Apartmentalize Panelists

Apartmentalize Panel Moderated by Karen Gladney Shows Importance of Investing in Technology that Benefits Associates

Karen Gladney Thought Leadership

When it comes to technology, it’s common for apartment operators to think about their residents first. Owners and managers have implemented an array of solutions – from online portals and mobile phone apps to smart-home technologies – to provide renters with the best living experience possible. But, as an Apartmentalize 2019 educational session moderated by Power Pro’s Karen Gladney discussed, …

Leasing associate with prospective residents

Simplifying the Leasing Process

Ian Andrews Thought Leadership

Nurturing leads and getting them to sign a lease is no easy feat, and operators owe it to their hardworking associates – as well as to their prospects – to make the leasing process as simple and as efficient as possible. To my eye, there are several ways to significantly improve the leasing process, and I’ve summarized a few of …

Leasing associate using iPad

Creating a Great Leasing Experience for Prospects

Ian Andrews Uncategorized

It’s a scene that regularly plays out at apartment communities across the country. A prospect who’s excited about seeing a property walks into a leasing office and … it goes all downhill from there. The leasing agents fail to stand up and greet the customer. The prospect is forced to sit at an agent’s desk while the agent robotically gathers …

Coworkers chatting

Retaining Leasing Associates in a Booming Job Market

Ian Andrews Uncategorized

When you get down to it, an apartment management company faces few tasks more important than assembling and retaining strong leasing teams. A property may have an unbeatable array of amenities and a much-desired location, but if it has trouble retaining high-performing leasing associates, it could struggle to attract prospects and keep current residents in the fold. The challenge to …