Self-Storage Boom Continues in America and Beyond

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In 2020, it’s practically impossible to drive through any town or city without seeing a few storage facilities. The self-storage market has boomed over the past decade, and more locations pop up every day. In fact, the industry has grown by an average of 7.7 percent each year since 2012. Why the storage boom? A […]

Can HVAC Systems Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19?

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As the novel coronavirus and accompanying COVID-19 infection continue to dominate headlines – and rightfully so – many around the world still seek any additional information scientists can learn about the virus and how it is transmitted. After all, beneficial preventative measures can only be developed based on data. Why are some seemingly immune while […]

PropTech Addresses Challenges of Post-Pandemic Multi-Family Real Estate Market

PropTech Addresses Challenges of Post-Pandemic Multi-Family Real Estate Market

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages into the second half of 2020, the world continues adapting to a “new normal” which many still try to resist. While the future course of the pandemic remains in question, it’s becoming clear that many industries will be forever changed. Multi-family real estate and property management businesses are still facing […]

Property Managers Plan for a Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market

Property Managers Plan for a Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market

Property managers around the world have spent the past few months scrambling to quickly adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. How would staff safely interact with properties and tenants, and how would they conduct business while sheltering in place? In response to the pandemic, property managers reshaped policies and employed technologies in order to safely operate […]

7 Tips to Create a Preventative Maintenance Plan for Multi-Family Properties

7 Key Tips for Multi-Family Preventative Maintenance

Managing a successful multi-family property requires some serious multitasking. Whether you’re a landlord or a property manager, you’ve got plenty of duties that need your attention every day, and there will always be a never-ending stream of maintenance requests. Some maintenance, like landscaping and cleaning common areas, is fairly routine and easy to plan, but […]

5 Effective Ways to Boost Multi-Family Resident Satisfaction and Retention

5 Effective Ways to Boost Multi-family Resident Satisfaction and Retention

The multi-family housing industry is extremely competitive, and successful property owners and managers quickly learn the value of retaining quality residents. It’s not only more cost efficient to keep  long-term residents, but these known relationships reduce risk, their testimonies serve as a valuable marketing tool, and the communities they form can even increase property values. […]

7 Innovative Multi-family Technology Solutions in 2020

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Technology has invaded practically every aspect of our lives. Consider how often we check something on our phones throughout the day, whether it’s browsing social media, shopping, banking or scheduling. Businesses now are just as reliant on technology, and the multi-family real estate industry is no exception. In fact, an entire sector, commonly known as […]

How Multi-family Companies Use Data to Optimize Their Businesses

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It’s 2020 and there’s little doubt we’ve entered what surely will be known as the age of big data. Our interconnected world allows the tracking of our every move. What happens with all that data? It’s compiled in databases, and now with powerful tools analyzed and used to drive decisions. Businesses use the information to […]

Motili Contractors: Save Time with the New Help Center

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The Help Center released by Motili today will assist you in quickly and efficiently using the Motili Contractor Platform and the Motili Mobile App. You’ll find instructions and tips for accepting a Motili job, uploading photos of the work you perform, ordering parts and equipment, submitting the Work Order, getting paid promptly, and troubleshooting. The […]

Multi-Family Housing Market Expands with Boosted Connectivity

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The multi-family housing industry continues to grow in 2020. According to a report from RealPage, more new units will be added this year than during any of the past 30 years. Multifamily vacancies hit record lows last year, and occupancy levels reached as high as 95.8 percent. RealPage expects about 371,000 new apartment units to […]