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Cleaning Up After a Death on Property

March 26, 2019

What to do after a traumatic event or death in your community? Law enforcement and the medical examiner have completed their investigation, left the apartment and “released the scene.” However, due to biohazardous waste that […]

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Are You Falling for These Key Control Myths?

March 25, 2019

In the 2018 Property Management Reputation Report, reputation.com analyzed over 400,000 apartment reviews in the U.S. and found that safety was one of the categories that affected the overall tenant experience. To meet tenants’ desire […]

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President’s Letter – Spring is in the Air!

March 25, 2019

A Letter From the President I am checking in on you. How are those goals coming along? Are you on track with your personal and professional goals? Have you been honoring those New Year’s resolutions? I hope […]

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PAC Check

March 25, 2019

On April 5, AATC will host the Spring Fling golf tournament presented by Element Enterprises at Mansfield National Golf Club. First, a big thanks to the AATC Golf Committee and Element Enterprises. Next, thanks to […]

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Apartment Living Calms Resident’s Separation Anxiety

March 12, 2019

Leasing to spouses who are separated requires a special touch. Conversations with prospective residents often reveal a brief glimpse into their realities and what brings them to the market for an apartment home. Some scenarios […]

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Knock, Knock, it’s the Apartment Industry

March 12, 2019

More than 700 members of the National Apartment Association converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. during the second week of March to participate in the largest Advocate conference to-date (until next year). NAA members […]

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Apartment Managers Prepare for the Peak Leasing Season

March 12, 2019

With some observers predicting an improving vacancy environment this spring, it is a good time for onsite teams to think about how they’re using technology and old-fashioned grassroots marketing. Days are getting longer… and as […]

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Redbook Blues: Abandonment

March 4, 2019

Spoiler alert: residents can be childish. Some residents just never grow up. You increase the rent, they become crybabies—whining and complaining about greedy landlords. You send them a lease violation, they tattletale on other residents. […]

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Pillow Talk: March Madness

March 4, 2019

At times, our democratic-republic seems dysfunctional and beyond redemption. Our leaders refuse to work together; our politics overshadow our politeness, and our personal preferences supersede our common cause. Compromise is criticized. Debate is debasing. Facts are […]