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Managing vacation rentals in AppFolio

Have you noticed the new property type? That’s right, AppFolio has officially added “Vacation” as a property type. But what features does that add? What does that mean for managing your vacation rentals in AppFolio? APM Help took a look at the new property type and worked with some of our clients to see what…
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Buildium: When should you use each type of tenant credit?

There are multiple options when issuing a credit to a tenant in Buildium, and they all have unique features and applications. In this article, we will go over all the different ways you can issue a credit to a tenant in Buildium, how they differ, and the best uses of each in our experience as…
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The Sneaky Burglar

The following is a story told by a real Fyxed Maintenance client, the names and specific details have been omitted for privacy. We hope this story entertains you as much it did us! The Mysterious Movements We received a call from a tenant stating that they believed that someone had access to the property and…
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AppFolio: 5 Key tools you may not be using

AppFolio has a wide variety of features and functions available to you, which can be overwhelming at times. As an AppFolio expert, I’ve explored every nook and cranny of the software and used this knowledge to compile a list. It includes the most useful tools that AppFolio offers that you may not be familiar with,…
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AppFolio: Am I overstating income on my 1099-MISCs?

January is a stressful time of year, mainly due to taxes. If you’re in the world of property management, you are most likely worried about the accuracy of your 1099-MISCs and NECs. There are a lot of things that need to be reviewed before you finalize your 1099s, one of those things being prepaid rent.…
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What does APM Help do, exactly?

Well, I am glad you asked! In short, APM Help is a fully remote, full-service bookkeeping company that specializes in AppFolio, Buildium, and Propertyware (for now). Our team is made up of accountants, software experts, artists, dog lovers, musicians, and more! We are real people, just like you and your team. We know that it…
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The mysterious drain clog

Did I get your attention? Good. We wanted to share some of the of wildest maintenance stories that are from real Fyxed Maintenance clients. If you have your own crazy stories you’d like to share then leave a comment below – we’d love to hear them! What’s in the pipes? Management of Apartment Complexes is…
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Virtual Holiday Party Ideas

This year has been far from normal, but there are ways to make the holidays feel somewhat normal despite everything. APM Help has been a fully remote company since we were established 3 1/2 years ago, so we know that virtual parties can be fun. We know, virtual? Not the same. But your co-workers or…
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AppFolio: How To Avoid Issues On Your Diagnostics Report

The Financial Diagnostics report is one of the most useful tools in AppFolio, however, most people don’t know that it exists. For those of you who do know what it is, do you know how to make the corrections properly? Some of you do, but most people make “bandaid entries” like non-cash Journal Entries or…
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How to Check if Your Books Are Audit-Ready

If your trust accounts were audited today, would your books pass? The answer may surprise you. Check out today’s blog to determine how well your company would do.