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May 21, 2020

Single-Family Renters Prefer Properties With Smart Technology Automation

They Want Smart Homes – They Expect Smart Homes The evolution of smart home automation devices has gone from “gee-whiz” to “gotta have it” in just a few years. Renters and property managers alike are realizing the many benefits that smart devices offer – from convenience and security to comfort and savings. So much so that renters are to expect…
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May 11, 2020

How COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Is Impacting the Real Estate Market

Property owners know how red-hot the housing market was in this country in 2019 and even into the first few months of 2020. But then came the COVID-19 outbreak, causing disruption in the economy, closed businesses and soaring unemployment.   It is no surprise that the coronavirus called COVID-19 is impacting the housing market. Few sellers are listing homes, and…
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May 8, 2020

Millennial Renters Prefer Smart Device-Connected Properties and Why That’s Important

We live in a constantly changing world, and today’s renters are younger and more technology-driven than ever before. They grew up with the internet at their fingertips and they want their surroundings to be just as innovative as the world they inhabit. I’m mainly talking about millennials, the world’s largest generation. Millennials—and, trust me, because I am one—are more likely…
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May 6, 2020

Smart Home Tech and Automation Makes Renting Frictionless in 2020

Whether you’re managing a vacation rental or a residential property, one thing is certain: modern-day renters prefer smart homes. Not only do connected devices make the initial move-in process easier, they also make day-to-day life more convenient. You’ll be happy to know that it’s easy to update your property to include IoT smart devices, so the return on your investment…
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May 4, 2020

How Smart Air Filters and IoT Apps Can Help You Prepare for Seasonal Allergies

Homes have evolved to become much more than just a roof over our heads. Tenants desire a refuge from the noise and pollution of day-to-day life. While you can’t control the outdoors, you certainly can help to control the air quality inside the property as part of your smart home system. Indoor Air Quality is Far More Important Than Most…
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May 1, 2020

Seamless Access Control In A Multifamily Multi-Door Community

Multifamily buildings have a lot of locked doors. There’s a door to enter the building, doors to the apartments and many more in between. There’s a door for the exercise room, the laundry room, the storage room, the community patio level, the pool, and more. And there are a variety of people who need access to some or all of…
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April 30, 2020

5 Key Ways Property Management Companies Can Navigate COVID-19

Coronavirus has upended the travel industry and forced the short-term rental community to consider creative, new ways to maintain business stability. While the challenges are certainly very real, our industry is young, agile, and full of innovators and big thinkers. So, while short-term property management companies have been among the businesses hardest hit, they are also among the best-positioned to…
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April 17, 2020

Drips • Damages • Dollars

Property managers have the monumental challenge of caring for hundreds or even thousands of properties, some occupied and some not. Vacant properties are especially challenging for the very reason that nobody is around to raise a flag when problems arise. And one of the worst things that can happen in a vacant property is a water leak since it can…
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April 8, 2020

Self Showings – The Ideal Leasing Solution for Social-Distancing Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has made “social distancing” the new cultural norm. During these difficult times, people still need to shop for apartments and leasing agents still need to find new renters. With health and safety now top of mind for consumers and leasing agents alike, both groups are trying to figure out how to safely conduct business. Once considered a…
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April 2, 2020

Social Distancing with Smart Tech

Our vocabulary is changing rapidly in these days of coronavirus. Suddenly, the words on everyone’s lips are shelter-in-place, hunkering-down, social distancing and hand sanitizer. It’s a new world out there, and we don’t have any choice but to cope. While people handle this pressure differently, everyone is trying to avoid transmission of the virus by avoiding person-to-person contact. Smart home…
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