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Episode 95: Blueprint to a Successful Centralized Leasing Model – Kristi Fickert

Today we are joined by Kristi Fickert, an instructor for apartment associations across the country! Kristi discusses centralized leasing with us, why it’s so important and what benefits it adds to multifamily properties. She provides strategies and answers to some of the cautions and unknowns of centralized leasing, shedding some light on how valuable it is for the customers as well as the leasing agents. For more information on leasing centralization, reach out to Kristi to join one of their Centralization Central meetings.

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Or email her at [email protected]

Episode 94: Social Media – What You Should Be Doing Today – Erica Byrum

Today we are joined by Erica Byrum, Assistant VP for Social Media at! Erica discusses affordable and efficient ways in which multifamily complexes can hire influencers and produce social media content that will attract renters to their properties. She provides simple solutions that property managers can implement today that will further their outreach and impact. She also highlights the differences between the various social media platforms and how to utilize each of them.

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Episode 93: Building a Healthy Strengths-Based Culture – David Deitz

Today we are joined by David Deitz, President at Birchstone Residential, a fast growing property management group. David joined us to discuss the unique culture that he cultivates in his company for the benefit of his employees. He talks with us about the various methods and efforts you can implement in order to create a strengths-based culture that allows employees to grow and change at their own pace. By encouraging, fostering, and nurturing the needs of your employees, David explains how this can create a beneficial and impactful work experience for everyone involved.

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Connect with David on LinkedIn

Visit Birchstone Residential

Episode 92: Employee Mental Health Awareness – Sonya Ruedlinger

Today we are joined by a very special guest – Sonya Ruedlinger, a well-recognized family and psychiatric nurse practitioner, who also happens to be Matt’s wife! Sonya sat down with us to discuss employee mental health and to suggest some ways in which companies can better aid the needs of their employees. She discusses the reactions employees have had from the beginning of the pandemic to the return to work and how this has changed what some deem as a healthy work environment. She also talks with us about the importance of recognizing this new need in today’s world, not only for the health of the company, but more importantly for the health of its employees.

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Visit Indy Behavioral Health today

Check out NAMI here

Episode 91: 20 Conversations with Senior Multifamily Executives – Dom Beveridge

Today we are excited to be joined by Dom Beveridge, founder of 20 for 20—the multifamily industry’s leading survey of operations and technology. Dom shares with us the top results of the 20 for 20 survey this past year, analyzing the data and interests of some of the industry’s prominent companies. With pandemic restrictions significantly reduced, the effects of it are still influential in the business world and Dom highlights how this has changed company approaches to processes and renter decisions. Be sure to checkout his presentation at AIM on Tuesday, April 26th to learn even more about renter decisions and actions moving forward!

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Episode 90: Part 2: Turnover, The New Pandemic – Tyler Marker

Today we are joined by Tyler Marker once again to tackle Part 2 of the Turnover discussion! In Part 1, Tyler covered why and how it is so difficult to acquire and retain talent in the recent years. On this episode, he discusses how to attract and keep good employees. He talks about what needs, benefits, and so forth companies should offer new hires in an effort to better accommodate their needs. He expands on actions and policies companies can implement to appeal to today’s pool of employees. Take a listen and learn all of this and so much more!

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Connect with Tyler on LinkedIn or via [email protected]

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