For Your Residents, What Is “Best” Service? © – by Ernest F. Oriente, The Coach

“Best” service, especially in the property management industry, can be deceiving because the needs and expectations of your residents are changing and evolving rapidly.  In addition, your residents are comparing your apartment communities to both your competition and to best service with every company, product or service they experience.  By reading this article, you will…

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‘How Many Divisions Does the Pope Have?’ – By Jon Coupal, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

In the waning days of WW II, during a discussion of the future of Eastern Europe, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill cautioned Joseph Stalin to consider the views of the Vatican. To this the Soviet leader responded, “How many divisions does the Pope of Rome have?” Stalin’s brutal sense of humor demonstrated that he only…

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Capital Improvements and Strategies for Dealing with Capital Expenses – By Cliff Hockley

Typically, when investors consider purchasing an investment property, they inspect the property as part of their due diligence and also review the proforma income and expense reports provided by the seller.  In addition, the investors review the rental income and expenses to make a decision according to their comfort level and ability to raise cash…

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“21st Century Changes in Rental Multifamily Housing: Renter Demand, Choices, Behavior, Locations and Lifestyles” – by Michael Slater President/Owner – TRIAD Research & Consulting, Inc.

Shifting Trends in Renter Demand and Housing Choices Housing experts agree that the most challenging housing market conditions in memory, which began to take hold on the national housing market, including Florida about five (5) years ago, had their genesis during the Carter administration and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).   During the period from 2002…

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