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    Fulfilling the customer experience lifecycle critical to successful lease renewals in multifamily Your residents and prospects want a pool, closet space, decent fitness facility and a business center. When looking for an apartment, they’d rather walk in unannounced than set an appointment, and you can bet that any negative reviews will get a closer look. […]
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    Landscaping is something that every apartment community must do. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to see the cost benefit it produces. Still, trees, shrubs, flowers and grass can actually make or break your community. And yet, for something that every community needs, so many companies struggle with maintaining green apartment landscaping. That’s why we went directly to […]
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    In this day and age, it’s not difficult to convince multifamily properties that a website is necessary for continued success.  However, it is difficult to convince them what the form and functionality of that website should be.  While most apartments prefer to approach websites as a “digital brochure,” showcasing leasing information and lush property photography […]
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    Autonomy. Accuracy. Agility. Action. If your multifamily business intelligence software isn’t nimble enough to let you steer strategy with these attributes, it’s time to make a change. So what’s an “ideal solution” supposed to look like? We’ve done the research among leading industry experts, and found that the most successful businesses use tools that reveal asset […]
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    Our recent countdown of the nation’s 10 busiest submarkets for apartment construction reported by MPF Research comes to a close with this overview of some of the themes that seem to pop up over and over. One recurrent theme: character. Most of these submarkets have a personality of some sort, or are trying to create one, […]
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What Renters Want: Providing a Great Multifamily Living Experience

Fulfilling the customer experience lifecycle critical to successful lease renewals in multifamily Your residents and prospects want a pool, closet space, decent fitness facility and a business center. When looking for an apartment, they’d rather walk in unannounced than set an appointment, and you can bet that any negative reviews will get a closer look. […]

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6 Don’ts for Apartment Landscaping

Landscaping is something that every apartment community must do. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to see the cost benefit it produces. Still, trees, shrubs, flowers and grass can actually make or break your community. And yet, for something that every community needs, so many companies struggle with maintaining green apartment landscaping. That’s why we went directly to […]

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The Future of Apartment Websites

In this day and age, it’s not difficult to convince multifamily properties that a website is necessary for continued success.  However, it is difficult to convince them what the form and functionality of that website should be.  While most apartments prefer to approach websites as a “digital brochure,” showcasing leasing information and lush property photography […]

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Know It All: Outsmarting the Competition with Business Intelligence [eBook]

Autonomy. Accuracy. Agility. Action. If your multifamily business intelligence software isn’t nimble enough to let you steer strategy with these attributes, it’s time to make a change. So what’s an “ideal solution” supposed to look like? We’ve done the research among leading industry experts, and found that the most successful businesses use tools that reveal asset […]

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MPF Research Wrap-Up: Top Submarkets for Apartment Construction

Our recent countdown of the nation’s 10 busiest submarkets for apartment construction reported by MPF Research comes to a close with this overview of some of the themes that seem to pop up over and over. One recurrent theme: character. Most of these submarkets have a personality of some sort, or are trying to create one, […]

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How to Capitalize on Your Purchasing Strategy

Multifamily properties are valuable to their vendors, but sharing the wealth could put apartments at a disadvantage. Jennifer Lester, Vice President Vendor Management/Strategic Purchasing Advisory Service at RealPage, says a common mistake properties make is having too many vendors in their stable. At RealWorld in July, a team of purchasing specialists talked about effective techniques […]

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Shine a Light on Multifamily with the Latest Lighting Trends

Innovations in light-emitting diode (LED) lighting have changed the way we look at things. Today’s LED lighting has become a bright, proven solution to the replacement of incandescent lighting that has been phased out over the years. With that, new trends in indoor and outdoor fixtures are emerging, while taking advantage of LED’s efficiencies and […]

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The Latest from MPF Research: America’s Top 2 Hottest Submarkets Revealed

Today, we cover our final two submarkets in the “Top 10” for apartment construction. For our last article in the series, we’ll look at some of the common characteristics of these multifamily construction hot spots, as identified by MPF Research. #2: Frisco/Prosper (Dallas area) The apartment base in this bustling area has very nearly doubled […]

New from MPF Research 2Q Macroeconomic, Lending and Permit Snapshots
 

New from MPF Research: 2Q Macroeconomic, Lending and Permit Snapshots

It’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest in the industry, MPF Research in the nation’s leading source of multifamily research. Recently, MPF released an infographic depicting the health of the overall economy as of 2Q 2016, for those interested in how the apartment sector might be affected.   A second infographic illustrates the multifamily financing […]

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Amenity Envy: How Much is Too Much?

A golf simulator room? Really? Believe it or not, Multifamily Insiders reports earlier this year that it is one of the hot differentiators popping up as multifamily properties compete to appeal to young professional renters in an increasingly competitive environment. So long to using granite countertops and hardwood flooring as compelling reasons to lease an […]

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