Scheduling Craigs List

craigsl list

Craigs List continues to provide a strong source of prospective residents for apartment homes in many markets. The amount of quality traffic is directly related to the quality and quantity of Craigs List ads posted each day by the leasing team. Users of Craigs Lists or other Internet Service Providers will focus on the most […]

Starting the Day With Resident Appreciation

Breakfast On The Go

Dedicated to a freezing cold below zero Michigan Morning on February 2…a few years ago…..with Katie Bolger Vondra and her team.  The only thing better than Property Management Minutes, are Property Management Memories. Breakfast On The Go is a quick and easy resident appreciation event. . Organizing the leasing and maintenance team at the property […]

Weekend Hours in a Leasing Center

Weekend hours

Is your leasing center open on Saturday, possibly even Sunday? Many are open on the weekend.  It’s a great opportunity for future residents to have time to explore and investigate possible options for their new homes. Usually weekday leasing appointments are crunched between transportation pick ups, lunch hours and errands.  This limits the time available, putting […]

Toast the New Year, Celebrate the Team Meeting

Toast the New Year

The “Toast” is an event.  It is a public gesture of celebration.  The audience voices their support of the praise with the clinking of glasses, and a hearty, “hear, hear!” Celebration Meeting Theme We can use “The Toast” as a theme for a  team meeting at the beginning of the year.  This creates a holiday […]

The “A” Game, Performing At Your Best

A game

You’re ready to start your day. Fitness is complete. Heathy breakfast-check! Now you’re headed to work, will the next eight, nine or even ten hours be achieving results or waiting for the clock to hit 5 or 6 pm? What do you plan to accomplish? Will you tour a household through a potential new home? […]

Twas The Week Before Christmas

Twas the week before Christmas, across all the land, Not a creature was stirring, no leases at hand. The banners were hung across the property with care, In hopes the prospects would find their way there. The team was gathered, in the leasing center together Hoping to hear praise on the meeting agenda. The Manager had her […]

‘Tis The Season, To Lease An Apartment

Season leasing

The holiday season and the dreaded months of winter are often cited for the reason for decreased phone calls and visits to a property.  The reasons cited for reduced visits and closing ratios matches the outside temperature. No one wants to move between Christmas and New Years. No one wants to move in the winter […]