Single-Family REITS Struggling
Roughly two-and-a-half years after the first single-family rental REIT IPO, and one-and-a-half years after the largest owners of rental houses...
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The Toilet Whisperer
No one likes to live with a noisy toilet. A maintenance technician, when walking toward a bathroom during a service call, will often hear the...
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Why Residents Don't Scoop Poop
Persuading residents to clean up after their dogs can be a challenge.Uncollected waste causes resident complaints, can be a health hazard and...
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Local Congressman Temps at Apartment Community
On a 97-degree morning, a new employee at the Taylors Farm Apartments in Dallas was picking up and taking trash to the Dumpster, fixing appliances...
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Gender and Sexual Identity Terminology: An Apartment Manager's Guide
Gender and sexual identity are topics that have gained much attention in recent months. Some apartment owners and management companies are discussing...
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Try These Four All Star Ideas and Strategies
Following are ideas and strategies shared by the Apartment All Stars during their session held in June at the 2015 NAA Education Conference &...
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Easing the Repositioning Transition
Purchasing and taking over an apartment community isn't for the faint of heart, particularly for those planning to reposition the property.Independent...
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September Movers and Shakers
Movers and Shakers • Supplier PartnersPeter Katz • Executive Vice President Investments • Marcus & Millichap • PhoenixMarcus & Milli...
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The Update: Apartments and Oil Markets
Texas has consistently maintained steady employment. The only time in the past 40 years when Texas' economy declined faster than the nation's...
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Catch These Tech-Friendly Maintenance Videos
Try as some property managers might, explaining to residents about the appropriate use of the garbage disposal can prove fruitless.Many residents...
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NAA Helps Draft Model Landlord and Tenant Law
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has passed the Revised Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (“RURLTA” or “the Revised Act”).Simila...
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Next Gen: Danny Dugger, CAMT
Each month, units profiles one of the industry's rising stars to give you a preview of multifamily housing's bright future.Name: Danny Dugger,...
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Essential Links in Procurement Supply Chain
Onsite staff shoulder the responsibility for keeping a community humming, which more often than not involves the procurement of goods and services,...
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Wading Ancillary Income Streams
Third-party companies can help apartment owners and managers find new income sources.Ancillary services come in all shapes and sizes, and savvy...
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The Times They Are A-Changin'—Part 2
"Today's Online Renter" Study Sheds Light on Changing Resident Behaviors and PreferencesIn June, the 2015 revisit of our initial 2011 "Today's...
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Go With the Flow
Change is the only constant, as they say—and that’s never been more evident than in today’s world of asset management.  In its...
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Lift With Longevity
The top 10 ways to power multi-year ROI from revenue management.A few months ago, I had the pleasure of joining three of the top multifamily...
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