25 Virtual Resident Event Ideas For Multifamily Communities

Reading Time: 11 minutes For the foreseeable future, multifamily communities will have to transform their resident retention efforts into virtual resident events. While the exact timeline of COVID-19 is unpredictable, it will be a while before large groups can gather together. Yet despite current circumstances, it is still extremely important to have resident events to increase your resident’s satisfaction. With the current economic struggles and more, residents need an increased amount of information and connection. It is the perfect time to provide features, and services for your residents that are still accessible despite social distancing. Not to mention, everyone can use extra activities, entertainment,... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel | April 8, 2020
A Resident Retention Plan That Keeps Multifamily Residents Happy

Reading Time: 8 minutes Want free resident retention downloads? What is resident retention? The definition of a resident retention plan is an overall effort made by a property management team to increase the satisfaction of their current residents. Resident retention is important simply because happy residents, want to keep living at your property. The more reasons that you can give them to stay, the better. Each effort plays into the bigger goal of lessening resident turnovers. The longer that you can keep your residents engaged, the more money your property will save in the long run. Lease renewal is a simpler process and has... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel | February 18, 2020
Resident Retention Ideas: Show Residents Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Reading Time: 6 minutes The holidays are here! Can you believe it? As property managers, you stress about getting brand new renters through your doors, but today we wanted to talk about a different proposal. Resident retention. Resident retention is simply the goal to minimalize resident turnover and encourage residents to stay long-term. Overall resident satisfaction is such an important part of apartment marketing. Resident retention efforts are often underestimated. However, it is no surprise that these efforts can lead to ongoing resident retention. Why should you focus on resident retention? Resident retention is a win-win. It’s simple. The more your current residents feel... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Isabella Housel by Isabella Housel | November 13, 2019
Creative Halloween Resident Events for 2019
Top 5 Halloween Residents Events for 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year (2019) brought many spectacular in-person Halloween resident events. However, this year (2020) has transformed most resident events into virtual gatherings. Despite the current circumstances, you can still host an incredible Halloween Resident Event! Take your creativity to a virtual realm, and watch your community grow closer even during a pandemic. 1 – Spooky Stories Host a spooky story-time! With the help of modern technology, you can use a live social media stream, and invite your community to tune in. Instagram Live and Facebook Live are both great ways to broadcast your event to your property. Choose from an... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Dana Perez by Dana Perez | October 9, 2019
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 retention idea: apartment pool night
3 Tips to Maintain Your Summer High Occupancy Rate

Reading Time: 4 minutes Summer, time to rest or time to hustle?🌞 Our favorite season is finally upon us! Business is starting to pick up as units are easier to fill. Birds are chirping, and people just seem happier! It’s Summertime! You may be thinking you can finally relax. All of your apartments are filled, and you no longer have to be pressured about numbers. Well, that’s true to an extent, but how are you going to keep your current residents happy, so they’ll stay? How will you maintain this high occupancy after the Summer Months? Market Apartments has a few ideas to help... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Dana Perez by Dana Perez | June 13, 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
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.... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 4, 2017
Pumpkin Carving Contest

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are so many ways to go about this and make it so great! Option 1: Have residents do it before a certain date and have them email in their submission. You post in on social media and let your residents and friends vote for their favorite. Option 2: Have a little pumpkin carving party. You can do BYOP (Bring your own pumpkin). Have snacks and drinks and at the end of the night you pick your favorite pumpkin. Option 3: Have residents Carve pumpkins by a certain date and put them in front of the leasing office as a... View Article

Apartment Marketing Specialist: Market Apartments by Market Apartments | October 4, 2017