If created with a little landscape licensing, one or several outdoor amenities can create a community within itself, turning a grassy flat spot into the heart and soul of an apartment community.
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The Federal Strategy on Bed Bugs offers hope that the government will soon be providing heavy artillery in the multifamily industry’s continuing war on bed bugs.
The insurance company slogan goes, “you’re in good hands.” You know who else is in good hands? The multifamily industry. And I for one am thankful.
High-performing property management employees stand out. But high-potential employees are harder to spot. And when we mistake a high-performing employee for a high-potential one, we are making a costly error in property management and risking the loss of real talent.
Recent trends suggest that the American Dream of owning a home is fading and a new one is emerging. It’s called leasing.
The apartment community that strikes the most even balance between the emotional connection between you and the prospect and the physical features about the apartment community itself will most likely get the lease.
A key to maintaining a healthy apartment property landscape is to periodically aerate the lawns and other areas, creating more space for roots to grow and keeps lawns from seeming they are in decline.
Understanding who is at high risk for fires may be the best fire prevention practice for property owners and managers who wish to help save lives and avoid significant costs related to fire damages.
Online apartment reviews can impact the leasing decision, but faking them to boost or protect your brand can be more costly than you think.
Without the proper balance of technology, customer service, and good old-fashioned how-do-you-do salesmanship; today’s leasing process can turn into a nightmare. Here are four killer mistakes you should avoid.
The multifamily industry is very good at asking residents and prospects about what keeps them at a particular apartment community or entices them to another one. However, we often overlook requesting feedback from a very critical group of people: the property management company’s employees.
The EPA’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is a perfect time for property owners and managers to think about a common source of lead poisoning that could be lurking at an apartment community: lead-based paint.
The seasonal burst of color has started in many areas of the country, and with the spectacular displays come one seasonal rite of passage – fall leaf cleanup. With a little planning, fall leaf cleanup can be minimized. And at the same time, the landscape will maintain a cleaner, healthier look for much of the season.
While asking the right questions is critical to understanding your property management business, asking them in the right order is equally important.