Eat, See, & Do Series: Austin Area

Known by outsiders as the land of cowboys, barbeque, and football, the great state of Texas has much more to offer its visitors and long-time residents. More specifically, the city of Austin has numerous streets to explore and many experiences to be had. Hailed as one of the more health-conscious cities, Austin boasts a temperate […]

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Beyond Pools and Courtyards: Unique Apartment Amenity Trends

From a convenient location to a comfortable size, every apartment hunter has their own list of deal-breakers and must-haves during the search process. Instead of focusing solely on the specifics of the apartment, be sure to do some research on the available amenities in the community. With options such as an on-site art gallery or […]

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Going Green in Your Apartment

Below is a special guest post from CORT, a company offering a variety of services from home and office furniture rental to relocation and destination services. When most people think of renovations, they think of adding in new color schemes and furniture pieces to change up the style of their apartment. Renovating can also involve […]

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It Pays to Go Green: How Apartment Communities are Becoming Eco-Friendly

In the past, “going green” was considered by many as a vague, passing trend for community managers of apartment buildings. Today, environmentally friendly living is a top priority for both renters and community staff, as sustainability has become a widely recognized global matter. From transitioning to energy-saving appliances to limiting water waste, apartment communities are […]

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Eat, See, & Do Series: Boston Area

For many, sitting down to research a new city to call home can be one of the most daunting tasks. To make things a little easier, check our new Eat, See, & Do blog post series highlighting unique places to visit when exploring your new surroundings. Whether you’re making a big move or simply in […]

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Build Value While Building Relationships: A 12 Month Plan For Resident Retention

As many apartment community managers already know, what happens in the time between signing the lease to the delivery of renewal papers can play a crucial role in the resident’s decision to stay and call your community “home”. While most renewals are an annual event, it’s an important milestone to keep in mind throughout the […]

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New School Year, No Problem: Welcoming Residents To Student Housing Communities

As the days of summer come to an end and the start of a new semester is just around the corner, property managers for student communities can make the transition from sleeping in to studying an easy one! Opportunities to socialize, learn about the new community, and show off their school spirit are great ways […]

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Three Hot Tips for Summer Resident Events

When planning events for your residents this summer, it’s important to keep in mind that while it may be nice to enjoy the long days of sunshine, summertime is not without its special challenges. For those of you looking to plan outdoor events for residents during the summer, it’s important to stay mindful of different […]

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Low Heat and Low Cost: How to Save Money on Your Electricity Bill this Summer

In the summer it can be challenging to keep an apartment cool. This is especially true if you live in an upper-floor home or high-rise apartment community. Air conditioning is not always the answer; not everyone has access to it and it can be quite expensive to use. While energy costs are forever on the […]

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