I work for FEE!

I work for FEE!

I love giving advice. I enjoy writing blogs. I Facebook, tweet and share personal business experiences almost daily. So what is it in all of that, that would make anyone think my service is FREE? Property management appears to be an industry like no other. It is a magical profession that defies all rules of… Read more »

We are tax deductible! 

We are tax deductible! 

The government allows landlords and rental property owners to deduct certain expenses on their taxes which can offset their taxable income. Being able to take advantage of so many tax deductions is often what makes owning rental property a lucrative venture. When you own rental property, it involves far more than simply collecting the rent… Read more »

Are you ready to LOVE us?

Are you ready to LOVE us?

Pinpoint Property Management is one of the fast growing and most recognized property management companies in London. We’re here to help you rent and manage your property with ease and confidence. How? By making it simple for you. We are a full service property management company, taking care of everything from finding quality tenants and… Read more »

Being CAUGHT with your Pants Down!

Being CAUGHT with your Pants Down!

Are you looking forward to phone calls at 3am, consistently late rent, drug dealing tenants, and costly evictions? Of course not. No one wants to be a landlord with those problems. So why do so many landlords find themselves in this kind of trouble? The answer, I believe, is that most of these landlords have… Read more »

Protect YOURSELF in the beginning, the end and ALWAYS!

Protect YOURSELF in the beginning, the end and ALWAYS!

I am always amused by the responses I receive from landlords when I ask them when was the last time they inspected their properties. It is obvious from their contorted facial expressions that they most likely have never “formally” inspected their properties. Conducting an inspection during a tenancy is important, ensuring that “move-in” and “move-out” inspections are… Read more »

Is your Student Rental still VACANT?

Is your Student Rental still VACANT?

You need to consider the demand for housing. Currently, there is an over-abundance of student housing in London. All you need to do is look online and see the number of unrented units this late in the season. You may want to consider adjusting your rent, being flexible with your lease period, and take extra care in… Read more »

Firing Sucks!

Firing Sucks!

Firing someone sucks. It sucks even if the person has been warned repeatedly and had every chance to improve. It’s just a bad feeling to be the person who takes someone else’s job away from them. In fact, if it ever doesn’t suck to fire someone, it’s probably worth looking inward to figure out where your compassion… Read more »

Hiring Friends or Friends of Friends

Hiring Friends or Friends of Friends

You see a friend post a job opening on Facebook, LinkedIn or on your Twitter feed. Your first thought is: “I know the perfect person for that role.” You have a brother of yours in mind. He has just the right mix of experience and skills. And he’s asked you to keep an eye out… Read more »

Property Management can be THANKLESS!

Property Management can be THANKLESS!

Property management can be a thankless job, property managers are often stuck in the middle and despite our best efforts any problems tend to be blamed on the long suffering property manager. If landlord refuses to repair something….YOU ARE THE WORST PROPERTY MANAGER EVER! If a tenant is 3 days late with their rent despite… Read more »

Stand up and Speak out!

Stand up and Speak out!

Life leaves two kinds of scars on teenagers. The visible and the invisible. Anorexia, poverty, getting into fights – the evidence is almost always there for all to see. But mental health issues often go unseen and unheard. They may feel alone, they may be tormented at school, yet teenagers will conceal their troubles from… Read more »