We are currently a husband and wife team who handle everything. We incorporated last year and have spend the past six months getting all of our systems in place. We are managing 50 properties, but…Continue
"I will be honest with you: You should not need to bring in more people at 50 properties. If you are investing in systems as you mention (good property management software with bells and whistles, Operations Manual, automated answering service,…"
"I would suggest that 1st you need to decide what format you want your company to be, either portfolio based or departmental. In a portfolio based company, each property manager handles their own "book" of properties with the back-end…"
"It is great to hear about the level of success you and your wife have already achieved! I agree with Tracy about hiring a quality person to help with your admin work, but wanted to add a comment about generating business. Beefing up your…"
"I started by purchasing a company that had 40 units, we now have 250ish. If you are both property managers then I would start by hiring an admin type person who can handle the day to day items such as repair requests, processing applications,…"
"After reading your post, thought I would reply. As my husband and I have just started our business and looking to get more clients. Was wondering your best advertising/marketing technique?? We are in WA state.
Good luck on your expansion! How…"
We are currently a husband and wife team who handle everything. We incorporated last year and have spend the past six months getting all of our systems in place. We are managing 50 properties, but would like to take our business to the next level.We know that we will need some help, so we are asking those of you who have gone before us to share your expertise. Who do we hire first? An admin, or another property manager? We would like to start by doubling our inventory, and then take off from…See More
I am a licenced real estate agent as well as the owner of a property management company. I thought I would share my views.
What similarities do the two jobs have? What is different about them?
Real estate has buyer and seller, property…"
Mar 8, 2010
Eric Burgin is now a member of Let's Talk Property Management