Binge-Worthy Shows, Movies and Books to Enjoy At Home

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As many individuals continue to practice social distancing, many of us have a bit more time on our hands to indulge in movies, shows and books. However, rewatching or re-reading the same ones can get old, so now is the perfect time to experiment with new genres. We have put together a few binge-worthy movies, shows and books that you …

How to Explore Outside Your Apartment Without Leaving the Comfort of Your Couch

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After all of the movie marathons, spring cleaning and at-home workouts, many individuals are seeking other opportunities for fun while still practicing social distancing in their apartment or home. Luckily, social distancing is sparking creative ways to explore virtual adventures that don’t require changing out of pajamas, plus many have the added bonus of being free to enjoy! We’ve rounded …

Bringing School and After-School Activities Into Your Apartment

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Schools have closed for the remainder of the year which means it’s time for parents to put on their teacher hats. Many moms and dads may be juggling their own professional work from home, as well as trying to keep their kids focused on hitting the books. Children aren’t doing their school work all day, which leaves plenty of time …

How to Practice Social Distancing in Your Apartment

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By now, you have probably heard a lot about the rapid spread of COVID-19. This virus has caused many people to work remotely, self-quarantine and practice social distancing. In today’s society, it’s normal to be constantly on-the-go and rarely at home. With that being said, being stuck on the couch or in front of a desk for weeks in your …

How to Get Creative with Your Retention Plans

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A property’s success depends on its ability to sweep residents off their feet, especially after they sign the lease. Before you know it, another year will have gone by and residents have a big decision to make: to move or stay. Here are three of P.B. Bell’s top tips to get creative with your retention plans:   Did Someone Say …

Falling In Love With Your New Space

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Even after finally receiving the keys to a new apartment, it can feel like something is missing. That feeling you can’t quite put your finger on? A sense of home. It can take months to make a space truly feel like yours. Plus, even after living in a space for awhile, the environment can lose its original flair and call …

How to Host the Perfect Resident Appreciation Week

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Our residents make our world go ‘round. Last week, we celebrated Resident Appreciation Week at all of our P.B. Bell communities! We appreciate our residents every day of the year, but we decided it was only fitting to pull out all the stops during the very special Valentine’s week. We understand it can be difficult to schedule and plan activities …

How to Pick the Right Location for Your Next Multifamily Community

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Investors and developers in the multifamily industry understand the importance of analyzing every aspect of a new potential investment or development opportunity. In order to be successful in this highly competitive market, industry leaders have to consider dozens of various factors when building their portfolio. While these factors may vary slightly from professional to professional depending on their individual needs …

How to Be Transparent in Property Management

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In any apartment community, residents look for transparency, mutual respect and honesty from their property managers. These qualities help to build trust between both the resident and onsite property management team. Overall, transparency also helps to ensure that residents receive the kind of treatment and attention that they deserve. Here are three ways a seasoned property management team can practice …

Creating a Strong Relationship in the Beginning

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First impressions are important. They determine the direction that all future encounters will go. Whether it’s a firm handshake, a warm smile or a compliment, creating a strong and positive first impression will set the tone for any relationship. Experienced professionals in the property management industry understand the importance of establishing a warm, friendly and welcoming relationship with prospective residents …