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Official insights and announcements from the people at Property Solutions

Sep 20
Checks & Balances: New Options to Collect Payments

Category: Company Announcements, Newsletters, Residents, Summit

The 2016 Entrata Summit, held September in Park City, marked one year since the company announced its new ResidentPortal mobile app, which would give residents the ability to pay rent by voice or photo, from any mobile device. Since its official launch in December of 2015, announced Entrata’s VP of ResidentPay, Kate Hampton, the app…
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Sep 20
The Millennial Challenge

Category: Newsletters, Summit

Millennials are our greatest challenge. But they are also our greatest opportunity. That was the message driven home at the Entrata Summit 2016 session Millennials: Our Customers, Our Employees, & Our Greatest Challenge. Dennis Smillie, president of Multifamily Solutions Inc., referenced John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address in 1961, in which he noted that the torch…
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Sep 11
#EntrataSummit: Social Posts that Pay!

Category: Summit

Show us the Summit through your eyes! Each time* you post using #EntrataSummit on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you will be entered to win a Visa gift cards! Look for the #EntrataSummit prompt in each session you attend; moderators will offer topics for your posts. Or just tell the world what you love about the…
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Sep 1
Integrated Marketing and Technology

Category: Management, Marketing, RentSauce, Technology

When the concept of integrated marketing was unearthed decades ago, it involved a narrow set of traditional advertising channels, a few websites, email and public relations. But the information age and technological advances of the past two decades have created a wealth of new information sources and devices. Blogs, online marketplaces, smart phones and tablets have…
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Aug 25
SiteTablet Sneak Peek: Webinar Recap

Category: Technology, Webinars

This week the Entrata team hosted a webinar to discuss upcoming changes to SiteTablet. Joshua Renberg from Entrata gave a first look at the new interface and discussed how the changes will help properties to lease more efficiently with tablets. Also participating in the webinar were Aaron Kurek from Greystar and Nick Mitchell from Alliance…
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Aug 18
Late-Summer Back-to-School Crunch? Let Technology Help

Category: Leasing, Management, Marketing, Technology

Late August not only signifies that summer is winding down. For a certain sector of the apartment industry, it means crunch time. For any student housing communities – or traditional communities that receive a fair amount of student traffic – late August can be as hectic as the holidays for retail vendors. But as each…
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Aug 9
The Platform Question: To Bundle or Not to Bundle

Category: Management, Newsletters, Summit

When building a technology system to support your business, one size never fits all. Whether you’re considering a single-provider platform or working with multiple providers to integrate software systems, there are a number of considerations to take into account. At Entrata, we’ve grown our platform in such a way that gives us a unique perspective…
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Aug 9
Win Over Applicants with UX

Category: Leasing, Newsletters, Summit

Your team works overtime to make sure that every prospective renter who visits your property has a positive experience. Are you working as hard to create a positive experience for visitors to your websites? A little attention to the right details can help turn visitors into applicants, and applicants into residents.


Aug 5
The Role of Technology in Increasing Asset Value

Category: Management, Technology

Traditionally, asset value of a community has almost solely been driven by market dynamics in a particular location. The asset is more valuable, naturally, if it’s located in an improving neighborhood and has an amenity package that separates it from the competition.


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Jul 28
What Utility Companies Aren’t Telling You: Webinar Recap

Category: Webinars

This week the Entrata team hosted a webinar to discuss ideas for improving utility billing at properties. The webinar explained how properties can reduce the cost of processing utility invoices by up to 75% using a third party provider. Eric Bjornn, Director of ResidentUtility at Entrata, and Chandler Smoot, Product Manager of Utility Expense Management…
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