This week’s top storylines in multifamily include: the continued growth of chatbots, reasons affordable housing will thrive, California Senate Bill 1157, Gen Z looking to buy, the multifamily opportunity in aging office parks and the increase in apartment price.
Unlike nearly every other prod think of the early editions of cellphones or high-definition TVs—these AI-fueled bots can learn on the fly. Couple their learning ability with some fine-tuning efforts by their creators, and it should come as no surprise that chatbots are becoming a must-have in the industry.
Among the top storylines in multifamily this week: NMHC Annual Meeting proves to be a new beginning, the top considerations when selecting an access control system, the vast benefits of building a strengths-based multifamily organization, a report says multifamily and single-family rentals will continue to thrive, Boomers are retiring to more places than the Sun Belt and multifamily’s embrace of QR codes.
Property managers have a number of options when it comes to access control technology. But not every product fits every community, or every purpose. Operators need to consider the function and flexibility required for optimal access control, and to maintain the integrity of their property.
This week’s top multifamily headlines: building and developing the right teams, mitigating disaster with smart home tech, self-guided tour best practices, the FHFA’s extension of the eviction moratorium, property management labor issues persist and supporting the contactless community.
In response, proptech companies have developed a vast array of products, creating an almost dizzying menu of options. Operators looking for a clear and consistent value, and a feature that complements almost all other onsite technology, need to take a closer look at access control.
The top storylines in multifamily this week: vertical integration benefits, challenging the fee myth, study finds renters moving to larger apartments, workforce housing set to get a boost, development outlook on the mend and the necessity of high-speed Internet.
The biggest news in multifamily this week: how short-term rentals have adapted, the state of lead sourcing in multifamily, the right tech to maximize ROI, the impact of remote work on housing, construction delays due to high prices and scarce resources and apartment dwellers choosing not to move.
As the tech renaissance continues, multifamily companies are looking to not only solve current problems but adopt solutions with the capability of delivering a long-term return on investment. Knowing what to look for, and what to avoid, when sifting through the new products on the market is vital.
The most important multifamily news of the week: leasing lessons learned during the pandemic, event opportunities this spring, single-family rental operators becoming common buyers of new homes, rent prices show largest jump in April since 2017, NAHB asks Biden administration to address lumber costs, and investors are walking away from ‘walkability.’