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Having an apartment move-in ready in time is a team effort
Having an apartment move-in ready in time is a team effort

I’m a maintenance professional and I enjoy moving in residents who appreciate our efforts to provide a quality apartment home. Recently I have been transferred to a property where several rent increases have resulted in higher turnover of existing residents after long tenancies. This means a... Continue Reading

by Carol Levey
05/28/2018


Association members meet with US Representative Mike Coffman, CD6
Association members meet with US Representative Mike Coffman, CD6

US Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado Congressional District 6 and industry representatives Matt Pacheco, Joint Legislative Advisory Council Chair; Scott Kirkwood incoming Joint Legislative Advisory Council Chair, Peggy Panzer, Debbie Wilson, Teo Nicolais, Terry Simone and Nancy Burke, vice president... Continue Reading

by Nancy Burke CAA
05/21/2018


A Signage Strategy is Critical to Branding Your Community
A Signage Strategy is Critical to Branding Your Community

Developing a successful marketing strategy for your community has a variety of components. While an online presence is important to attract prospects to the property, how you present the community once they arrive is just as important, if not more so. Modern Renters The rental market has changed... Continue Reading

by Vipan Seth
05/14/2018


Dealing with Chronic Complaining Tenants Requires You To Be Prepared
Dealing with Chronic Complaining Tenants Requires You To Be Prepared

Overall, most tenants are good. They carry out the prime directive by paying their rent on time, and don't bother other folks, including your on-site team. However, if you have been in the rental industry long enough, you almost certainly and unfortunately have encountered the chronic complaining... Continue Reading

by Mark Tschetter
05/7/2018


10 Ways to Keep Your Community's Residents, in this fast growing Denver market
10 Ways to Keep Your Community's Residents, in this fast growing Denver market

“The grass is greener over there” - We have all thought it once or twice; maybe it was about someone we were dating, our jobs, our cars or maybe we have done it with our own apartments. This can make life difficult for those of us responsible for getting current residents to... Continue Reading

by Matthew Easton
04/30/2018


Managing Stress
Managing Stress

By Courtney Clark, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker How these Four Surprising Stress Symptoms Might Be Sabotaging Your Work Stress has become so familiar that we think we know exactly whatit looks like. But sometimes stress can fool us. Several symptoms of stress don’t... Continue Reading

04/17/2018


The Importance of Body Language
The Importance of Body Language

By Traci Brown, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker From projecting self-confidence in an interview to landing a hot date, never underestimate the importance of body language in non-verbal communication Actions speak louder than words. How many times have you heard that? Probably... Continue Reading

04/13/2018


Humanizing Hoarder Disorder
Humanizing Hoarder Disorder

By Jennifer Hanzlick, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker Most people get their information about hoarding disorder from the TV show where the individual is surrounded by piles and piles of things and the drama letting go of anything is portrayed. In reality, the homes may look... Continue Reading

04/10/2018


Elevate Your Success
Elevate Your Success

By Terri Norvell, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker The skills that got you to where you are today will not be the skills that get you to where you want to go. This is true no matter how you define your current level of success, from reaching for a promotion, maximizing your... Continue Reading

04/6/2018


The Legacy of AAMD's Women's Division
The Legacy of AAMD's Women's Division

At my age, I have the earned perspective to see what has been and what may be. Do you remember the Woman’s Division? It was started back in the late 70’s by Carol Luinstra and Pris Damon. They held monthly luncheons and if we had 80-90 attendees we were thrilled! Let’s remember... Continue Reading

by Carol Levey
04/5/2018


How to manage a team that has multiple personalities
How to manage a team that has multiple personalities

I am a Maintenance Supervisor with a team of four. I mostly enjoy my assignment which I’ve had for about a year, but I find that I am managing personalities more than anything else. Do you have any suggestions for handling the demands of a prima (that’s what I said), an introvert that... Continue Reading

by Carol Levey
03/30/2018


Congress Turns To Data Security
Congress Turns To Data Security

NAA/NMHC have been in close contact with Rep. Luetkemeyer and other key allies to share insights into how the industry uses consumer data and how we protect it. While details of the proposal have yet to be released, NAA/NMHC have advocated that it includes: A clear Federal preemption of the... Continue Reading

03/27/2018