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Eviction image Evictions and how to avoid them

Evictions are unfortunate and costly for everyone involved. They are long, expensive and frustrating. Whether you are evicting because of late payments or damage to the property, there are a few things you should know. Why people get evicted, how... Read more

20 November 2020 Screening

Quickbooks Property Management Accounting with Quickbooks

QuickBooks is often at the top of any professional’s mind when they think about accounting software for their business. Read more

16 November 2020 Rent & Expenses

Full inspection Tenant Move in Inspections for Rentals with PDF Checklist

Move-in inspections are designed to hold all parties – the landlord, property manager, and tenants – responsible for the condition of the rental property at the time of move in, during the lease term, and at the end when the tenant moves out. Read more

22 August 2019 Move-in/Move-out

Competitor vs

Avail and Cozy both offer products that help landlords complete stages of the landlord journey. This software helps you find tenants, screen tenants, sign leases, collect rent, and manage maintenance. Read more

01 August 2019 Software

Accounting Rental Property Accounting - two tips you cannot do without

You must have two distinctly separate checking accounts (complete with debit cards and check books) for two rental properties. I make sure all income and expense items flow through the respective checking accounts. At year-end when it's tim... Read more

29 July 2019 Rent & Expenses


When the landlord agrees on a new tenant after conducting a credit & criminal check, he/she will accept the security deposit. Some landlords fail to collect a security deposit and I feel that is a huge mistake. The security deposit is used only fo... Read more

24 July 2019 Security Deposits

Rental You Need a Rental Application

A rental application is your opportunity to start collecting detailed information about a prospective tenant. The point when you collect a rental application marks the first time things get put to paper. Everything before that is likely made up of... Read more

22 July 2019 Property Management

Screenings Screening Your Tenants — The Basics

Rental applications, while helpful, do not relay the whole story of a tenant. Falsehoods are too easily listed and manipulation of the truth can cost you thousands in the long run. This is where the Screening process comes in and where the informa... Read more

09 July 2019 Screening

Acctsm4 Rental property bookkeeping and why you need it.

Don’t fall prey to the trap! Here are five big reasons bookkeeping is essential to any rental property operation, and why a purpose-built, automated bookkeeping system beats Excel any day. Read more

02 June 2019 Rent & Expenses

Pm leaseze What is Leaseze

Leaseze really helps in everyday rental management. It's easy to list vacant units, screen applicants, move in tenants, receive and track payments, assign maintenance requests and keep everything organized. The support team is great. ... Leaseze r... Read more

03 April 2019 Software