I have been a writer and editor for 20 years, covering education, parenting, pregnancy, elder care, building management, real estate, health, restaurant management, SEO and content marketing.
The situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is evolving rapidly; and with every passing day, there are more cities with stay-at-home orders, more businesses closing, and more people in self-quarantine.
In this article, we will discuss how property managers can protect their staff, their residents, and their owners.
Property managers (like any business owner) have to work hard to get new customers. Whether it’s investing in paid search, content marketing, or social media campaigns, sending out your message to the world demands time, money, and knowledge—above all else. And if you don’t have a baseline understanding of industry-standard marketing analytics, then your efforts might not reach their full potential.
The one-carat round diamond is the most popular engagement ring stone. However, there are many other diamond shapes available for couples who want to try something different. The oval cut is an elegant and versatile option that actually looks bigger than a round cut. Our guide will help you compare one-carat oval diamonds to one-carat rounds, so you can decide if an oval is right for you.
As mobile apps and cloud storage become inseparable from everyday life, more and more companies are building a remote work culture into their business model. Many employees, who can now work from anywhere and even keep nonstandard hours, love the flexibility—and tech companies across the world are diving in headfirst.
In the last few years, the remote work trend has started to seep into the property management space, as well.
The property management industry is projected to reach about $22 billion by 2023. Growth like that makes it appealing for property managers looking to start a property management company from scratch, take on more doors—or even real estate brokers looking to try it out.
Still, there’s a lot to think about before you dive headfirst into property management. In this article, we outline a comprehensive list of what you’ll need to do before you open your business’s doors to owners and residents.
Despite a slight stumble last year, the American economy is still strong. With both unemployment rates and interest rates remaining low, now seems like a great time to start looking into rental investment properties, right?
First, ask yourself this: Is it a buyer’s or seller’s market?
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a spotlight on exceptional women in our industry. We reached out to two successful female property managers to find out what attracted them to property management, and what it’s like to be a woman in this profession; and to relay the wisdom they’ve gained along the way.
In 2002, Lisa Vasiloff lamented to the owner of the Japanese bookstore where she worked that there were no volunteer opportunities for young kids. She wanted to teach her two sons the importance of giving back to their community.
The owner, Karen Yahara, suggested she make her own.
What happens when you put over 25 women-owned small businesses together for one photo shoot? You get beautiful photos, a lot of inspiration, and a way to promote women-owned businesses for International Women’s Day.
When our managing editor and in-house mom, Laurie Mega, went on vacation in Israel, we sent her off with a bag of sunscreens to test. Find out which sunscreens held up under the hot, Mediterranean sun.
Restaurant kitchen equipment costs represent a large part of your budget, especially if you’re opening a new restaurant and starting your kitchen from scratch. It’s important not to underestimate how much money you’ll need to get your kitchen up and running.
Acne mechanica is characterized by a very localized outbreak in an area where heat and perspiration are trapped against the skin. Friction against the skin can also cause an outbreak.
This form of acne is treatable, and even preventable, by removing the cause of the outbreak, keeping the area clean and using topical acne treatments.
You sit down in a new restaurant — or even an old favorite — and start looking at the menu. But something starts tugging your attention, taking you away from your table. There’s something uncomfortable about the experience, but you can’t quite put your finger on it.
Then it hits you. It’s the restaurant music, and it’s terrible.
What if you could throw a party with all the glamour and magic of a wedding, but just with your gal pals? What would that look like?
When I got pregnant, my husband and I decided to upgrade from our tiny Boston apartment. Everything was great, until we discovered how much home ownership keeps you on your toes. Here are a few of the lessons we've learned along the way.