Property Meld Blog

Property Meld Partners with Evernest

March 8, 2022 – Property Meld announced today that Evernest, one of the nation’s largest brokerage and management services for single-family and small multifamily properties, will join over 800 property management companies on their property maintenance platform.        “We are looking forward to partnering with Evernest as they play a key role in pushing the […]

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The Role Maintenance Plays in Owner Renewals

The Role Maintenance Plays in Owner Relationships and Renewals In this month’s Beyond Maintenance webinar on January 27, we focused on property maintenance’s role in owner relationships, experiences, and renewals. Why Increasing the Lifetime Value of Your Owners is Important. Billy Early, Christine Bennett, and Aaron Seaholm shared their insights on critical levers critical to […]

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How to Retain Owners in a Seller’s Market

Is owner retention important to you? We hope you’re saying yes! Let’s look at why it’s essential to retain your customers and how you can make sure they stick around during a seller’s market. Why retaining owners is important Hanging onto your customers is no easy feat. Owners want to know they are being taken […]

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Improving the Property Maintenance Process in One Year

Improve your property maintenance process with these two major takeaways from our customer success stories. At the end of the year, we celebrate our customers that improved their property maintenance process. We strive to help property management companies succeed in maintenance and ultimately succeed in business. We’re proud to celebrate their growth and dedication in […]

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A Year in Review and Our Solution Resolutions

  We’re breaking out in celebration as we look back at the success, growth, and learning opportunities of 2021. At Property Meld, we take the time at the end of every year to celebrate our wins and focus on future ways to improve our smart maintenance solution — not only for our customers but also […]

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Why Maintenance Matters with Deb Newell

The fear of the unknown is always scary, and maintenance is no exception. In property management, it’s necessary to succeed in maintenance to have a successful business—property maintenance matters. It’s one of the most critical elements in your daily operations. A firm believer in focusing on maintenance solutions is Deb Newell, owner of Real-Time Consulting […]

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What Is Smart Maintenance and Why We’re the Real Deal

We’re hearing the chatter around smart maintenance and the importance of implementing the strategy into your daily operations to save time and money. We’re flattered our solution has been a conversation starter for property management companies and their accounting systems. It’s a hot topic and we understand why. Our web-based solution is the real “smart […]

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5 Key Takeaways from Our First-Ever User Summit

At Property Meld, we like to work hard and play harder. We’re serious about what we do, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. That didn’t change as attendees flooded the venue for our first-ever Property Meld User Summit on November 3, 2021, at the Hotel Alex Johnson. During this two-day action-packed event, we had […]

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4 Reasons Why Property Maintenance Software Sucks

If you’re like most property managers we speak to, property maintenance is the life-sucking part of your daily responsibilities. Your manual efforts aren’t exactly creating a positive experience, but that’s just the way it goes. And implementing a new system with a new way of handling your maintenance sounds even worse. We get it. We’ve […]

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Property Meld Expands Relationship with HomeRiver Group

October 12, 2021 — Property Meld announced today that it has expanded its relationship with HomeRiver Group, the nation’s largest provider of third-party property management services for single-family and small multifamily properties, with over 27,000 properties under management in 28 states. “Deepening our relationship with HomeRiver Group is yet another great example of an industry that’s moving […]

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Managing Maintenance with Remote Employees

In this month’s Beyond Maintenance webinar and knowledge series on September 23, we focused on remote employees and the effects they can have on your business — for the better. Managing a Team in the Virtual World Todd Ortscheid and Joni Wolfswinkel explored the significant challenges around business expansion and workforce needs. They shared their […]

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Is Internal Maintenance the Answer to Maximizing NOI?

Beyond Maintenance Series: Part 2 We hope you were able to attend part 2 of our Beyond Maintenance webinar and knowledge series on August 23, 2021, about internal maintenance. Unfortunately, we had a video malfunction in the recording of the webinar. It was full of valuable information and insights from industry leaders, which we will […]

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Fall Maintenance Checklist for Your Rental Properties

Summer is speeding by. The cool air is coming. It’s time to break out your fall maintenance checklist to prepare your units for fall… and (dare we say?) winter months.  You’re expected to handle your day-to-day operations in addition to tracking down technicians to winterize equipment, line up snow removal, and check HVAC systems. We […]

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4 Tips to Become the Best Property Management Company in the Industry

Why should a resident or property owner choose you as the best property management company to work with? For your business to be successful, you need to work on implementing these critical tips. Tip #1: Communication is Key As a property manager, having positive and consistent contact with your residents, internal techs, vendors, and property […]

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3 Ways Software Can Simplify Your Maintenance Process

In the era of technology, software use and digital communication is growing rapidly and becoming the norm in today’s society. The property management industry is no exception. As a property manager, you must evolve and accept that technology continues to transform the world. Many property management companies look to technology to improve their day-to-day operations […]

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Make-Ready Turnover Checklists, Spreadsheets and Software

Make your make ready process less complicated with our tips and bonus turnover checklist!  ‘Tis the season for residents moving out and moving on from one of your many unit rentals. Cue the make-ready boards and manual checklists to oversee all the moving parts. The stress is on, and you risk tasks falling through the […]

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Checklist: A Quick Guide for Maintenance Coordination

What does your traditional maintenance process look like this time of year? Are you manually scheduling maintenance requests and assuming your residents and vendors communicate efficiently?  Is this how you’ve always done it? We’ll bear with you, it’s hard to break the cycle. That’s why we created this checklist — to help you manually keep […]

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The Secret Sauce to a Successful Maintenance Process

Running a profitable, successful property management business isn’t an easy task. When you analyze your bottom line, is maintenance the most significant challenge? Your traditional maintenance process is “mild” compared to this hot market. The spreadsheets, constant phone calls, and the back and forth scheduling are overwhelming and bland. We’ll let you in on a […]

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3 Types of Maintenance Strategies: What Type is Yours?

The ultimate guide to reactive, preventative, and predictive maintenance strategies. What is a property maintenance strategy?  A maintenance strategy is the preservation of work involving the identity, resource, and execution of repairing, replacing, and inspecting. Efficient maintenance is critical as you scale your property management company or simply maintain it. In an effort to expand […]

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Property Meld Awards Excellence in Maintenance Award at PMMCON

South Dakota property maintenance software company awards property manager customer Excellence in Maintenance Award at PMMCON, an annual national property management conference, on Friday, May 21 at The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Property Meld, a smart maintenance property management start-up company located in Rapid City, SD, awarded their annual Excellence […]

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Property Meld Testifies in Washington, D.C.

Ray Hespen, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Property Meld, joined 27 United States Senators and three other witnesses from across the country in the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet’s hearing titled, “Betting on the Rest: Expanding American Entrepreneurship Outside Tradition Hubs.” The hearing aimed to examine the venture capital gap between different geographical regions in America, how COVID-19 could redefine this gap, […]

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