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What Property Managers Need to Look for When...
What Property Managers Need to Look for When...

Incorporating a RUBS provider into your portfolio as a property manager is the best way to gain access to custom utility management and cost recovery solutions, but what do you need to look for when shopping for a service provider? Let us guide you through some of the most important qualities in a company's customer service, Ratio Utility Billing System, website convenience, and more. About RUBS A Ratio Utility Billing System divides utility bills among a property's residents based on predetermined criteria and can allocate for water, sewer, trash, and more. This is a cost-effective solution for property owners to recover expenditures while also sharing conservation... Read more

How an AAOA Membership Benefits Landlords and...

Whether you own income property in Alaska or Florida, Hawaii or Maine, manage a large apartment complex or just rent out a room in your home, you need the support of the...

Housing Crunch Turns Employers Into Landlords

It’s a new twist on the old concept of company towns. “If you call anybody, they’re all buying houses for their staff,” says Kim Jensen, a Wisconsin...

Why is Customer Service an Important Part of Fair...

It’s easy to get hyper-focused on the fair housing rules and regulations when it comes to property management. But we need to remember that an integral part of what we...

Do We Really Want Our Residents to Stay?

Resident retention is always a popular topic in property management.  And it should be!  With turnover rates hovering in the 50% range, keeping people longer is...

Large Floor Plans in BTR Are Stealing Renters...
Large Floor Plans in BTR Are Stealing Renters...

BTR properties underscore demand for large floor plans with three or more bedrooms. Single-family rental and build-to-rent are the new buzzwords of commercial real estate. Both sectors are seeing soaring demand, but Sudha Reddy of Haven Realty Capital notes that demand for single-family rentals underscores the need for housing with three or more bedrooms, otherwise known as large floor plan housing. “Larger floor plan rental housing with three bedrooms and four bedrooms have never previously been purpose built,” Reddy, the CEO of Haven Realty Capital, tells GlobeSt.com. “New multifamily projects primarily consist of one and two bedroom units with a small percentage of three... Read more

People Want to Live in Big Cities, Not Just Work...

People are flocking back to the urban core, even if their job allows them to work remotely. In the early days of the pandemic, many proclaimed that remote work would...

10 Ways to Combat Common Tenant Complaints

When you’re a landlord, complaints from tenants are a fact of life, so here are 10 ways to combat common tenant complaints. Being a landlord is hard work, especially...

Property Management Trends That Will Shape 2022

Property management currently operates in a very aggressive and constantly changing realm. However, some key trends in the industry will have a significant impact on how...

Here’s How Much Airbnb Host Income Has...

Thinking about becoming an Airbnb host? Here's what you can earn -- and how to maximize that income. There's never been a better time to get in...