How to Get Tenants to Renew Their Leases

Apartment turnover is a fact of life for landlords and property owners. However, excess turnover need not be. By establishing practices to get your tenants to renew their leases and stay in the long term, you not only cut costs: you also enhance the desirability of your community.  Reductions in turnover benefit tenants, property managers … Continued

Credit Scores and Apartments: What You Need to Know

580. 670. 740. 800. These little three-digit numbers, known as credit scores, can have an enormous impact on your life. When you apply for a credit card or loan, your credit score is a major factor in determining whether or not your application will be approved by a credit card company or bank. The higher … Continued

Pre-Leasing Underway at Aspire Residences in Chicago’s South Loop

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced pre-leasing is underway for Aspire Residences, a 24-story, 275-unit apartment tower at 2111 S. Wabash Ave. in Chicago’s South Loop. Located less than a block from the CTA’s Cermak/McCormick Place Green Line station, the transit-oriented development is slated to welcome first move-ins this summer. “Residents of Aspire will enjoy … Continued

How to Better Streamline the Leasing Process

Technology utilization in the apartment rental industry is increasing each year, but it is still lagging behind other industries. Fortunately, we are seeing more and more companies begin to adopt tech solutions that streamline the process for renters, real estate developers, and property managers alike. Here are 10 recent tech concepts that are making waves … Continued