Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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.

Is The Outdoor Faucet At Your Rental Property Winter-Proof?

Is your rental housing outdoor faucet ready for winter? The maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe to be sure you are your protecting your investment and income as well as your tenants.If your rental...
Top Maintenance Call In January: Broken Garbage Disposals

Four $2 Tools That Could Save You $$$ On That Next Maintenance Call

Tenants these days are expecting immediate response when they have a maintenance need. Here are four small maintenance tools any landlord or property manager can use to save money and provide immediate customer service.By...

Is Your Rental Housing Burglary Proof?

Is your rental housing burglary proof is the maintenance check up this week provided by Keepe to be sure you are your protecting your investment and income as well as your tenants.A burglary at a rental...

Maintenance Check Up: Is Your Rental Housing A Target For Bird Nests?

The maintenance check up this week, provided by Keepe,  asks whether your rental housing may be a target for unwanted bird nests.You wake up on a Saturday, make yourself some coffee and a bagel, open up the newspaper...

4 Ways To Keep Up With Changing Compliance Laws In Rental Housing

The Grace Hill training tip this week focuses on the importance of keeping up with ever-changing rental housing compliance laws at federal, state and local levels.By Ellen ClarkEver-changing compliance news is a challenge to...

The Top 3 Criteria Renters Use To Evaluate A Property

A survey of active renters shows the top three criteria potential tenants use to evaluate a property are the price, the location and the community environment, according to a recent study.The survey by Village Green,...

7 Habits Of Highly Successful Property Managers

What are 7 habits of highly successful property managers? Buildium.com recently did a webinar to explore 7 ways that property managers can better organize their daily routines while the chaos of property management problems...

Multifamily Recycling Issues At Buildings In Portland Metro

A new study says there is inadequate access to multifamily recycling, including mixed recycling and glass recycling service, at many multifamily buildings in the Portland metro area, according to the Multifamily Recycling Project.The study was...

Pet-Friendly Workplaces Improve Employee Morale And Retention

Pet-friendly workplaces improve the morale and retention of employees, according to a new survey.Research has found that employees who bring their pets to work tend to have lower stress levels by the end of...

6 Best Lawn Care Practices For Property Managers This Spring

Six top recommendations from lawn care professionals to help property managers, as well as homeowners, grow and maintain healthy lawns include some expert advice and dispel common myths, according to a release.The National Association...