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Powerful Resources for Property Managers & Landlords

Smart consultants and advisors will tell you that if you have the right tools, information, guidance and resources, you can get anything accomplished.

While we try to provide the very best online property management resource right here on the ManageCasa blog, our industry is vast, complex and evolving.

To help you manage your properties better, we’ve presenting this very useful collection of resources that may help you grow your business, optimize your services, help your staff get their work done, and improve your property managment and rental property ROI.

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How To Start a Property Management Business

Starting a Property Management Related Business

Launching a rental business

IREM’s course on how to start a property management company

Entrepreneur Magazine’s post on How to Become a Successful Landlord

Entrepreneur Magazine tips for passive income from Real Estate

Landlord Academy’s Guide for Real Estate Entrepreneurs

Property Management Surveys and Research

2019 State of Property Management Research

Property Management Trade Shows

Some people love Attending property management and multifamily trade shows and they can pack a lot of benefits. Check out our own post on property management trade shows this year. These events can help in many different ways. If you prepare for a trade show, you can capture substantial value when you meet the best advisors, software developers, and solutions. Others know the path to success and they can help you get their safely and faster.

NARPM conferences schedule 2019

National Apartment Associations big event including the big one in June in Denver Colorado

The Apartment Owners Association of California’s big even in September at the Los Angeles Convention Center

The Multifamily Executive conference in Vegas goes in October.


NAHB’s #IBS2019 event for multifamily housing goes in January, 2020.

The NARPM Convention and Trade Show is a 3 day event in Phoenix Arizona in October. It will features exhibits and technoogy in plant engineers and building maintenance,design and architecture,architects, engineers, developers, and construction.

The ever popular Income Property Management Expo in Pasadena features products, service and education in rental property management.

The Buildings Show at the Metro Convention Center in Toronto is the big event for Canada.

The Australian Property Expo is one event to seriously consider. 120 booths and 80 exhibitors highlights property management in Australia’s biggest cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and throughout the Gold Coast. Good exposure to the whole Australian market which is showing some sign of recovery.

Berlin and Munich are hot cities for property management. Expo Real Germany is Europe’s largest real estate and investment trade fair. It’s held this fall in October in Munich. Get acquainted with the German market via 118 exhibitors.

Discover the potential of the UK market at the Property Investor Show, London October 2019 in October. It’s to be held at ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL.

Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Show and Conference in coming soon to Worcester, MA which is just west of Boston. Topics will include: LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction and Renovation Planning.

The 2019 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show is Florida’s event for everything apartments. It’s held at the Hilton Orlando in October.

The Texas Apartment Association holds it big event in April in Houston.

Property Management Software Reviews

Are property management platform reviews objective and incisive or paid for and shallow? Well, to get reviewed, you usually have to pay, and the more you pay, the more prominent your logo and review will be. Move past the big money brands, and you’ll learn more about all of the landlord and property management solutions available.

Property Management Software reviewed at Capterra

Property Management Software at Software Advice

Property Management Software reviews at G2

Tenant Screening Resources

Tenant Screening services are worth their cost given the long term value they deliver in high quality tenants. Tenant screening services are evolving with new software.

The AAOA introduces screening services and offers a guide.

Forbes Magazine offers their 3 key tips for tenant selection

Bigger Pockets rental real estate forum offers 7 advanced tenant screening tips

TransUnion’s online tenant screening reports

Fitssmallbusiness’s 8 Steps for Screening Renters

Fair Housing New York’s guide to tenant selection

Nolo’s Guide to Avoiding Lawsuits for landlords and property managers

RentPrep’s Big Guide to Tenant Screening

Equifax web based property management solution for prescreening tenants

Avail goes beyond the usual checks in screening renters.

Experian’s credit reporting and scoring helps build an accurate financial profile of renters


New Proptech solutions are introduced weekly and you’ll want to find out why some are better and less expensive than others.

Investor Strategy sells a research study discusses the multibillion property management markets in Europe and the Middle East

Great article from Vincent Lecamus on Medium about Proptech

National Real Estate Investor’s report on investors attitude toward Proptech

A compendium of European proptech companies to invest in

Think Realty’s look at billions in investment is pouring into Proptech.

Information Age looks at Property Technology

Forbes Magazine look the opportunity of modernization of Real estate.

Billions of Dollars are being invested in the Cloud as almost all platforms and solution leverage its many advantages

PayStand takes a look at 12 cloud technologies changing the property industry.

Wikipedia’s introduction to cloud computing

Salesforce describes cloud computing

Return on Investment in rental property investment as described by ManageCasa

Rental Property ROI

Mashvisor calculates your ROI on a rental property

Use’s handy rental property calculator

Fortune Builders details issues and factors related to ROI on property rentals

Tenant Management and Reducing Turnover

Lowering tenant turnover is no small matter so keeping them happy is job number one.

Bigger Pocket’s 6 hacks for reducing turnover

American Apartment Association’s 12 best tips for reducing turnover

Lease Management and Concessions

Even at the best of times, landlords might have to offer concessions to renters to renew leases. tells us what multifamily investors need to know about concessions

CRES insurance services guide to property management agreements.

How to write a strong lease agreement

How to legally break a lease

How tenants can break their lease in Texas

How to use concessions to drive renter demand

Property Investment Success

Where will you find the best properties in the best cities?

Kiplinger’s advice on how to build wealth through rental property.

Bigger Pocket’s top 12 reasons why rental property is so good

GoBanking looks at the best and worst cities on invest in

Real Wealth Network’s look at the best places to buy rental property

Airdna looks at the best places to buy vacation rentals.

Property Management Marketing and Branding

ManageCasa’s tips on marketing and branding strategy.

Four and a Half Property management marketing agency looks at marketing

Forbest discusses new approach to property management marketing

Property Management Automation

Top benefits of property management automation

Forbes Magazine’s look at Property management and artificial intelligence

Ideal REI shows to how to put your business on autopilot

How automation affects management and leasing

The top 20 property management apps

Contractor Services

ManageCasa discusses how to select property service contractors

How on US maintenance services contractor is revolutionizing property management

Rental property management tips from McGuire Property Management

AAOA discusses how to screen vendors


Apartment Management

Naked Apartments discusses the difference between landlords and property managers.

What are landlords responsible for today

RentPrep offers 10 tips for apartment managers to manage time better.

Property Manager Training

ManageCasa’s look at Training and Certification

NARPM® Property Management Training Courses

NAR’s certifications for apartment managers and landlords

All about property manager salaries

Multifamily Real Estate

ManageCasa’s look at US multifamily markets

Mashvisor discusses the best multifamily markets with the best cap rates.

CBRE’s look at the multifamily market in the US

Best Rental Markets

ManageCasa looks at the US rental markets and rent prices

House Canary Rental Index covers home prices, rental returns and other key metrics for rental property investors

RentCafe’s report on apartment rental prices

Zumper’s latest rental market report

Apartment List reveals its rentonomics rent data report

Apartment Guide’s look at apartment rents.

Benefit National offers its 2019 rental market forecast.

Fortune Builder’s look at the top 10 cities with the highest rents

Property Accounting

ManageCasa helps to manage your property accounting.

Fortune Builders discusses rental property accounting

G2’s review of ManageCasa’s accounting features

Property Management Insider’s 7 top tips to improve expense management

Cash Flow Management Tips

The Educated Landlord looks at increasing cash flow

An example of rental property cash flow

Fortune Builders explains cash flow basics

Property Management Performance

ManageCasa looks at the top property management KPI’s

NARPM’s top performance indicators

Admiral USA top 6 KPIs for property managers

7 KPIs that Successful property managers measure

Legal Resources

Tenant Laws in New York

Tenant Laws for All States

How to Evict a Tenant

Findlaws look at Landlord Rights

HOA Management Resources

How to work with an HOA from HowStuffWorks

17 tips for HOA board members

How to reduce HOA violations

Henderson’s Properties excellent blog on HOA management

50 tips for HOA boards

How to hire an HOA management company

Rental Property Manager Insurance

ManageCasa looks at Property managers Insurance

Insureon looks at the cost of property manager insurance

Allstate offers landlord insurance

Investopedia’s look at landlord insurance

Do your tenants need tenant insurance?

Wikipedia’s introduction to renters insurance.


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