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  • Apr 29, 2021
  • John Salustri

Exploring the unique challenges of the single-family property manager

“The goal of all professional property managers is to keep the tenant in their home.” The speaker could be a property manager working for a major northwestern real estate management firm, or the department lead of a multistate ownership/management shop, either one discussing the challenges of rental issues during the pandemic.


  • Apr 22, 2021
  • Aimee Miller, Chief Marketing Officer at AppFolio

Join IREM and AppFolio at Wave Summit 2021

At AppFolio, we believe innovation comes in waves. These waves start as ripples, gather strength, and end up shaping the entire industry. So from May 12-13, we invite you to ride into the future of real estate by joining us at the AppFolio Wave Summit, a free virtual conference. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to attend 30+ sessions led by 50+ top industry leaders who will share the latest trends, technologies, and innovations you need to stay ahead of the competition.


  • Apr 13, 2021
  • Marc Frenkiel

How to overcome high employee turnover in property management

The annual turnover rate in multifamily stands at 33%, far higher than the average national rate of 22%. You’re no stranger to these statistics, but they are worth mentioning because combined with the fact that the average property manager is nearing retirement at 50 years old, it’s not an exaggeration to say that our industry is heading towards a serious talent crunch.


  • Apr 06, 2021
  • John Salustri

Post-COVID property management success: Lead with resilience

Let’s begin with a reflection on the following quote from a property manager: “One interesting aspect of management is its resiliency during recessions or economic downturns. The pandemic and accompanying government response is only furthering that, as private owners [cannot] deal effectively with residents who are experiencing hardship. This better positions us for growth and provides value and education to both owners and residents.”


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