Multifamily Apartment Marketing: Five Lease Renewal Points of Contact

March 2, 2015

Following are five points of contact, or marketing methods (or touch points) to implement when marketing to existing customers to obtain lease renewals. Are you using all five?

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Property Management: 5 Move-in Checklist (Yes- Five)

February 23, 2015
Property Management: 5 Move-in Checklist (Yes- Five)

While move-in check list are “all the same” you will be hard pressed to find two that are exactly alike. This is an idea list for you to pick and choose items you may want to add to your existing move-in checklist.

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Where 1% Equals One Million Home Owners

February 15, 2015
Where 1% Equals One Million Home Owners

The average American household has 2.55 persons. Displacement of five million households from being homeowners to becoming renters impacts over twelve million people.

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Property Management: 21 Low Cost Renewal Concessions

February 7, 2015
Property Management: 21 Low Cost Renewal Concessions

Concessions for a multifamily assets are not a given. Concessions are often a function of competitive factors at and around the asset.

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Free Webcast Focused on Multifamily Property Management with Author John Wilhoit – Feb 10, 2015

February 7, 2015

Tuesday Webcast with Multifamily Property Management Author John Wilhoit – Feb 10, 2015. This lively discussion will focus on Chapter 2 from the book, Multifamily Insight. This LIVE, fast-paced free PowerHour webcast focuses on Chapter 2 of John’s book about how to build wealth through buying and managing the right multifamily assets in the right […]

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Rent Roll Analytics: What is Rent Growth?

January 19, 2015
Rent Roll Analytics: What is Rent Growth?

Rent growth comes from new and existing leases or from units that are vacated and upgraded to create freshness or differentiation to capture additional rent.

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Property Management: 5 Lease Violations to Avoid

January 12, 2015
Multifamily Property Management: 5 Lease Violations to Avoid

Following are five lease violations that can cause harm to assets under management. Having policies and systems in place to address these can save hours of administrative time.

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Multifamily Apartment Marketing: 21 Leasing Touch Points

January 5, 2015
Multifamily Apartment Marketing: 21 Leasing Touch Points

What if the only way you could obtain a new Resident was via online marketing? How many “touch points” do you have with the at-large Resident marketplace?

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Most Popular Post from Multifamily Insight in 2014

December 30, 2014
Most Popular Posts from Multifamily Insight in 2014

Following are the ten most popular post for all of 2014. This list changes every year as we add more content, but always near the top you will find articles that focus on making us better fiduciaries of assets under management.

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Multifamily Apartment Marketing: Ten Tips for Finding Great Residents

December 23, 2014
Multifamily Apartment Marketing: Ten Tips for Finding Great Residents

Statistics have shown that one-third of the population are rental Residents and the common mindset is shifting to this living scenario being a preferable option.

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Real Estate, Burritos and DC Traffic

December 15, 2014
Real Estate, Burritos and DC Traffic

A recent article in the WSJ commented about investors presently flocking to 24-hour cities like Washington DC. They stated that foreign investors were more likely to invest in New York over Nashville. Why? Liquidity.

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Multifamily Apartment Marketing and Moore’s Law

December 8, 2014
Multifamily Apartment Marketing and Moore's Law

Moore’s law states that over time the number of transistors that fit on a single circuit board will double every two years. In multifamily, there are numerous areas that are changing at the speed of technology.

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Multifamily Acquisitions: How to Measure a Winning Purchase

December 2, 2014
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How do buyers measure their purchase? How do they know if they have a winner? Almost any measure requires the use of a timeline. Buying a deal for a $1 and selling it for $2 requires knowing when the dollar was invested and the hold time to determine yield.

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Property Management: We’re Number 2!

November 17, 2014
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In property management you have a lot of numbers to count that can convey your standing in a market. Is being #2 such a bad thing?

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Property Management: Five Ways We Use Weather Reports

November 10, 2014
Property Management: Five Ways We Use Weather Reports

As property manager’s, managing incidents caused by weather is part of managing financial risk at the property level. While we can insure against certain weather-related occurrences, we cannot control their timing or level of damage to property.

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