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How To Sanitize Your Rental Property

In a world where everyone has experienced the COVID-19 pandemic, many people consider cleanliness and sanitation more important than ever before. That’s especially true when moving into a new space. As a property manager, it’s critical to make sure that each unit is properly sanitized in between one resident moving out and another moving in.

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3 Most Important Rules To Enforce In A Community Swimming Pool

Having a swimming pool at one of your properties can be a great asset. They’re popular among residents and can provide great fun for residents. However, pools do come with some responsibility. You need to make sure that anyone using the pool stays safe, and the best way to do that is by posting and enforcing some rules.

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How To Write A Rent Increase Letter

Rent increases can be one of the most sensitive topics related to property management. After all, no resident wants their monthly rent bill to get more expensive. Still, increases do need to happen sometimes, so how should you handle them? Below, we’ll answer some common questions about rent increases.

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Renting To College Students

Renting to college students presents a unique situation for property managers. It’s not necessarily just like renting to anyone else. While college students are a diverse group, most will have some things in common that are relevant for property managers to consider.

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5 Ways To Succeed As A Property Manager In 2022

Interested in becoming a property manager and want to increase your chances of success? Already managing a property and not sure if you’re on the right track? Growing your business and wanting to make sure you do it the right way? Wherever you fit in, ManageGo has you covered. Here are our top five tips for success in property management:

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3 Ways To Communicate Better With Your Residents

It comes up time after time in discussions about how to keep things running smoothly as a property manager: communication with residents is crucial. By communicating well, you let your residents know that you understand their concerns and are willing to do what it takes to address them.

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4 Common Tenant Complaints (And How To Handle Them)

Resident complaints are an unfortunate fact of life in the property management industry. It’s impossible for everything to go perfectly all the time, and when something goes wrong, residents are sure to have an issue. Still, there are steps you can take to minimize the number of complaints you encounter. Here are a few of the most common resident complaints — and how you can avoid them:

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How To Set Rental Application Fees

If you manage rental properties, you’re almost certainly familiar with application fees already. Still, it’s important to talk about them, since they’re an important part of the application process and, consequently, of your business. Here are a few tips to help you make sure you’re getting the most out of your rental application fees.

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Ways To Reduce Resident Turnover

Happy property managers have good residents, and the reason why makes perfect sense: good residents reduce the pressure on you and make your job easier. So how do you make sure you have good residents? Part of the equation is finding good residents, which we’ve covered on the blog before, but there’s another element that’s just as important — keeping good residents once you have them. Here are four tips to reduce turnover and hang onto good residents once you have them.

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How To Get Your Property Management License

Do you have a property management license? In some areas, a valid license is required to perform work related to property management, including leasing. If you’re interested in obtaining yours, here are five things you might want to know about property management licensing.

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How To Introduce Yourself To Your Residents

So you’ve just purchased a new property — way to go! Whether it’s your first property or your fifty-first, it’s always a big deal. But now what? If the property already has tenants living in it when you purchase it, a good next step is to introduce yourself to them, and a letter is an easy way to do that. Here are a few points you might want to cover in an introductory letter to your new residents.

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How To Collect Rent Without Worries Of Late Payment

Every property manager wants to make sure that all of their tenants are able to make their payments — after all, that’s how they make their money! Online payments are easiest for you, but not for all of your residents. Some people simply aren’t comfortable with technology and won’t want to pay online. So what can you do? Here are 3 great potential payment methods that don’t require any computer use by your residents.

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