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  • Put Your Best Foot Forward

    No matter how spectacular your property is or how many one-of-a-kind amenities you may offer, unless you are marketing your property properly, you are just another face in the crowd. These days, you can get a lot of impact without spending a lot of money, thanks to the power of the web and the additional … Continue reading Put Your Best Foot Forward

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  • Making Your Accounting Add Up

    You can make your business stronger and more agile by transforming your typically “back-office accounting” into a “front-office tool” for intelligent business decisions. Regardless of whether you use an integrated accounting system or an interfaced accounting system, you should be able to improve the tracking and collection of rent and payments to vendors, owners and … Continue reading Making Your Accounting Add Up

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  • Screening for Better Tenants

    Most lease-ups result in entrusting a rental unit to a total stranger. The only method we have to mitigate this risk is to try to check the background of the prospect using the best tools and technology we can. This background check can include credit, criminal, and personal references. This process can lead to three … Continue reading Screening for Better Tenants

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  • Safer Travels!

    Traveling can be a challenging experience in and of itself, but add in a misplaced laptop and you’ve entered a whole new world of stress.Travel safety is constantly in the news and airport security measures may put you at higher risk of losing your laptop. Since you are trying to avoid those pesky baggage fees, … Continue reading Safer Travels!

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  • What If Your Property Is Highjacked

    ILS providers supply a valuable service by providing a low-cost marketing platform to quickly and easily accumulate your listing information and disseminate that information to a wider audience. In the January 2013 Residential Resource, we discussed ILS (Internet Listing Service) providers. As valuable as that service may be, it does come with a few drawbacks. … Continue reading What If Your Property Is Highjacked

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