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.

Consider the copy editor.

When I worked for a large magazine publication, I always felt bad for the copy editors. After all, when you think about it, it’s really a tough, thankless position. Catch all the typos and grammatical errors, and no one notices. But miss something, and everyone notices. But, without copy editors, text would be riddled with grammatical errors and typos and gibberish, and it would be impossible to understand.

Their job is to literally be invisible.

And sometimes, as a property manager, you need to be a copy editor.

Sure, there are the sexy aspects of the job—you can invest in all the newest and coolest amenities. But, when all is said and done, it’s the little things that really keep residents happy—the invisible things that keep the community running that no one notices until they go wrong.

Here is are 8 “invisible” items in your community that you should be on top of. Your residents might not notice, but that’s sort of the point.

  1. Keep the hallways clean. This is a safety issue (you don’t want residents tripping). Plus, it makes your community look a lot nicer.
  2. Keep the trash area clean. This way you don’t attract bugs or rodents. And let’s not talk about the smell…

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