Can-Do Attitude, Charisma & Smarts
The mixed bag of leasing skill sets that management companies want.When the fire alarm went off at O-Ku restaurant in Charlotte, N.C., RKW Residential...
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Affordability: The Most Valuable Amenity
Putting in new granite countertops doesn’t always lead to higher rents. Many older apartment buildings are already fully occupied with residen...
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Watch Your Step: Trends in Flooring
Over the last decade, most new or newly renovated apartments have features more flooring that resembles hardwood.More and more apartments have...
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apartment flooring
People vs. Paperwork
How to effectively balance front- and back-office duties.Business leaders must track performance on multiple levels—typically through vario...
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Moving Beyond Apple Watch Giveaways
To avoid concessions, student housing managers must get a handle on leasing earlier in the season.In the past, student housing managers may have...
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The Secret to Overcoming Bad Turns
Construction problems don't have to sabotage a community's reputation. Some tips on how to save the day.When construction issues delayed the...
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Congress Passes Third COVID-19 Federal Relief Package
In March, Congress passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).As “Phase Three” of an exten...
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Fannie Mae Provides Assistance to Help Renters Stay in Their Apartments
In a press release issued March 24, Fannie Mae, in coordination with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is allowing lenders to grant forbearance...
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Breaking Down $1 of Rent
Because there exists a misconception that rental housing owners enjoy large margins and can continue operating in the absence of rent payments,...
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Cybersecurity Concerns in Apartments
If you’re looking for cybersecurity risk in apartments, Jake Fingert, a General Partner at real estate technology-focused venture capital fi...
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Preparing for the New Normal
You could have been a community manager or leasing agent for a decade now and not really had to deal with an economic downturn. But that is probably...
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Bell Partners Announces Shareholders Changes
Earlier this year, Bell Partners announced that Founder and Chairman Steve Bell, who has personally held a majority stake in the company since...
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Developing a More Efficient Way to Manage Properties
In our next installment of Profiles in Success, a series where NAA talks to successful apartment professionals to learn how they got to where...
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Adding Data to Gut Instincts
The arrival of both big data and 5G wireless networks will help boost the decision-making process.For decades, developers have relied on their...
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Ways to Keep Your Culture Thriving Remotely in the Face of COVID-19
Overnight, many companies have changed their operations from in-office to work-from-home in response to the spread of COVID-19. Remote work...
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10 Ways to Keep Residents Engaged During COVID-19
Host an online book club. Let residents vote on a book to read online or listen to on a platform like Audible. Then create a Facebook group to...
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