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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 AI on the back end,…

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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 stressors all play roles—potentially negative…

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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 against such loss, yet they…

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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 new security deposit legislation. The…

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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 smart technology solutions to accurately…

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Budget Season Best Practices: How Operators Can Budget Around Uncertainty & Bad Debt

Happy budget season! Multifamily communities and corporate teams are starting their annual budgeting and forecasting exercises, but what’s different this year? As we edge out of the pandemic, what budget season best practices can multifamily operators employ to ensure a happier, smoother budget process? We hosted a webinar panel with industry experts from top operators…

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5 Budgeting Tips to Streamline Multifamily Budget Season

It’s nearly budget season — are you in budgeting shape? As multifamily dives into budgeting and forecasting exercises, apartment operators need to do all they can to make the process as smooth as possible. A pain-free budget season may seem out of reach, but you can make it happen. How can apartment operators increase income…

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