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Question for everyone:
Why are the wages so stagnant in our industry? Rent costs going up , gas prices going up , everything going up , yet I’m still seeing employers offering low wages but wanting experienced techs ? As an industry we have to realize that our maintenance department’s sacrifice...

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John S Benjamin created a new topic ' Pay Systems' in the forum. 3 hours 30 minutes ago

I'm new to this industry and want to incentivize our techs to work to their ability. They are on an hourly pay rate and if it takes you two hours or four hours to do the job, the tech is paid for the hours worked, for the value contributed to the company. Hard workers are penalized as they get more...

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Scott Golden Apartments.com delivers top quality leads, regardless of the market you are in! Fantastic ILS and their team makes sure that whatever your need, is... Show more
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SO IMPORTANT TO DISCUSS!! Insightful article, Jen.

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Have you had an eviction go really bad or something went really wrong or have you ever shown up at the wrong place? Here is a story of an eviction gone bad down in Florida.
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1 in 5 Regionals May Leave in the Next 12 Months

Regional Managers: The unsung heroes of the residential property management industry!  Without these seasoned and experienced professionals, cohesiveness, consistency, and performance can quickly fade within a portfolio. Executive leaders have witnessed the incredibly positive impact a strong and res ...

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Becky Dotson I had one of these. That is so funny to see the blast from the past
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The People Behind the Performance - An Interview with Todd Watkins

In this interview series, our CEO Donald Davidoff sits down with key industry leaders and disruptors to tell the stories of the people behind the performance. Today, we’re joined by Todd Watkins, the Co-Founder, COO, and General Counsel for RailFiel ...

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Flash Poll: What on-site challenges will your teams need training on most in 2023?
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What is everyone doing for leasing collateral after tours? Have you gone paperless or are you still handing out folders with flooplans? If you have gone paperless what are you doing?
Thank you!

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Anyone else feeling/getting personally attacked by workorders lately? Ugh

Jonathan Cheville Residents bullying you in the comments section?
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Cassie Johnson Jonathan Cheville yupppppp. Saying things like I need to maintain the exterior appropriately. A car hit one of our benches and massive metal... Show more
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Chris Finetto Welcome to the fight! Get used to it! Hot summers push staff, residents and buildings to the limits…
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Guest Insider It’s the heat. People turn ugly when they are hot.
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Guest Insider Some residents must be very needy. I've been in the same apt. for 4 years this past April and I think I've sent in two work orders for the garbage... Show more
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Bill Burk Hi Cassie, not sure where you are but what others have said is probably right. We are all tired from dealing with the heat both personally and... Show more
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Amy West Bill Burk I love the water gun idea. Sounds fun! We also make sure to keep lots of water and Gatorade on hand for the team. And we do slurpee and... Show more
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Laura Jordan Bill Burk I keep my maintenance guy happy and fully stocked with chocolate year eound, extras here and there at holidays or for over and above work
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Chris Finetto You’re in this business because you’re tough
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Cassie Johnson Chris Finetto FACTS!
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Guest Insider Chris Finetto wellllll said!!!
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Guest Insider Chris Finetto Amen to that ! I worked 30+ years in property management. I been in all departments . Maintenance by far in the toughest. My last... Show more
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Guest Insider Dear Lord make them stop!!!
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Kelsey Johnson “It is unacceptable that the lightbulb I put a work order in for five minutes ago isn’t completed. Such a simple task.” - yeah… the generic light... Show more
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Guest Insider Kelsey Johnson it’s true. I am also amazed by residents who call the office 2 minutes before we close saying their faucet has been dripping for 3... Show more
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Kelsey Johnson Jean Cunningham Douglas OMG!! I just don’t understand why some people are the way they are. Drives me absolutely insane lol
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Laura Jordan Jean Cunningham Douglas those are the ones for my maintenance sake, I ask how bad is the leak, and if not bad, say, put a bowl under it and we'll... Show more
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Guest Insider Laura Ambre Jordan I do that too .
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Guest Insider Heat, inflation, and Variants got this whole world with an attitude.
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Jana Mobarak Yes all over the place !
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carol adams Yes, Specially HVAC
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Cassie Johnson I also have a fitness room that is locked by FOB and free weights have been stolen and a medicine ball. I’m notified days after something goes... Show more
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Brent Williams Cassie, do you all do daily walk-throughs to check on fitness room equipment? That way, you could find out in time to get proper footage?
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Guest Insider Yes!!!! People have been just nasty rude
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Karen Mallinger Just the sheer number is a little aggressive right now…
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Guest Insider The most AC calls
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Guest Insider Prioritizing can really set people off coming from a maintenance man himself. I am always polite, and make sure their concern will be taken care of... Show more
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courtney jennings It's like they are home and the wifi is out, so staring at the walls they've lived behind for 5 years now has everything wrong with it
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Show Don't Tell - Using Data to Drive NOI

Real-time data helps multifamily leaders make better decisions, faster; ultimately being the key to driving NOI. We’re big proponents of using data to show your people what to do next versus telling them what to do. It’s a crucial practice to driving sustained organizational revenue and winning as a team in an industry that lags others in terms of innovative practices. Here are three actionable use cases that our team presented at the ...

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Kelsey Johnson The laugh that just came out of my body at this was unrecognizable and embarrassing but oh my god
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Guest Insider Had the exact conversation previously. Recently: "But most of my income is cash and I don't deposit it." And, "Well, some of my income is cash under the... Show more
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Guest Insider Well when you're on tour and you ask what they do for work. When you get the response "lots of little things" you should know right then and there
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Guest Insider LIHTC at its best
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Guest Insider OMG YES!!
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Hi All!

I'm looking for a maintenance volunteer to use our software for free and provide me honest feedback :)  We are a Scotland-based technology company and we are just breaking into the US market and want to make sure we have positioned the product to adequately meet the needs of the industry...

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What alternatives are there for CSC for our coin op laundry rooms? What are y'all using?

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