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Things that matter to us. This is where you will find our latest obsessions, tips, insights, management tips, and technology.
We mainly focus on the Property Management Industry but our interests are wide and we strive to create great content for you.

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May 20, 2020
Author: Sal Lizarraga
Reading Time: 2 minutes

We have all heard stories from people who are working from home and how great it is, how much your life quality will improve or maybe, how much time people can save by working from home. Is this true?

Is Working From Home In Mexico a Good Option For You?

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May 1, 2020
Author: Sal Lizarraga
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Nine Things That Clutter Up a Resume

Visual presentation is a very important part of any resume. This does not mean that you have to use bold borders or graphics. What you need is balance. The following ten things tend to clutter up a resume and make it look messy.

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April 28, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
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The Real Estate InvestHER podcast ft. Gwenn Aspen on Virtual Assistants

Gwenn Aspen, President of Anequim talks about how Virtual Assistants (Remote Workers) can improve the efficiency of your business and reduce costs.

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April 27, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
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Anequim is Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Managing and Monitoring Remote Workers Using Cutting Edge Technology. Find out how you can monitor your remote team by using the latest technology tools.

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April 1, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Quick Tip for Managing Remote Teams: The Daily Huddle

One thing that has helped our remote teams stay focused on the day’s tasks is having a daily huddle. Huddles are 5-minute meetings every day at the same time.

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April 1, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
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How Great Teams Prioritize Goals

There came a point where we felt like we were on a hamster wheel and living in the movie Groundhog Day. Was this all there was to our business? Was this as far as we were going to get as professionals? Was more even possible for people like us?

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March 1, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Cost of Ideas.

You’ve heard the adage “there’s no such thing as a bad idea.” Well, and we all know this, it just isn’t true. If there really is no such thing as a ‘bad idea’ how would be express a sentiment that an idea just didn’t work out, that it wasn’t good, or that it ended up being ruinous? We say it pretty much to get people who would otherwise not feel comfortable going out on a limb to, well, walk out on that limb. We know there is something about the phrase that works logically, but what is it?

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March 1, 2020
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 4 minutes

Whether to hire a property manager

So here is what it boils down to; Did you buy the property to invest your money or to buy a job?

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September 1, 2019
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Get Your Home Ready For Winter

After summer, there is nothing better than welcoming the autumn. but It’s also a great time to get your home ready for winter.

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October 18, 2018
Author: Gwenn Aspen
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Property Management Mastermind Show ft. Gwenn Aspen from Anequim

Some people like to call them virtual assistants, but we prefer to think of them as virtual team members! Gwenn will help you understand more about the benefits and process of working with people in Mexico to help you run your property management business.

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August 21, 2018
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Goal Attainment and Reflection on Failure

Happy New Year everyone! New Year’s resolutions are the name of the game this time of year and I just wanted to write a few thoughts on goal attainment and reflection on failure. Recently I was talking about goals with the wonderful John L. Hoich. He was kind enough to share with me part of his […]

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November 29, 2015
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 4 minutes

Customer Service in a hostile situation

Today on my way to Atlanta there was a perfectly bad situation happening right next to me and it serves to demonstrate how a disconnected mission can muddle up an already bad situation.

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July 30, 2015
Author: Gwenn Aspen
Reading Time: 3 minutes

4 Simple Risk Management Tips

Owning residential real estate can be a fantastic investment. But like any investment there are risks and knowing how to hedge against these risks is crucial to ensuring your real estate investment remains profitable and healthy.  Here are four tips to live by when managing your asset: Water Risk: When was the last time you […]