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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[…]

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Pro’s and Con’s of Valet Trash Service

    What is valet trash service?   Ready to end dumpster runs for your residents? Valet trash services come through multi-family properties on designated days and pick up trash from outside resident’s doors between designated times. Residents then simply bring their empty trash cans back inside after the collection time. Valet trash services collect Read more about Pro’s and Con’s of Valet Trash Service[…]

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Top 10 Apartment Community Amenities

    What are the top apartment community amenities for 2018?   More than ever before, apartment community amenities are a key decision making factor for millennials. Millennials look at where they live as more than just a roof over their heads. Millennials look for apartment community amenities to make everything more convenient, be environmentally Read more about Top 10 Apartment Community Amenities[…]

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2 Multi-Family Technology Trends For 2018

Residents Will Loves These Multi-Family Technology Trends in 2018   Technology has changed the daily lives of multi-family residents. As a result, multi-family technology trends are emerging that appeal to these ever changing needs. Two of the biggest ones in 2018, described in more detail below, are property apps and smart lockers. Both technologies accommodate Read more about 2 Multi-Family Technology Trends For 2018[…]

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Multi-Family Property Mobile Apps: Worth Investing?

  5 Benefits of Multi-Family Property Mobile Apps   Developing a mobile app for your multi-family property is a major investment with potential costs running well over $10,000. While multi-family property mobile apps are a major investment, they also offer tremendous benefits to both residents and property managers. Here are 5 reasons to consider investing Read more about Multi-Family Property Mobile Apps: Worth Investing?[…]

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4 Property Management Hacks To Boost Productivity

  Property Management Hacks Making Life Easier   Looking to make your life a little easier in 2018? Looking for ways to boost productivity? You have come to the right place. Being a property manger is extremely demanding with day to day tasks pulling managers in every direction. Here’s where our property management hacks come Read more about 4 Property Management Hacks To Boost Productivity[…]

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Property Manager’s Annual Bonus Guide

  Property Management Bonus Guide   Ready for your annual bonus but not sure what to expect? Already received your bonus and wondering how it compares to national averages? Below we breakdown the average annual bonus property managers receive across three different industry sectors and various property management positions in each. When reviewing this information Read more about Property Manager’s Annual Bonus Guide[…]

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Understanding Utility Bill Processing

What is utility bill processing? While many property management companies have a bill processing company, they actually lack a true utility bill processor. Most bill processing companies screen bills for irregularities than approve them for payment. While this is beneficial, it fails to identify prior utility bill errors. This is due to traditional processing companies Read more about Understanding Utility Bill Processing[…]

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Average Apartment Manager Salary

    Average Apartment Manager Salary   While the average apartment manager salary varies heavily by location, the national average is $39,455. This number was determined by averaging apartment manager salary data from four leading job sites: Indeed – $42,257 Simply Hired – $41,455 GlassDoor – $38,000 PayScale – $36,110 These job sites are compiling Read more about Average Apartment Manager Salary[…]