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What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: 8 ‘Invisible’ Ideas that Will Transform Your Community

Not every aspect of a property manager's job is sexy. Sometimes, it's the little things that matter.

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Apartment Birthday Party Problems Solved

It's often difficult to host a birthday party at an apartment community. Here's how to make it easier for your residents.

Guest Post: Creating Active Adult Communities that Withstand the Test of Time

By David Smith, Florida Division President, AV Homes Baby boomers are known for their commitment to progress, and their pursuit of revolutionary new ideas. It...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: 5 Ways You’re Infuriating Your Renters

Have you ever been minding your business on the subway, when, at the next stop, someone innocently sits across from you, and then, for...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: The Problem With Some Amenities

Theoretically, you could have a community that is 100-percent leased even though it doesn't offer any amenities. After all, amenities are just the icing—the...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Why You Should NOT Use Facebook at Your Community

It seems like everyone uses Facebook. You use it. I use it. Your weird aunt who still plays Candy Crush and keeps sending you...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Property Management Lessons from the Golden Globes

Did you watch the Golden Globes last night? If you missed it, you missed out. There were gorgeous movie stars, gorgeous dresses, flowing champagne,...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Celebrating Thanksgiving at Your Student Housing Communities

It's that time of year. Time for turkey, stuffing, and young adults coming home to their parents' house with a mountain of dirty laundry. Around...

What Renters Want with Jessica Fiur: Should Your Community Have a Guest Suite?

There are amenities, and then there are amenities. Sure, gyms and car changing stations and swimming pools are all well and good. But what about...

‘What Renters Want’ with Jessica Fiur: Are You Doing This Crucial Step for New Employees?

In high school, I got a job at a well-known undergarment chain store at the mall as a sales associate. My first day at...

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