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7 Ways to Up Your Likability Factor
7 Ways to Up Your Likability Factor

We’ve all heard, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” You are perceived as likeable or unlikeable by others in mere seconds. A positive first impression is very important in the multifamily industry- our customers, current and future, judge us by our curb... Continue Reading

05/13/2016


Growing Denver Apartment Industry Aggressively Recruits New Employees
Growing Denver Apartment Industry Aggressively Recruits New Employees

A robust Denver metro area apartment market is good news for job seekers as the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) promotes an aggressive recruitment initiative to fill employment opportunities within the apartment living industry. Those efforts are coming to a crescendo with open... Continue Reading

04/4/2016


Avoiding Fair Housing Claims
Avoiding Fair Housing Claims

What Maintenance Staff Should and Should Not Do by Debbie Wilson Maintenance staff are hardworking, skilled members of a Housing providers staff. However, many times, the maintenance staff members are not afforded the training and Fair Housing classes that office staff receive on an annual... Continue Reading

03/18/2016


Resident Retention: A Primary Role of the Maintenance Professional
Resident Retention: A Primary Role of the Maintenance Professional

by Chris Abernathy and Amy Gillaspie As the Maintenance Olympics draws near, we thought it would be important to spotlight the importance of our maintenance teams to the success of our communities, specifically in the area of resident retention. Our maintenance teams are on the front lines and... Continue Reading

03/18/2016


Miss Management: Keeping Your Maintenance Team a Part of Your Team
Miss Management: Keeping Your Maintenance Team a Part of Your Team

by Carol Levey I am a community manager with a team of seven. I enjoy my assignment which I’ve had for about a year but I’m finding that my maintenance guys don’t feel part of the team. They do a good job but I’ve been at properties where everyone works together and this is... Continue Reading

03/18/2016


AAMD Celebrates 25 Year Partnership with Family Homestead
AAMD Celebrates 25 Year Partnership with Family Homestead

Estimated 6,000 families positively impacted since 1991 Since 1991, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver has partnered with Family Homestead, a Denver charity that assists struggling families in transitioning out of homelessness. Over the 25 years the Apartment Association of Metro Denver... Continue Reading

02/22/2016


Terrell Davis to Speak at Education Conference
Terrell Davis to Speak at Education Conference

Former Denver Bronco Terrell Davis will be the Keynote Speaker at our Education Conference and Trade Show on May 25! Terrell Davis helped lead the Broncos to two Super Bowls in 1998 (in which he was named Super Bowl XXXII MVP) and 1999. Davis' signature "Mile High Salute" and intensity on the... Continue Reading

01/6/2016