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Calm is the New Apartment Amenity

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New apartment amenity needs include a sense of peace Who doesn’t need a little more peace and quiet these days? Right? That’s why the hottest new apartment amenity might just be a sense of calm.  As business owners, the Après team often seeks out mindfulness moments together. Over the years, we have enjoyed yoga and […]

Renters by Choice in a Crazy Real Estate Market

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How to reach renters by choice The residential real estate market across the country has entered what we would call crazy level. Low inventory, high listing prices and offers $100,000 to $1 million above asking would make your head spin in several key markets. One side effect of these high home prices and high demand […]

Post-pandemic Apartment Life

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A picture of post-pandemic apartment life Some of the 2020 changes in multifamily operations may stick around for the long-term as resident service perks. Post-pandemic apartment life could mean more amenity usage and higher resident satisfaction.  Necessity sparks innovation Last year, multifamily property managers had to pivot quickly in response to social distancing requirements and […]

How People Strengthen Your Brand

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Strengthen your brand by developing your people For apartment communities, a strong brand centers on people. Happy residents become long-term renters, and each person you impress with a tour becomes a potential new lease. To strengthen your brand, it helps to remember the human element throughout your branding, marketing and lease-up strategy.  The basics To […]

Branding vs. Marketing in Multifamily

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Understanding branding vs. marketing in your multifamily strategy As a creative agency, new clients often come to us confused about what goes into a comprehensive multifamily branding strategy. Nearly all clients know they need marketing in order to reach renters, but branding and design can feel a bit more nebulous. Below, we take a look […]

Brand Connection in a Remote World

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Creating brand connection in a remote world means reaching people where they are At one time, advertising campaigns relied on clever catchlines and upbeat jingles, but most companies have grown to understand that success now means reaching people on a deeper level. Meaningful brand connection in a remote world can prove elusive, but people really […]