Optimising your team and your business through stress management

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Modern day property management is an industry that requires the skill-set of a superhero; organise, communicate, coordinate, mediate, market, inspect, collect, select and more. Be a master of managing client relationships, a champion of communication and a warrior of work orders and maintenance diagnostics. Do all of this with a smile, remaining unruffled by the frenzied pace and often thanklessness that comes with the job.[..]

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Virtual Outsourcing – What does it have to offer?

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Simple tips help make daily dealings with virtual assistants an everyday reality. Excitement mounts as you think about putting virtual outsourcing to work for your property management business. A few minutes checking online directories have revealed how easy it is to find virtual assistants (VAs). [..]

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Effectively managing rent arrears

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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In a perfect world we would love to think every tenant is responsible enough to pay rent on time. Actually, a high percentage of people are reliable. However, things can turn bad very quickly when circumstances change with your tenants, changes such as job loss, new occupants, mental illness or even death of a tenant. You must be prepared for every possible scenario.[..]

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Culture by design

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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You can design your property management business’ culture. We all know the adage, “If you fail to plan then you plan to fail.” I call this ‘business by default’. [..]

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Getting the foundation right

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Build a better business.
I think we all would have heard the Biblical parable about the man who built his house on the sand, and how the sea came in and washed the house away. Whereas a wise man built his house on the rocks so the sea could not wash it away. [..]

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Getting sales and property management to work together effectively

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Each country is different, but where offices have sales and property management together, sadly, they mostly don’t work together cooperatively.[..]

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Why business coaching succeeds

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Have you ever gone to a seminar or conference and walked away pumped, full of clarity and energy and ready to take action, but alas, one month later all the great ideas and plans remain on the notebook you walked out with. The ideas were great, the enthusiasm was there and the drive was in place, so what happened?[..]

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Protection or complacency

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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Loss of rental income is the most common risk for Australian landlords. Tenants who abscond or default on their rental payments pose one of the greatest financial risks to landlords, according to Australia’s leading landlord insurance provider, Terri Scheer Insurance. [..]

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Were you secret shopped at your open house?

Contributor: on November 8, 2013

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‘Mystery Shoppers’ Lots of big companies do it! Everyone from McDonald’s, KFC, David Jones, you name it, and now you can even see it on TV shows like Undercover Boss. How would you stack up if your landlord or seller ‘secret shopped’ your business?[..]

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