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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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Should You Be Promoting from Within Your Company?

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Research shows that it is best to promote employees from within your company, but, how do you find the right employee to promote? The Society for Human Resource Management reports that internal hires offer the…

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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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Your Employee Manual Can Be Your Best Offense

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Your company’s employee manual is your company’s best offense for potential liability issues from your employees down the road.  If you already have a manual, I would recommend making sure it is current. If not…

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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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In Honor of Earth Day – Tips to Make Your Property More Earth Friendly!

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com These tips can help you save money and help mother earth! SAVE WATER – Start by cutting back watering to 1 day per week in the late afternoon (less evaporation overnight, than during the day) and…

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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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