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These Statistics Will Make You Add Apartment Security Systems

Posted by Eric Nauta on November 14, 2019

If there's one statistic that speaks to the urgent need for apartment security systems, it's this one from National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): "Apartments have an 85 percent higher chance of being burglarized than single-family homes." Almost 700,000 burglaries occurred in…

Apartment Security - Late-Night Swim Ends in Late-Night Arrest

Posted by Eric Nauta on September 23, 2019

Swimming pools at multifamily residential properties can pose big liability concerns. Property owners and managers can be held responsible for any injuries that take place, even if the victims were trespassing.

Apartment Security: Parking Lot Altercation Ends in Arrest

Posted by Eric Nauta on August 19, 2019

Parking lots can often be trouble spots for property managers. So much so that they ranked number 3 for violent crimes in 2017 by the FBI Crime Data Explorer. In this video, a couple’s fight in the parking lot ends with one of them going to jail.

Infographic: What Are the Best Ways to Secure Your Multi-Family Residential Property?

Posted by Eric Nauta on August 8, 2019

Every 32 seconds, someone moves into an apartment. They all want a safe place to live but may not realize that apartments and condos are 85 percent more likely to be burglarized than single-family homes. This is a big issue for property management. What puts these multifamily…

Dumpster Fire Extinguished

Posted by Eric Nauta on July 16, 2019

Dumpster fires can be a big headache for property managers. Whether they are caused from the combustion of hazardous materials or vandalism, they create dangerous situations. They have the potential to spread and cause devasting damage. Unless, they are being watched in real…

Trio of Trespassers Tracked Down

Posted by Eric Nauta on June 18, 2019

Property managers are responsible for making sure their apartment buildings are free from criminal activity. Whether it’s theft, vandalism, illegal drugs or even maintenance repairs, residents’ safety concerns can affect rental rates and market value.

What You Need to Know About Multifamily Development in a Recession

Posted by Eric Nauta on June 14, 2019

Experts say signs indicate a recession is likely to come soon. The Motley Fool confirms the warnings are there. The signs of a recession include the following: Unemployment rate peakingInflation climbingYield curve decreasingCredit card debt and late payment risingHome sales…

Clean Up of Drug Use in Laundry Room

Posted by Eric Nauta on May 21, 2019

One of the more destructive actions that can damage an apartment building’s reputation is the illegal possession and distribution of drugs.