concessions

Flat Rate Pricing Contributes to LOST Leases

Many communities tried "one price fits all" pricing methods during the recession in an effort to fill up fast.  While this may have resulted in a nice bump in occupancy, the leasing team was lef
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The Hangover: Rental Edition

Although all indicators exist for a healthy year of rent increases, it does not make our job as Leasing Consultants and Property Managers any easier. Simply put, our Residents are not prepared for i
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8 Tips to Increase Rent for New and Renewed Leases

Originally Presented by Kate Good 8/25/2011 Our friends at Vaultware have been tracking rents and report that rents are increasing in each region of the country when compared to rates last year. It s
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Vaultware Says Raise Rents…Everyone is doing it!

Just in time for my Webinar discussing the hottest topic in the industry today, Raising Rents, my friends at Vaultware shot over these charts to support my program. You don't have to own the apartmen
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Making Concessions

By Christopher Hosford, Contributing Editor, MultiHousing NewsEconomists are now proclaiming that the recession may be over, just as rental occupancies and rates in some markets are beginning to rise
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Metro DC Remains a Top-Tier Apartment Market Performer

by Greg Willett The greater Washington, DC area was one of the few spots across the country where the apartment market made it through the 2008-2009 time period without taking much of a hit. Revenue l
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Trend: Better Offers Are Not Aways Bigger Offers

Know what your customers want. Don't just offer the same special as the community down the street. When we do this, we are actually feeding the “bigger, better deal” mentality which challenges the
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A Year Without Lease Renewals?

Can you imagine the ability to take lease renewals off your long list of things to do? That is my challenge for the apartment industry. My personal recession recovery plan and if we all jump on board
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My Winter Sales Strategy

I'm going to a fancy event in November. You know the kind, where you have more fun getting ready for the event than you actually have at the event. Being the fashionista that I personally express myse
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Concessions Vs. Rent Decreases

There has been a healthy and timely discussion on www.multifamilyinsiders.com this week. It started with a comment I made at a seminar I presented in Columbus, Oh and spilled over into a blog on this
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