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Five Benefits of Using a Professional Management Company

If you are self-managing your investment properties, you are missing out on the many benefits of using a property management company. Professional management teams are highly trained to limit liability, reduce vacancy, and lower costs all without incurring deferred maintenance. The following benefits are how The Management Works can help you. (more…)

Orange Bungalows Apartments Case Study

orange bungalowsOrange Bungalows Apartments is a six-unit complex located in Costa Mesa’s East Side neighborhood. Our executive team was able to locate the off-market deal thanks to their relationships with local brokers. They also managed the refinancing of the owners’ current assets for the purchase. Paying cash, the owners had a $200,000 renovation budget.


Three Ways to Engage Residents This Summer

summer residentsIt is important for any landlord to engage with their residents from time to time. Maintaining consistent contact will result in residents who are invested in your property. Residents who feel connected and engaged tend to stay longer, cutting down on turnover and vacancy costs. Here are three ways to reach out and engage residents this summer.


Five Spring Cleaning Tips For Apartment Living

spring cleaning tips

The weather is warming, days are getting longer, and the dust bunnies are rearing their furry heads. If you are like me, the last deep cleaning you did was months ago. In the new light of spring you notice the smudges and stains you said you would get to when sunnier days returned. Well, now they are here and it is time to freshen up your winter den. Below are five spring cleaning tips for apartment living.

Year End Review – 2017 Highlights

Year end review

The Management Works enjoyed another stellar year of growth in 2017. Our highly trained team worked hard to add considerable value to our owner’s properties. We have innovated many of the ways we interact with residents as well as our digital audience. Along with adding nine new properties, we performed extensive renovation projects thanks to our exceptional maintenance and project management team. In 2018, we plan to continue to grow and adopt new technologies as we push the envelope of what a property management company can do for its clients. Read on to know how we are improving the way our residents live.

Four Maintenance Items for Fall


fall maintenance

While we all love the season changes bringing sweaters, pumpkins, and football it also brings maintenance requests for pilot lights and roof leaks. Listed below are four maintenance items you should be completing before the temperature drops and the weather arrives. Doing these four things will save you time and money and your residents will appreciate your preparation.

Three Questions To Ask Your Professional Property Management

Poor management is the number one reason for property investment failures. After spending significant time, money, and effort securing a rental property make sure those managing it are looking out for your best interests. Many owners do not know what they should be looking for in a professional property management company. Maybe you inherited the property and have not communicated with the company that has been running it for several years. Are you an out-of-state owner removed from the process of daily operations? Or maybe you hired a local company based on the recommendations of your friends or agent. At any rate, the following questions confirm your management company is providing you with the best service.