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The 6 Keys to Success in the Property Management Industry

What does it take to run a successful property management company? While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, there are certain similarities that can be drawn from those firms that have established themselves as industry leaders. If you want to know the secrets to achieving the same degree of success for your own business, here are a few areas where you may want to focus your efforts.

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5 Bad Habits That Could be Killing Your Property Management Productivity

“We become what we repeatedly do.” ~ Sean Covey

Few things sabotage a person’s productivity more than bad habits. They slow you down, get in the way of other important tasks, rob you over your focus, impact creativity and performance and cause any number of other negative effects. The worse part about bad habits is that, in many cases, the person practicing them isn’t even cognitive of the problem. Meanwhile they’re left wondering at the end of the day why they never seem to get much done. Could this be happening to you in your property management career? Here are five common productivity-killing habits to watch for.

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5 Keys to Optimizing Your Property Management Business

Whether you are just starting out in the property management industry or you’ve been in the business for decades, there are plenty of ways to get up to speed on how to successfully run a company in today’s digital age. Thanks to the many available tools and ever-improving technology, optimizing your organization so that it runs like a well-oiled machine and remains as competitive as possible has never been easier. It’s really just about knowing how to approach things and which direction to focus your efforts.

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Property Managers: 7 Surprising Hacks that will Skyrocket Your Productivity

Property managers wear a lot of hats. Some days it can seem like you’re being pulled in a dozen or more different directions, which can make getting things done quite challenging. If you feel as though you’re always chasing your tail or you just could use a little improvement in this area, here are seven hacks that should help bring your productivity to the next level.

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4 Property Management Industry Trends to Watch for in 2017

As part of your planning and preparation for the year ahead, it can be helpful to get an idea of what things are expected to occur over the coming months. We’ve done some digging and come up with four specific trends that we believe will come to pass over the next year. So, without further ado, here’s what we can expect on the property management front in 2017.

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Why Changing Your Property Management Software is Scary

With buzzwords like IoT, Mobility, Business Intelligence, End-to-End Integration, Sustainability and Proactive Management flying around almost every industry these days — including property management — it’s getting a whole lot easier to argue the case for why you need property management software.

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Why (and How) You Should Offer Value Added Benefits for Your Property Management Employees

When it comes to the topic of employee benefits, one might automatically think about things like health care, retirement plans and vacation time. In reality, more and more organizations across the globe are beginning to recognize the importance of extending those benefits to include more value-added options, such as free lunches, discounted gym memberships and other unique perks. If your property management company is only offering the bare basics, here are some real reasons you may want to rethink your approach.

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5 Ways That Time Sheets Can Boost Property Maintenance Staff Morale

You might think that you misread the title of this blog post OR that we must be completely off our rockers. Because it’s pretty much a universal truth that no one in any industry enjoys filling out time sheets. However, we believe that the majority of workers loathe documenting their time spent on various jobs because historically it has been a tremendously daunting paper-based task. Imagine at the end of a busy day (or week) trying to accurately recall where you spent your time, what you did there, how long it took and what items were used from inventory.

Web-ready INFO-Tracker™ TimesheetLink™ makes it easy for your property maintenance staff to document time spent, materials used and any issues encountered as they complete each work order. Not only is it a lot less painful for them, but it gives you a more accurate view of the real-time status of each work order, how much resources are required for various jobs and the performance of individual maintenance employees.

It’s important to note that INFO-Tracker™ TimesheetLink™ is more than just a tool for your staff to submit their time sheets remotely. It’s a complete Work Order management system that organizes the scheduling and completion of jobs, provides relevant job details, sends alerts for urgent tasks and keeps property managers up to date on the current status of all work orders. 

Related Post: How to Persuade Your Property Maintenance Staff to Embrace Time Sheets

Here are 5 specific ways that this time sheet completion and work order management system can help boost the morale of your property maintenance staff.

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Is Your Property Management Firm Prepared for More Parcels?

Now that Halloween is behind us and the holidays are on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about something that’s even more frightening than creepy clowns and the walking dead — and that’s the impending onslaught of parcels being delivered to your properties.

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Managing Conflict in the Property Management C-Suite

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.” ~Abraham Lincoln

Without question, when you put people in positions of power there will inevitably be conflict. When strong, confident leaders get together, it’s entirely common for disagreements to occur and even for tempers to flare. While there’s virtually no way to eliminate conflict in the workplace, there are things that can be done to manage it in a way that can actually be productive. If your property management c-suite is teeming with tension, here are a few tips to get things under control and moving in a positive direction.

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