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What Does a Great Market Survey Experience Look Like?

What Does a Great Market Survey Experience Look Like?
Introduction The other day, there was a comment posted on Multifamily Insiders asking why people hated market surveys so much. This is a real issue that many property managers and agents face on a weekly basis...keep reading if you're interested in a solution! If you're familiar with property management, then you probably know what a market survey is. You also know how tedious, time-consuming, and stressful they can be. This is where Market Survey Tools (MSTs) come in. What are Market Survey Tools? MSTs help in the weekly compiling of property information such as: Move-Ins Move-Outs # of Tours # of Cancels These tools simplify and streamline the process, allowing agents to enter their weekly data and then share that data with their comps through a couple of clicks. What Makes a Good Marketing Survey Tool? Not all MSTs are made the same; a good MST: Is made for agents (and regionals) Automates for you Makes reporting easy Makes sharing easy Stores your data   5 Reasons You Need a Market Survey Tool 1. Market Survey Tools are Made for Agents (& Regionals) Whether you're an agent or regional, MSTs can make your life easier. With the right MST you can: Complete surveys View previous surveys View competitors' data Review your property's data Send reports 2. Market Survey Tools Automate for You With so much going on these days, it's tough to keep your schedule straight. A good MST sends notifications, reminders, and updates right to your inbox. Here's what a......
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You’ve been promoted to Regional Manager. Now what?

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” – W.Clement Stone Do you have professional goals to move to a multisite position or have you recently been promoted to your first multisite position after climbing through the ranks?   Whether you aspire, or are about to tackle an entirely new chapter in our industry, the biggest obstacle you will face is fear.  Fear of failure?  Fear that you don’t know what you don’t know?  Fear of fear?  Fear of putting your hand in a box full of spiders? (no, that’s another show). The fear that I’m referring to is not any of these, it’s actually quite different, but you are probably feeling them all!  I’m referring to a major fear of saying “I don’t know”, or “please help me”, first with yourself and then to someone else, and being completely comfortable with that statement.   Just as each position before, a multisite position will bring you an entirely new set of challenges and opportunities to develop new skills that often are not fully developed on site.  Our industry has incredible training programs for every level, and some directly related to success in a multisite position, but the resources are definitively more limited than our on-site support programs.  We generally assume that success on individual sites will transfer to multisite, and that is often not the case.   So, how do you succeed?  Follow these few steps to get started. 1)   Search out successful mentors, previous bosses or industry vets that have successfully navigated the waters you are about to......
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