Posted 12/5/2012 by Brian Bosscher
Condo owners frequently tell us that their property managers still send paper documents by mail. This is frustrating for owners because receiving paper is not as convenient, and it's frustrating for board members because all of that printing costs money. So why do managers still send paper documents?
Posted 11/15/2012 by Brian BosscherThis month we’re announcing two new features that have been frequently requested by many of our clients:
This blog post explains each feature in detail. Scroll down to watch a short video demo of each.
Posted 10/26/2012 by Brian Bosscher
This week’s property management tip: email security
Most property managers have an email account that they use every single day. What would you do if someone broke into your email account and emailed all of your contacts? Or worse, what if they deleted all of your messages? What valuable information would be lost forever?
This scenario isn’t as far-fetched as you might think and happens to thousands of people around the world every day. Fortunately, there are four easy steps you can take to keep your email safe and make sure you don’t become a victim:
Posted 10/18/2012 by Brian Bosscher
Based on feedback we’ve received, we have recently updated our pricing. You told us that you want pricing that is flexible; you want to pay only pay for the features you use. You also told us that you’re concerned about being locked in, and don’t want to deal with contracts.
As a result of your feedback, we’ve adjusted our pricing. Here is a summary of the key changes.
Posted 9/4/2012 by Brian Bosscher
We have made dozens of changes to Condo Control Central since our last video update in March! We know you’re busy so we won’t bore you with too many details, but we do want to fill you in on the really important ones. There are a few big changes you should know about:
Posted 8/1/2012 by Brian BosscherThe biggest problem that I see with growing property management companies is that they are struggling to find a property management system that can grow with them. Many property management companies start small and grow over time. They start with simple tools like Email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Quickbooks. These tools work fine when they are small. However, as they grow, many companies find that these tools start to get in the way and too much time is spent organizing and managing information.
Posted 7/10/2012 by Brian Bosscher
One of the biggest things that I see preventing people from joining their condo board is that they don’t know what to expect. Most condo owners only interact with their board at their Annual General Meeting, or when they are dealing with a problem. As a result, most owners who think about joining their condo board don’t really have a full picture of exactly what is involved.
Posted 6/27/2012 by Brian Bosscher
Your board or management company is always looking to save money, so you may be considering various free property management software options. While ‘free’ is usually a good thing, and it may seem like a good idea on the surface, there are certainly pitfalls and potential issues you should be aware of before you decide to use such an option.
This post explains the key risks that your property management company or condominium may face by choosing to use free property management software.
Posted 3/2/2012 by Brian BosscherToday we are announcing the launch of two frequently requested features: our Amenity Booking Module and Board Meeting Report. Read our newsletter or watch our brief YouTube update video to learn more.
Posted 11/28/2011 by Brian BosscherI am excited to announce four new features that are available today on Condo Control Central. This newsletter briefly describes each new feature: