Property Management Trends

September 29, 2022

30 Key Trends for the Property Management Industry in 2023 As property management industry professionals adjust to the post-covid era in 2023, they have a group of legacy issues they may be taking with them into the next few years. Rent payment delays, debt, fewer trained staff, higher costs, rent controls, and more continue to…

  • 2022 OPTECH Conference & Expo in Las Vegas

    OPTECH Multifamily Conference and Exhibition The Multifamily sector's big event of the fall season is just ahead and it's in a wonderful location. Be good to yourself and give your weary post-Covid spirit a nice lift by attending. 2022 OPTECH Conference & Expo is happening November 01-03, 2022 at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas,…

  • Important Trend: Renters Want to Move

    September 27, 2022

    Gearing up for the Big Move of Renters 2021 and the pandemic had its big renter migration event, and wouldn't you know it's continuing, but in a different form in 2022/2023? What's driving it this time is the cost of living, and soon, employment.  If employment levels weaken in 2023, many renters could decide to…

  • Expo Real 2022 in Munich

    Expo Real Germany - The International Trade Fair for Property Europe's most important real estate event is coming soon. On October 4th to 6th, at the Trade Fair Center Messe München in Munich, Germany (about 150 miles from Zurich, Switzerland), Expo Real is taking place. We will be attending in partnership with Swiss Proptech and Swiss…

  • Credit Checks for Renters

    September 21, 2022

    Advising Renters on Credit Checks Throughout the last 5 years at least, tenant credit checks have become a key tenant rentability indicator for landlords. They're one component of a tenant screening process to reduce exposure to unreliable and unfit renters. Credit screenings in particular help to establish the applicant's ability and willingness to pay their…

  • When to Hire a Property Manager

    September 19, 2022

    Is it Time to Hire a Property Manager? There are hundreds of thousands of landlords managing tens of millions of rental houses and apartments across the US. And with increasing pressures from many sources landlords have been discovering that at a certain point, professional managers and technology might be needed. Most landlords bravely manage a…

  • Single Family Rental Property Management

    September 16, 2022

    Managing Single Family Rentals Economic and demographic changes have really juiced up demand for single family rental housing (SFR) and it's spawning excellent business opportunities for investors and property management firms. Back in 2014, many investors and managers were wondering about the wisdom of adding single family houses to their property mix. Today, they're reaping…

  • The Business Power of Self-Service

    September 15, 2022

    Tenant Self-Service is a Big Asset Landlords and property managers both face challenges in waiting for tenants to respond, cooperate and act to complete tasks. For you, the effort and time needed to provide services this way is much like swimming upstream against a persistent current. And it contributes to staff feeling frustrated, fatigued and…

  • Choosing the Right Property Management Software

    6 Steps to Choose the Right Software Choosing the right property management software is perhaps the single most important decision ahead of you. Whether you're moving to a modern SaaS cloud-based system, or wanting a more appropriate payment and accounting solution, it's not easy to prioritize the decision factors. Your property management system is more…

  • The True Value of Professional Grade Software

    Impressed with the Profit Building Power of your Property Management Software? If you've been visiting our software pricing sheet, as it seems to be popular these days, you might be pondering about the value of our platform or other platforms from a subscription price point of view only. Our software pricing is very affordable as…

  • Payment Software for Community Associations

    Collect HOA and Community Association Revenues A community association requires a lot of care and attention. As a community association manager, you're responsible for collecting HOA dues, finding, resolving and tracking violations, issuing tickets/invoices, sending out delinquency notices, collecting fees, processing checks, and depositing them into appropriate accounts as per your HOA/Community rules. Payments and…

  • Proptech Solutions

    Proptech Software 2022 You've likely heard the term PropTech often enough in your daily surfing and solutions research online. The term is a hyped buzzword and yet it means almost nothing to some business owners. What PropTech really is and does unfortunately, is a point of confusion for end users and could be preventing them…

  • Property Management Automation - 7 Top Benefits

    The Power of Automation in Property Management Software Our work routines are a wonderful thing.  They give us stability, balance, and we get tasks done and serve customers well. While you enjoy your daily work, there is a point where slugging it out manually becomes ineffective. The work becomes too much, without appreciation, and staff…

  • Rent Prices USA

    September 01, 2022

    August Rent Price Surprisingly, after a short dip in early summer, the average rent price for an apartment in the US is rising again. According to Zumper's rent price report for August, price growth is accelerating and one bedroom rents actually hit a new record. Strong jobs, wages, and low availability continue to accelerate rent…

  • Tenants Growing Battle with Electric Bills

    August 30, 2022

    Is the Rising Cost of Electricity a Threat? It's difficult to ignore the challenge of rising energy costs here in the US, nor elsewhere. Rising rents, food prices, taxes, transportation, and heating costs are reducing tenant's disposable income to zero. The net outcome is difficulty for tenants paying their bills, and for landlords, some possible…

  • Texas Rental Market

    August 30, 2022

    Texas Housing Market 2022 According to the latest housing market report from Redfin, from July, home prices in Texas rose 11.9% YoY. Home sales slumped 18.4% while the number of homes for sale went in the opposite direction, rising 18.7%. The price of a home for sale across the state rose 11.9% to $371,900 over…

  • SaaS for Property Management

    August 25, 2022

    SaaS for Property Managers Tens of thousands of property managers and landlords are pondering the role of technology in their company. What is available, what is affordable, what will actually work? To help you toward making good technology adoption decisions, we'd like to explore some technologies you should be familiar with. You're looking for ways…

  • Top Association Software Questions

    12 Vital Questions to ask about Association Management Software Congratulations on owning a company in a hot business sector --- HOA and community association management services. The proliferation of single family and townhouse developments, along with built to rent neighborhoods, means plenty of tasks for managers of HOA/Community associations -- tasks which can be better…

  • How Property Managers Can Beat the Inflation Monster

    August 22, 2022

    Helping Businesses Beat Inflation It's not only consumers and renters who face business pressures related to rising prices on goods and services. Property managers too are seeing higher materials, fuel and energy costs, contractor fees, staff wages, and more expenses eating into their bottom lines. Zillow reported rental property management operating costs ranging from 35%…

  • California Housing Market Report

    August 21, 2022

    Housing Market California for July 2022 Home sales and home prices fell again across the state of California in July, but few homebuyers here are feeling positive about their ability to buy in the next 12 months. CAR conducted a survey of consumer sentiment last month, and it revealed homebuyers feel it is a poor…

  • Property Accounting Software

    August 18, 2022

    Professional Quality Accounting Software for Property Management Pros Bookkeeping and accounting are two of the most important daily tasks in landlords and property manager's workday. Today's best property management accounting solutions help you automate and manage tasks more easily without the errors. Managing client and tenants money requires responsibility, care, and accuracy. Poor accounting leaves…

  • Rental Property Tax Deductions 2022/23

    August 18, 2022

    Tax Deductions for Rental Properties Claiming all the necessary tax deductions and credits on your tax return is your right as a taxpayer. Yet, not all rental landlords and property managers keep excellent records. If this is you, there is a simple solution to claiming your deductions and avoiding penalties -- it's to use a…

  • Property Management Services

    16 Key Services Rental Owners Need Are you looking to hire a property management services firm near you soon? Have you been been in the rental property business for a while, yet haven't enjoyed the profit performance you expected?  A key reason might be that your property management and maintenance services providers may not be…

  • 7 Hot Trends in HOA Community Management

    Trends in HOA & Community Association Management in 2022/2023 In North America, the HOA and community association sector is a vibrant one with huge potential. Yet managers must be clear about the road ahead and be able to convey their needs to board members and others.  Escalating costs, government regulations, inflation and cost of living…

  • Cloud Property Management

    Managing Properties via the Cloud For years now, we've been promoting the power of the cloud in property management. That was before the Covid pandemic sped up the adoption of cloud computing in the property management sector. Today, it's hard to imagine a property management company passing on the incredible service and business value accessible…

  • Property Management Atlanta Georgia

    Atlanta Property Management Given the laws against rent controls, rising rents, and the improving economy in Georgia, owning rental properties in Atlanta is a great way to invest for profit. Like most other US metro housing markets, Atlanta is hot. Yet owning rental properties and earning a profit aren't necessarily coincidental. In fact, as more…

  • Time to Modernize Your Property Management Business

    The Benefits of Modern Management You've been so busy in 2021/2022, (and exhausted from 2020), and you haven't had time to think about streamlining your property management work. The latest property management trends suggest more complexity and more work on your desk. Sure we're all looking ahead, but we know what we need -- new…

  • Property Management Documents

    Important Property Management Documents Documentation doesn't get much respect in business, yet in property management, good documentation is not only profitable, it's also required by law. In a digital property management world, everything is documents.   The top property management documents are ones related to the smooth operation of business, responsibilities of landlords and tenants (HOA…

  • Property Management Software

    The Right Property Management Platform New research shows 100,000 new property management businesses will be launched in the next few years. While most property managers are aware of cloud-based software platform, they're often not aware of the full potential of these new systems. Some are customized for specific industries, and ManageCasa as an example is…

  • Realtor.com Report Shows Renting is Far More Affordable

    Renting Looking Like the Wisest Choice A new report from Realtor.com adds some intrigue to a housing market where buyers struggle with the decision of buying a home vs renting. They found that in June, according to their stats, the the US median rental price hit an all time high of $1876 per month. However,…

  • Property Management Software Demo

    Learn and Trial a Professional Quality Property Management Platform The property management sector is undergoing big changes driven by a changing economy, pressured rental housing market, and new technology. Property managers and landlords have heard the new cloud-based solutions increase profitability and lower operating costs. It's more than automation though. It's exploring exciting new business…

  • Can I Move to Another Apartment?

    Apartment Transfers Tenants will often dream of transferring to a better apartment unit. That thought could move them to begin searching online for an apartment to rent because they feel an emotional need for change. Should tenants have a process to be in line for a better unit? If they don't like their apartment, it…

  • HVAC Maintenance and Repair

    July 18, 2022

    Summer 2022 Tests All Air Conditioning Systems Mid Summer 2022 brings with it extraordinary climate conditions for some cities, states and countries. Somewhere right now in Australia, US, Canada, Spain, France, Germany or the UK, air conditioning systems are breaking down, leaving renters exposed to dangerous, sweltering conditions. A vicious heatwave in Europe in 2003…

  • The UK Housing Market

    UK Property Market Update Rightmove property prices: Rightmove has just reported property prices for the UK during June. Prices reached their sixth consecutive record of £369,968, up 0.4% in the month (+£1,354). Price and sales reports are a little skimpy at this point, due to the pandemic shutdowns, but let's take a look at what's…

  • Efficient Property Management

    Efficiency Is Job Number One Yearly surveys of property managers revealed that tenant experience, profitability, cost cutting, and efficiency are top priorities. And to achieve all these vital business objectives, SaaS property management solutions such as ManageCasa™ deliver the automation that is the hallmark of efficiency. Efficiency from automation does more than save work time…

  • Cloud Property Management Software for Small Business

    July 11, 2022

    Cloud Small Property Management Businesses Now Compete Big The cloud is an amazing environment for small business property managers. Its immense computing power allows SMB property management firms to scale up properties/revenue while lowering costs. The tantalizing cloud topic is one of mystery for small business owners, yet all you need to know is how…

  • NARPM Conference 2022

    NARPM Convention 2022 in Las Vegas The National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) annual convention and trade show will be held at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 17th to 20th, 2022. As fall closes in and winter looms, Las Vegas might be the perfect location for this year's…

  • Switch Property Management Software

    Time to Switch to a New Property Management Software?   "If the software we're using now is working okay, why would we need to switch?"   That's a common question property managers ask when pondering whether to upgrade or switch products. The fact you're thinking about it means you see it as a possibility. And…

  • Best Cities to Invest in Rental Property

    July 08, 2022

    Best Places to Buy Property In 2022, US home buyers are under pressure to find a home soon, and renters eager to find an affordable home to rent. There are the hottest cities to buy property in to consider and we've got plenty of stats from reliable sources below to give you launch into your…

  • How To Choose the Best Tenants

    July 03, 2022

    7 Step Process to Choosing Good Tenants Many small to large scale landlords might agree that tenant quality is the lifeblood of most rental property investment strategies. Yet how many rental property managers have a thorough process to filter in the best candidates? A good process that begins with knowing who a good tenant is…

  • Tenant Party Event Ideas

    June 28, 2022

    Social Events Build a Sense of Community With the 4th of July celebrations and summer just ahead, your tenants will be in lighter more relaxing mood. That makes it a good time to build the festive spirit to build your community and keep tenants feeling good. After all, summer is a great time for people…

  • Property Management Companies

    Find a Great Property Management Company When landlords grow their portfolios or find their daily workload too much to bear, they have two choices: 1. hire more staff and grow the business in order to make the workload manageable or 2. hire a property management company and outsource everything. If it is time for you…

  • Great Rental Experiences

    How to Create the Best Rental Experience Possible The rental property business is looking very bright for 2022. Supply is tight and the economy will recover.  And as the last vestiges of the lingering pandemic disappear, renters may look for fresh accommodations whether the current living situation is stale or not. Renters have been cooped…

  • Cut Your Workload by 25%

    Automate your Work Tasks Are you pressured daily with data entry, renewing leases, processing renter applications, resolving maintenance issues, handling renter payments and collections, processing expenses, and sporadic communications with tenants? How much time do you spend logging in, opening account files, doing manual data entry edits, phoning tenants, reading maintenance requests, reading maintenance history,…

  • Georgia Property Management

    Property Managers in Georgia With the end of the Covid 19 pandemic, Georgia landlords will be on the hunt for qualified property managers. The pandemic has changed the property management landscape across the state.  It's ushered in technology faster and altered income statements and balance sheets for Georgia landlords, investors, as well as property managers…

  • Property Management

    Property Management Your challenges may only increase as 2023 nears which is why automated and professional grade solutions are the right choice. Increasingly, property managers are responsible for mixed use properties and taking on new types of rental assets. Isn't it nice to scale up, not worry, and maintain total control of your wide range…

  • The US Rental Property Market Outlook

    March 30, 2022

    Rental Property Market Forecast The US rental property market continues to change.  After a rapid period of growth, new construction appears to be tapering off of late. An economic and housing market downturn would be unfortunate, however demand for rental property will not abate anytime soon. Low supplies, lower construction, and intense demand from buyers…

  • Tenant Onboarding Guide

    March 22, 2022

    Onboarding New Tenants This year, given the work from home trend, increased migration, and rising rent prices, tenant churn might be on the rise. It's likely you'll be welcoming new tenants. And you may have your own thoughts and impressions about tenant churn, sometimes good (bad tenants leave), sometimes not so good (losing good tenants).…

  • Renters Insurance

    March 22, 2022

    Renters Insurance Covers Real Losses Many long term renters have accumulated significant financial assets in their homes. If in the case of fire, theft, or wastewater backups, they will likely not be covered via insurance. In case of disaster, the renter could lose a great deal. Recovering items such as sofas, beds, laptops, furniture, electrical…

  • Housing Market Forecast

    February 26, 2022

    US Housing Market The United States housing market is experiencing growing pains. In some regions, big influxes of migrants and millennial aged buyers, housing supply is falling far short, and what's available is in the upper price levels. The new release of housing market stats from NAR reveals sales across the US actually rose in…

  • HOA Violation Tracking

    February 24, 2022

    Tracking HOA Violations Is managing and enforcing HOA violations near the top of your least desired daily tasks? With the right strategy and tools, you can take a lot of the hard work out of the violation tracking process and more effectively achieve your HOA or community management goals. Homeowners as a whole have a…

  • 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…

  • HOA Management Software

    January 02, 2022

    HOA and Community Management Software Whether you're on the board of a community housing association or operate an HOA management company, you have the challenge of serving a community of demanding homeowners. Using your skill, experience, and team to respond and resolve issues quickly is amazing. Yet leveraging the power of a modern HOA  management…

  • 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…

  • Major Trends for the 2022 Rental Housing Market

    15 Trends for Property Managers With the Covid pandemic receding in 2022, property managers will see their roles, challenges and opportunities change. But is it roles or goals that are the key issues? While profitability declined as a priority for property management companies during the last two years, there's little doubt it will re-emerge.  With…

  • Lease Agreement 101 - Tenant Evictions

    September 26, 2022

    Tenant Evictions As Covid era renter protections end and many renters face paying huge amounts of due rent while not paying current rent, we can expect a surge in evictions. Tenants are often fearful to hear the word of “lease termination” or “eviction’. Yet a landlord can indeed terminate the lease agreement if the tenant…

  • Eviction Starts with Proper Documentation

    September 23, 2022

    Eviction Starts with Proper Documentation When a tenant cannot or will not pay their rent, owes a lot of rent to the landlord, or breaks with the lease agreement, a landlord is legally entitled to regain their rental property and move to vacate the unit. We can call this the eviction process. It's important for…

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