Monday, February 6, 2023
Home Management & Maintenance

Management & Maintenance

This department of Rental Housing Journal is your source for property management and maintenance information. Whether you’re an independent landlord, portfolio manager, on-site community manager, leasing agent or apartment maintenance professional, the site is dedicated to bringing tips, best practices and information to help make your job easier and keep you up to date and educated.

Patience with applicants, tenants and the market is tough for landlords' anxiety but leads to better tenants and long-term investing success.

A Dose of Patience Can Be The Cure For Landlord Anxiety

Patience with applicants, tenants and the market can be tough for landlords with anxiety,  but it leads to better tenants and long-term investing success. By Scot Aubrey As one of the famous seven virtues, patience has...
Take time to give back to communities that surround your rental properties will build stronger teams across the entire organization

Building Teams by Building Community

Taking moments to give back to the communities that surround your rental properties and offices will build stronger teams across the entire organizational spectrum. By  Kendall Pretzer Community doesn’t end at the property line. One of...
Property managers cite expanding property portfolios, growing revenue, improving service and growing staff as opportunities in 2023.

Property Managers Optimistic Despite Economic Challenges

In a new report, property managers cite expanding property portfolios, growing revenue, and improving service and growing staff as the greatest opportunities in 2023. AppFolio, Inc.  released its inaugural Property Management Benchmark Report, which examines property...
Text messages can be an important property manager tool for tenant communication so here are some important things to know.

How Text Messages Help With Tenant Communication

Text messages can be an important property manager tool for tenant communication so here are some important things to know about communicating with residents by text. By Tom Sheahan A big component of a property manager’s...
Multifarmily's pet waste management is challenged by unscooped pet waste which increases the health risks that both individuals and pets face

Revamping Multifamily Pet Waste Management Efforts

Multifamily's pet waste management is challenged by unscooped pet waste which increases the health risks that both individuals and pets face, it’s also a potent cause of environmental impact. By Andrew Ruhland In order to protect...
Automation in multifamily that saves time is a good fit but there is a balance to strike on execution and onboarding training for teams.

Striking the Balance of Automation In Multifamily

Automation in multifamily that saves time is probably a good fit but there is a balance to strike on execution with your teams and training. By Chase Harrington Automation is no longer an abstract concept to...
If a tenant renews lease does landlord have to pay the original real estate agent again who brought the tenant is the question this week

Do I Have To Pay Agent Again If Tenant Renews Lease?

If a tenant renews lease does landlord have to pay the original real estate agent again who brought the tenant is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney...
Residential property managers and landlords need to always stay current on the latest residential rental renovation technologies.

The Future of Residential Rental Renovation – What’s Next

However busy residential property managers and landlords may be, it’s important to always stay current on the latest residential rental renovation technologies see the four technologies below. By Ron Fanish Residential property managers and landlords have...
How to keep tenant smoking out of no-smoking rentals is a constant issue for many landlords but how to monitor tenant smoking is the question

Can I Monitor Tenant Smoking In My No-Smoking Rental?

How to keep tenant smoking out of no-smoking rentals is a constant issue for many landlords. So how to monitor tenant smoking in non-smoking rentals is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember...
Advanced fair housing training looking at domestic violence, criminal history, emotional support animals and sexual harassment training.

Advanced Fair Housing Training – A Professional Resolution

Advanced fair housing training looking at domestic violence, criminal history, emotional support animals and sexual harassment training. By The Fair Housing Institute What’s your New Year's resolution? Save money? Exercise more? Typically we focus on personal...