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Stopping the Revolving Door: How to Hire & Retain Top Talent

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By: Paul Endress

Every year, valuable employees leave companies for reasons no one really understands—not even the departing employees. In fact, when asked why they quit, many employees simply state: “I didn’t like the job.” This leaves many business owners, managers, and HR professionals scratching their heads, as they believe it’s impossible for anyone to pinpoint what constitutes “like.” In reality, what makes people like their job is something you can control, although it’s also something most companies don’t focus on.

Making the Case for Payment Reminders

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Five Ideas to Help Turn Late Payers into Gold

By: Nick Frantz

Every month, whether I have a balance or not, I get an email reminding me that my credit card payment is due in 10 days. I’ve never been late with a payment, so initially I wondered, “Why did they send this?” When I recognized that it was part of a proactive strategy to ensure on-time payment, I understood.

On a list of traits that make up the ideal tenant, “pays on time, every time” has to be right up there at the top. These tenants are gold.  But there will always be tenants who are habitually late payers.  And dealing with tenants who cross the line from late to delinquent can be costly and tough to resolve.

With an always-growing to-do list and staff stretched in all directions, how do you get the best bang for your buck when it comes to cultivating high-value, on-time payers?

Commercial Property Licensing Laws

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Commercial Property Licensing Laws

By: Flavia Berys, Esq.

Commercial real estate owners often hire third-party property management companies to handle the leasing and operation of office, industrial, multi-family or other commercial properties located in California.  Others choose to self-manage by having an employee or officer of the owner entity perform these functions.

How Much Freer Can You Get?

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Five Ways to Achieve a Competitive Advantage Without Lowering Your Fees
By: Bill Gager

 

In today’s marketplace, developing and maintaining an objective advantage over the competition can seem next to impossible. Why? Because from a customer’s perspective, similar product and service offerings are basically the same.  For example, consider life insurance policies. To the consumer, all $250,000; twenty-year term life insurance policies offer identical coverage. So how do they decide between Company A’s policy, Company B’s policy, and Company C’s policy? Well, if they view product A, product B, and product C as all having the same value, then the only thing they look at to differentiate the three is the price.

Introducing Commercial Property Management Magazine

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We are pleased to introduce our newest publication, “Commercial Property Management Magazine”. You’ll find the magazine continues the same mix of feature articles and vendor advertisments that has driven the success of “Apartment Management Magazine” over the years.

We are just getting started – so keep a close eye on this website!

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