Yearly Archives: 2014


SharePoint for Property Management Companies

I love SharePoint! I love how it can assist companies in centralizing information and provide team collaboration sites for employees.  I have discovered some property management companies shy away from SharePoint because they perceive it will be difficult to manage and maintain. Or companies believe SharePoint is for larger companies.  I believe the opposite is Read more

The Art of Communication while teaching your child to drive

My youngest child just received her driving permit. A big grin beaming from ear to ear as she is now ready to drive. She has never driven anything except an occasional golf cart or go cart. So she is truly an entry level driver. I have always thought myself a pretty good communicator. How fast Read more

My multifamily child is leasing their first apartment!

I find it ironic that I am giving advice to my children on leasing an apartment after being in the multifamily industry for so long.  For years, my children asked what I actually did for a living.  When I explained so passionately about property management software. websites, and interfaces they listened intently but with blank stares. Read more

Apartment Communities helping Communities

Something has been on my heart for a while and I hope I can make it a reality some day. I work primarily on the technology side of the multifamily industry.  Therefore, when I visit an apartment community it is in a support, training, or implementation capacity. In my personal life, I have a passion Read more

Outsourcing in the Multifamily Industry

We are in the business of leasing apartments.  That is the primary objective. It takes a variety of corporate staff to make the magic happen seamlessly each month. Operations, Accounting, Technology, Training, and Marketing to name a few. Our industry has evolved into streamlined 24 hour a day virtual offices, leasing apartments, processing paperwork, and procuring Read more