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What Are the Benefits to Renting a Home From a Property Management Company?

If you are looking to rent a home, you have two options. You can rent from a private landlord or you can rent from a property management company. Learning the benefits of a property management company can help you determine if that is the right route for you. Here are a few of those benefits.

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Top 3 Reasons HOAs Should Take Advantage of Property Management's Online Tools

Homeowners associations -- also often known just as HOAs -- are in place to protect the quality of life for the residents of a particular property. By providing residents with the right tools and resources, both HOAs and homeowners can often work seamlessly together to create a better life for everyone involved while still keeping their community vibrant and welcoming. Here's why your HOA should bring their property management tools online. 

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The Difference Between HOA Boards & Property Management Companies

Many homeowners get mixed up between what their HOA Board is responsible for and what they can expect from their property management company. Some think they're the same, while others don't know the property management company exists. Here is the difference between the two.

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How Does a Property Management Company Attract Prospective Tenants?

One of the benefits to hiring a property management company is that they can help you find qualified tenants for your rental home or property. However, if you have struggled to find tenants for your home, you may wonder how a property management company goes about doing this. Here are a few of the ways that a property management company attracts prospective clients.

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Do You Need to Worry About Curb Appeal When it Comes to Your Rental Home?

If you are selling your home, it is important that you ensure your home has curb appeal. The exterior of the home and your landscaping are the first thing a buyer will see and can mold their initial thoughts of your home. However, if you have a rental home, you may be wondering if curb appeal is also important. Here are a few questions you may have about curb appeal and your rental home.

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Review and Testimonial About Gassen

If you are looking to hire a property management or HOA management company, you may be scouring the Internet to get reviews and find out what others think about a company. So, I wanted to take the time to share with you a little about the company I use and highly recommend.

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Condos vs. Co-ops vs. Townhomes. What's the difference?

Condominiums, townhomes and co-ops: To the layman, the three terms are interchangeable. But when it comes time to buy one of the three, it's important that you know the difference. While all three housing style are typically managed by a home owner's association, that's where their similarities end.

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Check out our Summer 2016 Newsletter!

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5 Ways to Avoid Accounting Problems With Your HOA

Homeowners associations face several challenges when it comes to managing your finances. You have to stay on top of all funds coming in and going out, keep an eye out for fraud or embezzlement, and confirm you have a solid long-term financial strategy for the community. HOA board members don't always have a strong understanding of accounting for this type of organization, which can lead to mismanaged funds and other problems. Use these five tactics to avoid accounting problems with your HOA. 

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Streamline Property Management Using Accounting Services

There are few things in life that compare to owning a business. Even with a hectic schedule, the rewards of working for yourself as a property manager are far-reaching. But, what if you could streamline your operations, and focus more of your time on finding your next property? You can when you hire a property management company and leverage their accounting services.

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