Tag: July August 2008

Freddie and Fannie, how low can you go?

"The Congress really took a hard look at our industry's lobbying efforts to create a more balanced housing policy," Camden Property Trust CEO Ric...

Truth and consequences

"America did not tell the millions of men and women who came from every country in the world and who -- with their hands,...

Nationally, renter quality improving

This could be good news for apartment owners and operators, but many of these renters come with fiscal risk, or do they? The latest...

1M lease online

Representing a historic milestone for the multifamily industry, this ever-expanding volume suggests that providing online availability has become a significant component of rental operation. The...

The high price of social networking

The presenter introduces this new concept, while providing ways for marketing attendees to create a social network at their communities. Leasing Agent Suzie goes...

A housing bill for the birds

No doubt. Mortgage companies became lax in their lending standards in past years. There is, however, an incredible upside few talk about, though it...

Is that a lease on the line?

In a sense, I approach our marketing and advertising strategy the same way. I am constantly watching how market conditions are affecting my "catch"...

Northern star rising

Between September 2006 and May 2007, the fifth largest multifamily REIT in the country purchased nine tired apartment communities that housed 2,184 units in...

River rising

The addition of 63,985 units last year propelled the nation's largest apartment management services company to the number three spot in the National Multi...

X factor

The generation gap has always existed, although western culture predominantly used this phrase that references behavioral differences between generations during the 1960s. It was...

Picking up the pieces

They've been called opportunity funds, distressed funds and, in less polite terms, vulture funds, but no matter what you call them, today there are...

Housing Bill deemed most significant in a generation

Significantly, the measure represents a balanced approach to housing policy by trimming home-ownership incentives, and balancing single- family incentives with expanded rental housing incentives. Here...

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