Friday, April 12, 2024
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.

Multifamily rental property expenses continue to grow at above-trend levels, led by insurance increases, according to a special bulletin.

Insurance Leads Rising Rental Property Expenses

Multifamily rental property expenses continue to grow at above-trend levels, led by insurance increases, according to a special bulletin by Yardi Matrix. The report cautions that rental property owners should not expect even robust income...
Dealing with tenants complaining about other tenants is a problem many landlords have and that is the question this week

Upstairs Tenants Complaining About Downstairs Tenants: What Do I Do?

Dealing with tenants complaining about other tenants is a problem many landlords have and that is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering...
Offering extras in your rental like a washer and dryer? Then be sure to clarify lease terms on who is responsible for repairs and damages.

Offering Extras In Your Rental? Be Sure To Clarify Lease Terms

Offering extras in your rental like a washer and dryer? Then be sure to clarify lease terms on who is responsible for repairs and damages. By David Pickron If you’ve ever purchased a gift for someone,...
What should you as a landlord do if a tenant refuses to return keys after leaving your rental property is the question this week.

Tenant Refuses To Return Keys After Leaving My Rental

What should you do if a tenant refuses to return keys after leaving your rental property is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not offering...
As warmer weather begins to show up, here are 7 spring rental property maintenance outside checks to do to get ready

7 Spring Rental Property Maintenance Outside Checks

As warmer weather begins to show up, here are 7 spring rental property maintenance outside checks foundations, siding and more to put on your to do list provided by Keepe the on-demand maintenance company. Spring is...
As rent concessions cool during the upcoming leasing season, property managers are signaling a tighter market for renters this spring

Rent Concessions Cool with Spring Rental Season

As rent concessions cool during the upcoming leasing season, property managers are signaling a tighter market for renters this spring, according to a Zillow report. Tempting rental concessions such as free months of rent or...
Realtor lease renewal payments is a topic that comes up often with landlords, and is the question this week for Hank Rossi, Landlord Hank

Should I Pay Realtor for Lease Renewal?

Realtor lease renewal payments is a topic that comes up often with landlords, and is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering legal...
A guide to provide strategies and insights to help property managers and staff avoid fair-housing retaliation claims.

Navigating the Waters of Resident Relations: A 2024 Guide to Help Prevent Retaliation Claims

A guide to provide strategies and insights to help property managers and staff avoid fair-housing retaliation claims. By The Fair Housing Institute Navigating the complexities of property management includes dealing with fair-housing claims, a task that...
 While challenges in the multifamily industry are inevitable, owners and operators can implement strategies to stay ahead of the game

Stay Ahead of the Game: Avoiding Multifamily Hurdles Before They Occur

While challenges in the multifamily industry are inevitable, owners and operators can implement strategies to stay ahead of the game and overcome their effects. By Gregory Lozinak Anyone involved in the multifamily industry has witnessed the...
Here are 8 reasons to use property management software for maintenance requests to improve communication between landlords and tenants.

8 Reasons to Manage Maintenance Requests with Property Management Software

Here are 8 reasons to use property management software for managing rental maintenance requests to improve communication between landlords and tenants. By Eli Secor One of the most stressful parts of being a landlord is getting...