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  • Keep Dugging

    Someone’s sleeping in the dugg house tonight. Josh, Josh, Josh. Paying a monthly fee for an online service that facilitates extramarital affairs really isn’t a good look when your wife is on track to pop out approximately 30 children.  On the bright side, Josh is set to star in TLC’s latest Duggar spinoff—2 Scandals And Counting. Set your DVRs, people. If we’ve learned anything from the Ashley...
  • Battle Ready, Integrated Apartment Technologies

    Let’s face it: technology integrations in multifamily are never easy. As an industry, we’ve been historically slow to adopt new systems and solutions. Whether we’ve felt tied to all-in-one platforms or simply groaned at the thought of all the change management for onsite teams, implementation of operational technologies has been more chore than champion for the majority of apartment companies. ...
  • Live Streaming Video Apps Meerkat & Periscope Will Change Multifamily Marketing Forever

    A few weeks ago, Periscope, a live streaming app acquired by Twitter, launched and only hours later the 45-day old Meerkat, a competitor, announced that they had raised $14 million in funding and amassed a half-million users.  Why so much interest in these two mobile apps? Simply put, their technology makes the immediacy of social media even more immediate. “At that moment I realized that the...
  • It Can Wait Until Morning

    Here’s a shocking fact: When people get work emails after they’ve left work, they get angry. WHAT?! This news comes from a study released in February from a management researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington. In the UT-Arlington study, “Hot Buttons and Time Sinks: The Effects of Electronic Communication During Nonwork Time on Emotions and Work-Nonwork Conflict,” researchers surveyed...

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