Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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.

A Rental Property Pool Safety Guide

A Rental Property Pool Safety Guide

As the weather starts to get warmer, it may be time to look at a rental property pool safety guide and what you need to know as this week's maintenance checkup from Keepe. And, a...
A Guide To 4 Types Of Flat Roof Systems

A Guide To 4 Types Of Flat Roof Systems

The maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe focuses on a guide to flat roof systems for your rental property. Flat roofs can offer a clean look to an apartment building and add efficient space that tenants...
Wet, Cold Weather Means It’s Time To Check Your Seasonal Basement Maintenance

Wet, Cold Weather Means It’s Time To Check Your Seasonal Basement Maintenance

Wet, cold weather is a signal, in this week's maintenance checkup, to look into your seasonal basement maintenance says Keepe . Wet, cold weather can often lead to basement problems, so check your seasonal basement...
7 Ways To Build A Sense of Community In Your Apartment Building

7 Ways To Build A Sense of Community In Your Apartment Building

How to build a sense of community in your apartment building has become a more important job for many property managers in the multifamily industry. Here are 7 ways to potentially build a sense...
easy affordable maintenance projects to update your rental property

20 Easy, Affordable Maintenance Projects To Update Your Rental Property

Easy affordable maintenance projects that improve the look and feel of a rental property can make it feel welcoming and really help when it comes to landing that next tenant, the maintenance checkup from...

Which Cooktop Is Best For Your Rental Property?

The pros and cons of which cooktop is best for your rental property - gas, electric, smoothtop or induction -  is the maintenance checkup from Keepe this week. Cooktops are easily the most important component...
How to Choose the Right Baseboards for Your Rental Property

How to Choose the Right Baseboards For Your Rental Property

A good way to impress tenants and perhaps get a nice rent increase is to upgrade the baseboards for your rental property to give it a nicer look and that is the maintenance checkup...
4 Things To Check In A Chimney Inspection In Your Rentals

4 Things To Check In A Chimney Inspection In Your Rentals

The importance of a chimney inspection in your rental property is the maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe. A chimney inspection, including cleaning and inspecting your chimney flue, should be done regularly to prevent chimney...

Millennials’ Expectations Driving Maintenance Changes

A study by a new company found millennials’ service expectations in apartments and rental homes are driving changes in both property maintenance and maintenance staff and the tools used to perform their jobs. By John...
Apartment Maintenance Technician Jobs In High Demand In Portland And Seattle

Apartment Maintenance Technician Jobs In High Demand In Portland And Seattle

This month’s jobs report from the National Apartment Association (NAA) shows that apartment maintenance technician jobs in Portland and Seattle had the highest demand across the country. The need for people to fill apartment-maintenance technician...