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A New Consumer-Reporting Law Creates an Amenity Opportunity

by Dom Beveridge | June 29, 2021

On this blog, we frequently write about amenities. We praise those that deliver ROI to apartment operators, criticize the habit of adding amenities that don't. And we advise many clients and readers...

7 Big Questions for 2021 Multifamily Leasing Season

by Donald Davidoff | May 11, 2021

Now that we're in the early stages of the leasing season, it's a great time to take stock of where we are with our sales platform. With 3-4 months of...

The Pros and Cons of Lease Terms Longer Than 12 Months

by Donald Davidoff | February 09, 2021

Over the past decade, there's been an increasing number of operators regularly offering lease terms longer than 12 months. It's part of a natural...

5 Top Pricing Tips for Getting Through Low Season

by Donald Davidoff | December 17, 2020

Here we are about to go through the lowest part of our season, all while still dealing with pandemic effects. While there are clearly smoother seas...

Five Top Leasing Agent Skills for an Automated World

by Donald Davidoff | October 07, 2020

Of all roles in multifamily operations, few have changed more radically in the last year than that of the leasing agent. The COVID-19 crisis has...

The Coming Dichotomy of Multifamily Leasing

by Dom Beveridge | March 02, 2020

Where I come from (the UK), the English language is peppered with curious variations. One of the strangest is the perpetual controversy over the...

The Surprising Persistence of Old-School Multifamily Selling

by Donald Davidoff | January 30, 2020

A couple of months ago, I read a blog about multifamily sales. It caught my attention because the title referred to closing as "the bottom line."...

NMHC Annual 2020: When Even White Shirts Get Disrupted

by Dom Beveridge | January 23, 2020

It’s not often that one finds oneself struggling to stay warm in Florida, but it’s been happening this week in Orlando, where we’ve been these last...

Are We Looking at Property Differentiation the Wrong Way?

by Trachelle Spencer | July 02, 2019

I recently read - with interest - the coverage of NMHC's recent spring Board of Directors meeting in Chicago. What really caught my eye was a talk...

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