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Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Apartment Complex Could Use Some Updates

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Chipping paint, sticky doors, and stained carpet are clear indications your units need a facelift. But aside from the visible signs, there are more subtle signals that your facility could use a little TLC. Long-term renters are turning in their keys If long-term tenants moving out is becoming a common occurrence, it’s critical to find out why.  There are plenty …

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Installing Smart Home Technology in Your Multifamily Building Could Be the Best Decision You Ever Make

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Turning the lights on with a voice command, setting the thermostat to a comfy temperature before your afternoon commute, and even remotely feeding Fido a treat midday sounds like something out of an episode of The Jetsons. But the truth is, smart home technology is penetrating the housing market at an extraordinary rate.   Smart home tech isn’t just for …

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Your Tenants Will Love These 10 Summertime Events

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As a property manager, you can easily get caught up in day-to-day tasks like writing up leases, fielding package deliveries, and coordinating maintenance requests. While those tedious tasks are critical for tenant satisfaction, don’t underestimate the impact a well-organized event can have on resident happiness. Don’t wait to start planning — summer is the perfect time to bring the community …

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Build an Irresistible Outdoor Oasis for Your Residents This Summer

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If you’re a reader of our blog, you know that multifamily renters love smart amenities that can be enjoyed year-round, like package lockers and keyless locks. However, the second Mother Nature lifts the blanket of winter, tenants start dreaming of lounging by the pool and barbeques under the sun. The arrival of summer is the perfect time to put the …

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How To Choose and Seamlessly Implement New Software at Your Properties

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Software can help property managers and staff save time on tedious tasks like collecting rent, scheduling maintenance requests, and managing package deliveries. But without mindful implementation, new technology won’t reach its full time and money-saving potential. Keep these things in mind as you shop for software and roll it out to your staff. Seek software with a smooth user experience …

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19 Ways to Create Buzz Around Your Multifamily Development

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When the conversation surrounding your new multifamily development is quiet enough to hear a pin drop, filling unit vacancies can become an uphill battle. To generate interest in your property, you need to get the public talking from the moment you decide to break ground. We scoured the internet and came up with some of the best tactics to ignite …

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5 Pesky Property Management Tasks That Can Be Automated

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Property manager: a small job title that encompasses an endless list of responsibilities and daily tasks. With a complex job like property management, it’s only natural to look for ways to increase efficiency in your daily workflow. Luckily, some of the more tedious and time-consuming tasks can be automated with a little help from property management software, package management systems, …

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6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft

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When you order something online, you expect the package to arrive safely, right? Well, according to the statistics, there’s actually a good chance that your deliveries could get swiped by “porch pirates.” Here’s what the numbers have to say. Nearly one-third of Americans have had a package stolen off their front porch. One in three. 33%. Three people out of …

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Apartment Amenities You’re Guaranteed to Notice in 2018

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Swimming pools and treadmills aren’t enough to attract desirable tenants anymore. With so many young people choosing to rent over buying a house, multifamily building owners will have to step up their game. Amenities that will gain more popularity over the next few years will focus on technology, security, and a sense of community, so don’t be surprised if you …