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Green Property Management Practices and Why Residents Love Them

You’ve likely already addressed the main staples of your building’s eco-friendly performance when it comes to energy assessments, water use, and green building principles and general practices. However, many of the little things that really make a green community truly green may still need addressing. Residents across the nation are into trends, and fortunately, being green is a trend – one that’s hopefully here to stay.

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Dawson Property Management Grows With AppFolio

We recently documented the story of Dawson Property Management, a thriving business out of Charlotte, NC who began running in to some challenges as their portfolio grew. The company manages just under 100 properties in the state, including single-family homes, townhomes, condos and several multi-family properties. With this wide-ranging and diverse portfolio, owner Derek Dawson knew it was time to seek a better solution that could meet all his business needs

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Establishing a Brand for Your Apartment Community

Everyone knows that companies need a brand, but do apartment communities? The answer may be yes. Apartment communities can benefit in multiple ways from strong branding. Having a brand aids in marketing and reinforces a specific environment around the community. In many ways, having a brand is simply having a unique identity.

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4 Common Challenges When Renting to College Students

Managing properties within a college area can be incredibly lucrative. College towns tend to be excellent fodder for property management companies, because the high maintenance nature of these rental properties often provoke landlords into seeking out professional help. Landlords and property management companies need to anticipate some challenges when renting to college students, but overall it is usually a profitable endeavor.

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