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How to Prevent Burnout in Your Property Manager Team

Being a successful property manager can be very rewarding, but it’s no easy feat. The list of tasks you’re responsible for seems to never stop growing and sometimes it can feel like there are never enough hours in the day. As a result, managers must find ways to proactively prevent burnout amongst their teams so they can avoid costly turnover. If it feels like your employees are running on empty and about to crash and burn, here are a few things you can do to turn things around.

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3 Student Housing Trends That Really Matter

It seems that every major trend, no matter which industry we are referring to, has an equal and opposite backlash trend. In recent years, luxury student housing has been getting quite a lot of attention, mostly because like the lifestyles of Hollywood celebrities, it’s glamorous, desirable, and for many, interesting to talk about.

However, the reality is that for the most part, luxury student housing only caters to the 1%, while the marketing of this entitled experience alienates the remaining 99% and diverts attention from the true purpose of higher education — to prepare students for life and success in the real world.

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Effectively Forecasting Growth for Your Property Management Company

For most successful property management firms, growth is at the top of the list of long-term, strategic goals. Whether that growth involves expanding your portfolio, developing partnerships, opening additional offices or something else, there are certain constants that are present in every successful growth projection plan. Without them, achieving the desired end-result will be much more difficult, if not impossible. To make sure your company is on the right track, let’s take a look at these common elements of effective growth forecasting.

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Property Management Brand on Social Media

These days, consumers are turning to social media for almost all of their brand interaction. Not only is it pertinent that you maintain an active presence on these networks, but it’s equally important that you take the appropriate measures to protect your brand and your reputation. Between April and June 2016, some 600 fraudulent brand accounts were created with the purpose of duping innocent customers into sharing their personal information and as a result, many businesses have paid the ultimate price. To prevent your property management company from becoming the next victim, keep the following tips in mind.

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Property Management: 9 Essential Ways to Prepare for Winter

It’s hard to believe that another winter season is fast approaching. And with the extreme weather that is often experienced in many parts of the country, it’s a wise strategy to be prepared for anything. Taking a proactive approach to winter hazards will help ensure the safety and comfort of your residents as well as protect your property management organization from costly events that can have a serious impact on your bottom line. That being said, here are 9 key areas that you should start considering now:

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Property Manager Tips – 6 Ways to Make Meetings More Effective

It may seem counterintuitive, but meetings remain one of the biggest productivity killers in business today. We’ve all experienced it at some point in our careers – those long, drawn out gatherings where everyone sits around for an hour yet nothing seems to really get accomplished. Unfortunately, eliminating meetings altogether isn’t usually an option. The key is for leadership to recognize when a meeting is absolutely necessary and understand how to optimize that time so that it is as effective as possible. That being said, here are 6 things you can do to really get the most out of your property manager meetings.

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5 Ways to Optimize Google AdWords Expanded Text for Property Management

You’ve probably already heard of Google AdWords. In fact, you’re probably already using them to some degree. But many people are still unaware of the latest feature, known as expanded text ads (or ETAs for short). These larger, mobile-friendly ads allow you to include almost 50% more text, so you can provide more information about your business which can do wonders for targeting more property management clients. And if you haven’t yet started using this feature, as of October 26th of this year, you’re going to have no choice. So, let’s get you up to speed!

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Property Managers: Make the Time to Focus on Customer Experience

There’s a good chance that when you read the title of this blog post, you rolled your eyes or maybe even LOL’d a bit, wondering how it’s even possible to make time in your already jam-packed days.

We’ll get to that in a moment, but first we want to emphasize the importance of customer experience in property management. We’ve mentioned this statistic before, but it’s worth repeating because of the significant impact it has on your bottom line...

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6 Tips for Mentoring Younger Property Management Employees

With Millennials currently holding strong as the largest portion of today’s workforce and Generation Z hot on their trail, the concept of mentoring younger workers has never been more important. Not only is it good for your property management organization in the present, but it’s also a critical part of business continuity planning. If you want your company to thrive many years into the future, you have to arm your younger employees with the tools they need to succeed. That being said, here are 6 tips for nurturing and preparing the younger workforce.

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The Four C’s of C-Suite Property Management Leadership Development

What makes a strong leader? There’s really no magical answer, but when it comes to the C-suite, the one thing that is universally important, regardless of actual title, is that ongoing development is absolutely critical to the overall success of the organization. Of course, there are lots of ways top management can pursue improvement of their own skills and performance, but what it really all boils down to are the following four C’s.

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