Wojciech Kic, the founder of MANAGERENTHOUSES, has published several articles which have become well-known in the property management world. They appeared originally in the Enricher, Houston Business Journal, San Antonio Business Journal and re-appear here by permission. These articles are filled with insights into human nature and the art of property management. They are based on the experience of managing over 5,000 individually owned rent houses over the last 30 years.

Reducing Speed Limit A Waste Of Valuable Time

In England, the once-celebrated rail system is a disgrace. Many trains are running late and services connecting cities may be suspended with little notice. Britain is attempting to fix the system. A 10-year, $100 billion rail fix-up is under way. Why? It’s Partially due to public exasperation and partially due to the economic losses caused […]

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The Language Of Real Estate Management

Real estate management is as much about linguistics as it is about the physical management of an asset and the lease administration. Take for example a typical answer to a question from a ten ant regarding the due date for the monthly rent on a lease of a single family house in Houston,Texas? “I know the answer!” replies the public.

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Worst Table: Be Aware Of Firm’s ‘Black Hole’ In Business Universe

It’s hard for a business owner to take an honest look at the products or services he is offering. Take, for example, the restaurant business. A restaurant may try by passing out customer satisfaction surveys, but it’s likely they’ll miss the boat. My business par tner and I went to lunch recently. After about an […]

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