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Decreasing Emergency Calls

Prevent Emergency Calls in the First Place

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” I think Benjamin Franklin must have been a property manager. This famous phrase from 1736 was about fire awareness and prevention. It also holds true for many other things that we, as property managers, encounter each day.

The best way to handle emergency situations is to be proactive in trying to prevent them in the first place. Many state, county, and city guidelines will address some of these situations. But, just in case, here are some ideas for how to decrease your emergency maintenance calls. Continue reading

Collaborate with Realtors

Collaborate with REALTORS

Looking for More Contacts?

Ask any owner of a property management company what their goals are, and chances are good, you’re going to hear something about growth. We all desire to grow our business, increase our number of doors, and meet more landlords!

There are various strategies we use to make these connections. There is direct mail, cold calling, online ads; and many more. The one thing some property managers (PMs) miss out on is REALTORS®! Like it or not, property management is a relationship business. We work to build strong relationships with our landlords and tenants, but have you considered the relationships you are building (or not building) with the real estate community around you? Continue reading