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Apartment Halloween Marketing from Marketapts
Posted on October 31, 2017   |    Last Modified: December 20, 2017 9:18 am   |   

Apartment Halloween Cards!

Reading Time: 1 minute It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ‘Tis the Season! Hope your days are spooky and bright! Uh oh. We might be mixing up our holidays…it’s just that Halloween is such a great time to give out cards alongside the candy, that sometimes we look at it as a gift-giving holiday as much as a candy-giving one! As a property manager, don’t you want to give your residents that same glow that December brings? Then hand out these great Halloween cards to all your residents’ doors! Just email kari@marketapts.com with the subject line “Halloween cards” to get a free... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Marketing Apartment Tips for this Fall
Posted on October 30, 2017   |    Last Modified: August 15, 2019 2:44 pm   |   

Fall Marketing Tips for Apartments

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the spookiest parts of the Halloween season can sometimes be your occupancy rate! Whereas summer leases likely flew in as fast as the pollen, autumn often brings with it a bit of a dry spell for apartment leases. With that in mind, we’ve come up with our best fall marketing tips for your apartment this Fall. “Latte” Care Package Your residents will want to curl up in their new home with a cup of coffee and a good book. Drop off a move-in gift with either a Starbucks latte, or hot chocolate mix for families. Request a FREE... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Stay safe this halloween in your apartment
Posted on October 27, 2017   |    Last Modified: August 15, 2019 2:45 pm   |   

Apartment Safety Tips this Halloween…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Halloween is one exhilarating night: door decorating contests, pumpkin carving events, costume parties, oh my! You do, though, want to make sure each one of your residents stays safe during the delightfully eerie holiday. In order to ensure their (and your own!) sanity, here are our apartment safety tips for Halloween: Foam Jackolanterns and Flameless Candles While fun, carving pumpkins can be a fire hazard as well as a danger concern. Recommending foam jackolanterns with flameless candles lets your resident enjoy the holiday without the risk of fire. If your community does not allow candles, this is a great tip... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Halloween Gift Basket for Residents
Posted on October 25, 2017   |    Last Modified: August 15, 2019 3:11 pm   |   

Halloween Resident Gift Basket

Reading Time: 3 minutes How do you plan out the perfect Halloween for your residents (or neighbors)? You give them the ultimate spooky apartment gift basket! We set out to make a spooky gift basket for under $5 (basket not included), with items available at our local dollar store! In addition to planning out the ultimate Halloween resident gift basket, we’ll also give you some ideas for great Halloween resident events! Halloween Resident Gift Basket In our spooky Halloween resident gift basket, we included practical items that residents can use more than once: Door Hangers First up, our spooky door hanger that lets residents... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Ultimate guide to Trick-or-Treating in apartments
Posted on October 24, 2017   |    Last Modified: October 3, 2019 9:48 am   |   

Ultimate Guide to Apartment Trick or Treating

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ah the joys of trick or treating: delicious candy, jump scares, decorations. But wait! Isn’t that only for houses? What if you live in an apartment complex? If you have a fair amount of kids in your apartment complex, follow our ultimate guide to make your apartment trick-or-treat friendly, and a big hit with the costumed kiddos! Apartment trick-or-treating doesn’t have to be spooky, and can be much more fun than going to houses! Spooky Signs Signal that your apartment is open for trick-or-treating business with a cute, friendly sign that says so! Your neighbors may not want to bother... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Roommate Apps for sharing bills
Posted on October 19, 2017   |    Last Modified: October 19, 2017 10:45 am   |   

Best Mobile Apps for Splitting Rental Costs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Decades ago, in the years of our forefathers, there existed this concept of a checkbook. It was rectangular. It was made of paper. It was used to exchange money. I know what you’re thinking–how archaic!! How frighteningly traditional! Today, in the age of the app, it can be difficult to imagine not using our phones to do something for us. Well, add another thing to that growing list; our phones can pay and split our bills for us! It’s never been easier to split up costs among roommates than with apps. With that in mind, we came up with a... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Normal wear and tear versus damage as a landlord
Posted on October 18, 2017   |    Last Modified: May 17, 2019 10:27 am   |   

The difference between normal “wear and tear” and excessive damage

Reading Time: 6 minutes Perhaps you’re a resident hoping to get your full security deposit, or an apartment manager wanting to know whether or not you should charge a tenant for damage. Either way, you’re probably asking yourself, what is normal “wear and tear” and what’s coming out of the security deposit? As an apartment manager, sometimes you have to ask yourself the tough questions. For instance, when there’s something wrong, in your neighborhood apartment community, who you gonna call?? Perhaps your plumber or electrician or handy brother-in-law. That’s an easy question. Maybe the better question is, who’s going to pay for it?  When residents... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Apartment Logo Design Trends
Posted on October 16, 2017   |    Last Modified: October 17, 2017 8:20 am   |   

Everything you need to know about logo trends

Reading Time: 2 minutes When coming up with a marketing strategy, branding is everything. Branding ensures that customers or residents can find and recognize you. When they recognize you, they will trust your brand more. Essential to branding conversations are logos! Logos are like names–they should be simple, recognizable, and should convey a sense of identity. And like names, you should choose your logo with that same level of care and attention. Because of that, logo design trends are following very specific patterns as people invest more in their brands. Design Trends With that in mind, what are some logo trends we’re seeing pop up... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Save money and time today on your apartment marketing
Posted on October 12, 2017   |    Last Modified: August 15, 2019 4:17 pm   |   

Property Management Tips to Save Money on Marketing

Reading Time: 3 minutes In Property Management, the best advice anyone can give on how to save money is probably: decrease vacancy. With 100% occupancy (or close to it), your apartment community is doing what it’s supposed to: being profitable by keeping residents happy. The million dollar question is, how best do we decrease vacancy?? Our answer? Digital marketing! A whopping 91% of renters say that they use the internet to find their apartment. To ensure full occupancy, you’ll need a website and digital marketing campaign better than all the rest out there. With that in mind, our team has devised the following Property... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel


Posted on October 11, 2017   |    Last Modified: November 27, 2017 3:34 pm   |   

Powerful Website Trends and Statistics for 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you want your website to stand out (and trust us, you do!) from the other millions of websites that Google scans for rank placement, there are some things you should know first. Understanding good website design begins with understanding the average online user. With that in mind, here are some powerful website statistics we found for 2017: From these statistics, we can deduce a couple things that will helpful in setting up your own website: 1. Make your website mobile-friendly With 2/3 of web traffic coming from mobile sites, your website must be mobile-friendly in order to keep up.... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel