Leasing

The Fundamental Problem With Security Deposits (It’s Not What You Think)

Despite being riddled with risk, multifamily has accepted security deposits as part of property management just as residents have accepted paying them as part of renting an apartment. As neither party likes dealing with deposits, it’s time to re-evaluate their role and whether they serve that purpose effectively. As we see it, the fundamental problem…

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3 Use Cases for the Multifamily Shift to Smarter Loss Protection

Multifamily historically has been slow to embrace technology, but the industry countered that notion with its recent tech renaissance during the pandemic. Almost overnight, tech solutions went from last resort options to first-strike weapons in the industry’s effort to solve emerging issues. These technologies may have been a long time coming, but their fast-tracked implementation…

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NAA Apartmentalize 2022 Recap: Top 3 Highlights and Takeaways for Multifamily Innovators

We’re still buzzing with excitement from all the amazing events that unfolded at last week’s NAA Apartmentalize 2022. With over 11,000 vendors and attendees, our team was delighted to welcome a constant stream of visitors to our booth and happy to reconnect with industry peers at our hosted events. While the event was back to…

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3 Tips to Make the Most of Your Time at NAA Apartmentalize 2022

Apartmentalize 2022 is the biggest event in rental housing and if you don’t have a solid plan in place it can be overwhelming to navigate, but not to worry—we’ve got you covered! As a California based company and a team who’s attended the event several years in a row, we know a thing or two…

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How Data-Driven AI Is Transforming Risk Management for Multifamily Operators

With the onset of the pandemic, the usually innovation-averse multifamily industry was forced to embrace new technologies. Today, those automations and technology platforms are becoming the standard in property management. While artificial intelligence (AI) remained at the tail end of technology implementation, the industry is finally realizing its potential roles in improving leasing, operations, and…

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Leasing Season Panel: Multifamily Experts Share Top Leasing Hacks

The Covid-19 pandemic is finally fading away, and the ensuing economic recovery and employment growth have fueled unprecedented demand for apartment homes. That demand has led to off-the-charts rent growth. To optimize this momentum, operators are seeking competitive advantages in their efforts to land prospective residents. Unfortunately, resident preferences are a moving target. They now…

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Integration vs. Interface: 5 Factors Operators Need to Consider

The rapid advancements of technology in the multifamily industry demand decision makers to develop a working knowledge of their capabilities. In order to improve operations while streamlining workflow, operators need to deploy technology solutions that seamlessly work as one. That’s where understanding whether or not the proptech solutions are interfacing or completely integrated becomes essential—the…

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Boost Lead Conversion (and NOI) With These 4 Leasing Tech Hacks [WHITE PAPER]

Two years since the start of the pandemic apartment leasing is returning to pre-COVID levels. Data sourced from PMS integrations shows this momentum with a 136% jump in leads and 20% more applications since the same time last year. Google searches for “apartments for rent” have also seen a 22% uptick since the start of…

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2022 Multifamily Outlook: 20 Conversations With Senior Executives

LeaseLock is proud to serve as a sponsor for the 2022 edition of 20 fo 20, the industry’s leading executive survey on multifamily operations and technology. This year’s report provides a unique executive viewpoint on the current and future state of leasing operations and best-of-breed vs. bundled tech. Featuring 20 conversations with senior multifamily executives,…

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3 Overlooked Benefits of Optimizing the Claims Management Process

Multifamily property teams are often overwhelmed by the growing number of administrative tasks. Technology has proven to be a valuable tool to ensure nothing is overlooked throughout the lease lifecycle, including new solutions that streamline routine processes for residents. But a significant pain point still exists post move-out: claims management. The Evolution of Claims in…

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3 Reasons Deposits Need Replacement—Not Alternatives [WHITE PAPER]

With staff shortages being a top multifamily challenge, property management companies are looking to adopt processes and systems that improve operations—not strain them. This means operators will sometimes forgo financial opportunities if they think those opportunities will only add to property teams’ workloads. So how can multifamily operators ease the lift for site teams while…

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Top 3 Multifamily Challenges: How to Navigate Them in 2022

A panel of experts recently discussed how to overcome the industry’s most pressing issues in the webinar, “Multifamily Top 3 Challenges: How to Navigate Them in 2022.” Moderated by LeaseLock CRO Ed Wolff, the discussion featured Jennifer Staciokas, Executive Managing Director of Property Management for Western Wealth Capital and Terresa Porizek, Managing Director of Talent…

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