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Pets & Students — It’s a Real Animal House! (SHI Summit Recap)

Posted by Mallory on Sep 18, 2019 3:21:20 PM

Historically, student housing has maintained a no-pets allowed policy. But with the popularity of pets and the rise of housing options available to students, more and more housing providers are welcoming students with pets into their off-campus communities. 

While student housing providers are enjoying the benefits of being pet-friendly, they’re also facing new challenges. Which, if any, breeds should be restricted? Are all of the pets living within the community authorized to be on-site? How can the community create a pet-responsible environment while welcoming all residents, with and without pets?

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Topics: Property Management, Student Housing

3 Takeaways from RealPage’s RealWorld 2019 Session: “Unleash Your Pet Policies”

Posted by Mallory on Aug 1, 2019 11:59:00 AM

On July 21-23, 2019, RealPage® hosted RealWorld 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL and welcomed property management executives and real estate investment professionals from across the nation. Attendees with backgrounds in IT, leasing, marketing, operations, finance, accounting and asset management came for the latest product innovations, industry trends and networking opportunities and went home with new ideas, connections and education credits.

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Topics: pet policy and JVM Realty Corporation Announce Partnership

Posted by Mallory on Jul 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM, 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 JVM Realty Corporation to implement its platform at 4,512 apartment homes spanning 15 communities.

JVM is an Oak Brook, Ill.-based real estate investment and property management firm with an $850 million multifamily portfolio and a large presence in the greater Midwestern Region.

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Topics: Press Release, Industry News

Multifamily Executive: How Technology Works as a Catalyst in the Evolution of Leasing

Posted by Mallory on Jun 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In a recent article published on Multifamily Executive, Kortney Balas, Vice President of Information Management at JVM Realty Corporation, explains how technology — including automated pet screening and animal validation  is helping streamline the leasing process to give on-site managers the ability to focus building relationships with their residents.

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Topics: Industry News

Service Animals vs. Assistance Animals in Student Housing

Posted by Mallory on May 8, 2019 10:25:09 AM

In a new article published on the Student Housing Business website, Founder John Ray Bradford discusses Service Animals vs. Assistance Animals and covers when and where the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Housing Act (FHAct) are applicable.

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Topics: Assistance Animals, Student Housing, Service Animals

Controlling the Problem of Unauthorized Pets

Posted by Mallory on Apr 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

In an article published by the National Apartment Association (NAA), Kortney Balas of JVM Realty Corporation discusses an on-going problem within the property management industry — unauthorized pets.

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Topics: Household Pets

National Pet ID Week: 3 Steps to ID Household Pets

Posted by Mallory on Apr 17, 2019 10:01:00 AM

When a household pet gets loose or runs away from home, it can be stressful for the pet owner when trying to find the pet and devastating if the pet never returns. While there are measures one can and should take to keep his or her pet secure, having a pet go missing can happen to anyone — even the most responsible pet owner.

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Topics: Household Pets

How to create your custom URL and branded landing page

Posted by Mallory on Feb 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM

Hi, PetScreening Pack Members! Here’s how to set up your custom URL and branded landing page.

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Topics: How to

Housing Providers Use The FIDO Score™ To Generate Revenue. Here's How.

Posted by Mallory on Feb 1, 2019 11:03:00 AM

In our blog spot post, Retrieving FIDO Scores for Household Pets, PetScreening Founder, John Bradford, talks about his personal experience with screening his dog, Maggie*, and her PetScreening FIDO Score™. 

Our patent pending and proprietary FIDO Score™ ranges between 5-paw down to 0-paw and is included with each Pet Profile we screen at PetScreening. (Note: Assistance animals do not receive a FIDO Score™.)  

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Topics: FIDO Score, Pet Screening

Happy Paw-lidays! PetScreening has a Podcast

Posted by Mallory on Dec 21, 2018 4:32:09 PM

PetScreening is podcasting! In episode 1 of the pawdcast, PetScreening founder John Bradford talks about what steps property managers and landlords can take when their residents get a new pet as a gift over the holidays.

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