Tag Archives: paperless
Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by Mary Girsch-Bock.
As more property management companies become more environmentally conscious, property managers continue to search for more ways to go ‘green.’ One of the easiest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to reduce paper usage in your office.
Posted on 11. May, 2011 by Jennifer Marcus Newton.
There was a time when posted mail was full of an alluring promise of adventure, good stories and friendship. But these days, most mail has been reduced to bills or junk mail. Postcards are few, handwritten letters even fewer. The anticipation of something great is still there, but when all you find is a circular for sale-priced beef at the local grocery store (and you happen to be vegetarian), there is a serious letdown (and evidence of a serious disconnect between marketer and consumer).
Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by Kimberly Madrigal.
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.
Posted on 09. Nov, 2010 by Jennifer Marcus Newton.
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.
Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by Marc Courtenay.
What is “greener” than using recycled paper or writing notes on both sides of the paper? How about not using paper. If you’re a property manager, greening your business may involve using an iPad or a similar “tablet” device. By accessing the internet from your mobile device, you can use web-based property management software to run your business from wherever you are.
Posted on 05. Oct, 2010 by Jennifer Marcus Newton.
Who would’ve thought that having your head in the clouds would be considered a smart green business strategy? Well, it is—if you’re talking about cloud computing. More organizations are turning to web-based tools to save time and money while reducing their overall footprint.
Posted on 17. Aug, 2010 by Nora Betz.
You have probably heard that being “green” is a valuable marketing tool for property managers to use in order to attract new business and retain residents. However, maybe you don’t know where to begin? Below are some specific things you can do to green your office and your properties that will help the environment while saving you money long term.
Posted on 21. Jul, 2010 by Aimee Miller.
In partnership with the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) we recently surveyed a group of residential property managers to better understand if and how they are using the green movement to grow their business. Here are the results.
Going Green in Property Management: Interview with Bob Machado, Owner of HomePointe Property Management
Posted on 03. Jun, 2010 by Aimee Miller.
In this interview, Bob Machado, owner of HomePointe Property Management, discusses the processes and benefits of running a ‘green’ property management office.
Posted on 06. May, 2010 by Mary Girsch-Bock.
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.