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 …

Top 5 places in the Valley to Try Out This New Year

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2020 is finally here and with the New Year comes countless opportunities to explore all the different restaurants, top destinations and attractions that the Valley has to offer. If one of your New Year’s resolutions includes trying new places and things but you don’t know where to start, don’t fret. Whether you’re with family, friends or just want to enjoy …

How To Become a Best Place to Work

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In today’s job market, prospective employees are frequently searching for a company that has a positive culture and sense of community that they can see themselves building a career with. Company culture and community goes beyond ping pong tables and cold brew on tap, it’s embedded in the nature of the business, from how the company hires all the way …