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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 »

How Can You Show Your Personality During the Job Search?

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Showing who you truly are during a job search is important. Hiring managers want to know not only that you have the skills and experience required for a role, but also that you will fit with company culture. Your personality also affects how you plan, implement and manage your job search to find the role… Read more »

3 Areas to Focus on During the Slow Part of Apartment Season

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When working in property management, there is always something to do. Even during the slow part of the apartment season, there are areas you can focus on to stay competitive. Improve the Property  Ensure it has curb appeal so potential residents tour the grounds. This includes fresh paint and well-maintained siding, gutters and doors. Make… Read more »

How to Lead When You Aren’t the Manager at Work

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Leadership at work does not have to involve a managerial title. True leadership is when others turn to you for advice, actively listen to your ideas and take action on your suggestions. Here are some examples of ways to exhibit leadership at work. Engage Others Find the best fit between members’ interests and tasks that… Read more »