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Welcome to “Property Management Matters”


Property Management Matters and Property Management Tips have now merged.  Instead of having to check on two blog pages, you get all of the great original content in one convenient location.  All Property Management Tips have been moved to Property Management Matters so you won’t miss out on a single entry or posting!  reviews products, services and shares the ideas every rental property owner and manager needs to know about as real estate professionals and rental housing providers.  At Property Management Matters we are looking at the state of the industry - where has it been, where is it today and where is it going. 


Then gives you:

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  • What works? 
  • What is the great idea of the day?
  • Does it make sense?
  • Is it essential?
  • Does it perform as promised?
  • Does it help? 
  • Does it provide value?
  • Is it worth your time and/or money?
  • Or how are industry practices changing?


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PCBC 2010 is June 9-11 at Moscone Center in San Francisco

PCBC (formerly known as the Pacific Coast Builders Conference) is just a couple of weeks away.  If you have not already considered attending, there is still time to sign up.  PCBC is really a group of fantastic events, discussions, presentations and seminars packed into 4 days.  The name change is reflective of the fact that today the conference is about more than just the residential building market.  The show sponsors describe the show as follows:

For more than five decades, PCBC has connected the homebuilding industry with the ideas, inspiration and innovation to grow and thrive. From development through design and construction, PCBC has proudly served as an incubator of excellence – encouraging all who imagine and build the places where we love to live.

The core events are preceded on Monday June 7, by the Leader to Leader Forum, an Invitation Only program.   The PCBC conference opens to the public on Tuesday, June 8 with the Bay Area Housing Tour, and a social media workshop.  But the conference floor and the full day events kick off on Wednesday, June 9 with the two-day Executive Conference and the one-day Multi-Family Trends Conference, followed on Thursday by the Capital Markets Forum.  Scattered among the various programs are single add-on seminars on hot topics such as green building, energy and marketing. 

All of the seminar topics are relevant to multi-family housing and would be of use to a property owner.  Whether you want to understand where the investment market is in the post-financial melt-down, or you are interested in hearing about future trends, or just want to understand how to market your units in the social media world, the conferences have something to offer you.

The PCBC Exhibit Floor opens on Wednesday at 10:00 am and is generally open for the balance of the conference.  The exhibit floor conference includes a Town Square, the Green Standards Pavilion, and an Exhibitorium with a learning center.  Within the exhibits visitors can dig deep into the latest industry related products and procedure breakthroughs.  Industry experts will be available to answer “the big building science and energy questions”, both essential to residential building today, and in the future.

The exhibit pass is a bargain at $25-$50, depending upon your package and registration timing.  The conferences are more expensive, but worth the money if you make your living in residential real estate. If you have the time and resources, there is a lot to learn, experience, and share at PCBC. 

I will see you there! 


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