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 »

Interview of NPM Staffing Team Member Connie White

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Connie’s Role Account Executive Connie White has been part of our team since October 1, 2017. She works in sales and recruiting from her home in Oakland, CA. Connie finds new client companies and recruits individuals searching for property management positions. Prior to working with us, she invested 15 years with another property management staffing… 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 »

Facebook Jobs – Is This Where You Find Your Next Job in 2018?

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Facebook Jobs began connecting employers and job seekers in February 2017. Although you may have become active on Facebook long before that, chances are you haven’t used the platform to find a position. Learn more about how you can use Facebook Jobs to find your next role. What Facebook Jobs Is Employers in the United… Read more »

Never Had to Close a Sale? How Can You Prove You’ll Be Successful?

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If you want to work as a leasing agent, you must be able to close sales. However, if you don’t have any experience in property management, you need to prove you have the skills necessary to excel. Here are three ways you can prove you’ll be successful closing sales. Relate Well With Others Show how… Read more »

Easy and Meaningful Ways to Show You’re Thankful

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Expressing gratitude at work is important. When co-workers feel valued and appreciated, they work more cohesively to achieve common goals. Fortunately, expressing thanks can be done simply and inexpensively. Here are five easy and meaningful ways to show you’re thankful at work. Send an Email Send an email to your co-worker’s boss explaining how your… Read more »

9 of 10 People Trust Online Reviews – How Does That Impact Your Property?

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In today’s mobile society, most apartment residents rely on the internet to obtain information about which properties they want to look at and potentially live on. Because prospects are more inclined to believe what current residents have to say about a property than what the owner says, most prospects turn to online reviews to determine… Read more »

What Leads to You Getting the Apartment Maintenance Job You Want

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Proper preparation is vital to securing your next apartment maintenance role. Because you face much competition, you need to demonstrate how you differ from everyone else and why you should be offered the position. Follow these guidelines to get the apartment maintenance job you want. Discuss Your Resume Many hiring managers use your resume to… Read more »

3 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Your Next Job Interview

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Preparing for a job interview can be challenging. You may be getting frustrated by not securing interviews as quickly as you thought you would. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to create more positive outcomes. Here are three ways to mentally prepare for your next job interview. Determine Your Motivation You may be unemployed,… Read more »