Most Recent Multifamily Insight Blog Posts

Property Management: Controlling Controllable Expenses

Posted on 22 Jun 2016 at 7:45pm

What is a controllable expense? A controllable expense is one that provides proactive property management an opportunity to generate meaningful financial impact. In this definition many will then consider "every expense" as a controllable expense. That is too far-reaching.

Multifamily Acquisitions: Valuation- Yours

Posted on 1 Apr 2016 at 5:29pm

There are numerous forms of "valuation". Many are technical in nature, some just rules of thumb. Modern psychology tells us that humans place a higher value of the things they own versus what someone else would value the same item.

Multifamily Apartment Marketing and Leasing Choice

Posted on 21 Mar 2016 at 5:46pm

Why do people lease from this property and not that one? What are some of the "subjective" factors that affect leasing choice?

Multifamily Insight’s Ten Most Popular Post of 2015

Posted on 28 Dec 2015 at 10:06pm

Following are the ten most popular post from calendar year 2015. The theme is clear; our readers engaged the most with articles that provided usable list and industry-related websites.

What are the Components of Affordable Housing?

Posted on 1 Dec 2015 at 10:30pm

To determine affordable rents you have to know household income, costs of construction, subsidy amounts and information about the capital stack (source of funds for construction and repayment terms).

Property Management and Noise Pollution

Posted on 17 Nov 2015 at 4:41pm

The objective of eliminating or reducing noise is to positively impact the quiet enjoyment of your resident's; your paying customers.

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