Summer is over and for property owners located near a college or university that means a potential flood of new tenants. This influx can come with different challenges than you may be used to. Here are some ways to enjoy the benefits and minimize the risks of providing apartments to college students.
Pierre Calzadilla is the Sr. Manager at Trulia Rentals, and is an expert in the rental industry. Throughout Pierre’s 10+ years in the real estate industry, he has seen the market change tremendously—specifically in how renters search, what they want, and how they interact with property managers. In this interview Pierre explains today’s rental market […]
Buying an apartment building can be one of the best investments you make. It can also be one of the most difficult. Make sure you are thoroughly prepared before you head down that path. Here’s a game plan to help you navigate the process. Assemble Your Team Buying an apartment building is a complex undertaking […]
Last week we co-hosted a webinar with Grace Hill titled, Hot Technology Trends featuring Nat Kunes last week, during the webinar we had many attendees ask us if we would outline the key trends that were covered during the webinar. Here they are: Past Technology Trends (in the past 5 year) The Shift to the […]
In our AppFolio employee interview series, we introduce you to the people responsible for making the company fun, intellectually challenging and dynamic place to work. Today we feature Mike Day, Director of Customer Success at AppFolio. The following is our interview of Mike:
What is your job at AppFolio?
I am the Director of Customer Success. I manage the team that is providing the front line support for our customers. I work with my team to make sure they are knowledgeable about the AppFolio software and are providing the best support that they can for all of our customers and their needs.
With our co-hosts Grace Hill, we hosted an informative webinar titled ‘Hot Technology Trends,’ featuring Nat Kunes, Director of Product Management at AppFolio. Nat discussed which hot technology trends are emerging in the property management market and how you can leverage them to grow your business. Nat’s presentation covered trends in collecting rent online, using […]
So you want to start your own business and think property management is the place to be. What kind of person can be successful in this business, and what is required for starting a property management company? What is a Property Manager? Property managers take care of and manage buildings and other real estate properties […]
Last month we received a great email from DeSimone Real Estate Services, which currently manages over 450 units in Ocala, Florida and uses AppFolio’s property management software. They had sent us pictures of their office celebrating their 1-year anniversary with AppFolio (They even made a cake!) We love hearing success stories, so we asked DeSimone Real […]
The summer is coming to a close and many businesses are now starting to think about finishing the year strong. It should also be a time to begin planning for next year. This is especially true when it comes to your marketing plan. Even though the first leaf hasn’t yet fallen, the end of 2013 […]
According to a recent report on fair housing trends, there were nearly 30,000 discrimination complaints filed in the United States in 2012, an increase of nearly 5% from 2011. Here are five things you should know to help avoid being the target of one of those complaints. 1. Be Careful How You Advertise In your […]