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Retention Revolution: Increase Resident Renewals

With new supply set to flood the rental market this year, keeping residents at existing properties is more important than ever. Here’s how to create a community residents will want to call home year after year.

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Cortland Partners In-Sources For Success Steven DeFrancis, CEO, Cortland Partners standing in one of the units the company recently renovated. Cortland Partners produces roughly 80% of the products that go into its buildings.

The apartment operator has spent the past several years in-sourcing more and more of its work to control its ability to grow, all the while proving that if you want it done right, you have to do it yourself.

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The Game Changers of The NMHC 50 Ranks Dennis Treadaway, FPI Management

MFE profiles the owners, managers, developers, and contractors making waves in the apartment industry.

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The Lure of the Smart Apartment

Smart home technology holds a lot of promise for revolutionizing the apartment industry—if and when it can be leveraged properly.

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Retention Revolution: How to Increase Resident Lease Renewals

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