management software? It could the right season to manage the change.  It could be the right time during a growth in your portfolio of rental properties.  Or perhaps you're still using spreadsheets and email, and manual operations is…

  • Profit & Loss Statement: A Must-Read Financial Document

    October 02, 2021

    Property Management Financial Statements Monitoring property financial performance and examining the financial statements is one of the most essential tasks for a property manager. Your portfolio's financial performance should be reviewed on a monthly basis by the asset manager, director of property management, regional manager, and property manager.  When reviewing financial documents, the Profit and Loss…

  • 16 Vital Business Goals You Must Achieve

    16 Vital Business Goals You Must Achieve Every CEO and business manager has key goals. For most, goals are the whole point of being a senior manager and are likely an important part of your training. Hitting targets and showing improvement might be foremost in your mind. Goals are important since research shows managers with…

  • How Property Management Companies Add Value

    October 01, 2021

    Property Managers: Your Next Best Business Asset If you're a small to medium-sized rental property owners, you might believe you can manage your portfolio well using ManageCasa.  After making good property selections, obtaining smart financing, and then charging profitably rent prices, you've got all you need. For many landlords, this is obviously accurate.  You can…

  • Property Management Income Statements

    September 25, 2021

    Check the Pulse of Your Property Management Business Successful property investors and property managers need data. And they need data organized to give insight, control costs and maximize property revenue. Gut feelings about the "bottom line" have to be underpinned by accurate data, insight you can rely on and make good long term decisions with,…

  • Tenant Retention Strategy | 10 Simple Things You Can Do

    September 21, 2021

    Better Tenant Retention As the pandemic slowly disappears, moratoriums end, and employment resumes, landlords and apartment managers are seeing higher vacancy rates. Vacancy is impossible to avoid given renters tend to be a transient population. Add on on economic cycles, rising rent prices, and normal life changes, and turnover adds up. It reduces tenant long…

  • Hawaii Housing Market Forecast

    August 17, 2021

    Hawaii Real Estate Hawaii home prices increased dramatically over June by $37,000 while sales dropped by almost one hundred homes. Year over year, home prices are up 37.63% while sales rose 14.5% to a total statewide number of 814. Sales dropped most dramatically in Kauai while prices rose the most there. On the Island of…

  • Best Landlord Apps

    August 04, 2021

    35 Handy Software Apps for Landlords & Property Managers On the hunt for landlord software and rental related apps to help you get your work done better and provide a better experience for your tenants? You'll be happy to know we've sourced 35 handy property management software tools to help you fill those productivity gaps. Few…

  • Property Management Software Comparison

    How ManageCasa Compares Is your property management software really giving you the business advantage you need? Are you better off now than you were 2 years ago? Too often business pros keep a solution out of habit, not because it's really working for them. And since property management software is so foundational, your solution needs…

  • Best Apartment Listing Sites

    Best Apartment Rental Listing Sites As the Coronavirus pandemic eases, apartment landlords in the US, Canada, UK and Australia are likely to see increasing rental inquiries in 2021 and 2022. The question is not just about more however, it's about leads from rental portals that produce good tenants. You don’t have to go it alone…

  • The UK Housing Market

    UK Property Market Update After moderating in February and March, UK home prices rose by 2.1% in April 2021 with the average home price reaching £327,797. The rise this spring is due a shortage of homes for sale, in fact, it's the lowest UK property market supply ever. The rapid price rise is clearly seen…

  • Great Rental Experiences

    How to Create the Best Rental Experience Possible The rental property business is booming in 2021 but does this mean landlords can take tenants for granted and risk delivering a suboptimal rental experience? There are landlords who've asked whether they should upgrade features (lawn in front yard), or to leave it with no maintenance, citing…

  • Grow Your Rental Yields!

    April 23, 2021

    Maximize Your Rental Property ROI Will a persistent focus on the returns you desire lead to the success you need? There is sufficient evidence that what you visualize will come true  -- the self-fulfilling prophecy.  That's why optimism and clear, achievable goals are the foundation of successful business. It's no different in the rental property…

  • Property Management Companies

    Property Management Service Firms With rapid growth in rental property market likely in the coming years, landlords are on the hunt for qualified, reliable property management companies.  They'll be helping with everything from tenant acquisition to leasing to maintenance of their rentals. Hiring a property management company is a new task and property owners need…

  • Single Family House Rentals

    House Rental Market Growing The Covid 19 pandemic is reshaping the rental market in the UK, Australia and US. The biggest shift occurring is the demand for single-family rental houses. Single-family detached house rentals have traditionally been viewed as a less profitable rental asset type compared to apartments and multifamily. Too time-consuming, high-priced, too few…

  • Software Landlords and Property Managers Enjoy Using

    Simplicity Makes Users Feel Good What do most people dream of these days? How about a simpler life devoid of friction, long commutes, persistent bills, receipts and problems, and complicated financial transactions? Yes, we live in complicated world. During the pandemic shutdown however, everyone has been reintroduced to the simple life, and how refreshing it…

  • Apartment Rental Prices USA

    December 02, 2020

    Apartment Rental Prices A trend in rent prices has swept across the  US  (and UK, Germany, Canada, Australia).  Apartment rent prices fell in major cities while house rental prices grew in pandemic destination cities and towns. While rents climb in the pandemic destination cities, apartment rent decreases in urban areas are beginning to moderate. This is…

  • Choosing the Right Property Management Software

    6 Steps to Choose the Right Software Software is integral to property management companies today. That's why focusing on the specific benefits you need is important. After defining your needs and your benefits, you'll be better prepared to filter in those property management software solutions (or HOA management software) you know will work well.  We believe…

  • The 10 Most Important Features of PM Software

    Which PM Software Features Are Vital? Progressive, continuously successful property managers, HOA managers, asset managers or landlords are looking for PM software with the right mix of features and benefits. They're finding their current solutions aging and not compatible with the new, cloud-based, internet-connected environment. But as they prepare to switch software solutions, they're uncertain of…

  • Property Management

    Property Management In 2020, property management companies using cloud-based, property management software will be essential to help landlords maintain profit performance, meet regulation standards, optimize rent collection, keep tenants leased and manage those tenants well. Managers of property management companies are becoming aware that they themselves are key to driving profit and raising asset values. Whether…

  • 11 Top KPIs and Performance Metrics for Property Managers

    Which Metrics do the Best Property Managers Focus on? The best property managers or landlords pay sharp attention to the profitability and health of their companies. And they know certain metrics generate more revenue, improve cash flow, and make owners happy. Keeping an eye on the financial and business health of your company is easy through the…

  • Landlord Software

    February 02, 2020

    Landlord Software Benefits Landlords are a different breed than in decades past.  You are more aware that you need good software tools, apps , and other services to ease your workload and manage your units and tenants better. As a do-it-yourself or self-managing landlord, you have more pressures on your time and budget.  Complicated enterprise focused…

  • Commercial Property Management Software

    Commercial Real Estate Management Software The commercial real estate sector was hit hard during the pandemic and many small retail services businesses suffered badly, some not surviving unfortunately. As we head into 2022, post pandemic, hopefully all local economies in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and Australia will come back to life. Small businesses will…

  • Why do So Many Germans Rent?

    November 22, 2021

    Why do Germans Love Renting? Germany is a unique country. It seems few of its 83 million citizens are interested in buying a home. They prefer renting. Compare that to the US or Australia, where the obsession for ownership borders on an inalienable right. In Germany, particularly the Berlin property market, they seem quite content…

  • Disinfection and Covid 19 Test Kits

    November 18, 2021

    Disinfection & Covid 19 Test Kits As the holiday season approaches, we'll be seeing family and office gatherings larger than normal. And the growth of Covid infections among double vaccinated people might be giving us forewarning of trouble ahead. And since so few people vaccinated against the flu, and immunity weakened after 2 years of…

  • Switching to a Next Generation Platform

    Switch to a Modern Solution Now that we've outlined the business value of a next generation property management software we'd like to help you surmount any reluctance to modernize with ManageCasa's amazing platform. Let's review the benefits of upgrading to ManageCasa. Please remember that we are dedicated to helping you improve on your current and…

  • Next Generation Property Management Software

    Next Gen Platforms Make your Work Easy Advanced, next generation technology is revolutionizing the property management sector.  Our sector is one of the last to adopt cloud services and advanced service modules, yet property managers are looking ahead. Modern next generation platform features open up a world of speed, data security, mobile access and advanced…

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