Tagged: rent increase

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Social Media and Community Engagement

The purpose of social media is to quickly and easily spread information pertaining to the events happening within your community or personal life. But to what effect does that information have upon those that decide to view it? Is it...

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14 Little Things that Make You Happy at Work

From: Hppy Apps at Slideshare You know those little things that just make your day? A good conversation with a colleague or a great cup of coffee; happiness is in the small things. Here are 14 little things that you can try...

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Will the Internet of Everything Reshape Multifamily?

Earlier this year, at the Consumer Electronics Show, tech guru and Cisco CEO John Chambers called the Internet of Everything (IoE) the “next big thing” in technology—one that could be five to 10 times more significant than the whole Internet...

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Inside the Massive Greystar-Riverstone Integration

The Greystar-Riverstone pairing makes a lot of sense, given that the companies originated from the same family tree. While June’s landmark Greystar-Riverstone deal sent the industry rumor mill buzzing with talk of a 400,000-unit management colossus with tentacles reaching into every major market, one...

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Constant Communication Aids Rehab Success

RMK Management Corp.’s in-place sprinkler retrofit at McClurg Court in Chicago stands out as an example of how leveraging technology and communication tools early in the rehab process, and then employing them at every point along the way, can mean the difference...

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Student Housing Trends: The WOW Factor

With around 1.6 million students expected to graduate from college this year, the opportunity for the multifamily market to capture both inbound and outbound business is high. For those graduating, a good portion will be looking to rent their first apartment as...

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10 Reasons It’s Better to Be a Renter

For decades, it was drilled into the heads of many Americans that renting makes you a second-class citizen. You only rent temporarily until you can move up in the world and achieve the American dream by purchasing a home –...

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Revenue Management and the Human Touch

Revenue management software continues to grow in use and importance in the multifamily housing industry. Achieving the right balance between the technology and human input, though, remains a challenge for many. Neither software nor human capabilities alone are as successful...

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2014 – Charity Challenge XXIX

Research shows people are happier with their life and situation when they are connected to others around them. Orlando does a great job of getting residents together in a spirit of play and competition. The Charity Challenge has been a...

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Common Apartment Misconceptions Get Smashed

CAMDEN LIVING A lot of people have a misconception that you just simply cannot do anything in an apartment that you can do in a house. Yes. There are certain, obvious things that you can’t do, like a full on bathroom remodel, but...

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Rehab ROI: Which Upgrades Cause the Biggest Rent Bumps?

MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE In April, Home Properties got started on a $3 million, three-year renovation of Stone Hill Apartments in Brookhaven, Pa. a complex of 11 three-story buildings with 205 units that Home Properties had purchased in November 2013. This company is upgrading...