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The evolution of a property manager

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Whether you’re looking forward to your career in property management, in the thick of it, or reflecting back on it, here’s what the journey to the top looks like. Good property managers somehow manage to be trust accounting geniuses, technological wizards, top communicators, gifted organisers, occasional crisis counsellors, and savvy business-people. They’ve got a black…

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Property management: the next 12 months

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It seems every other day someone will write about AI or VR as ‘the future of property management.’ While they rave breathlessly about agent-less inspections and facial recognition of the future, they miss the forest for the proverbial trees. The conditions for a colossal industry shake-up are already here. Exciting as robots and machine learning…

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The ultimate pre-holiday checklist for property managers

The Ultimate PM pre-holiday checklist

You made it. It’s almost time to go on holidays. If you’re logging off for the rest of the year pretty soon, make sure you’ve got these items ticked off your list first. So let’s get to it: The Ultimate Pre-Holiday Checklist for PMs—no matter which software you’re using. 1. Make sure you’ve rescheduled any routine…

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Nhi Chang on being an early adopter

Nhi Chang on being an early adopter

Why Technology Won’t Replace You Nhi Chang brings her passions for real estate, agile development, and technology to everything she does. As a self-identifying early adopter and advocate for #proptech (property technology) Nhi is an all-round dynamo. And that’s why we are thrilled to read her recently published article. If you haven’t already read it,…

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Change logs for clear accountability

Console Cloud - Change logs for clear accountability

Accountability matters. That’s why we built the Change Log in Console Cloud. Historically, agency principals had a bit of a time of it trying to identify who made changes to files in their property management system. They had no precise, easy way of knowing if sensitive information had been compromised, or if someone had committed…

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Does your property management software comply with trust laws?

Console Cloud property management software complies with trust accounting laws in Australia

There are questions you should ask of your cloud-based property management software—ones that might not be answered by the specs sheet or product description. The big one is, ‘Does this software comply with the trust accounting laws of my State or Territory?’ If the answer is ‘I’m not sure’, that probably means it isn’t. And…

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6 things a Property Manager can do to keep their Landlord happy

Property Managers have a big job. For the most part, this is due to the number of stakeholders that they have to keep happy. Putting internal stakeholders aside (Line Manager, direct reports, colleagues, or Principals), PMs face the never ending requirement of keeping their tenants, suppliers and landlords happy, too. After all, without a happy…

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