ApartmentRatings & SatisFacts' bi-weekly multifamily industry podcast! Every episode, our hosts and subject matter experts, Lia Nichole Smith and Jennifer Carter, talk to real renters and industry professionals about the hottest topics in multifamily. Listen to hear what renters are saying about their living experience and interactions with onsite staff, and vice versa...likes, dislikes, wants, don't want, and much more!
Episode #21: epIQ Conversations
What does it take to be ranked at the top of our epIQ rankings? Just ask the guests of this episode. Ruth Eisenhauer, President of Legend Management and Kaley Rawlins Vaughn, Director of Marketing for WRH Realty share how their companies successfully navigated the challenges of 2020 while never missing a beat in delivering epIQ chart-topping service to their residents and employees.
Episode #20: Moving During the Pandemic
A recent survey conducted by OnePoll determined moving is now the #1 most stressful event. So imagine doing so in the midst of a pandemic! The renters you'll hear from in this episode have done just that and are telling us all about it. From one renter who rated the move a 5 out of 5 to another who says the experience was a 2 at best, and how management teams can do their part to make things easier for new residents.
Episode #19: Renters and the 2020 Election
In an election year that has literally divided the country, hear from renters as they talk about their candidate of choice and what they think of those on the other side. With so many passionate views and strong opinions, is there any hope among them that our country will eventually come together?
Episode #18: Renters Working From Home Speak Out!
Remote working has dramatically changed the resident experience and how renters are living in their homes. Many have discovered their spaces either work or don't when it comes to pulling double duty as home and work environments. We're checking in with those working from home to see how things are going and hear about the challenges their facing.
Episode #17: Client Kudos
Despite the challenges due to COVID-19, our clients have really stepped up and found ways to keep residents feeling the love. And now it's time for their residents to give a little love back. Not only did they rate their management team's performance a 5 out of 5, they also dish on all of the great things happening at their communities. Well deserved praises to our ApartmentRatings and SatisFacts clients!
Episode #16: The Bank of Mom and Dad
Perception of value. Do expectations change when parents are paying the rent? High annual turnover does not have to be the norm for student communities. Listen in as student renters and parents share their thoughts and opinions on what value means to them and its impact on the decision to renew.
This is a great insight into the fun and complex world of apartment living and all who care about it. Lia and Jen are dynamic leaders in the apartment world. You will laugh and learn a ton. Love it!