Property Management

How to: Writing a property management job description that attracts top-quality staff

The real estate industry isn’t for everyone, especially when it comes to the fast-paced world of property management. Dealing with tenants, chasing down overdue rent, and managing maintenance emergencies—all before lunch—takes a certain blend of skills and experience. If you’re looking to expand your team, it can be a challenging, time-consuming, and frustrating exercise. After…

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Why it’s time to move to a cloud-based property management system

Across Australia, thousands of agencies are making the move to cloud-based property management software. And they’re not alone. In fact, according to the ABS, the number of Australian businesses harnessing cloud computing jumped from 31% in 2015-16 to 42% in 2017-18, with businesses of 200 or more employees being the keenest adopters. But whether your…

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Understanding Trust Accounts

A real estate trust account is one of the most important legal and financial parts of any property management business. But for many principals and property managers, they’re also one of the most frequent sources of confusion and stress. This is particularly true for new entrants into the industry, who may not be familiar with…

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