Of all the modern amenities and features offered at apartment communities, pet friendliness is one of the most in demand. After all, many renters welcomed a pet into their home during the pandemic, so operators looked to increase revenue and attract residents by allowing pets.
Entrata today announced a new study, which reveals that 29% of Canadian renters moved within the last year, with another 51% planning to move once their current lease is up. The survey gives a unique view into the Canadian rental market during an industry and world-shifting time.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are leasing technology, centralization, the steps for effective resident communication, multifamily and the 4-day workweek, social media leasing and building a strong company culture for retention.
With cross-country moves continuing and a sizable portion of the workforce shifting to remote and hybrid work environments, prospective residents are beginning searches for new homes much earlier. How can we make sure we’re not leaving these leads behind?
There’s no exact formula for improving retention rates, but a lot of companies have been relying on a strong culture to keep employees happy and engaged. While building that culture isn’t something that’s achieved overnight, taking some of these necessary steps will pay off in the long run.
SmartRent has acquired SightPlan in a $135 million all-cash transaction. According to SmartRent, this acquisition will further its product road map and augment the breadth of cloud-based SaaS solutions for clients—creating a comprehensive property and resident management platform.
Onsite associates have a full plate when it comes to their daily duties, and nearly every associate has experienced the time-consuming tasks involved with the leasing process. But with a rapid influx of modern tech tools available for onsite associates, the leasing of today is more streamlined than ever before.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are technology and renewals, talent and resident engagement, centralized leasing offices, 2022 Federal Spending Package, problems for homebuyers and optimizing claims.
LIVEbe, a premier apartment developer and operator dedicated to delivering distinct apartment homes within connected communities, today announced that The Remy Phase II, a contemporary community located in the emerging Harkins District, is rapidly filling up after opening its doors in late January.
Nurture Boss, a premier lease conversion automation tool that provides marketing solutions for the multifamily industry, announced it has partnered with Rentgrata to integrate its automated lead nurturing pages with Rentgrata’s resident referral platform.