Commercial Property Management – Tips to Conserve Your Building’s Water Usage

Every year we see huge areas of North America suffering significant drought and water shortage. While most areas remain unaffected, the low water levels in other locations can have a devastating effect on homes. Agriculture and other industries take the blame for a large percentage of the total water consumption, however, domestic water use still dominates the pie chart. We preach sustainability in almost every other aspect of daily life, is enough being done to use water more conservatively in our homes? With the right commercial property management service, you can cut down the water consumption in your building and… [Read More]

Residential Property Management – Handling a Tenant’s Maintenance Issue

Every once in a while, things go wrong and break. While this seems frustratingly true in every walk of life, it is especially relevant to residential property management. Whether you’re renting out an apartment or plan to build up a property portfolio, you have roles and responsibilities that you need to be aware of. With a little knowledge and practical application, you’ll know how to handle tenant maintenance issues and avoid costly mistakes. Your Maintenance Issue Plan One of the first things you need to do is create a maintenance request plan. Who is responsible for officially submitting maintenance requests?… [Read More]

What Potential Clients Look for in an Industrial Property

Location, location, location. We all know the golden rule of property. Typically, this is the most important aspect of any commercial property purchase or sale. However, recent research suggests that when it comes to industrial properties, there are many more factors that any potential client is going to consider. We’ll talk you through the most important ones, and how a real estate property management service can help make your property particularly appealing to prospective clients. What Do Potential Clients Want from an Industrial Building? Sure, the location of your industrial property is still important, but perhaps not for the reasons… [Read More]

Property Management Gains: Staying Energy Efficient in Summer

Summer is the season of trips to the beach, bright sunny days and very hot temperatures. Those are the things people often think about when they hear the word ‘summer’. But summer also brings hefty utility bills, especially those pertaining to energy usage. The right real estate property management service can help you keep your building and your tenants cool this summer without driving your utility costs through the roof. Invest in Energy Saving Building  Features Energy efficient buildings share certain features (such as good insulation and ventilation). If your building does not already have these features, it may be… [Read More]

Maintenance Tips for Commercial Property Parking Lots

Parking lots are crucial though often overlooked features of commercial properties. Too often they are allowed to fall into disrepair with very little thought to the impact that this has on the profitability of the property and its occupants. With the right commercial property management service, your parking lot will remain in good condition. To ensure that your parking lot remains in good condition for an extended period, you should invest in expert contractors.  A properly constructed parking lot can provide you with 20-30 years of comfortable services before needing repairs. Parking Lot Damage – A Closer Look As with… [Read More]

Benefits of a Property Management Company with Online Services

Property management is an art that, if executed expertly, results in satisfaction all round. The world has migrated to the virtual environment and it only makes sense that real estate property management services follow that trend. Real estate managers who use online or virtual tools are creating convenient avenues for clients to access services and complete transactions. This makes them more likely to succeed than their counterparts who opt out of these opportunities. Clients in the modern world value convenience and online services facilitate this.  Imagine a system that allows potential and existing clients to browse available properties from locations… [Read More]

Property Management Tips on Getting the Most of Your Outdoors

One of the best assets of any property is the outdoor space. It has unlimited potential to boost both the economic and aesthetic value of your property. This is why both residential property management companies and corporate property managers pay special attention to improving the outdoor spaces of the buildings under their care. Why is landscaping important? The outdoors of any property is the first thing any visitor sees, so it is important that you have an outstanding landscape in order to make a good first impression. Not only that, but landscaping can at least double the value of your… [Read More]

Client Happiness Involves Good Property Management Skills

Property management is one of the key factors determining the level of satisfaction occupants have with their building. Therefore, it is very important to invest enough time and dedication to this aspect of property ownership, and possibly think about turning to corporate or commercial property management services to make sure that the work is completed to the highest standard. To operate a successful property and rent it out to the top clients you should keep it well maintained. Тhere are a number of important checks you have to perform in order to make sure that your property is up to… [Read More]

Summer Industrial Property Management Maintenance Task List

Summer property management can be a time-consuming task, so we’ve come up with a checklist to help you go through the items you need to complete to keep your property at its best this summer. Of course, you might also like to turn to the services of professional industrial property management companies to keep your building in top shape. Inspecting Your Property Before Summer Summer property management involves maintenance procedures for both the interior and the exterior of your building. To make sure you keep your renters happy, you have to make sure your property is up to the standards… [Read More]

Improve Building’s Energy Efficiency with a Residential Property Manager

Energy efficiency is one of the key items we have to work on in order to slow the impact of climate change and the negative effect we as a species have on our planet. This is why it is important to make even the smallest changes in our daily routine and our home in order to aid the global ecological effort. Residential Property Managers While it may sound a bit odd to have someone manage your home, or personal property at first, this is actually a great way to make your building’s energy efficient. A residential property manager‘s job is… [Read More]