We’re launching an incredible list of new automation, showings, and field service capabilities that will make your life even easier, including our brand new 24/7 Leasing Line and Website Listing Widget.
We expect 2022 to be a big year, so we compiled a list of 2022 trade shows and conferences for single-family property managers - you might even find a multifamily event on this list as well!
Growth is the #1 priority for property managers in 2023. Check out this list of the 18 best property management software options to help you grow your business this year!
You have a little over a month to get your property ready for the next tenants - here's what we suggest!
Zillow is the largest rental property listing site out there, and in this competitive rental market, the more exposure you can get to your listings the better!
As a new property manager, there are so many daily tasks to deal with. How can you prioritize? Check out these helpful tips for beginner property managers.
Property managers are always on the go. In this post, we dive into the top mobile apps for property managers that help with leasing, marketing, and more!
The best app for property managers is here: The Showdigs App for Property Managers is now available on the Apple store and the Google Play store!
If you want to get your vacancies filled, especially in a renter's market, try offering concessions and leasing incentives like free parking or discounted rent.
Showdigs is launching our end-to-end leasing solution, from marketing to scheduling tours and pre-screening, to follow-up and conversion, to property managers anywhere in the United States and Canada.
Your guide to the 2023 IMN 5th Annual Single Family Rental Property Management, Operations, and Tech Forum!
Using your leasing staff to document the status of a property takes so much time for very little return. The good news? Showdigs now offers move-in inspections!
In this article, we’re covering ways to boost your conversion rates and streamline your leasing process. Use these tips to ensure the process is easy for you and convenient for your leads and tenants!
What is a conversion rate and how does it apply to your property management website? Learn what it is and how you can boost your website conversion rates.
Here is a collection of guides, checklists, and templates to help property management companies respond to the COVID pandemic safely and efficiently.
In a competitive rental market, it's not always feasible to reduce the rent to fill your vacancy. Try offering amenities that tenants actually want instead!
It's important to pay attention to your leasing metrics - this article covers how to calculate and organize your leasing metrics and how much might be too much to spend.
Google trends and Showdigs internal data both show the same thing: There are way fewer people looking for homes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a property management company, your monthly marketing plan needs to include both inbound methods like SEO and social media as well as outbound methods.
We expect 2023 to be a big year for growth. To make sure you’re prepared (and as excited as we are), here's a list of 2023 trade shows, expos, and conferences for single-family property managers — you might even find a multi-family event on this list as well!
Instead of feeling overwhelmed by your maintenance requests, here’s how you can prioritize and manage your tenants’ maintenance requests from emergency to low priority.
In this post, we’ll provide you with property management tips to help you market your property management services and improve your business operations.
Optimizing your rental property marketing funnel is a crucial step in getting your vacancies filled fast. But what does this leasing funnel look like?
Showdigs is changing the game with Tori, the only fully customizable AI leasing assistant for single-family property managers.
Property managers — the best way to stay ahead of your competition is by continuously optimizing your leasing funnel to keep up with the times. We’re breaking down the property management leasing funnel, detailing the newest generation of tenants, steps you can take to market to young renters, and more!
As a rental property owner or property manager, regularly documenting the condition of your rental properties is critical in protecting that investment. But how often should you be doing that?
When you're on the way to your rental property for a final move-out inspection, you might be wondering how to best prepare the property for inspection.
PM Grow Summit, the year’s most highly-anticipated and innovative property management conference, is happening February 28 – March 2nd, 2022 in San Diego, CA.
Conducting property walkthroughs yourself (or using/hiring an employee to do so) can be time-consuming and costly. But, documenting the condition of your property 1-2 times per year will save you time and money long-term. Let's dig into the benefits of condition reports!
Property managers who lose so many hours each day doing fieldwork are in need of a leasing agent. Here's a leasing agent job description, plus a free template!
You are a busy property manager and all the tasks on your desk are piling up... quickly! Take the time to review these tips during the slow season so you’re not scrambling come spring and summer.
Rental scams have become so prevalent that the FBI has reported that consumers lost over $350 million due to housing scams in 2021. With the post-pandemic economy exacerbating housing insecurity and more people turning to online marketplaces to find housing, the problem has only been getting worse. Fortunately, one company is using technology to fight back against rental scams and make the leasing process safer and more secure for everyone.
We sat down with property management pro, Lindsey Montoya Mozeika, to discuss how outsourcing saved her time and enabled her to fill even more vacancies.
Property managers can dramatically maximize efficiency by utilizing ChatGPT in their day-to-day operations. By leveraging the power of AI, property managers can streamline communication with tenants, owners, and leads. Its ability to handle multiple conversations simultaneously ensures that each person communicating with your business online receives prompt and personalized assistance.
With thousands of online job board options available, it’s difficult to know which one is right for your property management business. In this blog post, we've gathered information on the best hiring strategies and websites for property managers.
Showdigs is taking necessary steps amid the Coronavirus outbreak - here's how we're being safe when it comes to occupied unit tours and condition reports.
Is your property management software ready to grow with you, or is it one-size-fits-all? Check out this list of the best property management software options!
As a property manager, you know how important it is to maintain high efficiency while keeping costs low. It's critical to eliminate as many manual tasks as possible, and instead streamline the leasing funnel using marketing automation. That's where Showdigs comes in.
Property management is hyper-seasonal. Some months you’re extremely busy, and some months are so slow that the last thing you need is to pay for something (or someone) you don't need. So what can you do to deal with the seasonality of property management?
Property managers all agree that getting an awesome tenant makes life easier. But how can you find the best tenants for your rental? By screening every prospect.
One of the most important aspects of property management is being able to respond quickly and effectively to every call, text, and email that comes in from potential tenants. The Showdigs Live Operations team is here to make sure that happens!
In this fast-moving conversation, Marc will explain precisely WHY the sales market is cooling and WHAT you need to do TODAY in order to capitalize on what he considers a fantastic opportunity.
Wondering what the 2021 rental market will look like this summer? We predict that the 2021 summer season will be way busier than in 2020 - here's why.
Ever wonder how your showing availability affects your vacancy rate?
A comprehensive leasing CRM is key to staying organized and responsive to your leads and existing tenants. With an optimized CRM, you can automate nearly every aspect of the leasing process — allow prospective renters to self-schedule tours after completing pre-screening questions, set up automation to complete mid-tenancy property documentation, and make the move-in/move-out process a breeze — all while maintaining a personalized experience. Here's our list of the 7 best CRMs for property managers!
Communication is key when it comes to building a solid property manager-tenant relationship.
We’re diving into everything AI, including the difference between an AI leasing assistant and chatbot, how to choose the right technology for your business, how Tori works, and the benefits of utilizing a virtual leasing assistant.
Are you considering enabling self-showings at your vacant property? Here's what you need to know about choosing the perfect self-showing software.
From pre-screening qualification to personalized communication and organization, automated marketing solutions in your tech stack can revolutionize every stage of your leasing funnel. Say goodbye to no-shows, spending too much time on market, and tedious manual follow-ups, and hello to increased efficiency and time-savings!
The 34th NARPM Annual Convention and Trade Show is taking place October 17th-20th, 2022 at the Paris Las Vegas hotel in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.
Do you want to be a property manager? What does a property manager do? Here's what you need to know about how to start managing single-family rental properties.
As a property manager, you're in the business of protecting your owner clients' investments. There are a million tasks that go along with the job, but the most important one is to ensure that the properties you manage are consistently in good condition. So, how can you make sure that's the case?
By offering high-touch service as a property manager, you'll have a better chance of making sure that prospective renters become repeat tenants!
The Showdigs team sat down with property management pro, Lindsey Montoya Mozeika...
As a property manager, your day-to-day operations play a crucial role in the health of your business. Your work flows can either make your business incredibly profitable or keep you in a constant state of stress.
We interviewed Ty Cayce, owner of Urban Key Property Management, to talk about the property management slow season and how he solves this issue with outsourcing.
The holiday season is right around the corner - what are some of the challenges that the holidays cause for property managers? Now’s the perfect time to come up with your holiday game plan.
If you have an unoccupied unit, whether between tenants or awaiting maintenance prior to listing, leaving it unattended can expose you to a variety of risks and costly damages. In this blog post, we'll explore the costs of dealing with scammers and squatters and how to save yourself from potential financial losses and headaches with Vacant Property Checks.
In this engaging conversation, listen as Marc leads you through six questions to help you gain clarity and a clear action path for success in business and in life.
Can self-showings help property managers lease their properties faster, cheaper, and more efficiently? Check out this article to learn more about self-showings.
We’ve seen five major ways that property management companies have successfully monetized their Showdigs subscription, bringing in even more money and improving their bottom line. In this post, we’re going to discuss the ways you can leverage Showdigs to earn more revenue while doing less.
Being a property manager with certifications (CMCA, CPM, RMP, CAM) means that you’ve been properly educated and trained, so you can be a great asset to your property management company and owner clients.
When you have several properties under your management, you realize how easily each small task adds up and eats away at your time. Among the most time-consuming tasks are responding to tenant issues, scheduling maintenance and repairs, driving to inspections and property showings, and actually showing the property to prospective tenants.Let’s dive into some ways that you can save time and money as a property manager!
Thanks to cutting-edge technology, there are many ways to make self-showings as safe and secure as possible. But did you know that there are self-showing platforms that provide flexibility as well? Check it out!
Are you looking to increase the ROI (return on investment) of your rental properties? With the right strategies and tips, you can maximize your rental income and ensure that your portfolio is a profitable one.
When it comes to your vacancy, how do you market your rental property? Where should you post your listings? What should be included in your listing description?
When it comes to self-guided tours, property managers have concerns about safety measures and how to keep safe from scams.
Here is the 2022 list of the 10 best and highest-rated property management apps that you can use to post listings, track payments for rent, record expenses, create invoices and more!
Do you need to hire a property manager? Here are some of the responsibilities of a property manager, plus a free job description template to use when hiring!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more prospects are requesting virtual tours in an effort to stay safe and social distance - and virtual tours are here to stay!
Podcasts are a great way for property managers to listen and learn on the go! From industry experts to rising stars, our 2023 list of best property management podcasts provides valuable information on tenant management, leasing, technology, trends, and everything in between.
While most property management growth strategies focus only on new client acquisition, the truth is that you can’t truly grow your business without optimizing it. That’s why we’re focusing not just on the client marketing side of things, but also on internal operations and prospective tenant lead generation.
When we talk to landlords about Showdigs, these 7 questions commonly come up.
Looking for some new real estate tv shows to watch over the holidays and into the new year? Look no further! We put together this list of 23 binge-worthy, real-estate-related TV shows that you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, or HGTV.
If you're a property manager, you're always on the hunt for new property owner leads to turn into long-term clients. Here's how to market to property owners!
NARPM® Broker/Owner Conference & Expo invites only designated brokers, owners, and decision-makers of property management companies, making it a highly exclusive event. Showdigs is proud to be a 2023 Official Partner and Coffee Break Sponsor for this year’s Broker/Owner Conference & Expo, and we can’t wait to be in sunny Carlsbad in April! Without further ado, let’s explore everything that this year's event has to offer.
Let's be honest: Move-in and move-out property inspections can be incredibly time-consuming. But, they're also extremely important! Even when not required by law, a move-in walkthrough is always a smart move, and here's why.
The 33rd NARPM Annual Convention and Trade Show is taking place October 26th-29th, 2021 in Kansas City, MO.
Your guide to syncing your Showdigs and AppFolio accounts.
Property managers have multiple roles and responsibilities. Let's look at some of the best property management courses for continuing education in 2022.
Check out these property management websites to get inspiration for your next website relaunch and to learn more about running a successful business.
Showdigs has partnered with Seattle-based nonprofit, The Maple Leaf Foundation, to sponsor an entire home that will serve families in need for years to come.
One of the most important aspects of a good self-showing software is the lead experience. In this article, we’re showing you how leads move along through the scheduling, tour, and post-tour process!
It is important to look for signs of pest damage during tenant inspections so that you can abate the pests and rodents that threaten your property.
Whether you manage 5 or 500 rentals, showing your own vacancies is time-consuming - especially when your time can be better used. Here's why it's a waste of time.
It is important to use Zillow to validate the price of rent before you list your property and during the first few weeks of listing your vacancy.
To close out another successful leasing season, we hosted our first annual Showdigs Summer Bash to celebrate the end of summer with live music, delicious drinks, and passed apps on the water. We also raised almost $15,000 for the Maple Leaf Foundation!