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Featured
October 8, 2018

How to Manage Property Showings Remotely

Being a property manager is both rewarding and frustrating. While you may enjoy helping people obtain housing or a vacation rental, the day-to-day operations and details can really bog you down. One of the biggest frustrations for managers is driving all the way to a property viewing for a prospective tenant and then have a no-show. It's a waste of…
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Featured
September 28, 2018

5 Reasons to Automate Your Apartment

The smart home is here, and it's here to stay. What was once a vision of scientists in the 1930s is now a reality in millions of homes around the world. From voice-activated devices to motion-activated lighting, there are a myriad of apartment automation products available that make life more convenient and enjoyable. Why Consider Smart Apartment Automation? Smart apartment…
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Property Automation
September 21, 2018

Property Managers Remain Competitive with Smart Apartments

Property managers who offer smart apartment technology have a better chance of attracting and retaining new residents. Since many people already use virtual personal assistants such as Alexa, they expect their residences to be technologically advanced as well. Property managers need to employ apartment home automation in order to remain competitive in the real estate rental market. Energy Savings Tenants…
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Security
September 14, 2018

5 Benefits of Keyless Door Locks

If you manage a property, there are many steps you can take to make running the property easier for yourself and more convenient for guests. One of those steps is installing a keyless door lock. Keyless door locks can either function as locks that open with a code typed on a keypad, or they can be WiFi enabled and opened…
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Property Automation
September 7, 2018

6 Smart Property Management Solutions

Property managers have a challenging role serving a variety of duties for both property owners and tenants. One way to make tasks a bit easier for property managers is to rely on smart property management—or tech-enabled property management tools that allow for more convenient and efficient communication and problem resolution. Here are 7 automated solutions for property management that can…
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Home Automation
September 1, 2018

Renters Pay More for Properties with Smart Home Upgrades

According to Forbes.com, “Property Management May Be the Next Frontier for AI.” Savvy property managers or landlords should find themselves on the cusp of tech disruption if they want to command higher rents for their properties. We can't deny how beneficial tech upgrades are to multifamily property owners when they're looking for that extra edge to entice tenants. According to…
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Food for thought
August 25, 2018

Why it Pays to Be a Long-term Renter

When people choose to rent a home, it's often considered a temporary choice. Traditionally, renters aim to save money on their living space and eventually buy a home, if possible. However, today, the trends in housing are changing, and some renters are choosing to rent a home full-time or long-term, rather than as a short-term solution. Studies show that there…
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Property Automation
August 17, 2018

7 Helpful Property Management Tools

Whether you manage a single property or oversee hundreds of units, property management involves a lot of moving parts. Here are seven property management tools you can use to become more effective in your efforts. Software That Streamlines Business Activities Property managers wear many hats, so any resources that can automate some of the daily workload are worthwhile. There are…
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Rental Property Automation Tips
Property Automation
August 10, 2018

Rental Property Automation Tips

While online property rental sites are exploding, so is the solutions market for the managers of those units. Today's cutting-edge, cloud-based applications offer property owners and managers a myriad of tools to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and increase the revenues generated by their real estate holdings. However, just like prudent homeowners, property managers should take a methodical approach to digitizing…
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The Hotel vs. Vacation Rental Industries
AirbnbVacation Rental
August 3, 2018

The Fight Between the Hotel and Vacation Rental Industries

When Travelers go on vacation, there are two popular lodging choices that most opt for: hotels and vacation rentals. Hotels and vacation rentals offer differing perks and drawbacks for guests, and travelers may choose to stay in one type of accommodation over the other in to benefit from a particular amenity. However, despite the disparate needs that hotels and vacation…
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