Posts tagged Leasing
How To Be The Hero When It Comes To Handling Resident Complaints

Being a property manager is a rewarding career, but it can have it's rough days. Especially when that day consists of dealing with resident complaints. How you handle complaints can either build that resident loyalty that you want, or it can break their trust. Read our sneak peak of our webinar with Rommel Anacan where he'll teach you a step-by-step method for positively dealing with complaints.

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Marketing Initiatives That Even The Most Time-Starved Property Managers Can Do

Ever have a really big idea and then realize… oops…. You don’t actually have time to make it happen? Maybe you had the best marketing initiative planned but then that to-do list got the best of the day and you just weren’t able to make it happen. We feel you. Time-starved property managers are spread thin and often times it feels like there’s no help in sight which can have such add to the already overwhelming feeling you have on the daily, am I right? We’ve heard this same scenario from property managers all over the US and decided that Sprout can do more to help. So we did! We now have done-for-you bundles in our Sprout Shop that you can purchase and then have the pre-made bundles shipped directly to your door.

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How To Actually Make Your Apartment Marketing Quick, Easy, And Effective

Let’s face it, property managers are some of the busiest people on the planet. And while you’d love to think you can do it all (and sometimes you try), you simply don’t have time for overly complicated marketing and retention plans. Most marketing never even makes it out the door because it’s too time consuming to execute. 

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Questions You Need To Be Asking To Get More Attendance At Resident Events

When resident events are a hit, boy they are a HIT and it makes your property manager heart beam with pride, right? It’s when resident events are…less than stellar, that we get discouraged and start to wonder what we can do differently to ramp up the attendance. We’re here to tell you some tips on how to do just that!

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How To Turn Breakfast Biscuits Into More Dough For Your Apartment Community

If you haven’t heard already, this month is better breakfast month! This is a fun monthly theme that you can use to create unique resident events and outreach initiatives, but it’s also the perfect month to push your community’s health and wellness facilities. If you’re a community that is in an area of town where fitness is the new fad, or if you have an on-site workout space that would make Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson drool, now is the perfect time to show it off! 

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FB Live: Big Ways To Sell A Small Floor Plan

We’ll be real honest, selling smaller floor plans can be tricky. No one loves to hear a prospect say, “Oh wow, this apartment is so small.” But, when you hear that, that’s when it’s your chance to sell the lifestyle that comes with living in a smaller space. 

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Why Your Brain Needs You To Take A Walk

For a lot of us, it’s our nature to work as long and as hard as possible, sometimes (most of the time) to the detriment of our own wellbeing.  We put in overtime, we cut lunch short, we keep pushing back the time we say we’re heading home, and oftentimes that behavior can be justified because we are busy people. But I’m here to tell you, busy doesn’t justify sacrificing your well being both physically and mentally. 

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The 5 Resources You Need In Your Marketing Mix

As a property manager, leasing agent, or really any role we have in life there always seems to be an over abundance of to-do lists that need to be finished, items to be bought, and projects that need to be finished. With all that going on at once it can be hard to keep everything straight. Sprout has tons of resources to make your life easier. (One of our favs is the Daily Dose ideas our members rave about.) BUT, did you know that we also have other printable resources you can use to help keep your life organized?!

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Lease It Like It's Hot: Webinar Sneak Peak

Let’s face it, there’s sometimes where leases are far and few between. It can feel like ‘frustrating’ isn’t even the right word to describe it. While those moments may come, we don’t have to accept the lag in leases as “normal”. We can combat the ‘leasing block’! In our free webinar, Lease It Like It’s Hot, that we’re hosting next week on August 20th, our CEO Barbara Savona is going to give you 2 secrets to getting more leases immediately.

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How To Give Yourself More Space By Creating More Boundaries

Working within healthy boundaries that we set for ourselves sounds good but often times we don’t take the time or effort to put them into practice and stick to them. Boundaries are meant to be set up to be constructive, not destructive so there’s no need to be scared of them! To get some help with how to pick a boundary and stick to it, we asked the famous Casey Van Zandt for some coaching, and as always, boy did she deliver!

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Practical Steps To Have A Guilt-Free Vacation

You are lucky enough to have a job where you are paid to take vacation so why do you always carry around a little rain cloud with you the whole time, feeling guilty for leaving? The fabulous Casey Van Zandt created a four part series to help us keep that guilt at bay while we’re on vacay! 

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Outreach Marketing to Teachers: Back to School Edition

Teachers work seriously hard for the money and I LOVE giving back to them. I’m talking about pairing goodies that give back to teachers and at the same time, attract these hard working professionals to your community. So, let’s think about how you can market to teachers, school districts, and faculty staff.

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9 Seconds to Grab Your Prospect's Attention...3 Tips to Make it Happen

Q: “Barbara, I've attended several courses that you presented. I have a question for you. With competition being so fierce, do you have any quick tips on best practices when it comes to marketing? Best, Sarah from Indiana."

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