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How to Increase The Renter’s (& Owner’s) Value: Amenitize or Die Podcast

As more next generation residents enter the rental housing market, renter priorities and expectations evolve. To appeal to these new preferences, improve the resident experience, and stay competitive, multifamily owners and operators need modern solutions. Our Chief Revenue Officer, Ed Wolff, sat down with Amenitize or Die host, Scott Patterson...

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NMHC OPTECH 2022 Recap & Top Takeaways

As always, our team had a productive experience connecting with industry leaders and innovators at NMHC OPTECH 2022. This year, OPTECH was hosted at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, where vendors and innovators had the opportunity to reconnect, network, and have important conversations about the latest in multifamily housing...

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3 PropTech Essentials to Reverse Slowing Multifamily NOI Growth

Concerns about a recession continue to grow as mortgage rates rise, cap rates expand, rent growth stalls, and inflation soars. Borrowing money has become more expensive, and property owners and operators are feeling the pinch. If multifamily net operating income (NOI) is at risk of slowing and the inherent risk...

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How to Optimize Your Time at NMHC OPTECH 2022

It’s that time of year again—the NMHC OPTECH Conference and Expo is coming up in less than a week on November 01, 2022. Attendees are due to fill the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada for three days with an agenda jam-packed with over thirty education sessions and an expo...

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NMHC OPTECH 2022: 3 Education Sessions for Forward-Thinking Owners & Operators

NMHC OPTECH 2022 is the must-attend conference for multifamily owners and operators who want to stay ahead of the latest technology and operations trends. With the top proptech innovators and housing leaders in attendance, the three day conference packs a ton of value with dynamic sessions, interactive workshops, educational discussions,...

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4 Added Benefits of Resident Retention (Plus How to Boost Lease Renewals)

Amid the housing market downturn, more buyers are being pushed into the rental market. Rent growth, which soared for the better part of 2022, has begun to stall, and various financial stressors like rising consumer inflation and mortgage rate hikes have started to eat away at owner asset value margins....

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AI in Multifamily Operations: More Than an Opportunity

While the application of AI in leasing took time for multifamily operators to adopt, AI leasing tools are now widely embraced. These front end solutions, like AI chatbots or AI leasing assistants, improve prospective resident engagement, reduce workload for property teams, and accelerate lease conversion. What about the application of...

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3 Considerations to Help Multifamily Operators Protect Economic Occupancy

When occupancy rates are high, risk to rental income may not sit as top-of-mind for property owners. In times of economic uncertainty, however, it’s easy to overlook the fundamentals of optimizing expenses, and that can lead to economic occupancy concerns. Market downturns, delinquency and damages, legislative landscape, and other economic...

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Unlocking the Value of Risk Prediction: The Key to Stronger Asset Performance for Multifamily [Guide]

The risk of financial loss in operating a property management company is especially high in today’s economic environment. Between rising mortgage rates, slowing rent growth, and surging inflation, asset value margins are exposed and owners are feeling the pinch. Security deposits have historically been the go-to financial instrument to protect...

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Multifamily Trends: 3 Economic Factors Pinching Owner Margins & How to Mitigate Them

There is an inherent risk of financial loss in the multifamily industry that comes as a result of damages, evictions, and skips. However, nationwide occupancy is high and vacancies are low, meaning there are fewer opportunities to gain new renters and a greater need to keep existing ones. Depending on...

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Washington Security Deposit Legislation: A New Opportunity for Operators

State and local governments are steadily adopting security deposit laws that offer renters financial flexibility. Many of these laws—like Texas SB 1783—also ensure operators have adequate protection and profitability for their assets. Earlier this year, the state of Washington passed one such law, joining a growing number of states adopting...

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5 Pillars of Risk Management in Rental Housing [Infographic]

Operating a property management company comes with a multitude of risks. Between physical property, operational performance, administration, and legal conflicts, risk quickly piles up leaving unprotected assets vulnerable to financial loss. Savvy operators understand that protecting their assets begins with a future-proof risk mitigation strategy—one that relies on data and...

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