TransitScreen Blog

What do you do when rent prices become too much? Get more roommates.

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 28, 2018 9:39:00 AM

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Rent is a word that we have come to hate and fear. The average cost of living in America has increased from last year with Manhattan at the forefront, followed by Los Angeles and Washington, DC. Just last year a Pew Research study discovered that more young adults were moving back home after graduating and staying for longer periods of time than previous graduates. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Multifamily, Real Estate, Mobility

How to highlight your property's assets

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

                  Photo provided by Ron Solomon.

Property managers know how important lease-up rates are — it’s a huge part of the job, after all. But not every apartment just sells itself with its location! We've listed a couple of ways you can up the ante if your property isn't conveniently located within walking distance of public transportation options. 

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Topics: Multifamily, Real Estate, Design, Mobility

Top 5 ways to market your multifamily apartment building

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 31, 2018 10:37:49 AM

The internet has revolutionized the way property owners can market multifamily apartment buildings. However, it has also created an overwhelming and overpopulated marketplace full of competitors trying to convince potential renters why they need to live in their complex instead of yours.

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Topics: Multifamily, Real Estate, Commercial

TDM101: How property managers can encourage active transportation

Posted by Rachel Karitis on May 24, 2018 2:53:01 PM

Turning the tides toward sustainable habits via transportation demand management requires buy-in from so many different parties.

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Topics: TDM, Multifamily, Real Estate, Bikes

Mobility's impact on multifamily rents

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Apr 27, 2018 10:45:32 AM

We've suggested before that proximity to public transit is a bigger factor in searching for a multifamily apartment than in traditional home-buying. Now, we've got the data to back it all up.

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Topics: Real-Time Information, Multifamily, Real Estate, Commercial, MobilityScore