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Commercial Property Managers, endangered species, or on the precipice of opportunity?
Commercial Property Managers, endangered species, or on the precipice of opportunity?
Posted on Dec 10, 2020
Think back to when Commercial Property Management involved being tied to the desk, completing monotonous, low value-adding, administrative tasks. The casualty being time to cultivate your relationship with your Owners...
Is Your Commercial Property Management Business Sale Ready?
Is Your Commercial Property Management Business Sale Ready?
Posted on Nov 05, 2018
In recent times many commercial property management rent rolls have been changing hands. As long time commercial real estate agents look to change direction in their lives and perhaps play a bit more golf,...
How digital disruption is changing the face of Commercial Real Estate
How digital disruption is changing the face of Commercial Real Estate
Posted on Oct 29, 2018
It is a fast paced world we live and work in. Not a week goes by when we’re not shown some advance in robotic technology, consumer advantage, a new app to save lives, or...
7 Most Common Mistakes Made in Commercial Property Management
7 Most Common Mistakes Made in Commercial Property Management
Posted on Apr 25, 2018
Having supported Commercial Property Managers for over a decade through a trust accounting business, I thought there would be value in identifying some of the most common areas where mistakes have been found.
Variable outgoings – how best to manage and reconcile them
Variable outgoings – how best to manage and reconcile them
Posted on Apr 25, 2018
For the uninitiated, variable outgoings (VOs), also called operating expenses, outgoings or common area maintenance (CAM) as they are called in the US, are charges to a tenant that are recoverable as per their...
Positioning your Commercial Property Management Business for Sale
Positioning your Commercial Property Management Business for Sale
Posted on Jan 18, 2017
For decades the size and profitability of a Commercial Real Estate Firm’s property management business has been at the core of the overall agency’s value. Many partners and directors of these companies see their...
Real Estate Licensees’ guide to navigating trust account risks
Real Estate Licensees’ guide to navigating trust account risks
Posted on Dec 19, 2016
Licensees have a special responsibility towards trust accounts which are strictly regulated by state laws. Licensees are entrusted with the obligation of managing bank account funds on behalf of others, hence the term ‘trust...
Avoiding the pitfalls when changing Property Management software
Avoiding the pitfalls when changing Property Management software
Posted on Nov 15, 2016
The below article will help you navigate the minefield of considerations in converting property management systems. There are a number of factors to consider when deciding whether to change property management systems (PMS). Some...