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    Staff matters, new survey of 400,000 online reviews says

    More than 60% of positive property reviews — and 18% of negative ones — make mention of on-site teams, according to an AI-powered study.

    By June 6, 2024
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    PRODUCTS

    May 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Payment management and resident tech support are among the new services available this spring.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Artificial Intelligence

    Multifamily Dive breaks down the pros and cons of this nascent technology for apartment owners, operators and managers.  

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    REITs beat expectations in Q1

    Strong occupancy and resident retention set the stage for outperformance.

    By May 23, 2024
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    REIT Report

    UDR plans to back off of high occupancy to boost rents

    Despite solid results, the REIT isn’t raising its full-year guidance.

    By May 13, 2024
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    Carleton Management Services’ new CEO sees a path for midsize firms

    As operators go through a period of consolidation, Tasha Krawiec says some owners prefer smaller firms.

    By May 6, 2024
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    REIT Report

    EQR continues trend of record-low turnover

    The REIT’s expenses rose only 1.3% thanks to lower maintenance and utility costs.

    By May 1, 2024
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    ‘Synthetic’ fraud is on the rise. Are you prepared?

    Criminals are using identities composed of a mix of real and fake information to get past traditional detection methods, according to a new report.

    By April 30, 2024
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    PRODUCTS

    April 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Offerings this month range from an AI-powered maintenance management platform to vacuum-insulated window glass.

    By April 24, 2024
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    The secret to affordable EV charging in multifamily buildings? Intelligent electrical load management

    With the right tools and technology, it’s possible to add a substantial number of EV chargers to multifamily residential properties without the need for expensive electrical upgrades.

    April 22, 2024
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    Rising rental fraud comes at a cost for property managers

    Falsified applications have reduced income or increased expenses by at least 10% for most operators, according to a new report.

    By April 9, 2024
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    Nearly half of renters still pay by check

    A new report says that ACH payments are the top choice when it comes to electronic options.

    By April 3, 2024
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    March 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Offerings this month include exterior finishes, keyless locks and sinks made of recycled materials.

    By March 27, 2024
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    Report: DOJ opens criminal probe into RealPage, multiple landlords

    The Justice Department also has an ongoing civil investigation into the data and software provider.

    By March 25, 2024
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    How operators can use big data

    A framework for analyzing disparate data sets can help providers notice and take advantage of patterns, according to a tech consultant.

    By March 14, 2024
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    FTC, DOJ argue against dismissal of Yardi antitrust case

    The agencies contend that competitors must not agree to advertised list prices, even if actual rents vary from that starting point. 

    By March 8, 2024
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    Arizona AG sues RealPage, multiple landlords

    The state alleges that the firm’s revenue management software compiles competitively sensitive lease data on pricing and occupancy.

    By March 4, 2024
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    PRODUCTS

    February 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Offerings this month include items featured at the International Builders’ Show and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    How multifamily pros can use generative AI wisely

    Before deploying these tools, users should have an understanding of what they can and can’t do — and how they might not work as expected.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    5 ways AI is transforming the apartment industry

    Both predictive and generative tools have seen applications in leasing, marketing and data analysis.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    REIT Report

    AVB generated $10M from its AvalonConnect rollout in 2023

    Like EQR, the REIT expects a slower year in 2024 with NOI growth of 1.25%.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    First settlements in RealPage antitrust suit announced

    AIR and Cushman & Wakefield are working with the plaintiffs in the antitrust case, according to court documents.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Funding for proptech plummets 42%

    Technologies that solve operational problems and reduce costs will be popular in a slower rent growth environment.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    PRODUCTS

    January 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Innovative offerings include sliding door systems and a customized cornhole set.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    5 futuristic products from CES

    A built-in countertop charging station, smart bath fans and a washer/dryer combo unit were a few of the residential offerings displayed at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    By Jan. 18, 2024
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    RealPage lawsuit progresses in court

    However, a federal court tossed out a similar student housing antitrust suit.

    By Jan. 12, 2024