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SBA EIDL and Paycheck Protection Program loans for property management companies

There has been an unanticipated shift in the way that we live, work, and interact. COVID-19 has led to a decrease in business activities which in turn has led to layoffs and panic among industries. Unfortunately, this has also resulted in requests for rent leniency and forgiveness. In a perfect world, you could give your…
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COVID-19: What NOT to do as a Property Manager

Today, you woke up and walked to your make-shift office, coffee in hand. Your inbox is probably full of panicked tenants and owners…what do you do? First, breathe, and next, develop a plan with your co-workers on how to respond to these emails. However, today’s blog isn’t a focus on what to do, but rather,…
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Client Spotlight: Daniel with Marterra

This week we are going to take a break from accounting topics to spotlight one of our clients – Daniel M! He is a bookkeeping client, with Marterra Properties, that has some good advice for industry professionals and those of you who are interested in APM Help. The Ice Breakers APM: What first brought you…
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Week 1: Nifty AppFolio Reports

Introducing a new series of blogs! Each week, we will explore 2 reports in AppFolio and useful customization tips and tricks. If there is a report that you want to learn more about, just leave us a comment and we would be happy to cover it in future weeks! This week, we are covering the…
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Owner Transparency is Key

Property management companies have a lot of responsibilities, among collecting rent, leasing properties, coordinating maintenance departments, and paying vendors. One of the biggest challenges is providing accurate Owner Statements month over month. Keep reading if you’re interested in learning how to remain transparent with your owners, and maintain reliable books! The Owner Statement At minimum,…
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Get to Know the Software Lingo

ACB, TTO, RUBS, CAM…the list goes on! Propertyware and AppFolio have a different language sometimes, and it can get confusing. Today, we are going to give a “cheat sheet” so you don’t have to decoding those confusing lingo-filled emails on your own! Bank Reconciliation/Bank Slang ACB – Adjusted Cash Balance, this is the third section…
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Move Outs in AppFolio

In the property management industry, there are a variety of ways to complete move outs. It is dependent on your cash and bank setup, the account you can write checks from, and the ability to make online transfers. In today’s blog, we are going to discuss AppFolio move out accounting and processes to make sure…
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5 Ways To Connect Your Remote Company

Running a remote company and maintaining a culture can be a challenge. It requires more than a weekly meeting to keep your employees happy and morale high. We aren’t saying we’ve perfected this thing, but we have come up with a few tips and tricks that you can use in your own company to bring…
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Tis’ The Season for 1099s

It’s nearly tax season, but that doesn’t have to equal stressful, sleepless nights of preparation. AppFolio simplifies the 1099 process, making it possible to submit your documents to the IRS in an accurate and timely fashion. Learn more on tax preparation in today’s blog!

You’ve Switched to Propertyware or AppFolio – Now What?

The switch from a software you’ve been using for years to a newer software can be exciting and challenging. It is important to familiarize yourself as soon as possible, which means training! Today, we dive into some of the available resources to help you and your team become comfortable with AppFolio or Propertyware. Those Post-Switch…
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