Have you perfected the art of the closing line? Do you have a few go-to statements that will get the most indecisive prospects to sign on the dotted line? Join the Leasing Professionals Community and to talk about the best ways to close a lease in your community. And if you need some hel, don't forget to check out "26 Closing Lines That Work," from the August 2010 issue of units Magazine.
Any Independent Rental Owners or Property Managers with knowledge of generators should head over to the IRO Community and help out Elizabeth Nilsson. She is looking for suggestions, advice and anything she should know before installing a generator to serve as a back-up in the event of a power loss. See Elizabeth's Forum post and offer your feedback.
If your property is in a high-traffic area for hurricanes, be sure to check out the hurricane guide from the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans that was compiled after Hurricane Katrina. This guide contains insurance tips, generic forms and more information to help you prepare for an active hurricane season.
Sample resident communications, policies and took-kits to transform your building into a smoke-free community are ready for download in the Property Managers Community. If you've already gone smoke-free, share your experience through the Forums to help others undergoing that process now.
The Green & Sustainability Community has a number of ready to download and use resources to assist your efforts in implementing new green initiatives and communicating these efforts with your residents including a case study from RMK Management and "8 Strategies to Engage Your Residents in Energy Efficiency" from Energy Star.
Join the Green & Sustainability Community now to download these documents and share ideas with others invested in green and sustainable efforts.
Sample Policies and Procedures Manuals are available for download in the IRO Community, covering personnel, payroll, operations and maintenance. These documents were made available to the NAA COmmunity courtesy of Frank Barefield, owner of Abbey Residential in Birmingham, Ala.