3 Ways to Increase the Probability of Current Residents Renewing their Lease

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First-time residents benefit a rental property by signing leases and filling vacancies. It is important to remember that these tenants should not be forgotten once they sign their lease. Property managers have the power to increase the probability of these renters renewing their lease, and ensuring these residents become long-lasting tenants at their property. Ensure… Read more »

How Could Voice Technology Help Your Apartment Building?

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Have you been implementing voice technology into your apartment complex? Voice technology opens up a world of possibilities for your property. Use voice technology to go a step beyond touchscreens as interfaces for getting things done. Answer Owners’ Questions Voice technology can answer owners’ questions. For instance, Alexa for Business can share a property’s current… Read more »

What Tactics Help Your Residential Community Grow Its Local Awareness?

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With the rental property industry being highly competitive, your community needs to stand out as the place residents want to live. Fortunately, there are methods you can use to grow local awareness of your apartment complex without stretching your budget. Network You could implement a resident referral program to capitalize on word-of-mouth advertising. Happy residents… 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 »

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 »

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 to Teach a New Leasing Consultant What Prospects Actually Need

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Bringing on a new leasing consultant can be challenging. They need you to help them educate prospects about the community and provide insight into the benefits of living on the property. Here are some tips on how to teach a new leasing consultant what prospects actually need. Ask Questions About the Prospect Ask whether the… Read more »