For decades, pet policies were something of a cookie-cutter concept at apartment communities: Only certain breeds, only certain sizes and a limit of one or two pets per household. Those standard policies, have become antiquated as pet owners constitute one of the fastest growing segments in rental housing.
The multifamily industry has largely been composed of closed systems that perform a specific functionality and don’t play well with others. But more than ever, the industry is learning that true integration can result in streamlined operations and create several new layers of accessibility.
Prospects expect to see a variety of review content, and often are more concerned with how well the community is addressing resident concerns. The adverse impact of a negative review is lessened if the community team is handling the concern in a friendly and effective manner.
A new apartment may be where residents will bring home their first child, or perhaps it represents a fresh start. And normally the leasing associate can help set the stage for that experience. onsite teams are learning on the fly which tech best enhance personalization.
It has become readily apparent that housing providers don’t have the luxury of playing the waiting game until things return to normal. Business as usual isn’t coming anytime soon, which has forced industry leaders to adjust on the fly and modify longstanding processes.
Overburdened onsite apartment teams are constantly searching for ways to automate processes and save time. But one of the common timesaving methods for managing online reviews might not be such a good idea . Put yourselves in the consumer’s shoes for a moment.
Reputation management has always been a delicate balance of publicly acknowledging concerns, working to address them and holding your ground when necessary. The process has become a bit more complicated in the multifamily world during the pandemic.
Pet restrictions can make it difficult for pet owners. Limits on the number of pets may be appropriate for some properties, but if weight, breed and other restrictions could be scaled back, many operators could increase prospect demand and revenue while also helping find a new home for millions of pets.
More than 26 million people have filed for unemployment in the five weeks since cities and state began to order non-essential businesses to close. Millions of apartment renters across the U.S. have […]