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Management Bookkeeping

Free, expert, actionable business guidance (and optional comedic relief) for anyone in real estate.
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Let us walk you through Rent Manager, Yardi, Yardi Breeze, Yardi Voyager, Entrata, Buildium, and Appfolio.

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Is Appfolio right for you? Can it improve efficiency and spending? Read on for a transparent look at one of the most popular property management software platforms available.

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It wasn’t even the most bizarre tenant request the property manager received that week.

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Property management bookkeeping experts explain why finding an accounting for property management company can feel like searching for a needle in a stack of needles.

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Tenant retention rates directly affect rental profitability. Here are the accounting best practices that property managers can implement today for better tenant retention tomorrow.

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Our property management bookkeeping specialists suggest the most effective and imaginative methods for property managers to boost profits at any door count.

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Solid property management bookkeeping and accounting processes are pivotal to a successful rental property business. Get a leg up on growth with insights and actionable tips from expert bookkeepers for property managers.

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Our team of expert property accountants work with just about every property management accounting software you can think of – from Buildium to Yardi, Resman to Propertyware, and of course: Appfolio.

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“No one anticipated how many property managers would leverage their skills into the circus,” says Dr. Melanie Martin, an industrial-organizational psychologist, who also co-authored the “Entrepreneurs Jump into Actual Shark Tank” survey.

HOA Accounting 101
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Property management accounting is incredibly nuanced (it’s why we’re in business!), but when it comes to successfully managing an HOA, there are a handful of differences all property managers should consider for maintaining the financial health of their HOA, or if they are considering adding an HOA to their portfolio.

Rent Manager Tips from Expert Property Accountants
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Expert real estate accountants share actionable tips for optimizing Rent Manager to handle your property management needs.

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Dr. Angelo Mauci, Professor of Human Behavior and head of Harvard’s Tenant Delusion of Grandeur Study, said that moments like this are more common than one might expect.

TechCrunch Announces Proper’s Series A
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“Proper, an automated accounting and bookkeeping service for property managers, announced Wednesday it raised $9 million in Series A funding in a round led by QED.”

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What is a SOP? Contrary to popular belief, it is not a son of a property manager, but a Standard Operating Procedure.

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Unlike every sci-fi movie you’ve seen, AI can be used for the good of Property Managers (instead of just world domination).

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“Did I miss happy hour? I didn’t miss happy hour did I?”

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Best practices, platforms, tips, and tools for growth-minded property managers.

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From technical jargon to specialized vernacular, our expert team defines the crucial real estate accounting terms good property managers need to know.

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Here’s everything you need you need to know about cloud-based property management software.

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Is in-house property accounting due for eviction? The numbers say yes.

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Property accounting mistakes can range from annoying to outright disastrous; here’s how to avoid making the most costly ones.

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Issues closing your books on time can have a massive negative impact on your portfolio. So, to help support our property manager friends (that’s you!) with this very important process, we sat down with our expert accountants to get the FULL scoop on how they manage to close the books on time.

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We talked with successful property managers about their most productive habits and collected five helpful tips on how to improve your cash flow.

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Now that stay at home orders are lifting, many property managers are facing a massive backlog of maintenance requests.

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As the world begins the process (and it will be a process!) of getting back to some semblance of normalcy after COVID-19, property managers are facing a unique and complex set of hurdles.

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As the world transitions back to normalcy after COVID-19, property managers are looking to find the balance between supporting their tenants and protecting their bottom line.

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We don’t mean to sound alarmist (seriously, we’re usually in very good spirits), but today’s economic downturn has us wondering what challenges the apartment industry is going to be facing in the weeks, months, and years ahead.

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As the world responds to COVID-19 and all activity is limited to essentials only, property managers find themselves in a very unique situation. To help you navigate this difficult time, we’ve created a series of helpful articles to prepare you for the challenges at hand.

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As the world responds to COVID-19 and all activity is limited to essentials only, property managers find themselves in a very unique situation. To help you navigate this difficult time, we’ve created a series of helpful articles to prepare you for the challenges at hand.

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As the world responds to COVID-19 and all activity is limited to essentials only, property managers find themselves in a very unique situation. To help you navigate this difficult time, we’ve created this guide to help you prepare for the challenges at hand.

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Straightening out months of back books, avoiding costly mistakes, and saving thousands of dollars every month for a Los Angeles property manager.

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How an ambitious property manager left fear and confusion behind to receive the support, confidence and time she needed to grow her business.