Monday, November 12, 2012
Generation Y, or Millennials, are those born in the mid-80s, and after. They have grown up in the digital age, love technology, and environmental awareness. There are about 70 million Generation Y renters that come with very specific wants and needs that you must know about if you want to start attracting them as tenants. Use these helpful tips to begin attracting Gen Y renters to your community...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
We need to do more with less. At work, at home, in our communities … the mandate is unrelenting. It’s a challenge; but it’s also a reality. So let’s approach it with a positive mind set. After all, doing more with less means becoming more efficient.
Here are 5 tips to consider when taking on the challenge:
1. Get creative. Look for revenue-generating opportunities. I know a property manager...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Kevin Raposo writes for the SimpliSafe Home Security Blog to help people protect their home and valuables from burglars. One of his goals is to provide readers with the latest home security trends and tips available.
When he's not writing for SimpliSafe, Kevin enjoy playing the drums, exercising, and spending time with his friends and family. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org....
Monday, November 5, 2012
A lot has been said about the impacts of the recent recession. The one affecting our industry the greatest is the shift to a more renter-based nation, which is highlighted in NAA’s 2012 Survey of Operating Income & Expenses in Rental Apartment Communities. People are choosing to rent rather than purchase items such as cars, major appliances and even the places they call home. It has created...