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blog yellow circle pmgHere are various blog resources related to any other general subjects involved with properties and their interests. So whether it's the basics of property management, or more specific property issues and queries that don't naturally fall in the other categories, you'll find them all here.

 

How To Show Some Love To Your Property This Valentine’s Day

b2ap3 thumbnail valentines day love property management guide blogWith tomorrow being Valentine’s Day and people sending cards and gifts to their loved ones, why not take a moment to show some love and attention to your property interest.

It is probably a huge investment and benefit in your life, and something you would miss if it was not there, so although it may sound a little strange, here are a few ideas to show a little tender-loving care and interest to your bricks and mortar this Valentine’s season:

1. Give it a Lick of Paint

All those currently-painted parts like windows, doors, and roof fascias would not only look a lot better but reflect back in higher rents and values and if done correctly with the right preparation. This will make the base-material of, say, wood or metal last for many...

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The 4 Perspectives of Property Management

property management guide perpscetivesWhen the Property Management Guide book was being written, I came up with a way to group all 53 of the different principles together to make it easier to see how they all interrelate to each other. It also made more sense to call them perspectives, as it was not just a case of placing them in prescribed groups for the sake of it but rather seeing the logic of how they relate to each other and the natural flow of how you may go through them consecutively as you consider the management issues at a property.

So four property perspectives were created as well as four different angles or ways to look at the same property or property interest. However, this means there may be some overlap; for example, such and such a principle may...

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Property Management Is Like Getting a New Car...

2e1ax rt audacity frontpage property management like a carProperty Management is unfortunately not often fully understood, not only in terms of what it actually includes but also the real value it brings to property. Whether you own or rent the property, whether it’s big or small, and no matter what type of property it is, it’s just not as simple as taking the initial rent or cost or value at face value and assuming that’s it.

There are going to be those other hidden issues and nasty surprises that will crop up and could put a spanner in the works so to speak. And although when the economy and property market are going well these issues may not be so relevant, when they aren’t, as in the case of the last seven years, then you tend to see these issues crop up time and time again. Landlords and...

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