Lease-Up Pro Tips!

Whether a noob or seasoned pro, a lease-up opportunity can be just as exciting as it is stressful. What is a lease up? A lease up is when a new construction property is in it’s first round of leasing units. Although it’s an obviously exciting opportunity financially, there’s a nuance to marking a new property […]

We’re growing!

Investors are predicted to hold single-family homes and multi-family dwellings more than flipping properties as real estate values stabilize and affordability flat lines.  Based on numbers from Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, Blomquist made a statement saying, “We will see it flatten out because home prices are starting to flatten out as well. That […]

Square Feet vs. Amenities…

Today, more renters aren’t as concerned about square footage as they are amenities. offers some interesting findings from a panel of experts who get a look at various perspectives from modern day renters. READ MORE

Tried and True Techniques – Tip #3

  QUALIFY. Position yourself for success! Know your rental criteria.  Period.  Then ask questions to determine if the future resident is a candidate for your community.  Frame your questions in a pleasant manner – stay away from sounding like a Drill Sargent. Position yourself to gather information.  How might you ask?  Well, simply build rapport […]

Tried and True Techniques – Tip #1

THE MEET & GREET. You can’t redo a first impression!  Whether it’s over email, phone, or in person what you first put out to the prospective resident stays with them when/if they tour your property.  Why not make your first impression a fantastic first impression! Smile before you send that email or pick up the phone! […]

Tried and True Techniques – Tip #2

  INVESTIGATE.  To make inquiry or examination, to ask questions! If you don’t ask how will you know what your prospective residents want in their new apartment home!  It’s a tipsy balance between asking questions to get answers that will help a resident make a decision and asking questions that sound aggressive and invasive.  Your […]