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Don’t be afraid of “Comments”

April 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

In the age of social media, we now have exciting new ways to exchange information. We understand text messages and wall posts, but what about “Comments?” Comments are good! You just need to know how to use them to your advantage. This is the natural way people on Facebook communicate and interact. They communicate in […]

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Dear Fair Housing Lady – Children welcome?

January 26, 2011 | 6 Comments

Dear Fair Housing Lady, We love kids at our apartment community and we have great amenities for them – a kiddie pool, a playground and special activities for the younger set.  Heck, we would welcome Octomom and her brood here.  But according to some of my friends and colleagues I need to have my mouth […]

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Dear Fair Housing Lady: Merry Christmas?

November 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Dear Fair Housing Lady, At this time of year I would say “Merry Christmas” to you, but I am oh-so-nervous to do that.  My manager says that would be a violation of the Fair Housing Act because anything related to religion is a no-no (I am even afraid to say “sin” because that might have […]

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Dear Fair Housing Lady – No Section 8?

September 16, 2010 | 10 Comments

Dear Fair Housing Lady, My owner doesn’t want to rent to folks who have Section 8 vouchers.  I am not sure I agree with that opinion, but more importantly, I don’t want to get into fair housing trouble!  And now my owner has placed an ad that says “No Section 8.”  Is this even a […]

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Look Before You Leap: Making Informed Business Decisions as You Embrace Social Media

July 14, 2010 | 1 Comment

It’s not just about stone tablets anymore (even if those of you who know the authors of this article may think we put this article together using them). We no longer rely solely on print to convey our messages and information, and the once-exotic website is now oh-so-last century as many of you text, tweet, […]

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Look Before You Leap: Making Informed Business Decisions as You Embrace Social Media

July 14, 2010 | 1 Comment

It’s not just about stone tablets anymore (even if those of you who know the authors of this article may think we put this article together using them). We no longer rely solely on print to convey our messages and information, and the once-exotic website is now oh-so-last century as many of you text, tweet, […]

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Interactive Print-We've Got It

Interactive Print-We’ve Got It

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

You will get noticed with a full-color, customized ad from For Rent Media SolutionsTM! Our publications have 20 million copies in circulation with a 90% pick-up rate. The interactive print ads include all the latest avenues for contacting your community, including social media and text messaging icons, your property specific URL, and more!  You can […]

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Singing Your Praises – Staff and Residents

May 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Few things are more gratifying than having folks tell you that you are doing a great job.  You don’t even have to blow your own horn when that validation comes from your staff (welcoming me to your great community through your advertising) and your residents (telling me how they love, just love, living at your […]

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What amenities do residents really want in their apartments?

What amenities do residents really want in their apartments?

March 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

What amenities do residents really want in their apartments? Renters often wonder which amenities will add the greatest appeal to their apartments. To help answer this question, we regularly analyze data from actual renters searching for properties on ForRent.com to determine the most in-demand amenities. Here’s what we found: 1. Dishwasher. This is a convenience […]

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Social Media – Know Your Risks

Social Media – Know Your Risks

October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

When you got ready to leave home today, you knew there was the possibility that someone could wrongly come into your home to steal things, so you probably locked your door, and perhaps set an alarm.  Then, when you got behind the wheel of your car, you knew there could be an accident, so you […]

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