Thursday, August 6, 2015
In fifth grade I saw a mouse at the vacation house we were renting for the week in Deep Creek, Md. I was an hour into the TGIF line-up—ABC’s magnum opus—when I saw the creature scurry across the mantel above the TV.
Cue an immediate and total meltdown.
In the throes of an 11-year-old freak-out, I strongly suggested we leave the house immediately. When no one made any moves to grab the car keys, I...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
How did I get into residential property management? I was looking for an apartment — and found my new career.
When the property manager who was showing me a residential community asked if I wanted to be a leasing consultant, I didn’t know much about the industry. The more I learned, the more I realized that RPM was a great fit for me. The benefits were amazing: a flexible schedule that...
Monday, August 3, 2015
Apartment Industry Colleagues,
And then there were…17? The GOP field for President of the United States continues to expand and thank goodness! I had been wondering why a one-term, purple-state governor who last served in public office a decade ago was not yet part of the field. Check that box.
Meanwhile, the rhetoric from the candidates now resembles one of the more entertaining episodes of...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
My memories of college move-in days involve a lot of crying or sweating. Sometimes both, together.
At the time, I wasn’t so great at the whole being away from my parents thing. Damn you both for providing me with a loving childhood.
Simultaneously, my college wasn’t so great at the whole air conditioning thing. Three flights of steps + all of my worldly possessions – A/C = a disgruntled father. I...