candy apple bar
Candy Apple bar

Reading Time: 2 minutes The perfect Halloween get together must involve caramel! Here are a few tips and how to throw the perfect candy apple bar: Lots of toppings are a must! Let your residents get a little messy and creative. Some people like their caramel apple simple and some like them layered with every topping possible either way it’s a win win for everyone. It’s also a great way to make your caramel apple bar look adorable! 2. Offer a menu of topping combination ideas. 3. Keeping it clean Yes, you are working with caramel which will always be a little messy. But... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 4, 2017
Resident Retention Idea for the fall
Throw a “Say Yes to the Address” Party for Residents

Reading Time: 3 minutes For those familiar with the hit TLC show “Say Yes to the Dress,” you know the ways in which apartment shopping is a lot like wedding dress shopping–there’s the surly friend who shoots down everything (too big, too small, WAY too shiny!), the mom who just wants her child to be happy (I like this TOO!), and the drive to find the “perfect one.” Here at Marketapts, we think residents should be just as happy with their homes as blushing brides are with their dresses. Because of that, we’re giving you the tips to throwing your own “Say Yes to... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 4, 2017
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The Ultimate Apartment Move-In Guide

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you first move into a new apartment, it can be overwhelming to remember everything you have to do. We’re here to help! See our tips, tricks, and advice on how to de-stress your move-in and remember everything. See below for our checklists for the ultimate apartment move-in guides! Move-in Checklist! Forwarding your address There are actually several places you will need to forward your address. Remember to leave a forwarding address with your old residence, should they need to forward you any bills or notices, as well as with the post office. In addition, you’ll need to leave a... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 2, 2017
Attract and Retain your Millenial Residents
Learn how to attract and keep millennial residents!

Reading Time: 3 minutes It should come as no surprise that the millennial generation is the largest growing renter population. For you as a property manager, what does this mean? It means Millenial residents should be a target group for your marketing. Here you’ll learn the best strategies to attract and retain Millenials in your apartment: Who are Millenials and what do they want? Although Millenials represent one of the biggest demographics for apartment renters (a number that will only grow as they get older), they also are one of the most finnicky groups. A new study found that over 60% of millennial residents... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 29, 2017
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Make a Resident Persona for Better Apartment Marketing

Reading Time: 6 minutes As an apartment manager, a significant chunk of your time is busy with obtaining and keeping good residents. In order to do this, you Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and hashtag. It seems like you’re doing everything right, so why are you not attracting new leads? Welcome to today’s Marketing Mondays topic: creating a Resident Persona (also called marketing personas, or buyer personas)! A resident persona can help you understand your apartment demographic, so you can better target potential residents with your marketing. What is a Resident Persona?  To have a good relationship with your residents (and potential residents), you’ll have to... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 19, 2017
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Cookie Decorating Contest!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cookie decoration contest is a great way to get residents and future resident involved in your social media! Post photos on facebook or instagram and have residents and their friends vote on there favorite cookies. Winner get a $50 target gift card!

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 15, 2017
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How To: Host an Emmy’s Party for your Residents!

Reading Time: 3 minutes On Sunday, September 17, television will have its biggest night in terms of awards, as the 69th annual Emmy’s will debut. If you’re a property manager looking for resident event ideas, why not invite everyone down to the lobby or clubhouse for an Emmy’s party? We’ll give you ideas as well as a ballot so you and your residents can get involved along with TV’s biggest stars! A Red Carpet Entrance… Dress up your lobby to fit the theme! Lay down some red crepe paper, red towels, or even sheets for a cheap red carpet, and even invite your guests... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 14, 2017
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Welcome home door knob hangers for your apartment!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome home door knob hangers! The perfect welcome home greeting can be done in the simplest ways. (Free door hangers! Email: whittnie@marketapts.com for more info.)

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 13, 2017
Bag Of Chips
You are all that and a bag of chips!

Reading Time: < 1 minute You are all that and a bag of chips! What you need: Chips, ribbon, and card cut out. (Free Handout! Email: whittnie@marketapts.com for more info.)

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 13, 2017
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Take note!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Take note, we think you are awesome! What you need: mini notebook, ribbon, and card cut out. (Free Handout! Email: whittnie@marketapts.com for more info.)

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 13, 2017