Wednesday, April 10, 2013
In the Northwest, the change of seasons never seems so drastic until the first fresh, sunny day shines its light over Seattle. Consistent maintenance should be performed throughout the year, but sometimes things can fall through the cracks. There’s no better time to brush up on your property than in the spring. When it comes to spring maintenance, four factors that must be addressed are sunshine...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
After being struck with Cupid’s arrow and Russia’s meteor madness, passion and reality reiterate the importance of business goals and operations. How do you accomplish corporate goals, prepare for a disaster and push your company to its full potential?
One way to begin answering these questions is by acknowledging that a successful property needs high and effective retention rates. To obtain...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
FOMO, fo’ sho.’
Translated into plain English, that’s “fear of missing out, for sure.”
As a Millennial, I admit to feeling this way at times—fearing that I’m missing out on something more exciting or fun than what I’m currently doing.
Social media plays a major role in this, of course. When you post a Facebook status proudly announcing that you just watched 12 episodes of Catfish without getting...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
When Leasing Professionals have a lot of apartments to lease, it can feel a little like eating an elephant. That availability list can feel like it goes on for pages, and even deciding what to show and what to rent can be overwhelming.
So how do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Overwhelmed leasing teams will focus on what’s been vacant the longest. And since it has been vacant the...