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Staying Healthy at Work – What Keeps Your Body Feeling Great Every Day

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  Is staying healthy one of your top priorities? When you take care of your body, you are better equipped to tackle the day and accomplish all you set out to. Here are some actions you can take to continue feeling great throughout the day. Stretching Stretching improves circulation, helps you relax, and prepares your… Read more »

Concessions – When Should You Offer Them?

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As apartment vacancies increase across cities and towns in the United States, more property managers are offering concessions to attract new residents. As appealing as offering concessions may be, they may not be in your best interest. There might be a better way to solve your vacancy issue than by giving away free rent. Offer… Read more »

Do You See These Signs in Your Career? When Should You Switch?

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  Has your career become stagnant? Do you feel like you are missing out on opportunities for growth? Chances are, you need a career change. Your Career Path Feels Like a Dead End If everyday tasks feel burdensome, it may be time to move on. If you have offered to take on more challenging work… Read more »

Why Should You Work for an Apartment Staffing Agency?

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  When was the last time you thought about working in property management? Are you looking for an ethical, safe, and professional work environment? Do you value honesty, integrity, kindness, and respect? Do you believe that passion and teamwork create a winning team that accomplishes goals? Then you are an excellent candidate for NPM Staffing!… Read more »

Interview of NPM Team Member Lisa Hannah

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Lisa’s Role Branch Manager Lisa Hannah has been part of our team since October 2012. She recruits and hires employees, delegates job assignments, calls and visits clients, handles timesheets and more from her office in San Diego, CA. Lisa’s Biggest Career Influence Lisa got her start in property management in 1994 as an assistant property… Read more »

SURVEY: The Top Items Renters Look for in Apartments

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Marketing your apartment complex helps keep units occupied and revenue coming in. Therefore, you want to know what matters most to renters so you can focus on those areas in your advertising. Many surveys have been conducted to gather the data necessary for promoting your apartment complex for maximum impact. Location, Pet Policies and Maintenance  … Read more »

Which Skills Does an Apartment Porter Need?

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Working as an apartment porter is an important role. You draw prospective residents to the complex and retain current ones. Therefore, you need specific skills to be successful as an apartment porter. Show Pride in Your Work Everything you do, from maintaining the grounds and building exterior to the amenities and parking lots, is a… Read more »

How Will You Market Your Apartment Community

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Marketing your apartment community is an important part of being a property manager. You cultivate relationships and use your creativity to keep units occupied. Here are some ideas for promoting your apartment community. Be Active Online Have a well-designed, functional website that includes interactive videos and virtual tours of your apartment community and available units…. Read more »

Which Training Do Maintenance Techs Need as Apartments Implement New Technology?

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With new apartment complexes being built with high-tech systems, finding qualified maintenance technicians to repair and maintain the systems is becoming an even greater challenge. The systems are becoming increasingly sophisticated and needing highly trained techs to continue operations. As a result, with ongoing, specialized education, maintenance techs will be able to earn more money… Read more »