Official insights and announcements from the people at Property Solutions

Jan 17
Waiting on Bitcoin

Category: Technology

Waiting on Bitcoin Reliability the Right Move for Multifamily Though wave after wave of new smart-home technology and automated property management systems seem to continually reshape the multifamily landscape, the apartment industry has taken a careful approach to certain facets of innovation.  Often opting to wait and see as other sectors serve as guinea pigs…
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Jan 6
A Look Ahead to 2020

Category: Newsletters, Technology

Technology will continue to enhance connections and the human experience. When we began a new decade in 2010, it seemed far-fetched to think that paper processes would largely become archaic by the end of the decade. The term “smart home” hadn’t yet been unearthed, and concepts such as resident portals, chatbots and automation were several…
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Dec 20
Innovation Pushed Boundaries, Renters Remained Active in 2019

Category: Technology

Some insisted that the multifamily sector would lag behind the technology curve. Others believed the industry was bound for a slowdown.  2019 begged to differ.  The industry continued to innovate at a frenetic pace in the final year of the decade, as artificial intelligence, intuitive property management systems, virtual reality and advanced cybersecurity measures continued…
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Nov 25
Facebook Marketplace

Category: Marketing, Technology

Did you know that more than 1 in 3 people on Facebook in the US use Marketplace each month?* As an easy, convenient way to buy and sell everything from vehicles to furniture to tools locally, buyers and sellers can connect with just a few clicks. This powerful tool is developing some serious implications for…
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Nov 12
Entrata’s Jones Family Reunion

Category: Values

This past week was Entrata’s 7th annual employee appreciation week affectionately known as the Jones Family Reunion. This year the week was packed with great activities from discovering our inner Bob Ross painting skills to racing slot cars until our fingers hurt to massages and spa treatments, and finally, relaxing. Throughout the week, people from…
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Nov 11
Packages incoming!

Category: Newsletters, Residents

Your residents are shopping online more than ever. As the holiday shopping season ramps up, get help connecting them to all of their stuff with ParcelAlert.

Oct 9
Entrata’s New Reporting Framework

Category: Management, Newsletters, Summit

Whenever Entrata takes on a new technology project, we start with the research. Many of our clients participate in interviews, we observe their processes and listen to their ideas. Then the design work begins. After bringing stakeholders and strategy teams together to hammer out priorities, prototypes are built and tested with users, leading to the…
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Oct 7
Smart Technology in the Apartment Rental Industry

Category: Management, Newsletters, Summit, Technology

Voice assistants. Smart thermostats. The ability to have appliances schedule their own maintenance appointments. The future of smart home technology is no longer coming – it’s already here. And according to a panel of technology experts at the 2019 Entrata Summit, the new challenge is finding ways to effectively and efficiently scale and integrate these…
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Sep 12
Landmark Properties & Entrata: An Excellent Pairing

Category: Summit

Don’t expect any paper deliveries to the offices of Landmark Properties anytime soon. The onsite team won’t need them, because they’ve gone completely paperless. In fact, you might not see certain team members at the office at all on given days, because they can now access their documents and contracts from afar.  Landmark, the nation’s…
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Sep 12
Making People Happy: Maverick Residential

Category: Summit

At the 2019 Entrata Summit in Park City, Utah, Maverick Residential took the stage to discuss company culture, change management, and the power of technology partnerships. Filled with unique insights and expert perspectives, this power panel outlined best practices on evolving as a property management company in today’s apartment rental industry.