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Chandra Lloyd

About Chandra Lloyd

Chandra Lloyd is a writer for Market Apts with a focus on SEO copywriting and digital marketing for multifamily housing.

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Guide to Hiring Your First Property Management Company

March 15, 2023 8:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes As an investor, the success of your real estate properties can depend on how well-managed they are, but it’s hard to keep up with property management yourself. Finding the right property management company to tackle day-to-day operations and keep tenants happy goes a long way in eliminating unneeded headaches, staying profitable, and staying sane. But where do you start? This comprehensive guide will provide all the information and tools needed to successfully hire your first property management company, from understanding how they can benefit you to determining which services are essential for each property. What can a property management company... View Article

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How Do You Advertise Apartment Amenities?

January 17, 2023 12:57 pm Published by 1 Comment

Reading Time: 7 minutes Consumers in all sectors of the economy are growing more knowledgeable and being more selective about the goods and services they buy or lease. Renters, home buyers, and apartment seekers all have similar expectations in terms of value, quality, and the newest and best bells and whistles. They anticipate getting more than they bargained for. It’s important to understand those expectations and market your multifamily property in a way that highlights all you have to offer. Marketing apartments with amenities can be an effective way to attract potential renters and stand out in a competitive market. To market apartment amenities,... View Article

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9 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Apartment Marketing

November 30, 2022 8:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 10 minutes If you’re a property manager or real estate agent, you will be familiar with apartment marketing. It’s a crucial strategy to promote a property, generate more leads, and quickly fill vacancies.  Part of this strategy is apartment SEO – a set of practices used to increase your site’s ranking on search engines and attract more website traffic. A website’s user experience and web design are crucial for effective search engine optimization. Common SEO mistakes can drastically reduce your website’s visibility and traffic if you don’t take website structure and user experience into careful consideration. In this blog post, we’ll go... View Article

Halloween Community Guide for Property Management Companies

Halloween Community Guide

October 14, 2022 12:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Planning community events can be a lot to take on, but don’t let that make you or your residents miss out on all the fun. Our Halloween Community Guide can help! This fall, our team at Market Apartments wanted to offer something extra special to the owners and management companies that we work with. We’ve started a series of community guides to help you plan Halloween events, get organized for your residents, and make living at your multifamily property the best it can be. We have dedicated our first issue to planning and organizing events in October for one of... View Article

Blogs are a MUST for Your Apartment Marketing

Why Blogs are a MUST for your Apartment Marketing

April 13, 2022 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are seemingly endless avenues you can go down when it comes to multifamily marketing, but blogs are something you may not have considered before. Maybe you worried it would take more time than it was worth, that there wouldn’t be enough topics to cover, or that it simply wasn’t necessary for solid marketing. However, blogs are an excellent way to not only get your property’s name out there, but to help it truly stand out among others on search engines and in the minds of potential residents. Blogging is quickly becoming one of the most productive apartment marketing trends.... View Article

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12 Tips to Take the Perfect Photos of Apartments

May 19, 2021 3:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 7 minutes In the digital age, photos are the best way to make a dazzling first impression. Apartment photography is one of your key tools when seeking to attract prospective tenants; in fact, renter surveys show that listings with images get far more views. Learning to craft excellent pictures of your property, therefore, can help your listing stand out and ultimately generate the leads you’re looking for. Many people believe that capturing the soul of an apartment through photography is a straightforward commitment. Mastering the art of creating attractive apartment images, on the other hand, needs meticulous consideration and attention to detail.... View Article

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Future-Proof Strategies for Effective Apartment Marketing

May 26, 2020 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 10 minutes As the real estate industry marches forward, apartment marketing is transforming. We have always stressed the importance of digital apartment marketing. That hasn’t changed. But, as we adapt to new ways of doing business, you may find you’ll need to adjust your digital marketing efforts. Digital strategies, AI integration, inclusivity, and sustainability are taking center stage. As these trends evolve, we start to wonder if the value of internet listing sites is what it used to be. The future of apartment marketing is not just about listings; it’s about creating an immersive digital experience that starts from the search engine... View Article

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Apartment Branding: Key to Higher Rent and Occupancy Rates

August 14, 2019 2:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 15 minutes In the ever-evolving world of real estate, apartment branding emerges as an important factor for achieving high occupancy. It’s not just about logos or catchy slogans; instead, it involves the art of creating a community identity that deeply resonates with your residents and prospects. Properties with strong branding have an average of 7% higher occupancy rates. Picture an apartment complex that goes beyond being just a residence; it becomes a lifestyle choice, a mirror reflecting the aspirations and values cherished by its renters. It metamorphoses a physical location into a vibrant community, possessing a distinct personality and allure, setting it... View Article

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How To Transform Virtual Tours into Qualified Leads

February 27, 2019 2:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 17 minutes Virtual Tours for Apartment Marketing We can’t stress enough the importance of virtual tours for apartment marketing services.  Especially when it comes to long term commitments like renting an apartment.  It’s important for a prospect to know what they are getting themselves into before they sign that lease with you. The floor plan page is the most visited page on the website other than the home page. On top of that, it’s often the most recommended update on apartment websites. So why not go a little bit above and beyond when it comes to apartment floor plans? Why not give... View Article

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How to Optimize Your Apartment Site for Voice Search

November 21, 2018 9:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 12 minutes The digital world is evolving, and with it, the methods people use to find apartments. As of 2023, there are 4.2 billion voice assistants in use, a number expected to double by 2024. Optimizing apartment websites for voice search is no longer an option but a necessity. This shift towards voice-assisted searches, powered by technologies like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant, demands a fresh perspective on SEO strategies. It’s about adapting to a world where queries are spoken, not typed, and ensuring that apartment listings are not just visible but primed for this new mode of discovery. In the multifamily... View Article