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Messy Trash Cans Outside An Apartment Without Valet Trash Service

Valet Trash Service Guide

    Valet Trash Service Guide   Rated the number 1 amenity by multi-family residents, valet trash services are continuing to gain popularity nationwide. This is especially true among millennial, who highly value luxury amenities. While residents love valet trash pickup, it also benefits property managers. Valet trash services can increase net operating income at Read more about Valet Trash Service Guide[…]

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Is Amazon’s Growth Shrinking Retail Property Manager Salaries?

Amazon is Killing the Retail Industry   Due to the explosion of e-commerce, driven largely by Amazon, the retail industry is under attack. While this headline is old news, it is still a major cause for concern for retail property managers. Retail rents are decreasing while vacancies are increasing. Consider these facts from a recent Read more about Is Amazon’s Growth Shrinking Retail Property Manager Salaries?[…]

Emergency Response Plans for Property Managers

Evacuate or Shelter Place?   Should a property evacuate or shelter in place during a bomb threat? How do you respond to a suspicious package on your property? While no property manager wants to answer these questions, knowing the answer can save lives during an emergency. Recent bombing incidents in Texas are a sobering reminder Read more about Emergency Response Plans for Property Managers[…]

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What is the Accredited Residential Manager Designation?

The Accredited Residential Manager Designation   Do you run a mobile home park? Or manage a community of townhouses? Maybe an apartment building? An accredited residential manager demonstrates excellence in residential property management. Accredited professionals are known as an ARM. The ARM designation can be earned by professionals managing all types residential properties. While there Read more about What is the Accredited Residential Manager Designation?[…]

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Google My Business for Apartments

Google My Business for Apartments   Google My Business is an important marketing tool for apartment communities. This free tool lets apartment communities officially verify their business information with Google. This includes things like your property name, address, hours, phone number and more. One cool thing this does it let people simply enter your property Read more about Google My Business for Apartments[…]

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Benefits Of Remote Doorman Services

Remote Doorman Services Exploding in Popularity   The average cost of a traditional 24-hour doorman is $177,000 per year. While this is necessary for luxury properties in major cities, it is not realistic for the majority of multi-family properties. For that reason, the popularity of remote doorman services is exploding. A cost effective alternative, remote Read more about Benefits Of Remote Doorman Services[…]

Assistant Property Manager Salary Wood Blocks

Assistant Property Manager Salary Guide

  Average Assistant Property Manager Salary Everybody has to start somewhere. For many property managers that means first taking an assistant property manager position. Consequently, it is important to explore how assistant property managers get paid. Based on over 8,950 anonymous salary reports on Glassdoor, the average assistant property manager salary in the United States Read more about Assistant Property Manager Salary Guide[…]

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Laundry Room Leases: Understanding The Basics

Laundry Room Leases 101   At the most basic level, a laundry room lease is similar to a commercial real estate. While property managers might think they are leasing equipment, that is not the case. The laundry equipment provider is actually the lessee and the property manager is the lessor. They are leasing the space Read more about Laundry Room Leases: Understanding The Basics[…]

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NAHMA Announces 2017 Scholarship Program Totals

NAHMA Scholarship Program Hits New Highs Earlier this month the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) released the results of its 2017 scholarship campaign. To say they are impressive is an understatement. 130 students from affordable housing communities received $2,500 scholarships in 2017. While the association gave away $325,000 in 2017, it also surpassed $1,000,000 Read more about NAHMA Announces 2017 Scholarship Program Totals[…]