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Getting a Handle on Stuff

Getting a Handle on Stuff

Posted on 23. Feb, 2011 by .

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Having too much stuff eats up our valuable time, because there’s more to organize, maintain, move, and store. As a result, what we have grows less useful as it wastes away in some forgotten corner—slowly becoming obsolete. The New York Times and other publications have been reporting of late about a new strategy to simplify our lives. All we have to do is whittle down what we own to 100 items or fewer (including toiletries). This is an exciting experiment to read about over morning coffee, but most folks would be hard-pressed to successfully pare down a household or office to 100 items.

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Watching Your E-Waste in the New Year

Watching Your E-Waste in the New Year

Posted on 19. Jan, 2011 by .

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We streamline our offices by using less paper, more energy-efficient light bulbs, and by carpooling to work. But do we ever consider the impact of the beasts of our heavy office lifting — computers, fax machines, and printers?

Here are a few strategies for softening the environmental impact of office hardware:

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Achieving the Triple Bottom Line Through Paperless Office Management

Achieving the Triple Bottom Line Through Paperless Office Management

Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by .

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Until recently real estate transactions were dominated by the fact that written agreements were the only type of binding agreement according to federal law. With the exception of eviction notices, all other typical real property management functions can be performed online.

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5 Tips for Going Paper-Free

5 Tips for Going Paper-Free

Posted on 09. Nov, 2010 by .

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Let’s look at some of the advantages of a paperless office. There’s the obvious cost savings because a paperless office uses less paper, toner and extra equipment like separate fax machines. Paper eats up a lot of admin time in filing, copying, faxing and general management of each scrap — a paperless office, therefore, increases productivity.

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Going Green in Property Management: Interview with Bob Machado, Owner of HomePointe Property Management

Going Green in Property Management: Interview with Bob Machado, Owner of HomePointe Property Management

Posted on 03. Jun, 2010 by .

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In this interview, Bob Machado, owner of HomePointe Property Management, discusses the processes and benefits of running a ‘green’ property management office.

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6 Ideas to Green Your Property Management Office

6 Ideas to Green Your Property Management Office

Posted on 06. May, 2010 by .

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2010 is rapidly becoming known as the ‘green year.’ While it’s relatively easy for property management companies to implement green changes throughout their properties, companies may want to consider more effective changes that begin right in the office.

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