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What If the Property Management Industry Recruited Like Silicon Valley Tech Cos?

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com I recently read an article that said 60% of the real estate services industry will be of retirement age in the next 5 years, so it got me thinking about how we can replace these…

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Training Your Team Should Be Online and Specific to Your Goals

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com When I first got into property management, they brought out this big binder that said “EMPLOYEE MANUAL” and set it in front of me and said, “Here you go!” I read this thing from front…

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Training Your Property Management Team Is Critical To Your ROI

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com I started my career in property management as many of you have:  at a leasing desk, working the leads so I could get more leads, as I wanted those commissions badly! My goal when I…

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How Do We Make the Property Management Industry More Attractive to Millennials?

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com I have been in the property management industry for 25 years and for the last several years I have noticed how it has become a very tired industry but what I hadn’t realized is how…

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As a Tenant, How Should I Approach My Landlord About Renting Out My Unit? – Short Term Rentals Part 2

Our special guest, real estate lawyer, Carla, talks to theRRD & CEO Joe Killinger about how tenants should go about wanting to sublet their residential unit for a short period of time. This is dependant on the landlord allowing a…

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What Investors Can Do to Bring Value to Their Rental Communities

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com As investors, many of us buy properties with grandiose dreams of big returns and how this property will be a great addition to our portfolio. A broker calls us and says he has a deal….

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Why Wouldn’t a Landlord Allow Their Tenant to Rent Out Their Unit? Short Term Rentals – Part 1

Our special guest, real estate lawyer, Carla, talks to theRRD & CEO Joe Killinger about the reasoning behind apartment owners not allowing their tenants to lease out their units to short term renters. Often, this is done through websites such…

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Preventative Maintenance Tips for Your Rental Property

Preventative maintenance is very important if you own a rental property. However, first time property owners and landlords are easily intimidated because they believe it requires a lot of money, time, and skill. What they fail to realize is that…

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5 Things Tenants Need to Know About Security

Guest article by Ralph Goodman United Locksmith Whether you are a new tenant or a serial renter, there are several things that you need to know about your security. It does not matter if it is burglary or natural disasters. There…

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How To Handle Problem Tenants

How to Handle Problem Tenants

  There are many instances of encounters with a horrible tenant, not all of which result in a court action. Once the lease agreement is signed and keys are exchanged, a landlord or property manager can only hope things go smoothly….

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