Most operators agree it means moving tasks and processes from onsite to other people, regardless of location, that are specialized in specific processes or customer touchpoints. This allows operators to free up resources to focus on tasks that require an onsite presence and provide better customer service.
Industry Trends Report | Week of March 15
This week’s top multifamily storylines include ways to make housing more affordable, product knowledge in leasing, addressing the package management burden, construction delays continue, questioning the suburban push and caring for pet-owning residents.
Product Knowledge: The Unsung Hero of Apartment Leasing
Prospective renters are still out there shopping for their next home. And while they understand some of the limitations of leasing in the COVID era, they still expect onsite associates to bring their A game and deliver a high level of customer service.
Three Ways that Self-Guided Tours Create More Effective Leasing
According to a recent RENTCafe survey of 3,500 renters, 83% of the respondents said they would take a self-guided tour if it was available at an apartment community. The benefits of self-guided tours extend beyond allowing prospects to visit a community in their preferred manner.