Tagged: self-acceptance

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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...

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We are ‘Happy’ at the Estates!

Wanting to be happy is a common denominator for us all. Once we do feel happy, all our motivation turns towards sharing that happiness. Recently, the residents and staff of the Estates at Park Avenue apartment community in Florida shared a little...

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4 Truths about Money and Happiness

People have probably been wondering whether or not money buys happiness since money was first used in the Middle East sometime around the 9th millennium B.C. But recent studies have come up with some answers to the age-old question that...

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Investing in Multi-Housing’s Greatest Asset: People

With tax season so recently behind us, you’ve probably heard enough about liabilities and assets to last you through to 2015.  Well, there is one asset—your biggest asset—that will keep coming up over and over again, and it cannot be...

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How to Attract and Keep Happy Residents

Think about your current residents. Do you love having them as renters? Are you hoping they’ll stick around for a while? Happy residents will stay! And think about the types of residents you want to attract. Wouldn’t it be great...

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Self-Acceptance Could be the Key to a Happier Life

** Survey of 5,000 reveals people’s ‘happy habits’**  Happiness is more than just a feeling; it is something we can all practise on a daily basis. But people are better at some ‘happy habits’ than others. In fact, the one...