Smarter ways to solve them
J Turner Research analyzed 10,000 customer satisfaction surveys from multi-family communities throughout the nation to determine the top resident complaints. The results reveal that renter satisfaction does not depend on a slew of custom features and amenities. Rather, four out of five...
Home Depot + Procure to Pay
Yardi® clients can now easily access thousands of The Home Depot® products either in store or online with a click of a button via the online procurement system offered with Yardi Procure to Pay™, a fully automated end-to-end procurement and invoice processing platform. The Home Depot has...
Restoration for Our Futures
It has been over 10 years since The Marjorie Luke Theatre reopened its doors to the public. The performance venue, established in 1933, had passed through the hands of several owners before falling into a state of disrepair. It’s beautiful architecture, history, and Santa Barbarans’...
Disruptive Innovations Emerge
As MIPIM, the leading world property market, celebrated its 25th anniversary in March, a flurry of new ideas emerged from the event, which gathers real estate professionals from all sectors—office, residential, retail, healthcare, hospitality, logistics and industrial—and offers them an...
Demographics Impact Demand
The apartment industry has played a major part in the revitalization of the real estate sector while also significantly contributing to the American economy.
Rental market activity has grown at a moderate yet constant pace in most metros around the country, with up to seven million new renter...
Empowerment through Competition
Competition can be empowering. It doesn’t matter whether the competition takes place on a field, court or office. Knowing that you will go head-to-head with a worthy competitor encourages you to set goals, hone your skills, and believe that you are capable of emerging from the competition as...
Real world property management
Editor’s note: Last fall, we introduced you to Kyle Kazan, CEO of Beach Front Property Management and a former law enforcement officer. Kazan’s stories of dealing with problem tenants and difficult situations at his properties stood out – he is upfront and honest about...
Livability, Walkability at Cypress Waters
With a burgeoning demand for sustainable living and mixed-use, walkable environments, the country’s master-planned communities are thriving. The top 20 master-planned communities sold 15,338 homes in 2013, which is an 11% increase over 2012, according to a report compiled by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Texas dominated the ranking, with nine communities landing the list.
Boasting a job-centric economy, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex continues to be a big draw for both local and relocation home-buyers.
The Metroplex has become an important target market for many new businesses as well as corporate expansions, which has generated...
Real estate best practices
With all the hype around social media recently, businesses have been jumping on board to reach users and reap the benefits of inbound marketing. But the road to successful leads is not always easy; it requires time and effort, and real, quantifiable goals take time to materialize. Hence the...