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Apartment EV Charging: A Progressive, Sustainable...
Apartment EV Charging: A Progressive, Sustainable...

Apartment hunting can be challenging for electric vehicle owners since they see charging stations as a necessity, not an amenity, in the community. Electric vehicle charging stations, and other next-gen amenities, can be effective tools for marketing a property, but only if used effectively. The landscape of property management and ownership is expected to undergo many significant changes in the next few years. Technology is progressing faster than ever and soon, prospective residents will be looking for more in an apartment than a great location and functional layout. What once were ‘next-gen’ amenities are now becoming standard with a new wave of luxury options that have entered... Read more

Smart home security: Quick and easy home...

Key takeaways Wireless technology has made security systems more affordable Video doorbells and cameras can now show you when someone is at the...

These apartments will soon get their heat from...

Two new high-rises in the Bronx are installing a system called SHARC that captures wastewater for heating and cooling. At two high-rise apartment buildings in the...

What will rental, property management look like...

To be sure, it’s been a tumultuous year for the real estate industry – both commercial and residential. One saving grace has been in the rental and property...

Why Centralize Multifamily Leasing?

Centralization is a hot topic in multifamily, particularly the centralization of leasing functions. A confluence of factors has been transforming the leasing process...

A landlord-shaming project in Madison goes...
A landlord-shaming project in Madison goes...

The Slumlords website offers renters some leverage in a rigged legal landscape. It only took a few months after its April 2022 launch for Madison Slumlords, an online rogues’ gallery of the worst Madison landlords, to start gaining national attention.  “People on Twitter were like, ‘Wow, we could really use this in Los Angeles. We could really use this in Kentucky. We could really use this in New York,” the creator of Slumlords tells Tone Madison. “I think that if there’s a city with a landlord in it, then you can get put on the list.” Now, what started as a project to help Madisonians avoid signing a lease with a slumlord—with the added perk of public shaming—is... Read more

Raising the Bar on the Apartment Search with...

The apartment shopping experience is leaving apartment operators trying to catch up with warp-speed consumer needs by optimizing the apartment search and expediting the...

The High-Tech Experience: How to Secure Renters

Discerning tastes and disposable incomes make renters by choice a premium multifamily resident demographic for property teams that can execute on virtual and real-life...

15 Strategies for Improved Security at Your...

By Michael A. Silva, CPP, CSC, Author of Protecting Apartments, Condominiums, and Gated Communities: A Guide to Security for Homeowner's Associations and Property...

Facial Recognition Software Simplifies Resident,...

Many opt into a simpler and more cost-effective solution as part of a culture of health and safety. The pandemic proved the catalyst for improving many technologies....