When it comes to processing application forms, most property managers will do the basic checks of confirming employment details, landlord references etc. However, most property managers fail to record the information in writing when processing the tenancy application.
Good tradespeople are worth their weight in gold, but sometimes they can let you down.
These ‘23 things’ are collected from a Facebook post asking property managers ‘What’s your main complaint when dealing with tradespeople, as a property manager?’
Working with property managers is great for business if you’re a tradesperson with a service property managers need on a regular basis. However not all property managers are good for business.
Inducting tradespeople (‘vendors’ in the USA) is as essential as inducting a tenant – Have you got everything covered?
Outlining your requirements and expectations upfront with tradespeople avoids conflict and misunderstandings that can cause stress and problems later down the track.
When it comes to renting out a vacant property we need to be doing it right the first time – and avoid the mistakes and problems that can come along with it.
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Is this statement questionable? Maybe you think I am misinformed?
As property managers, from time to time we have tenants that hold us to ransom because some repairs have not been completed in an expected time frame. Sometimes a landlord has promised to do the repairs themselves, but have not done them yet. Maybe we as property managers have failed to have these arranged in a reasonable time frame.
Just about every late rent list is the same!
The same names and the same ‘super-stars’ appear regularly like clockwork!!
Rarely does it contain tenants genuinely behind in the rent! The people who will catch up with their payments and likely not appear again.
These SMS suggested texts are to be used with caution.
These texts are NOT to be used for tenants who fall behind on their rent from time to time. General communication is appropriate for this type of tenant.