How to Make a Date Night at Home

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As many of us continue to play it safe during this new normal by avoiding dining in at restaurants, browsing shops, going to movie theaters and other larger gatherings, it can be hard to make time for and find ways to still “date” your significant other while being stuck at home. Whether you are a newer couple looking for innovative …

Coronavirus Design: Amenities Might Not Change as Much as You Think

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As COVID-19 in the U.S. continues to remain a prevalent problem, multifamily real estate developers are adapting apartment design to accommodate this new era and the changes that it brings long term. Although multifamily design will adjust to fit social distancing standards, the amenities that many consider to be a staple within luxury apartments will not change as much as …

New Ways of Leasing are Here to Stay: What You Need to Know to Stay Ahead

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COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines have shifted the multifamily industry across the country forcing leaders to have to completely rethink how they conduct business in order to stay afloat and meet their prospects and resident’s needs. Owners and management companies have had to drastically shift their focus on offerings that most thought they had a few years to implement. Multifamily …

Tips for Packing & Moving to a New Home During COVID-19

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Moving into a new space during the COVID-19 pandemic can cause a lot of unnecessary stress. On top of packing up your old home, you also need to find a quality moving company that you can trust, as well as move into your new space safely. Here is P.B. Bell’s top tips for packing and moving to a new home …

How to Prepare Your Child for Going Back to School

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With students all across the nation ready to be back in school with their friends, it’s important to teach them how to be safe during the “New Normal”. By educating your kids at home with all they need to know about COVID-19, you can help keep them safe at school. Although this fall semester has countless unknowns, we do know …

Creating Your Dream (Home) Office Space

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With all the changes that COVID-19 has brought to 2020, there is one change that most people can get used to — working from home. Companies are realizing all of the money they save by keeping their employees at home, and it’s likely more people will continue to work at home beyond the pandemic. Work-life balance is more important than …

Ways to Stay Healthy While Enjoying the Pool

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The temperatures continue to rise in Arizona and Valley residents are seeking ways to stay out of the heat and keep cool. This leads to individuals flocking to pools to escape the high temps. However, with COVID-19 still a prevalent issue and there being many misunderstandings surrounding the virus, it can be difficult to know what is safe and what …

The Impact of Social Distancing on Resident Events

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As social distancing continues to create a new set of norms for various aspects of our lives, the impact that these guidelines have had on the multifamily industry have become more prevalent as time goes on. In order to stay afloat, communities have had to quickly adapt in order to meet the needs of their current residents, as well as …

The Best Virtual Presents to Give to Family and Friends

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From graduations to birthdays to Father’s Day, there are plenty of milestones and holidays to be celebrated! Social distancing is putting a unique twist on these festivities, especially the gift giving aspect. In order to help alleviate some of the stress, we have come up with a completely virtual gift guide that will help to ensure recipients stay safe and …

Arizona Reopening — How to Support Your Local Restaurants

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As Arizona’s stay-at-home order lifts, local restaurants are starting to open their doors for sit down meals, while still offering take out and delivery options. As exciting as this is, it’s important to continue to practice social distancing while being out and about again. Most restaurants and shops understand how important this is, so their employees are taking precautions like …