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Short and sweet business plans are key

Source: Residential Property Manager Tough but realistic deadlines are the key to keeping an effective business plan, an award winning property manager had said. Bernie Mitchell, managing director at Focus Property Management, has focused his business plan this year on the growth of his company’s website, a job that entails changing deadlines and a team of […]

PM beats mental illness to launch own book

Source: Residential Property Manager An award-winning property manager has opened up about his struggle with bipolar disorder and running a successful property management business in his new book, Bipolar: a path to acceptance. Bernie Mitchell, managing director at Focus Property Management was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. At that time he said he was “unemployable”. […]

Just 1 in 10 real estate emails read: report

Source: Residential Property Manager Only 10 per cent of emails sent by real estate agencies are read by consumers, according to a recent email intelligence report. The 2013 Australia and New Zealand Email Intelligence Report prepared by Return Path benchmarked over 500 Australian brands in 24 industries. It found the real estate industry had one of the lowest […]