All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • It’s time to schedule a sit-down with your tax advisor. Why now? Well, your tax advisor won’t have much time for strategic planning when you turn in an overflowing box of receipts on April 12. Mid-year tax planning for landlords–well before the April 15 general filing deadline–can pay some big dividends, as your tax advisor […] The post When Should Landlords Start Thinking About Taxes? (Hint: It’s...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • It’s finally happening: The warm summer breeze is fading into crisp fall weather–and this means that it’s time to start prepping for the winter months ahead. Cold, wet weather can take its toll on a property, and the cost of repairs can mount quickly–unless you’re proactive. Here are 9 helpful tips that should be on […] The post Fall Maintenance Checklist: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound o...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Attitudes toward marijuana use have shifted greatly in recent years. Eight states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation allowing for recreational marijuana use, and another two dozen states permit its use for medicinal purposes. Still, marijuana is considered an illegal substance under federal law. This has created a hazy situation for landlords, property […] The post 6 Things to Co...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Landlords and property managers often think they need to undertake major renovations in order to raise rents. Sometimes that’s the case, particularly if a unit hasn’t been upgraded since the 1970s. More often than not, however, a few simple and inexpensive upgrades can add tremendous value to the property. Small changes can improve the look […] The post 8 Bathroom Upgrades to Improve Your Rental’s...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Maintaining your property’s lawns and landscaping can be one of the most time-consuming maintenance tasks on your plate. Here are our best tips and tricks for spending less time tending to your property and more time enjoying it. — HOA & Rental Property Landscaping Tips: #1 Invest in a Tractor Getting the job done easily […] The post 5 Ways to Make Landscaping Easier to Manage appeared first on AP...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • To the untrained eye, it might seem like being a landlord or property manager is pretty easy: You just find tenants, collect rent, make repairs when necessary, and resign leases each year. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. If it were, more people would be doing it! In reality, being a landlord or property manager requires […] The post 5 Legal Mistakes That Land Inexperienced Landlords in Hot Wate...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • It’s easy for landlords and property managers to get wrapped up in the day-to-day: Have rents been paid? Are leases set to expire? When will the next showing be? Will that unit need to be renovated before I can re-lease it? Why hasn’t the landscaping company shown up yet?! With so many pressing tasks at […] The post Save Money by Investing in Home Energy Improvements appeared first on APM.

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • How to Use a Standard Lease Agreement to Your Benefit Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a newly minted member of a homeowners’ association, it’s tempting to default to using a standard lease agreement. Most states issue a standard lease agreement for landlords to use as a guide. The National Association of Realtors and other […] The post Standard Lease Agreements: Why Landlords Should Be War...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • The garage tends to be a place where junk gathers dust. However, if you’re a landlord: Have you thought about converting this underutilized space into a rental property to generate additional income each month? More people than you think might be interested in leasing your garage for a variety of purposes: to park an antique […] The post 3 Questions to Ask Before Turning Your Garage Into a Rental ...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • When a tenant goes to jail, their landlord ends up in a sticky situation. Many landlords make the mistake of promptly changing the locks on the unit and clearing out the tenant’s belongings. However, just because your tenant goes to jail doesn’t mean the rental agreement goes away. Think of it this way: If you […] The post What to Do When a Tenant Goes to Jail appeared first on APM.

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • These days, landlords and property managers are often content to assess a potential tenant based only on the renter’s credit score and income. It’s a practice that has led to far too many bad deals for landlords, and it needs to stop. A renter’s credit score will vary from one credit bureau to the next. […] The post 4 Tenant Screening Factors More Accurate Than Credit Scores appeared first on APM.

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • I own a small, 10-unit apartment building. I suspect that at least one of my tenants is involved in dealing drugs. I don’t want them and their buddies dragging down my property’s reputability and endangering my investment. What are my options? –Adrian in Orlando, FL — Dear Adrian, Unfortunately, your situation is not at all […] The post Ask an Expert: What to Do If You Suspect Drug Dealing on Your...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Convicted felons and registered sex offenders have to live somewhere once they’ve been released. However, is renting to rental applicants with criminal histories worth the potential risk to your residents and staff staff? It’s impossible to determine whether or not rental applicants with criminal histories will reoffend. Recidivism rates vary based a tangled web of […] The post Rental Applicants w...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Hurricane season begins in June and ends in November each year, with the hot months of August and September representing the peak of the season. If you manage a property on Hawaii or within 70 miles of the Gulf Coast or Atlantic Seaboard, it’s vital to review how to prepare for hurricanes before the next […] The post Associations: Here’s How to Prepare for Hurricanes appeared first on APM.

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Landlords are prohibited by law from discriminating against renters based on the presence of children. That would be a violation of the Fair Housing Act’s provisions against discrimination on the basis of familial status. Even the act of alerting tenants with children to a dangerous stairwell and suggesting a first-floor dwelling for their safety can […] The post Childproofing Your Apartment: A Gu...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • In 2015, wildfires consumed a record 10.1 million acres in the United States. Wildfire season is 2.5 months longer than it was 30 years ago, with 4 times as many large, long-duration forest fires occurring each year. You might not think you’re at risk; but over the last 4 years, wildfires have occurred in every […] The post 8 Wildfire Prevention Tips for All 50 States appeared first on APM.

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Last month in Collier County, Florida, residents of three communities woke up to the news that their rent checks had been stolen. Two men had broken into the deposit boxes where residents could drop off their checks once the community’s office had closed, getting away with tens of thousands of dollars. How does this surprisingly […] The post Are Your Residents’ Checks at Risk? Here’s How to Secure...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Siegfried Park is a Long Island community with a dark history. In a bizarre case that was just settled last month, the German-American Settlement League, the owners of Siegfried Park, a 45-family homeowners association in Yaphank, NY, was accused of committing unlawful discrimination against–well, everyone except ethnic Germans. — Siegfried Park’s Dark History The discrimination […] The post Siegf...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • In 2015, 6 in 10 Americans surveyed by Sustainable Brands resolved to be more environmentally responsible in the new year; and 83% were looking for ways to live more sustainably. The population of green living advocates grows each year; and the sentiment is especially popular among Millennials. Because Millennials are renting for much longer than […] The post 3 More Updates to Improve Energy Effic...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Every HOA board is comprised of members with a variety of different personalities and backgrounds. It’s this diversity that enables them to represent an equally diverse community of homeowners. However, are there any traits that every effective HOA board member has in common? Here are the 10 characteristics that an effective HOA board member should […] The post 10 Traits of an Effective HOA Board ...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • The demand for modern, upgraded properties is steadily rising in today’s rental market. Features that improve energy efficiency are becoming more attractive to renters–not only because of the decreased impact on the environment, but because it saves them money. As a landlord, completely renovating your property to include cutting-edge features that improve energy efficiency isn’t […] The post 5 Si...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • In today’s market, a property manager can have all of the industry knowledge and technical skills in the world; but they’ll still fall behind competitors who are aces at marketing and self-promotion. In this post, you’ll learn how to grow your property management business with 14 smart ideas that you can set into motion today. […] The post 14 Smart Ways to Grow Your Property Management Business ap...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Have you been struggling to fill a vacancy for what feels like forever? How can you figure out what’s preventing you from finding the perfect tenant? Here are five “to-dos”–and one major “don’t do.” — How to Fill Vacant Units ASAP: Tip #1 Double-Check Your Rent Check out comparable units in your town to make […] The post How to Fill Vacant Units: 5 Steps to Take ASAP (Plus 1 to Avoid!) appeared fi...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • In 2000, 62-year-old Lakireddy Balireddy (sometimes written as “Bali Reddy”) was one of the wealthiest landlords in Berkeley, California. Reddy Realty, his company, owned over 1000 rental properties, on top of a thriving restaurant downtown. He was bringing in over $1 million in income each month; and his Berkeley properties alone were worth $60 million. […] The post Human Trafficking: What Landlo...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Are your rental listings turning people off? Today’s renters can detect exaggerated or misleading language from a mile away. The smallest details can pique someone’s interest or drive?them away. Here are 10 words that might sound appealing to you, but that could be scaring potential applicants away. — Words to Avoid in Rental Listings: #1 […] The post 10 Unexpected Words to Avoid in Your Rental Li...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • Sooner or later, your association is going to have a member who can’t or won’t pay their dues. Occasionally, you may have a member who has a dispute of some kind with the association and is withholding dues for that reason, though that is both uncommon and generally a loser in court. Most of the […] The post What to Do When an Association Member Isn’t Paying Their Dues appeared first on All Proper...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • It’s no coincidence that one of the first items many renters add to their apartments is a plant. Having something growing in a rental unit can transform it from a generic living space into a home. It’s no surprise, then, that planting trees around your buildings can create curb appeal and make them more attractive […] The post How to Plant Trees to Boost Property Value and Curb Appeal appeared fir...

All Property Management
All Property Management
Blog Post
  • A few years ago, property managers could buy a couple of multi-exercise machines, a treadmill, and a stationary bike; stick them in a room with mirrors and a TV; and voila: A perfectly serviceable fitness room for your community. Not anymore. Today’s communities are increasingly installing top-of-the-line equipment in their fitness centers, on par with […] The post Residential Fitness Programs: Th...

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.