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!Read More
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.Read More
Fair Housing laws can be an intimidating mountain to face, and the anxiety that comes with it is understandable. There have been some real nightmare stories of violations ending careers and costing an enormous amount of money. That’s why we think this month’s webinar is such an important message that you need to hear from the one and only Anne Sadovsky, who’s kind of a legend in our industry.Read More
This month’s marketing calendar is full of events that are sure to blow your residents away. Of course there’s tons of ideas for outreach marketing, resident retention, resident notices, and social media campaigns, but focusing on resident events seemed fitting for the season this month. Get ready to be inspired!Read More
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.Read More
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?!Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
Mental blocks...we’ve all had them (and they always show up at the worst time!).
If you’ve ever felt frustrated, overwhelmed, or let’s be honest...maybe you’ve dreamt of running away to a deserted island in the middle of your workday, we are sharing our favorite hacks to get you back on track. The cool thing is these work in business and in life.
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.Read More
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."Read More