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PetScreening Names Brian Birdy as National Sales Manager, SMB

Posted by Mallory on Feb 19, 2020 10:05:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, NC — Feb 19, 2020: PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes at no charge, today announced that Brian Birdy will be joining PetScreening as National Sales Manager, SMB.

Birdy, a licensed Real Estate Broker in Texas, Missouri, and Washington, started his property management career in his family business, Birdy Properties. Under Birdy, the 42-year old company grew from a one-man office with 50 doors to a business of 20 employees that manages over 2,000 single family properties. In 2018, Birdy served as the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) National President, and his industry designations include Residential Management Professional (RMP®), Master Property Manager (MPM®), the Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC®) designation from NARPM®, and the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from IREM®. Additionally, he is an approved Property Management Instructor for the States of Texas, Florida, Washington, Utah, and NARPM®.

Birdy will be bringing his knowledge in property management along with his extensive experience in leadership and public speaking to PetScreening to further the company’s growth in the property management industry’s small and medium-sized business segment.

“Having used PetScreening as a property manager, I’m intimately familiar with the product and its benefits to property managers of any portfolio size,” says Birdy. “In the summer of 2017, my own company was one of the original six property management companies to start using PetScreening’s service. I truly believe in its mission to improve pet management and stop assistance animal fraud, and I look forward to expanding PetScreening throughout the rental housing industry.”

“Brian’s knowledge, enthusiasm and experience in the professional property management industry is unparalleled, making him a valuable asset to help lead and manage our SMB sales team.” says John Bradford, CEO of PetScreening. “We are very excited that he’s joining our Pack.”

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3 Steps To Take When A Resident Gets A New Pet

Posted by Mallory on Jan 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Surprise! You just discovered that one (or more) of your residents got a new pet over the holidays. While the image of a new puppy or kitten popping out of a gift box is undeniably adorable, a new, unreported pet means added liability for you as the housing provider and more responsibility for your residents to care for your rental property. 

How can you mitigate the risk that comes with housing this new pet and pet owner? A pet screening and auditing platform, like PetScreening, can help. To better understand how it can help gauge your risk and reduce your liability, take a look at these three ways to hold your residents more accountable in your rental properties now and well into the New Year.

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Topics: Property Management, Pet Screening

PetScreening Wins Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch at 2019 NC Tech Awards

Posted by Mallory on Dec 2, 2019 10:15:00 AM

PetScreening is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2019 winner of the Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch at the NC Tech Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Raleigh Convention Center, presented in conjunction with title sponsor Cherry Bekaert. This year’s event was attended by more than 750 leaders from across the state.

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Topics: Press Release

NC Tech's Top 10 Startups to Watch

Posted by Mallory on Nov 25, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The North Carolina Technology Association (NC Tech), the unifying voice for the technology community in North Carolina, held their annual NC Tech Awards gala in Raleigh this month to celebrate and honor leaders and innovators in North Carolina’s tech sector.

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The Power of Digital Pet Audits

Posted by Mallory on Nov 19, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Unreported pets are a bigger problem than lost pet rent. They’re a risk to not only resident satisfaction, but also the safety of your residents. And that means they’re a risk to your apartment community, creating potential legal concerns and bad resident reviews. 

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Rentec Direct & PetScreening Team Up to Assist Pet-Friendly Property Managers

Posted by Mallory on Oct 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Rentec Direct, the highest-rated property management software, recently announced a new resource for pet-friendly property owners and managers. Powered by a collaboration with PetScreening, the only centralized pet-screening database, property owners and managers are now able to outsource their pet risk assessment and legally verify assistance animals at no charge.

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Topics: Press Release

PetScreening Joins Yardi’s Standard Interface Partnership Program

Posted by Mallory on Sep 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM

PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has joined Yardi Systems, Inc.’s (“Yardi”) Standard Interface Partnership Program.

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5 National Property Management Vendors At NARPM FL State 2019 Conference That Every Property Manager Should Know

Posted by Mallory on Sep 23, 2019 10:32:02 AM

Property management vendors around the nation attended the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) Florida State Conference in Orlando, Florida this month to showcase to new technologies and software, maintenance services, and strategies for marketing and operations. Hosted annually by the NARPM Florida State Chapter, the 9th Annual Florida State NARPM Conference featured national speakers, local experts, a casino night and a mock trial. Over the course of the 2 day conference, property managers took the opportunity to network with their peers and learn about exciting services that can help drive resident satisfaction and create efficiencies in their daily operations.

Here is our roundup of five property management vendors that housing providers should consider from this year's NARPM Florida State conference in Orlando.

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Topics: Property Management, NARPM, Industry News

Pets & Students — It’s a Real Animal House! (SHI Summit Recap)

Posted by Mallory on Sep 18, 2019 3:21:20 PM

Historically, student housing has maintained a no-pets allowed policy. But with the popularity of pets and the rise of housing options available to students, more and more housing providers are welcoming students with pets into their off-campus communities. 

While student housing providers are enjoying the benefits of being pet-friendly, they’re also facing new challenges. Which, if any, breeds should be restricted? Are all of the pets living within the community authorized to be on-site? How can the community create a pet-responsible environment while welcoming all residents, with and without pets?

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Topics: Property Management, Student Housing

3 Takeaways from RealPage’s RealWorld 2019 Session: “Unleash Your Pet Policies”

Posted by Mallory on Aug 1, 2019 11:59:00 AM

On July 21-23, 2019, RealPage® hosted RealWorld 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL and welcomed property management executives and real estate investment professionals from across the nation. Attendees with backgrounds in IT, leasing, marketing, operations, finance, accounting and asset management came for the latest product innovations, industry trends and networking opportunities and went home with new ideas, connections and education credits.

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Topics: pet policy