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Official insights and announcements from the people at Property Solutions

Dec 12
Nurturing a Culture of Corporate Giving

Category: Newsletters

It’s not just a seasonal thing; corporate philanthropy is a keystone of today’s values-driven companies and can build community relations, employee engagement, and a positive culture throughout your organization. Entrata’s value of “Be Excellent to Each Other” helps define the giving culture at our company and influences how we, our employees, and our partners in…
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Dec 12
How to Lose a Resident in 5 Ways

Category: Newsletters, Residents

Feedback we’ve seen in the ResidentPortal app is providing unique insight into some of your residents’ biggest pet peeves. The bad news: if you’re not meeting expectations you may soon be dealing with an unnecessary vacancy. The good news: often a simple settings adjustment can resolve the issue and keep residents happily in place. The…
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Dec 6
Educating Renters on The Importance of Renters Insurance

Category: Residents

Let’s face it: most apartment renters don’t want to deal with renters insurance. After having to pay for rent, pet rent, parking and whatever additional ancillary fees their community might require, taking on another expense is probably the last thing renters want to do. But finding out the hard way that they should have had…
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Nov 8
Keeping up with the Consumers

Category: Newsletters, Summit, Technology

Deconstructing consumer behavior really comes down to one thing – perception of value. Unfortunately, that one thing is more complicated than it sounds. There are an endless number of perceptions from a seemingly endless variety of prospective renters and residents. That’s why apartment owner/operators who navigate the consumer behavior maze most effectively and efficiently win…
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Nov 8
Delinquencies: Managed

Category: Management, Newsletters

Entrata is updating our delinquency management tools to make chasing down those elusive unpaid balances that much easier.


Nov 8
Voice-Activated Smart Home Living

Category: Marketing, Newsletters, Residents, Technology

In a session at the recent NMHC OpTech Conference, panelists ruled on the debate over whether or not to add smart home technology to apartments: It’s not a matter of if, but when. What a smart apartment actually looks or sounds, however, is still very much in question.


Oct 25
Webinar Recap: How Entrata Helps You Hire & Retain Employees

Category: Technology, Webinars

In a recent webinar discussing how Entrata helps property management companies hire and retain employees, panelists Jason Larson, Chief Strategy Officer at IDM and Dan McLennan, Regional Sales Manager at LinkedIn, shared best practices in retaining employees and how you can better optimize technology to reach the millennial generation. They examined ways to recruit top…
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Oct 13
Cyber Security Essentials

Category: Management, Newsletters, Services, Technology

Each October the Department of Homeland Security launches a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. With news of data breaches increasing in both frequency and scale, we think it’s a great time to look at a few of the essentials that should be in place to keep your residents’ data safe and…
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Oct 13
Hire & Retain the Best

Category: Management, Newsletters, Summit, Technology

Most millennials can hardly remember a time when they didn’t have the power of a supercomputer in the palms of their hands. Some members of Generation Z might not even know what a payphone looks like. What members of these generations do know and remember is that technology, learning and culture make life greater. If…
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Oct 13
Troubleshooting Your Lead Management

Category: Marketing, Newsletters

Some apartment leasing teams manage leads efficiently and effectively without losing any opportunities, while others struggle to even return phone calls and respond to emails. In every portfolio, there’s room for improvement when it comes to lead management.