Coming Around Again

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Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. It’s the season we property managers have grown to love; after all, it challenges the best of who we are!   It’s the time of year when furnaces go out in the middle of the night, water heaters flood basements, ice dams build up on walkways, and […]

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one…

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In the area of screening tenants for residential rental properties, property managers often like to think of themselves as great judges of character. After all, as a property manager, you deal with prospective tenants from all walks of life, don’t you? A few years in the business is likely to give us the feeling that […]

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Firing Your Owner-Client: Evil Necessity or Path to Nirvana?

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There exists a symbiotic relationship between Property Managers and our owner-clients. Take, for example, the crocodile and the plover. The croc could easily eat the plover but chooses instead to allow the bird to sit in his mouth and remove the tiny bits he’s not really interested in. This keeps his breath sweet and the plover gets a nice meal. The Property Manager in this example is, of course, the bird.

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Rules and Regulations of a Different Sort

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…if you’re a resident in a multifamily community, would you have more respect for the rules if they were communicated in a more user-friendly fashion?

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