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By Ken Murai / January 21, 2020

Top 5 Tools for Managing Renovations

Real Estate portfolios strive to increase asset value by pursuing renovations and other strategies. Yet the tools available to manage such strategies haven’t changed dramatically even as technology has continued to evolve. To understand the pros and cons of the various available tools, one needs to understand the key criteria considered to renovate. Then, one [...]

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By Ken Murai / September 4, 2019

Top 5 Turn Issues and How to Solve Them

What a Summer!! Turns are behind us and now, it’s time to assess what we did, how we did it, and how we can improve the process and resident experience for next time. Here at FacilGo®, we experienced a lot with property managers over these last few months and wanted to share some of that [...]

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By Ken Murai / May 28, 2019

Implementing Beneficial Software Is Easy with the Right Partner

The world is changing much faster than ever before, and those companies that are not continuously improving run the risk of being left behind. New software systems can provide more efficient ways to operate your business by integrating each step of the process (e.g. your inspections, work orders and purchase orders can be presented on [...]

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By Ken Murai / May 16, 2019

FacilGo® Recognized As Top 20 Most Promising PropTech Solutions of 2019 by CIOReview

We are thrilled to announce that FacilGo® has been recognized by CIOReview Magazine as one of the "20 Most Promising PropTech Solutions for 2019." FacilGo® is the only property maintenance and turn solution that guides staff through procedures and purchasing based upon their inspection and work order results.The joining of new technologies, insights and business [...]

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By Ken Murai / January 2, 2019

Why you should resolve to adopt new technologies

I recently had the privilege to speak at a conference about the future of property maintenance. Part of my message was focused on why we need to adopt new technologies. Since we at Facilgo study this topic frequently, I’d like to share some personal stories that shaped my perspective as to why adopting new technologies [...]

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By Ken Murai / March 8, 2018

The Value of Setting Standards on Products, Services and GL Coding

Setting standards on products, services, approval processes, and GL codes not only makes your process more efficient, but also saves you money and makes costs (and budgets) more predictable. When paired with software to elevate visibility and enforce controls, your organization can more easily get the right things done, and eliminate time spent wondering what [...]

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By Ken Murai / January 7, 2018

Insights into the Future of Property Maintenance

Technology has greatly impacted the sales and leasing side of property management. The industry has seen how companies like Zillow and Airbnb change how we market and sell online. Facilgo wanted to understand if the operations and maintenance side had been similarly impacted. Specifically, we wanted to understand how changes in technology or other external forces [...]

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By Ken Murai / October 3, 2017

Strategies for Creating the Right Budget Now and in the Future

It’s budget season! For many companies, this is a several month-long process of fact finding, planning, and negotiations. Your budget and budget process can have an enormous impact on your operations, so we’ve outline several different methods of creating budgets, their pros and cons, and how to prepare for implement such methods in the future. [...]

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