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Why CRM Implementations Fail?

Jan 31,2023

Have you ever wondered why CRM implementations fail? Many property managers think that it's because they didn't select the right software. But the real reason is much more complicated than that. In this blo...

Building Resilience with PropTech Tools: Best Practices for Property Managers

Jan 27,2023

In a rapidly urbanizing world, property managers and developers must be resilient to survive and thrive. With the right PropTech tools, they can not only weather the storm but position themselves for long-term succ...

How to Choose The Right Contract Type for Your Facility Management Needs?

Jan 20,2023

Facility management is a complex and multi-faceted field, and there are a variety of contract types that can be used in order to provide the best possible service. In this blog post, we will...

Bad Property Management: How to Spot the Signs and Save Yourself?

Jan 16,2023

Are you a property owner or board member of an association that has put its trust in a community management company? If so, the importance of selecting the right firm and avoiding the pitfalls associated w...

How Community-Based Disaster Management Can Save Lives and Property?

Jan 09,2023

When a natural disaster strikes, the lives of people and their property are often put at risk. In order to mitigate the damage caused by disasters, it is important to have a well-coordinated system in plac...

Examining the Advantages and Disadvantages of Outsourcing Facilities Management

Jan 06,2023

As a property manager, it's important to always be on the lookout for new opportunities that can unlock profits or increase operational efficiency. One option you might consider is outsourcing your facilit...

How Property Managers Can Leverage Proptech Solutions to Streamline Their Business and Reduce Operational Costs?

Jan 02,2023

Property management isn't what it used to be. The emergence of Proptech solutions has unlocked a range of opportunities for property managers to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and maximise their return...

Understanding Risk Management Strategies for Property Managers: How to Protect Your Assets

Dec 29,2022

As a property manager, you are responsible for overseeing a wide range of activities and ensuring that your property runs smoothly. This includes managing risks and protecting your property from potential ...

6 Ways a CRM Solution Can Benefit Your Property Management Business

Dec 21,2022

A CRM software can be a powerful tool for property management businesses, helping to streamline workflows and improve customer service. In this blog post, we will explore 6 ways that a CRM tool can benefit your bus...

Why Cloud Property Management is the Future?

Dec 16,2022

The property management industry is undergoing a colossal shift and cloud technology is at the forefront of this evolution. With more data being generated than ever before, property managers need a compreh...

The Benefits of a Pre-planned Maintenance Schedule

Dec 13,2022

Community association managers are responsible for the overall well-being of their community. This includes making sure that all common areas are properly maintained and that all residents are following th...

How Proptech is Making Our Cities More Sustainable?

Nov 28,2022

Proptech is on the rise and with good reason. This innovative technology is helping to change the way we live and work, making us more sustainable in the process. From reducing energy consumption to creating commun...

How a Property Management System works efficiently for Landlords and Tenants?

Nov 25,2022

If you're a landlord, then you know that managing properties can be a lot of work. Between collecting rent, tracking payments and dealing with maintenance issues, it can be hard to keep everything organize...

How To Choose The Right CRM Software For Real Estate

Nov 18,2022

If you're a real estate professional, then you know that having a good CRM system is essential to your success. CRM software helps you manage customer relationships and interactions more effectively, which can lead...

How To Switch Property Management Companies - Steps To Follow

Nov 14,2022

Are you considering switching property management companies? If so, you're not alone. Many landlords and property owners reach a point where they decide it is time to switch property management firms. Maybe you are...

How Can Property Managers Use Financial Asset Management to Improve Their Business?

Nov 10,2022

There is no doubt that financial asset management is an important part of any business, but it can be especially beneficial for property managers. By understanding what financial asset management is and how to use ...

How Proptech Is Changing The Way We View Asset Management

Nov 07,2022

The proptech industry is booming and for good reason - this innovative technology is changing the way we view asset management. Whether you are a property management company or a facility management company, propte...

The Importance of Financial Management in Property Management Companies

Nov 03,2022

As a property management company, it is essential to have a good understanding of financial concepts and practices in order to make sound decisions about your business. But what is accounting and financial manageme...

How To Create a Facilities Management Checklist?

Oct 31,2022

When it comes to managing a facility, there are a lot of moving parts. To help keep track of everything, creating a facilities management checklist is helpful. Not only will it keep you organized, but it can also h...

Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing Sustainability Initiatives in The MENA Region

Oct 20,2022

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important topic, especially in the MENA region. Property management professionals in this area face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to sustainab...

What is Facility Management Software (CAFM) and Why Do You Need It?

Oct 10,2022

Technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, and the real estate industry is no exception. In fact, many would say that property management is one area where technology has made the biggest impact....

What is the Difference Between ERP and CRM Software and How Can They be Integrated?

Oct 06,2022

Many a times people are confused about the difference between ERP and CRM software. There are people who mistakenly believe that they are one and the same. However, these two types of software are ac...

How to be an Airbnb Property Manager: Tips For New Hosts By Realcube Experts

Oct 03,2022

If you're thinking of becoming an Airbnb host, you'll need to know what's involved in order to manage your property effectively. In this blog post, we'll provide tips for new hosts on how to prepare for gu...

What is Sustainable Facilities Management?

Sep 29,2022

Sustainability is a critical consideration for businesses of all sizes and in all industries. In the Facilities Management (FM) industry, sustainable practices are becoming increasingly important as propert...

The Digital Transformation of Property Management in MENA Region

Sep 27,2022

In a world that is increasingly going digital, it is no surprise that the property management industry is also undergoing a digital transformation. This change has brought about many advantages for l...

10 Tips for Managing Rental Properties by Yourself

Sep 22,2022

If you are a landlord with one or more rental properties, you know that it can be a lot of work to manage them all by yourself. Between meeting with tenants, collecting rent...

What is Property Asset Management?

Sep 19,2022

Property asset management is the process of overseeing and managing a property or group of properties. This can include residential, commercial, or industrial properties. Property asset management is ...

Why Strategic Facility Management is Essential for Property Management Companies?

Sep 08,2022

As a property manager, you know that real estate facility management is one of ...

6 Technologies Transforming The Real Estate Industry

Sep 02,2022

Technology has always played a big role in the real estate industry, and it continues to do so in today's market. There are a number of Proptech trends that are currently disrupting the industry, and we're...

6 Best Practices for Real Estate Community Management Activities

Aug 26,2022

If you're a property manager or community association board member, then you know how important it is to have effective community management practices in place. In order to keep your residents happy and en...

The Role of Community Managers in Property Management

Aug 18,2022

Community managers are an important part of any community or property management organization. They play a crucial role in keeping communities running smoothly and keeping residents happy. In this blog pos...

The 5 pillars of Online Real Estate Community Management

Aug 09,2022

If you're running a real estate community online, it's important to make sure that you're following best practices. In this blog post, we will discuss the 5 pillars of online real estate community manageme...

What is online real estate community management and how it works

Jul 29,2022

Online real estate community management is the process of managing a real estate community through web-based tools and services. Typically, the residents of a certain property establishment, building or ge...

The Definitive Guide to Real Estate Community Management Software: What is It, How Does It Work, and More!

Jul 07,2022

In the ever-changing and complex world of real estate, community management software has quickly become a necessary tool for success. Property managers and community managers now have an arsenal of digital to...

The Top 5 Benefits of Property Management Software for Real Estate Managers

Jun 23,2022

If you are a real estate manager, then you know that managing properties can be a lot of work. We already discussed how a property management company can help and what to look out for in such a company

What to Look for While Choosing a Real Estate Management Company?

Jun 16,2022

If you are a business or individual with properties to manage, it's important to find the best real estate management company for the job. Not all companies are created equal, and not every company will be a good f...

How to Choose the Right Property Management Company for Your Needs?

May 30,2022

If you are a property owner, you understand how time-consuming it can be to manage them. This is why many people choose to hire a property management company to take care of things for them.

Property mana...

How Digital Transformation is Changing Property Management?

May 26,2022

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards digital transformation in a variety of industries. This process of digitization involves using technology to streamline processes and improve communication. I...

The history of the real estate property management process

May 20,2022

Estate management and property management has a long, varied history that spans from ancient civilizations to the modern day. Throughout the years, there have been many changes in the way these industries function,...

Real Estate Property Management Guidebook

May 16,2022

Whether you are a first-time property owner or a seasoned real estate professional, it is important to have a resource to turn to for advice and tips on how to manage your property. This guidebook is designed to pr...

5 Ways to Improve the Financial Landscape of your Property

Apr 01,2022

A property is only as strong as its financial foundation. Property managers are responsible for ensuring the property is in good financial health, and there are a few key ways to do this. In this article, we...

The future of property management: How the role will evolve over the next 5 years

Mar 25,2022

As technology advances, the role of property managers is evolving. In the next five years, we can expect to see a number of changes in the industry. Here is what the future of property management would look like.

4 strategies for building sustainability into your community management blueprint

Mar 17,2022

Community management is a complex and challenging task, but it's important work that can make a real difference in the quality of life for residents. As community managers, we have a responsibility to promote su...

5 common administrative and financial obstacles in property management and how to address them

Mar 10,2022

Property and community management can be challenging tasks, especially when it comes to overcoming the many administrative and financial obstacles that can arise. Inefficient or outdated financial systems, lack ...

Transitioning to Connected Communities: A Guide for Property Managers - Part 4

Mar 03,2022

Digital property management and sustainability in digital communities 

In this guide on Transitioning to Connected Communities, we talked about the basics of digital property management and tran...

Transitioning to Connected Communities: A Guide for Property Managers - Part 3

Mar 02,2022

Communication and technology tools for a connected community

Earlier we talked about the basics of digital property management and transitioning from traditional to digital community management&...

Transitioning to Connected Communities: A Guide for Property Managers - Part 2

Mar 01,2022

Connected community: A roadmap for a successful transition

In the previous edition, we talked about the basics of digital property management and transitioning from a traditional to a digital commu...

Transitioning to Connected Communities: A Guide for Property - Part 1

Feb 28,2022

Transitioning from a traditional to a digital community management

Technology has come a long way and has greatly impacted the property management industry. In this 4-part guide we will explor...

5 Ways to Keep Your Residents Happy: Strategies for Property Managers

Feb 24,2022

As a property manager, it is important to keep your residents happy. Happy residents are more likely to stay loyal, and they are also more likely to recommend your property to others. In this blog post, we w...

Key advantages of mobile facility and maintenance management software solutions

Feb 13,2022

The maintenance of a property is a complex and challenging task. There are many elements to consider – from the physical building and its systems, to the people who work there, the residents and visitors. It can be...

Property Management Trends Post Covid-19

Dec 24,2021

In the wake of the pandemic, we have all had to think twice about how we interact with the world around us, from how we run errands to how we open doors. The pandemic has changed everything about our lives. ...

5 Ways In Which Technology Is Changing The Real Estate Industry

Nov 02,2021

Technology has changed significant sectors over the past 20 years, including media, climate action, healthcare, marketing, sales, and even education. Real Estate is no exce...

Pros and cons of having an active Home Owners Association (HOA) on your property

Oct 19,2021

A homeowner's association (HOA) structure is standard in residential communities to ensure a cohesive and clean atmosphere. While the HOA can sometimes relieve the homeowner of some...

Landlord Liability: Everything You Need to Know

Oct 07,2021

A landlord is responsible for protecting their investment from anything that could lead to loss of value or damage to it. Landlord liability is anything that a landlord can be held liable for from harm or injury ca...

Don’t Compromise with the Security of Your Community!

Sep 29,2021

The security provided by gated communities is the main reason why most people prefer to move into these communities. However, if we look at the current situation of the security offered by these gated complexes,...

How Are Community Management Applications Beneficial to Your Real Estate Business?

Sep 27,2021

Before we jump into how a community management application can prove to be beneficial to a real estate business, let's see what community management is.

Using a variety of channels and platforms, landlord...

Enhance Your Residential Experience with RealCube App

Sep 08,2021

There isn’t an up-to-date, universal definition of residential experience but there is a range of services and functions that have traditionally been seen as a part of enh...

Is Your Property Management App Efficient?

Sep 01,2021

Your job as a property manager is demanding. In addition to advertising vacancies, managing accounts, overseeing leases, operating within a budget, processing legal documents and rent, and maintaining a physical...

Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Property Manager

Aug 19,2021

Managing a rental property can be financially rewarding if you've been in the income property business for a while. While managing a property is rewarding, it also requires a substantial time and effort com...

Simplify Your Rental Property Accounting with these 3 tips!

Jul 31,2021

It can be overwhelming to manage accounts for multiple rental properties. In the case of a landlord with a single rental property, taxes can be prepared easily at year-end; however, when the landlord's rental prope...

5 Qualities Every Property Management Firm Should Have!

Jul 19,2021

The property management industry has become increasingly remunerative in the past few years. Research suggests that the property management industry was valued at around $14 Billion in U.A.E alone, in the year 2...

What do Millennials Look for When Buying a Home?

Jul 06,2021

Millennials are people who were born between the years of 1980-1997 and they are one of the biggest generation groups that now make up the largest demographic of home buyers.  

Millennial h...

Everything A Landlord Needs to Know About Tracking Rental Property Expenses

May 25,2021

It is often much easier to gauge rental income, there are a lot of market comparable, supply and demand, performance reports readily available to help get an accurate idea of how much rental income you will receive...

Top 5 Rental Property Investment Tips

Apr 23,2021

Investment properties are often an exciting venture to dip one's toes in as they can be very rewarding if the right choices are made. Most people look for residential rental properties to boost their inves...

Are your Property Owners Satisfied?

Dec 02,2020

Since Property Management comes with a huge multitude of tasks, owners might think of hiring a property management company to handle this burden so that they can focus on managing core business functions.

How Property Management software can save you money?

Nov 24,2020

Every Property Management company is in a constant pursuit to cut costs, increase profits, and tenant satisfaction. With the high competition, demands, and expectations from tenants, many property management...

Property Inspections – Why it is important and How to do it?

Nov 04,2020

Having a property is one of the biggest investments undertaken by anyone and maintaining the upkeep is crucial to maintaining the value of the property. Hence Property Inspections are essential, and it is on...

Benefits of Paying Rent Online

Oct 28,2020

One of the major concerns for all owners and property management teams is rent collection. Among the myriad of responsibilities, the property team has to handle, chasing down rents, collecting them, and managing th...

How AI is Transforming Property Management

Oct 20,2020

Artificial Intelligence has been adopted by nearly every industry as its revamping business processes. AI has simplified and improved our lives in many ways and without realizing it, we use AI every day. As tech...

Ways to Boost Income Without Increasing Rent

Oct 12,2020

Are you racking your brain to accelerate your income from your properties? With the effect of Covid19 and a hypercompetitive market out there, raising rents is out of the question. Relying on rents alone is a conve...

5 Ways To Delivering Exceptional Satisfaction To Your Clients

Oct 02,2020

Customer satisfaction has always been pivotal to any business. In today’s hypercompetitive world, adapting to ever evolving customer needs and satisfying them is the key to having your business ...

How to choose the best property management software?

Oct 01,2020

Several property or community management companies follow conventional methods of managing their business and few others have invested in software solutions ages ago and continue to use them to this day...

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