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Helpful Tips For Managing Smart Buildings

December 6th, 2017
smart building

Managing a smart building requires that you be mindful of certain things!

We all already know the benefits of having a smart commercial building; there’s nothing like controlling locks on doors, the HVAC system, the alarm system, telecommunications, sensors and having data storage all in the infrastructure of your business. However, managing that complicated web of data presents their own challenges. By upgrading your commercial building to a smart building requires a different skill set for maintaining those systems. Read the rest of this entry »

How You Can Instantly Add Curb Appeal To Your Business

November 30th, 2017
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You want the outside of your building to reflect the inside. So be sure to take care of it!

Curb appeal is the first impression your clients have of your company as a whole. Before your business can wow your customers with your expertise, you need to make them feel welcome with a beautiful outdoor curb appeal. This means that property managers need to be sure to pay attention to the outside just as much as the inside. Commercial buildings need to have proper landscaping just like a residential building. Here are some helpful tips for creating fantastic curb appeal for your building! Read the rest of this entry »

How Smart Building Technology Helps You Get More Tenants

November 16th, 2017
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There are a variety of benefits to having a building equipped with smart technology!

Smart building technology is one of the latest trends, but does it actually make a difference when it’s time to acquire tenants? Here are just some beneficial ways that smart building technology helps you to get more tenants for your rental (and a short explanation of what smart building technology is in the first place!). Read the rest of this entry »

Easy Tips To Improve Your Rental Without Losing The Security Deposit

November 9th, 2017
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When it comes to decorating your apartment the way you like, there are some things you can do without losing the security deposit.

We all rent an apartment for different reasons. Whether we are fresh out of college and in need of a place to call our own or we love the amenities that come with apartment living, there are specific reasons why some people choose apartment life over a condo or single home. Typically, bigger cities offer many different apartment options. However, the struggle to live in a rental that is perfect becomes all too real. Finding an affordable place in a safe neighborhood can be a feat all on its own. Here are few easy ways you can improve the look and feel of the rental that you want to call home. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Interior Designs To Add Some Life Into Your Plain Condo

November 3rd, 2017
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Decorating your condo is easier than you think.

Making a dull and boring condo into a unique place can seem complicated, but with a little interior design planning, it’s not too hard. Here are some of our best residential interior designs to transform a dull condo into your personal paradise. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Creative And Innovative Ways To Add Value To Your Apartment Building

October 27th, 2017
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There are some interesting ways you can add value to your apartment building!

Have you ever wondered why the major players in residential real estate investment avoid single family homes? There are a variety of reasons that would lure investors towards an apartment building instead of a single-family home. But the most significant factor is the amount of control an apartment building owner has. Owners of large multi-family properties can easily control the value of their investment. This flexibility is something that allows investors to make improvements to increase the property’s value. Here are just a few creative ways that building owners can improve the value of their apartment building. Read the rest of this entry »

The Most Important Things To Consider When Creating Your Association’s Annual Budget

October 20th, 2017
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Creating an appropriate budget for your association requires careful thought and consideration.

All organizations, whether non-profit or for-profit struggle to find and set an appropriate budget. No matter the tax status of an association, staying viable is typically essential!  A critical part of association management is the annual budget creation process. While the annual budget might seem like an annual headache, it is absolutely essential that you create a budget with transparency, efficiency, and accountability in mind. Here are some of the considerations that you need to make as part of your association’s annual budget creation process. Read the rest of this entry »

What To Expect When Moving From A House To An Apartment

October 12th, 2017
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Moving from a house to an apartment can be a significant adjustment.

Moving from a big house to an apartment can provide you with a fresh new start. In fact, these changes may appear scary on the surface, but the reality is that there is absolutely nothing for you to fear. Here are some things you should come to expect as you move from a house into an apartment. Read the rest of this entry »

The 2 Best-Kept Secrets For Selling Your Home Quickly

October 5th, 2017
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Putting your home on the market can be a very overwhelming process.

Putting your beloved home on the market can be extremely stressful, especially in today’s climate. Week after week of showings requires your house to be presentable always, plaguing you with the hassle of leaving at a moment’s notice. In fact, when you have pets or children, that stress is multiplied. But, buyers will be most interested in your home the first few weeks it’s on the market, so you need to hit the ground running and sell before your listing grows stale. The first thing your potential buyers are going to notice is your exterior and landscape- does your home have attractive curb appeal? If not, then it’s the perfect place to start as we divulge the very best kept secrets for the quick sale of your home. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Cold, Hard Facts About Real Estate Home Selling

September 28th, 2017
real estate home selling

Before you put your home on the market, there are a few things you must do!

Honesty is always the best policy, particularly when it refers to selling residential real estate. In fact, knowing how to best market your home and how to attract actual potential buyers is something that all home sellers need to learn and understand before putting their home on the market. Here are just some cold hard truths that every residential real estate home seller must know going in. Read the rest of this entry »