Motili Interview Series: Amy Tiemann, President and CEO, TM1 Properties

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Amy Tiemann is a multi-family investor and consultant, and President of TM1 Properties. She was recently featured in Forbes, with a piece on due diligence in multifamily investing. In the below interview we get to know Amy, her whirlwind journey into real estate investing and property management, and her views on proptech and importance of […]

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 […]

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. […]

Property Management Companies Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The battle against COVID-19 has turned 2020 into a year of uncertainty, as the pandemic’s full impact on practically every industry remains in question. Multi-family real estate and property management is no exception, as both renters and landlords face growing rates of unemployment and illness with no clear solutions in sight. How will rent and […]

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 Releases MACI PropTech Tool

Just in time for the 2019 OpTech show, Motili unveiled a new proprietary property technology tool, for multi-family and commercial property owners and operators. The new tool, called the Mobile Asset Condition Index, or MACI, was developed to provide institutional multi-family and commercial property owners and operators with a clear view of their HVAC systems. […]

Freon HVAC Systems – is it Time to Replace Yours?

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New sales of freon, or HCFC-22 / R-22 refrigerant, will  be prohibited in the United States in 2020. Beginning next year, only recycled R-22 refrigerant will be available to service existing air conditioners. Most air conditioning units that are older than a decade utilize R-22. This is an emerging challenge that no multi-family, single-family or […]