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Four Resolutions To Rocket Your PM Company Into 2024!

January 3, 2024

Picture this: the confetti settles, the last strains of Auld Lang Syne fade, and you, weary property manager, are left staring at a mountain of maintenance requests and a calendar circled not with festive dates, but with lease renewal deadlines. While others dream of tropical beaches and extravagant galas, your mind flickers to leaky faucets and clogged drains.

But wait! Before you drown your sorrows in stale eggnog, consider this: a new year isn't just for glitzy parties and unrealistic gym memberships. It's a blank slate, a chance to revamp your property management game and turn those tenant troubles into triumphs. So, ditch the resolutions about avocado toast and embrace the unconventional, the niche, the resolutions only a property manager would understand.

Resolution #1: Embrace the Inner Tech Guru (Without Getting Googled Yourself):

Remember struggling with spreadsheets older than your first lease agreement? Yeah, not cute. In 2024, we're embracing the proptech revolution. A whopping 74% of property managers plan to increase their technology investments this year (Yardi Matrix, 2023), and for good reason. From AI-powered maintenance scheduling (goodbye, sticky notes!) to automated rent collection (hello, on-time payments!), the right tech can shave hours off your day and add inches to your sanity bar. Just remember, tech shouldn't replace the human touch (unless you're dealing with a truly nightmarish tenant, in which case, send in the robots).

Resolution #2: Become a Community Cultivator, Not Just a Rent Collector:

Think tenant engagement is just slapping flyers on doors? Think again. In a world of soulless mega-complexes, tenants crave connection. A study by the National Multifamily Housing Council found that 82% of residents value community events and amenities. So, ditch the boring board meetings and get creative! Organize movie nights in the courtyard, host yoga sessions on the rooftop, or launch a "book swap by the mailbox" initiative. These seemingly small gestures foster a sense of belonging, reduce turnover rates, and turn your property into more than just bricks and mortar – it becomes a home.

Resolution #3: Master the Art of Eco-Friendliness (and Save Some Green While You're at it):

Sustainability isn't just a buzzword, it's a smart business move. A recent Zillow survey revealed that 80% of Gen Z renters would pay more for eco-friendly features. So, why not tap into that green goldmine? Install energy-efficient lighting, offer bike-sharing programs, or partner with local recycling initiatives. Not only will you attract eco-conscious tenants, but you'll also slash your utility bills and make Mother Earth sing (well, maybe not literally, but she'll be happy).

Resolution #4: Ditch the Spreadsheet, Embrace APM Help

While we're on the topic of unconventional, let's face it, property managers, accounting isn't exactly your jam. Picture yourself hunched over spreadsheets, deciphering hieroglyphs of numbers, praying to the balance sheet gods for a single, blessed day without a typo. This year, let's break free from the shackles of accounting drudgery and embrace a revolutionary resolution: Outsource your bookkeeping to APM Help!

Think of us as your own personal fairy god-accountant, waving a wand and transforming those chaotic piles of invoices into pristine financial statements. APM Help boasts a team of accounting wizards who can handle everything from rent collection and vendor payments to bank reconciliations and tax preparation. They'll even whisper sweet nothings to the auditors (metaphorically, of course) and keep you compliant with all the ever-changing financial regulations.

Here's why outsourcing to APM Help is a game-changer:

  • Time is Money: Free yourself from hours of tedious accounting tasks and focus on what you do best – managing properties and keeping tenants happy.
  • Accuracy is Key: APM Help's team of experts ensures your books are squeaky clean and error-free, saving you from late-night panic attacks and potential fines.
  • Stress? Never Heard of Her: Say goodbye to the accounting blues! APM Help handles the heavy lifting, leaving you with a lighter workload and a brighter outlook.
  • Focus on the Bigger Picture: With your finances in expert hands, you can devote your energy to strategic planning, property improvements, and building a thriving rental empire.

Imagine the possibilities! You could use that newfound free time to finally learn to juggle (impress your tenants at the next community event!), write the great American property management novel (think "Pride & Prejudice" meets "The Fixer Upper"), or simply reclaim your evenings for a well-deserved Netflix marathon.

So, this year, ditch the DIY accounting dance and let the professionals at APM Help take center stage. Remember, a happy property manager is a productive property manager, and with APM Help by your side, your financial future will be as sparkling and well-maintained as your finest rental unit.

Remember, property managers, these resolutions aren't about unrealistic transformations, they're about smart, strategic tweaks that can revolutionize your year. So, put down that glass of eggnog (unless it's spiked with caffeine, in which case, cheers!), pull up your sleeves, and get ready to make 2024 the year your business thrives. Forget the sparkling cider, let's raise a toast to rent receipts, thriving communities, and a planet that doesn't resemble a leaky faucet. Now, that's something to celebrate!

To learn more about APM Help and how we can help you and your company, please call us at (281) 949-8755, or email You can also visit our website at We look forward to hearing from you!

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