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NARPM Radio: Should My Rental Be A Smart Home?

NARPM Radio: Should My Rental Be A Smart Home?

February 19, 2021

There are a lot of reasons for installing home automation in rentals, including attracting tenants, making the home more secure, and eliminating the need for keys. It can also be costly and raise privacy issues for tenants. What's the right way to go for your properties? Property Manager Bob Preston, RMP®, MPMC discusses the factors that should be considered, including benefits and drawbacks, before installing smart devices in your home. 

If you want to learn more, check out this podcast on home automation, featuring Sean Miller of Point Central:  Episode 27: Gaining Efficiencies Through Property Automation, Featuring Sean Miller of PointCentral

NARPM Radio: The Evolution of PM Software

NARPM Radio: The Evolution of PM Software

February 5, 2021

On this episode of NARPM Radio, California property Manager and NARPM member Bob Preston discusses the evolution of the property management software market with his guest, Joe Easton, Channel Partner Account Manager at Rent Manager. Joe shares his views about the property management software market and about Rent Manager,  which combines many features needed by property managers to run their businesses into a single integrated solution. Thanks to Bob Preston, RMP® of North County Property Group, Del Mar, CA for his part in this week's episode!

NARPM Radio:  Social Services Forms - Should You Sign?

NARPM Radio:  Social Services Forms - Should You Sign?

February 1, 2021

NARPM Radio:  Social Services Forms: Should You Sign?

Your tenant comes to you with a form saying they can get help from a local social services agency. You sign it, wait, and the money never comes. Many social services agencies provide emergency help for tenants, maybe a structured assistance plan or one-time help. Should you sign that form? What are you agreeing to? Will you get your money?  Property management attorney Harry Heist discusses social services forms and what you should do if you are given one. As always, check with your attorney as laws vary from state to state.

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