Real estate can be a rewarding career. It can also be overwhelmingly busy and stressful. That's why we are lucky there are so many incredible virtual assistants! A real estate virtual assistant can help tackle the administrative work so you can focus on clients, and running your business.
Finding a kickass virtual assistant to join the team is like striking gold. Most people in the real estate business need a hand managing social media, updating listings, completing paperwork, [...]
Professionals in all fields will reach the point in their careers when they can only think of one phrase—help me! For real estate professionals who have their hands full, parceling out some responsibilities will free up your calendar to focus your attention on clients, generate more leads, and maybe even give you the chance to get some peaceful sleep.
Luckily, a virtual assistant answers who will help. The next questions: How will you find them and delegate work effectively?
Owning a real estate business is overwhelming. Period. Thankfully, there is help out there. Digitally-based workers can be found anywhere in the world and they are more available than ever.
Hiring a virtual assistant may be the perfect staffing solution to manage your investment property, sales or management company administrative duties. They are typically a more manageable expense than hiring a full-time staff member and are more than qualified for the job. From advertising to drawing [...]
When you’re managing properties or your own business it’s so easy to get caught up in doing all the things for all the people. You feel like you have to put your stamp on every aspect of your business and you’re left spinning your wheels and not spending time on the stuff that will move your business forward.
Instead of wasting time on the tasks that are time-consuming, yet easily outsourced, focus on those aspects of your business that need your expertise. And work with a reputable[...]
It’s that time of year again – the dreaded Valentine’s Day. Expensive meals. Overpriced flowers. The high expectations. The day that should be a celebration of love and meaningful relationships can also sometimes feel like a source of stress in our lives. And that’s why a lot of people prefer to go it alone and celebrate solo. But “going it solo” isn’t always the best plan in your business.
So, maybe the relationship you’ll want to celebrate this Valentine’s Day is the [...]
Another year has flown by while we are all busy managing our portfolio of properties. And as we slide into 2018, you may have some ideas for how you would like to improve your property management business in the new year. But who has the time?
Sure, everyone wants to increase efficiencies, have less vacancies, improve their accounting or acquire more clients and properties. But all those important activities require time that you might not have. So, here are some solutions to the most [...]
Regardless whether you’re a busy real estate agent, a stressed out property manager, or an overworked investor – a virtual assistant can change the game for you. Not only can virtual assistants free up some time in your busy schedule, they can also increase your real estate revenue.
What is a virtual assistant?
A virtual assistant works very much like an in-person assistant. They can take on the more administrative duties of your booming real estate business to free up some of your[...]
The holidays seem to creep up on us earlier and earlier each year. Ghoulish masks and fun-sized bags of candy are hardly off the shelves before we hear holiday music in Starbucks and see Christmas tree stands on sidewalks. As a landlord or property manager, one of your worries with all this yule tide is the idea of your tenants hauling needle-filled trees into your property’s lobby or setting their living room on fire!
It begs the question – should you allow your tenants to have [...]
With the real estate market offering up favorable conditions over the past few years, you may be thinking that now is the time to invest in real estate to make those passive income dreams come true. But perhaps you have some outstanding debt and wonder if you would be better off tackling your own mortgage or student loans before going down the path of real estate ownership.
So, should you focus on paying off debt before investing in real estate?
You should first consider the type of [...]
Everyone has that one tenant - the difficult resident that has you counting down the days until the end of their lease. But then it happens. They tell you they’d like to renew. And the last thing you want is another year of late payments, unrealistic requests, or noise complaints from neighbors.
Do you really have to renew their lease?
You aren’t obligated.
As with most lease agreements, you are entering into a fixed-term agreement with your tenant. Just as your tenant [...]