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ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

    In late October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard, leaving almost 8 million families throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut without power and thousands without a place to call home. We were inspired by one family in particular and had an opportunity to help support the Correa family of Staten Island. […]

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Happy Birthday Raleigh!

May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

That’s right! The Apartments For Rent Magazine publication has been in Raleigh, North Carolina for 5 years and is still going strong. Nationwide our publications have more than 25 million copies in circulation with a consistent pick-up ratio of 90%. With the interactive print ads, including all the latest avenues for consumers to contact apartment […]

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3 Keys to Engaging your Followers

3 Keys to Engaging your Followers

May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Content really is King! You can have all the Facebook “Likes” in the world but without engaging content, your Facebook page is about as useful as a 3:00 a.m. infomercial. We know Facebook isn’t a tool for talking at customers; its greatest strength is to provide a place where people can have lively interaction and […]

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Peak leasing season is just around the corner. Is your community ready?

April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s in the air.  You can just feel it.  Spirits are lifting.  And after the dreary days of winter, lackluster foot traffic, and the bad economy, everyone’s ready for change! As we know, the apartment industry experienced a strong recovery from last year’s recession.  Apartment prices and transaction volume are rebounding.  New construction is a […]

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Start a Conversation!

April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

With leasing season heating up and potential residents looking for their perfect apartment, countless questions regarding apartment communities are sure to arise. Make sure that your community is being seen every way apartment shoppers are looking: mobile, video, online, print, social platforms, etc. Social media is a simple and efficient place for you to start […]

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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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Moving into an Apartment Community

March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Finding your ideal apartment can be challenging because you want to make sure you move somewhere that is right for you.  Once you’ve found where you would like to live, there are several things you should be sure of.  So before you move, know the answer to these questions to make sure you are happy […]

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Dear Fair Housing Lady: Cooking Odors?

March 8, 2011 | 8 Comments

Dear Fair Housing Lady: While we welcome folks from all over the world to be residents at our community, what can we do when some of them cook with curry (or other things that I don’t even want to think about)?  Quite frankly, sometimes it smells bad and then their neighbors complain to us in […]

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Connect. Converse. Convert.

March 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

There are more ways to search for an apartment than ever before.  Social media has completely transformed the landscape, with consumers actively pursuing the opinion of others before making a buying decision.  According to Craig Donato, CEO of Oodle, Inc., “It’s no secret that Facebook has changed the game. Facebook has changed the way people […]

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The Power of Text

March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

With 82% of American adults owning a cell or smartphone, and 72% sending text messages1, it just makes sense to use the power of text to communicate with your residents and prospects.  Short codes, keywords and text abbreviations have become vernacular.  Properties that utilize text messaging are sure to tap into their next generation of […]

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