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I wrote about Google Voice a while back and provided a detailed review of google voice right after it was released to the public.  Time really does fly, as I'm shocked to see that was 3 years ago back in 2009.  Since that time, Google Voice has become a valuable part of mine and many of our clien...
01/15/2012
I was pleased to read about Wisconsin proposing new rules which are actually in favor of landlords.  It's an increasing problem across the country where cities and counties are passing laws which could harm the very fabric that landlords rely upon to run their business.Some examples of laws some ...
01/14/2012
Was just reading this this morning.  Really makes me wonder if it's a Christmas "gift" to tenants during the Christmas season, or a political maneuver of some sort.  Has anyone experienced them doing this in the past?  Is Fannie going to join in too?---Freddie Mac announced it has ordered all evi...
12/13/2011
As you may or may not recall, depending on how close-knit you are within CPA circles, there was a significant new tax consequence and reporting requirement introduced for landlords within the Small Business Jobs Act and the healthcare reform bill passed in 2010.This new reporting requirement was ...
12/02/2011
Starting a new property management venture?  There's numerous methods property managers calculate their fees, some more popular than others.  Working with thousands of property managers, I've accumulated the most popular with their upsides and downsides.  Pick your poison or maybe (if regulation ...
10/28/2011
I think this is a very positive step for making it practical for property managers to accept rent via all retail means, including credit cards.  Previously no discounts or preference could be made by a property manager (merchant) towards any payment method if they accepted VI/MC.  With MC and Dis...
09/15/2011
What is it that seasoned landlords and property management services know about tenant screening that every property owner should?  This guide will show you how to successfully screen a tenant quickly and accurately and to form an informed decision on which prospective tenants to approve and which...
08/20/2011
As a software distributor catering to the property management industry, we're often asked:  "What documents do we need to keep?".  This varies state to state of course; however, I've begun compiling a list of documents that landlords and property managers absolutely must keep; not just for the te...
08/06/2011
The Social Security Administration has modifying their policy for issuing social security numbers effective June 25th, 2011.  The change, referred to as “randomization” will prevent the SSA from running out of SSNs in certain states (there are currently 435 million numbers available) and extend t...
07/20/2011
It might seem really basic to order criminal reports on prospective tenants, but there certainly is more to it than meets the eye.  One of the most common problems landlords run into when running background criminal is how criminal reports are indexed.  Unlike credit where every person has a uniq...
07/17/2011
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