‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Not a Creature Was Stirring–Especially Well-Prepared Community Managers

The holidays are here, and for many businesses that means slowing down and some end-of-the-year time off. But for multifamily property managers, ‘tis the season to be more prepared, much busier, and exceptionally vigilant as deliveries ramp up, residents get creative with holiday lights, and more guests come and go from buildings to celebrate at all hours.

75 Percent of All New Apartments in 2015 Were High-End

RENTCafe examines national luxury housing development trends.

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: What to Do When One Resident is Ruining it for Everyone

Some suggestions for when you catch a resident breaking the community rules.

Guest Post: How to Create Powerful Brands and Boost Leasing for Multifamily Properties

By Jamie Matusek and Christy McFerren, Catalyst Branding. The term alone evokes a myriad of thoughts, definitions and even feelings. Many people see branding as a logo, a color palette and maybe a few iconic photos rolled out into marketing materials that should sell their product or service. These are all pieces of the branding puzzle to be certain, but they are more like fruit than roots. True branding starts much deeper and begins well before design elements are created. Throughout my 15-plus years of marketing experience, I have helped many organizations understand the difference between what they perceive branding…

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and More TV Inspiration for Property Management

A lot of the popular shows that are out now or streaming can provide you with some great property management tips.

In the Age of High-Tech, Low- and No-Tech Amenities Still Have Their Place

What “no-tech” amenities do you offer at your community?

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: The Benefit of (Actually) Free Resident Programs

You might pay a little extra in the short-term, but it can pay off for you big time in the long-term.

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: 5 Ways to Market to Student Renters Without Pandering

Ways to appeal to younger renters in your marketing without sounding like an out-of-touch dinosaur.