1. Common Myths About Leasing Companies

    Welcome back to our blog page here at Class! Our nationwide leasing company is reading and waiting to come on board your property management situation. Whether you’ve been doing everything yourself and you’re ready for a break or you’re disappointed with the way things are going with your prop…Read More

  2. Aparment Living: What About Generation X?

      With the apartment industry still positively trending with record low vacancies and consistent rent growth, much of the focus and success has been contributed directly to Millennials and Baby Boomers.  Though this is predominantly the case, not much seems to be said about the generation in betwe…Read More

  3. Need marketing materials? Canva will help you design them.

    When it comes to graphic design, my tool box is pretty light. The beautiful work that comes from graphic designers never ceases to amaze me. The stunning visual content they provide is appealing to any business owner. Professionally done design work and marketing materials can help drive traffic to …Read More

  4. Why is the NBA Advertising on HGTV?

    The last place you would expect to see a commercial for the National Basketball Association would be during Nick at Nite on Nickelodeon or during an episode of House Hunters on HGTV. However, according to Ad Age, the NBA will begin advertising on these television channels as part of a new strategy t…Read More

  5. 3 Helpful Tools To Implement At Your Apartment Community

    In working at communities all across the country, we are constantly on the lookout when it comes to finding new and creative leasing tools that can be implemented.  Not all tools that work in one market are necessarily guaranteed to work in every market, so this is a continuous trial by fire proce…Read More

  6. Leasing Up Training Available for Your Team

    When it comes to leasing up, the most important thing your team needs to do is quickly find a new, stable tenant to move into a vacant property. This increases your revenue and prevents the build-up of costs associated with an empty apartment or condo, such as marketing, maintenance, and opportunity…Read More

  7. 4 Ways To Utilize Snapchat At Your Apartment Community

      When it comes to connecting with your residents and prospects, you as a member of the leasing office need to be exploring as many avenues as possible to use to your advantage, especially the free ones.  Do not make the mistake of thinking that prospects and residents only use Facebook and Twitte…Read More

  8. Getting Comfortable with ‘No’

    “Are you comfortable hearing the word ‘no’?”  This is a question often asked during the leasing agent interview process and while most interviewees say they’re exceedingly comfortable with rejection, the reality is that few are. With the industry’s average closing ratio hovering around …Read More

  9. How to Handle Unhappy Residents

    It can happen at a moment’s notice: Your leasing agent is sitting with a prospect, hopefully describing all the great benefits of living at your community, when an unhappy resident bursts into the leasing office to frantically express their distaste for some recent occurrence.  This is no time to…Read More