12 Apartment Amenities That Your Residents Actually Want In 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes The truth is, the world of multifamily amenities has drastically changed. The things that used to be the “best apartment amenities” are no longer dealbreakers, and new features have taken their place. Renters today want particular amenities, and they’re adamant about what they want. It makes complete sense to understand what renters are looking for so that your property focuses on upgrades that will be worth it. There is no point in investing in amenities that won’t draw your audience in. If your property wants more leases, adding a few of these amenities could be precisely what you need to... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel | January 27, 2021
7 Reasons Your Property Needs Apartment Texting

Reading Time: 4 minutes AptsChat is an apartment texting platform designed to bring you everything you need to reach your residents on a regular basis. With SMS (short message service) marketing, you can continually show your residents that you care. The benefits of having a tenant interaction program are endless and can take your apartment marketing to the next level. The days of going door to door with flyers have come and gone, and it’s time to implement a much smoother way of communicating. Texts are nearly guaranteed to be opened and read immediately. As the year continues, face to face opportunities are diminishing,... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel | September 9, 2020
3 Unique and Fun 4th of July Resident Event Ideas

Reading Time: 4 minutes DOWNLOAD OUR FREE 4TH OF JULY RESIDENT GIFT TAGS! Every holiday should feel special at your apartment community! Let your residents know how awesome it is to be living at your community this 4th of July by hosting a fun 4th of July resident event. There are so many fun ways to celebrate. It was hard for us to choose just one. So, we’ve summarized our top 3 favorite ways to celebrate Independence Day with your residents. We’ll also talk about ways to get more resident referrals along the way. 1)  4th of July Scavenger hunt. Scavenger hunts are great... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Dana Perez by Dana Perez | June 26, 2019
Resident Pool Parties on a Budget

Reading Time: 4 minutes Start your Summer season off right and plan the pool party of the year! It’s that time of year again! The weather is finally warming up and it’s almost time to open the pool to residents. A great way to make your residents feel like home is to help them get to know their neighbors. What better way to do that than to host a resident pool party and have some fun? If there’s one thing our team knows how to do, it’s how to throw a party! We’ve come up with some budget-friendly ideas for apartment communities to keep... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Dana Perez by Dana Perez | May 23, 2019
Cookie Mix
Top 5 Resident Holiday Gifts

Reading Time: 2 minutes December is a time for generosity and giving and with the holidays here at our doorstep we have provided what we believe are 5 of the best resident holiday gifts.  Make sure to subscribe to get more tips and tricks for apartment marketing and resident retention! 1.) Cup of Cheer Kicking off our list we have classic for the cold winter months. Warm your resident’s bellies and hearts with a cup of hot chocolate.     2.) EOS Lip Balm It appears the harshness of the cold cannot be escaped. Provide your residents with the protection they need with EOS... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | December 21, 2018
Resident Appreciation ideas for Friday the 13th
Resident Appreciation Ideas for Friday the 13th!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once a week, it is a Friday (and we celebrate! Boy do we celebrate). And once a month, it is the 13th day (nothing too special here). But 1-2 times a year, both of these wonderful and freaky dates combine to make a Freaky Friday of superstition and fun! Who says a day known for its trickery and spooky-ness can’t also be a day to let residents know you care about them?? We say it can! Here are some cute and freaky resident appreciation ideas for Friday the 13th!   If you’re a pet-friendly property, send out “Black Cat” appreciation... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | April 13, 2018
Grateful Grams for your residents
Grateful Grams for Residents!

Reading Time: 2 minutes “The leaves are all falling and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground.” – Andrea Gibson. This season, take time to show your gratitude and appreciation with some grateful grams! Aside from being a great time to drink everything pumpkin spice, fall is also opportune for expressing your gratitude. Every day is a great day to say thank you to your residents, but autumn especially lets you say, “hey thanks, man!” to the greatest residents in the world. Click here to download some gratitude grams and hand them out to your residents with some candy or cute Hershey’s... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | November 14, 2017
Halloween Gift Basket for Residents
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: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 25, 2017
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
Resident renewal gift for fall marketing tips
Thanks a Latte for Renewing

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Thanks a Latte for Renewing!” What you need: Coffee Drink or Coffee Shop Gift Card, Ribbon or string, and Card Hand Out (Free Handout! Email: whittnie@marketapts.com for more info.)

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | September 7, 2017