Tricks of the Trade: An easy way to keep track of property management hours and miles

    As a property manager, you will need to keep track of miles and hours for a variety of reasons, mostly tax-related.  You also will find yourself making notes about when renters contact you and when repairs are made. I used to have a separate notebook for each property, and made copious notes.  As … Continue reading Tricks of the Trade: An easy way to keep track of property management hours and miles

Tricks of the Trade: The best way to protect yourself from a tenant’s false claims

At first, it didn't occur to me to take pictures of my properties, except for standard listing photos.   That was a mistake. Occasionally I had "disagreements" with my renters when checking them out.  I'd point out that, for example, trees needed to be trimmed or weeds pulled.  In response, I'd hear "It was like that … Continue reading Tricks of the Trade: The best way to protect yourself from a tenant’s false claims