For Some Owners: Don’t Take On Too Much
Apartment owners with small portfolios might try to do every aspect of property management themselves to save money. That strategy does not always...
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Independent Rental Owner
What Credit Reports No Longer Say
Changes to the National Consumer Assistance Plan necessitate housing professionals looking elsewhere for credit data.Since the three major credit...
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Resident Screening
Facebook Messenger Emerges as Beneficial Marketing Tool
Using Facebook Messenger, one community is improving conversion rates by starting prospective residents off by connecting them with a chatbot.Despite...
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Facebook Messenger
The Apartment Sales Market Takes Off in Q1
Buoyed by a record number of individual apartments sales, the market seems primed for a late-cycle run.The ride may not be over yet.After stumbling...
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Apartment Sales Market
Ride the PropTech Wave Without Drowning
With its unique asset class, San-Fran based rental property owner Veritas continually looks to technology as a problem-solver and a differentiator.Rental...
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Rental housing technology innovations
Advocate of the Year Award: Bringing Passion and Enthusiasm to Advocacy Efforts
Each fall, the NAA Government Affairs team recognizes the US apartment industry’s top grassroots advocate. This award, the Advocacy365 Memb...
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Alice Ehn
Green Roofs Coming to a City Near You
Denver voted in its Green Roof Initiative even though developers estimated that green roofs would add costs of $15 per square feet and more.Denver...
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A bird's eye view of a city skyline with Green roofs on a few apartments
10 Things to Consider for Renovations
Don’t watch reality TV. If you start watching reality shows about home renovations and repair, you will become discouraged. These shows ma...
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10 Things for Renovations
Beat the Heat: Summer Energy Upgrades to Make Right Now
In many parts of the country, warm weather is on its way if it hasn’t already settled in.With the outdoors heating up, now is the time for proper...
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Summer Energy Upgrades
California Markets Lead the Top Apt-Supply Increases Scheduled for 2018
Of the nation’s 50 largest markets, a little over half are expected to see apartment completions ease in 2018.Some metros, however, are expecti...
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Top Apt-Supply Increases
Don't Bring Your Phone to the Meeting
When you consider that the average person taps, pokes, pinches or swipes their personal phone 2,617 times per day—maybe companies should b...
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Smartphone to the Meeting
Hiring a Leasing Professional? Try These Interview Questions
Are you hiring a leasing professional? Here are some thoughtful questions you can ask your candidate to help gauge whether he or she is qualified.Have...
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Leasing Professional interview questions
What to Charge Residents at Move-Out for Worn-Out Carpet
How do apartment owners and management companies calculate the amount to charge residents for items such as damaged carpet when residents move...
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Worn-Out Carpet
Three SEO & SEM Tips
Search-engine optimization (SEO) and search-engine marketing (SEM) are powerful tools to increase leads and conversions for your properties....
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SEO & SEM Tips