5 Keys To Improve Email Effectiveness

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We use email both to communicate internally with our teams and externally with our prospects and social connections.  We have become increasingly dependent on email as our vehicle to communicate.  Today, while at work a person probably receives over 100 emails a day.  There are several keys to improve the effectiveness of your email. Depending on […]

Building A Preventive Maintenance System

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Having a system is key to a successful process.  Building a preventive maintenance system can creative seasonal efficiencies and eliminate the endless check on this inspections that seem to occur too often.  Preventive Maintenance is one of the most underappreciated systems in property management. Often overlooked, and pushed aside as too busy, preventive maintenance can […]

Keep A Leasing Call Positive

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Keeping a leasing call positive is the foundation for the first impression.  As the leasing inquiry begins with a question.  Its 50/50 will the answer be yes or no? We don’t have any three bedroom apartments. We don’t supply washing machines and dryers in our apartment homes. We don’t have any one bedrooms available.. We […]

Three Keys to Unlock The Marketing Plan

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There are three keys to unlock the monthly marketing plan. We need to evaluate and analyze our occupancy. Between the homes that are currently vacant.  Adding the exposure for upcoming renewals.  Then consider the apartments that are on notice;.  We can then determine whether or not we have a sufficient number of interested prospects for […]

Celebrating Team Recognition

New year’s celebrations.

Celebrating Team Recognition, and individual accomplishments is essential to employee retention. Team meetings are a great opportunity to celebrate team recognition.  We can make it more memorable by building the meeting around a theme. A fun theme to kick off the New Year is “The Team Toast.”  With the New Year’s Celebration fresh in our […]

Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas

Wishing good heath, happiness and family time to all of the members of the Property Management Industry. I always have a certain level of anxiousness approaching long, or extended holiday weekends. With a career that started and survived many midwest winters, it seemed that the first storms selected Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years for their […]

Increase Interest In Your Community

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As we slide into the last few weeks of the year, it is important that we increase interest in our apartment communities.  We create our own reality, that “no one’ is looking for an apartment right now.  Which may, or may not be true…Sometimes things happen beyond an individuals control, and like or not…there are […]