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Once you have found a tenant you know you can trust, they pay their rent on time and they respect the property, you probably don’t want to lose them. However, many property managers make mistakes when it comes to dealing with good tenants—mistakes that can cost them that upstanding tenant. By und...
When you have a rental property, you need to make sure that it meets the fire safety codes of your state. While these can vary, understanding basic fire safety protocols is the first important step: Adequate fire warning systems – smoke detectors and fire alarms are essential. The general rule is...
Fall is my favorite season of the year. By October, the spring and summer storms are (mostly) over, yet it’s typically too early for snowstorms, making it the perfect time to celebrate Halloween. After all, who can resist the cool breeze of fall after a summer of 100 degree temperatures, the abun...
How Is Property Safety Classified? When you are a landlord, it is your responsibility to keep your property in safe condition for the tenant. If you do not, and the tenant gets injured, then you could be sued or responsible for their associated medical bills. But under what circumstances are you ...
Necessary Data to Include on a Lease Every rental agreement should include the same basic information! When you give a lease to a new or existing tenant, it should include the following information in every scenario: The legal names of the tenant, landlord and the property address – make sure tha...
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One of the best things you can do as a landlord or property manager is to have pride in your property. Bringing in tenants that share the same pride is just as important. It can get a bit tricky, however, if your tenant wants to go above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to maintaining an...
California Rules for Rental Applications 2012 When setting up your online rental application as a property manager or landlord in California, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the requirements. Certainly, there is information that you need your tenants to supply before you’ll con...
As a landlord, you’re no doubt eager to hear that apartment vacancies are the lowest they’ve been in 10 years. The economic downturns that have plagued the housing industry have been great for rental properties. However, the market could just as easily turn around. Understanding what your tenants...
Hurricane season is upon many landlords along the coasts. Aside from dealing with the everyday problems a property presents with tenants and repairs, landlords and property managers must also consider the problems that can arise when a hurricane hits. As Hurricane Isaac passes and more tropical s...

Zach Devine

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AppFolio provides cost-effective, web-based property management software that allows residential property managers to more effectively market, manage and grow their business. Our online property management software includes complete accounting and property management functionality with the ability to email work-orders, owner statements and resident communications. Integrated marketing features allow you to post vacancy ads to Craigslist, your website and hundreds of sites on the Internet.