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Reviews and Ratings

August 8, 2017 3:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Reading Time: 3 minutes A good review on an apartment hunting site can feel like an inspiring Oscar speech: it’s heartfelt, it’s genuine, and it inspires people to move (quite literally in this case!). When your residents sit in front of a keyboard to review you, imagine each of them carrying around a gold statue and preparing to take that mic in front of thousands of people. What would you like them to say? What do you want to avoid? Here’s what we know: ratings and reviews are key to finding great residents. A new study shows that 84% of residents hold online ratings... View Article

4 Apartment Hunting Tips for the Summer

August 7, 2017 10:24 am Published by 1 Comment

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s August and you might want to add one more thing to that back-to-school/prepare-for-winter shopping list you’re making: a new apartment!  Summer is the busiest season for apartment hunting, which means there will be a plethora of apartments available, but it also means you’ll be competing with other apartment-hungry hopeful tenants. Good apartments go fast, so see below for our helpful tips for finding your new home: 1. Time of day matters! Apartment offices run on business times, so most apartments post their ads between 9am-10am. If you want to get the best deals, be sure to logon early! In a similar vein,... View Article

Keep Your Residents Happy: Using Texting to Increase Resident Satisfaction

July 25, 2017 4:34 pm Published by 1 Comment

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stop us if you’ve heard this one–a property manager needs to get a hold of their resident to schedule maintenance, but can’t reach them through email or paper notices. The property manager schedules the maintenance at an inconvenient time for the resident. Disappointed, the resident leaves the next year for another apartment complex. The property manager has lost a good tenant, and the resident has lost out on a good home. At Marketapts, we know how difficult facilitating resident interactions can be. We feel strongly, though, that each resident deserves a good relationship with their property managers, and every property... View Article