Friday, December 1, 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.

Digital leasing still requires a human touch and it is essential to find ways to infuse the human element into virtual leasing.

Digital Leasing Requires a Precise Human Touch

Digital leasing still requires a human touch and it is essential to find ways to infuse the human element into virtual leasing. By Kendall Pretzer Digital leasing has revolutionized the way the real estate industry operates. Fading...
Holiday packages can create headaches for property managers so some are turning to other solutions to handle the package volume.

Holiday Package Volume Means Hectic Season for Property Teams

Holiday packages can create headaches for property managers and property teams so some are turning to other solutions to handle the package volume. By Doug Pike The holiday season is known for its hustle and bustle,...
Record freezing temperatures recently can be a challenge for property managers so here are 10 steps to winterize rental property

10 Steps To Winterize Your Rental Property

Record freezing temperatures recently can be a challenge for property managers and tenants so here are 10 steps to winterize your rental property in the maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe. Dealing with ice,...
Using AI for the rental housing market is a forward-thinking approach, enhancing efficiency and financial success with data-driven solutions.

Navigating The Shifting Rental Housing Market With Data-Driven Solutions

Using AI for the shifting rental housing market is a forward-thinking approach, enhancing efficiency and ensuring financial success with data-driven solutions for rental housing. By Vidur Gupta CEO, Beekin In today’s changing landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) has...
Who’s Responsible For Smoke Detector Batteries In Rentals Landlord Hank??

Who’s Responsible For Smoke Detector Batteries In Rentals?

Replacing smoke detector batteries in rentals is a question that comes up often. So whose responsibility is it is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he...
In the realm of property management, the scope of fair housing laws extends to holiday decor and the adornments associated with them.

Managing Holiday Decor with Fair Housing in Mind

Can you decorate the rental office and other common questions about holiday decor and fair housing laws this time of year. By The Fair Housing Institute In the realm of property management, the scope of fair...
When it comes time to perform a move-out inspection, it’s critical to engage your four senses, especially smells, to ensure that you don’t miss something that could end up costing you thousands down the line.

4 Senses You Should Use To Inspect When a Tenant Moves Out

When it comes time to perform a move-out inspection, it’s critical to engage your four senses, especially smells, to ensure that you don’t miss something that could end up costing you thousands down the...
What are the best window coverings for your rental property blinds, shades or curtains

What Are The Best Window Coverings For Your Rental Property?

Window coverings for your rental property can be important in attracting tenants, so what are the best blinds, shades or curtains among three basic types of window coverings. It can be difficult to choose the...
Buildium says 92% of property management survey respondents intend to expand their portfolios in the next two years.

Property Management Companies Plan To Expand Portfolios

In the annual State of the Property Management Industry Report, Buildium says 92% of property management companies' survey respondents intend to expand their portfolios in the next two years. “So many aspects of doing business...
Source of income is gaining traction in at state and local levels around the country so how does it apply to the Fair Housing Act

Understanding the “Source of Income” in Fair Housing

Source of income is gaining traction in at state and local levels around the country so how does it apply to the Fair Housing Act? By The Fair Housing Institute The landscape of fair housing is...