The Keys to Operational and Revenue Success in Multifamily

This October in Dallas, a climate where supply outpaces demand in some markets, multifamily leaders met to discuss how to get more revenue out of their Texas assets. Discussions focused on how to maximize amenities and get the biggest return on the dollar by basically understanding what residents really want through their actions. At the[]

Perception Counts, Even in Apartment Maintenance

Perception Counts, Even in Apartment Maintenance

I rarely get called Mr. Blackwell, although one colleague insists on greeting me that way. Just so you know, I’m no relation to the fashion czar who ruled Paris and Rodeo Drive until his death a decade ago. You may recall that his designs had no boundaries and that annual style lists of the rich[]

property compliance

Understanding Property Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to property compliance, managers must be in the know of the multitude of housing laws that may affect their communities and it can be difficult to track. Knowing whether or not a property is in compliance isn’t easy and often takes an expert to navigate the many issues. Failure to comply with[]

student housing

How RISE is Innovating the Student Housing Experience

It’s hard to believe, but after all these years of understanding and catering to Millennials, Student Housing leaders are now turning to consumers born at the turn of the twenty-first century. Many of those who were born after 2000—designated as Generation Z—are now walking the grounds of college campuses. With their entrance comes the need[]

employee training

Employee Training: Why It’s All About Not Forgetting

Every year, we spend 60 billion dollars on employee training. And every year, we throw 42 billion dollars away. That’s 70%. Why is that? Because employees forget 70% of what they learn within 24 hours of their training experience. The fact is that an employee’s learning curve has an equally powerful foe: the “forgetting curve.”[]

property budgeting

Why Property Budgeting Doesn’t Have to Be so Complicated

What’s it like to go through budgeting season at your property? Multifamily and commercial companies have made great strides in modernizing operations, marketing and accounting practices in the last 15 years, but most operators still prepare budgets today in the same way that they did decades ago. You don’t use your cellphone from the ‘90s.[]

multifamily

The Multifamily Industry’s Return to Normalcy Offers Opportunity

With tailwinds from a wild and wooly ride lingering in some markets, multifamily housing leaders are returning to some fundamental operational principles. Eyes are being retrained on the basics of expense and revenue management, people and portfolio performance now that the industry has taken a collective big breath. At March’s Crittenden Multifamily Conference in Dallas,[]

property management learning trends

4 Hot Learning Trends for Property Management Companies

Your staff is your #1 investment. Yet too many property management companies still consider staff as a somewhat static asset when in reality you can be constantly increasing their value through an organized and consistent learning program. The investment in learning is minuscule compared to the payoffs in expanding skillsets that improve your employees’ competence[]

multifamily

Are You Looking In The Right Places For Value?

For almost a decade, the multifamily industry has experienced unprecedented growth. Occupancies have been as high as ever while the Bull Run on rents continues to surprise even the most seasoned industry observers. Capital has followed this growth, with new supply arriving to absorb historic demand in most markets. The surge in both demand and[]

Property Website

Is Your Content Telling Your Story?

Take a look at your property website. Does it tell a story? Or does it leave visitors with a fading impression of “just another apartment complex”? Every year, apartment shoppers feel trapped into browsing through an endless parade of blasé exterior shots, brightly-colored slideshows and predictable amenities. After a while, diverse properties seem to blend[]

New from RealPage Analytics: Apartment Affordability, Student Housing Performance and Demand Drivers

New from RealPage Analytics: Apartment Affordability, Student Housing Performance and Demand Drivers

RealPage Analytics provides actionable apartment market research to apartment investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence division. Affordability concerns overstated, lease transactions show Rental affordability has come under close scrutiny in recent years, as activists point to strong rent growth in the apartment market. But data exclusive to the market-rate apartment sector[]

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