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A Closer Look At Curb Appeal In Apartment Complexes

Property owners and managers have to focus their attention on a lot of different things. And with so many responsibilities and considerations, it's easy to forget or overlook something from time to time. One thing that those who are trying to sell a home pay attention to that can be carried over into the world of managing apartment complexes is that of curb appeal.

The Importance Of Curb Appeal In Apartments

Managing apartment complexes is hard work and something that takes considerable effort from anyone involved. For many, the primary focus when it comes to convincing a potential resident to rent or lease an apartment is on the overall attractiveness of said apartment.

What To Do When A Tenant Wishes To Break the Lease

Owning a rental property can be a great way to build long-term wealth and short-term cash flow. While there are clear advantages that come with owning a rental property, there are downsides and risks as well. One negative situation that can arise is...

Easy Steps To Avoid Property Liability Lawsuits

Owning and managing a building of any kind can be difficult and involve a lot of work. But what many don't fully appreciate is that a single issue could sometimes be enough to drag down an owner's finances in a huge way. A perfect example of this? A property liability lawsuit.

Easy Staging Ideas To Attract Residents

Apartments are one of the more complex types of property management challenges that exist today. The reasons are numerous, but one of the key difficulties is in attracting new residents. This is especially true today, where attracting a resident is a competitive process.

Are You Using Social Media Properly For Your Apartments?

The modern world has changed the face of almost everything. And while owning an apartment complex is still somewhat of a straightforward endeavor, the reality is that managing that complex isn't always as easy as some think. From legal considerations to marketing to maintaining satisfaction of your residents, there's a lot to focus on.

5 Ways To Successfully Market Your Rental To Millennials

If you are looking to increase occupancy and resident retention, appealing to millennials is a great business strategy. However, since they are typically long-term renters with no plans to buy in the future, millennials have very different needs and values than previous generations. Simply posting a for rent ad with a list of apartment features is not going to appeal to them. Instead, you have to specifically target them if you want to attract them.

5 Tips For Resident Retention

Property ownership can be rewarding if you know what you're doing.Your hard work and investment are worthless without tenants filling your vacancies and making you money. How do you get and keep satisfied tenants at your property? By...

Overcoming Conflicts At Your Properties

Property management isn't as easy as some people think it is. There's a lot that goes into it, from actually finding residents to drafting fair leasing agreements to marketing to resident retention. At the heart of most processes is good customer service, but it's also important that you have a strong relationship with your employees as well.

Marketing Your Apartments Online

It's no big secret that spreading the word about your property is a major part of making sure that you attract the residents that you need and that you build a better reputation in the area. But while things like television and print ads have been instrumental in getting the word out about a property, what about the internet?

How Training Improves Your Bottom Line

Property owners have a lot of responsibilities, and paying attention to the tiny details is sometimes just as important as handling the major ones. Outsourcing your property management needs to companies like Occupancy Solutions, LLC can help you reduce stress and hassles while still keeping your residents happy.

Creating A Community Out Of Your Property

When you're in charge of an apartment or other property, you have a lot of responsibilities and numerous things to manage. The primary focus for most will be attracting residents, keeping them happy, and ensuring that the property is in top shape. And while marketing can make it easier to draw in new residents, one thing that you need to do is create a property that they won't want to leave.

Effective Ways To Improve Your Online Reputation

88% of internet users trust online reviews just as much as they trust personal recommendations, and this number shows just how important it is to prioritize your online reputation. If your online reputation hasn’t always been stellar, worry not, as there are several ways to effectively improve your reputation without needing a whole lot of time or resources. At OccupancySolutions.com, we want to outline a few of these effective ways to manage your online reputation and get to a place where your online leads are leading to new residents joining your community.

5 Ways To Connect With Prospective Residents On The Close

One of the most powerful tools you can use in closing on a residence in your community is the connection. When a prospective resident feels connected to you, they’re more likely to feel good about the decision they’re making and closing on a lease, but learning how to connect with various prospective residents can be tough. 5 ways to connect with prospective residents on the close are:

5 Tour Questions You Need To Have Answers Ready For

Your tour is your first impression, it’s your way to connect prospective residents to your community and what it has to offer. On this tour, you’ll get questions from prospective residents, and you’ll need to have your answers ready to establish yourself as part of a confident and knowledgeable management team. 5 common tour questions you need to have your answers ready for include:

3 Tips For Closing On Those Internet Leads

With a well-built website and a good social media reputation, community management teams can expect to receive more internet leads. Without closing techniques, however, management teams can’t expect to relate to these internet leads in a way that leads to coveted leases and closings. At OccupancySolutions.com, we want to give you the tools you need to convert your online marketing into the closings you want for your community. 3 tips for closing on those internet leads are:

5 Questions to Ask Your Property Manager

When trusting your most valuable assets and property to another person, there are some important questions you'll want to go over with them. This article will cover five things you'll want to ask when interviewing your property...

5 Staging Mistakes Community Management Should Avoid

If you have a show residence that prospective community members can visit while on a tour, you want to make sure that residence is staged in just a way that maximizes its potential. This residence will provide the first impression to touring prospects, and give them a way to envision the residence of their own. Because you will want the best first impression, there are 5 big staging mistakes that community management should always avoid:

Social Media Is Your Best Low To No Cost Marketing Tool

Managing your marketing budget can be a tricky thing. Naturally, you want your community to have maximum visibility, but you also don’t want to invest too much and cause your budget to barely even out. Luckily, today’s modern internet age has offered a shiny, new, and invaluable resource to community management teams looking to maximize their marketing for a minimal investment, and that tool is social media. Billions of people sign into their Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts each and every day, making these platforms the places where the public chooses to “hang out” while online. Using these platforms for marketing purposes is much like placing your ad front and center in the busiest square in town.