If You Have It, They Will Come: Pet Amenities Pet Owners Want

Posted by Mike on Sep 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

They say that it’s all in the amenities. However, certain amenities have a more profound impact than others.

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Topics: Household Pets, Pet Amenities

PetScreening Announces Partnership With Bridge Property Management

Posted by David on Jul 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 28, 2021 – PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has partnered with Bridge Property Management to implement its platform across Bridge’s entire multifamily portfolio.  

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Topics: Press Release

Show Me the Pets: Financial Benefits of Being Pet-Friendly

Posted by Mike on Jul 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM

There are many benefits to multifamily communities being pet-friendly, including happier residents, an improved reputation and more homes available for pets that don’t have one. But the residual effects don’t stop there. 

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Topics: pet policy, Household Pets

Pet Concerns Focus on Bad Owners, Not Pets

Posted by David on Jun 4, 2021 12:52:06 PM

When the debate about whether or not to allow pets in multifamily communities gets underway, a number of concerns come up. But they don’t rank the way one would think.

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Concerned About Pets At Your Rental Communities? Don’t Be

Posted by Mallory on Jun 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Apartment communities across the nation are making concerted efforts to strengthen their pet-friendliness, which is both uplifting and necessary.

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People Love Pets Even if They Don’t Have One

Posted by Mallory on Jun 1, 2021 12:00:00 PM

As apartment operators slowly abandon antiquated pet policies in favor of forward-thinking procedures that reflect the preferences of the modern-day renter, they must make certain not to alienate the non-pet owner demographic.

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Uncovering & Resolving Risk in Property Management

Posted by Victoria Cowart on Apr 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Property Management is a liability-rich endeavor. In fact, the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) offers a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) course, and there is one full module on “Risk Management.” It is in fact, a FIVE-hour module. As with all NAAEI programs, the CAM program is worth your consideration.  

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Assistance Animals in Rental Housing

Posted by John on Apr 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Assistance animals qualify as one of the more complicated topics in rental housing. Operators constantly wrestle with the distinctions between service and support animals, what qualifies as legitimate documentation and how to most efficiently manage their verification processes. 

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Topics: Assistance Animals

Study: Apartment Residents Not Keen on Restrictions, Believe in Consequences

Posted by Victoria Cowart on Apr 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Conventional wisdom might suggest that pet owners and not-pet owners are divided on certain issues in the apartment world. But according to recently released survey results, they tend to agree on several key pet-related issues. 

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Topics: pet policy

Pet Owners and Non-Pet Owners Agree: Pets Are Part of The Community

Posted by Victoria Cowart on Mar 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

But Communities Should Not Forget About Non-Pet Owners When Crafting Pet Policies

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