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4 Tips and Tricks to Save on Your HVAC Expenses This Winter

The post-Halloween candy feast is over, and, not only might your girth have increased, but the cost of heating your home is about to increase, too. With winter coming on, you’ll want to save on HVAC expenses, especially over the holidays.  Take advantage of these tips to dramatically reduce your heating costs as the temperature plummets. Whether you have a…

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How Smart Property Managers Are Saving Energy This Winter

The beautiful fall leaves have vanished for most of the country, a sure sign that winter is fast approaching. Unfortunately, with it comes an increase in energy usage and higher costs. For property managers responsible for hundreds or even thousands of properties, small savings in energy per property can have a major impact on the bottom line. Here are some…

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How Going Keyless Lowers Liability and Increases Convenience for Property Managers and Their Tenants

It’s a standard feature on nearly all automobiles, so how come your rental properties don’t have a keyless entry system? Ditching the key in favor of an electronic keypad entry system from PointCentral offers tremendous advantages to tenants from the standpoint of security and convenience—making your properties more attractive to renters. After reviewing the benefits of going keyless, we think…

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Best Practices for Making the Most Out of Smart Home Technology as a Property Manager

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Many property managers are watching the rise of smart home technology with suspicion. They’re wondering if smart HVAC systems really help preserve the lifespans of equipment, and if smart property automation can really do what it claims, in terms of saving time and boosting efficiency.   The truth is, smart property automation is transforming the way property managers do their…

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Why You Really Need Property Automation for Your Vacation Rentals

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Many renters and homeowners still view property automation as a “luxury.” However, this technology is quickly becoming the norm. Furthermore, if you own vacation rental properties and you want to stay competitive in your industry, smart home automation is a business necessity. Indeed, as a vacation rental owner, smart home automation will boost the safety and security of your properties,…

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How to Design a Smart Apartment That Works

In a competitive marketplace, rentals with smart technology are more attractive because renters want their living spaces to make their lives better. Smart apartments help add new capabilities and benefits to ordinary apartments, so they’re quickly becoming the preference for many renters. Landlords and property managers are finding that, because smart home technology is becoming an integral part of everyone’s…

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