NC Tech's Top 10 Startups to Watch

Posted by Mallory on Nov 25, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The North Carolina Technology Association (NC Tech), the unifying voice for the technology community in North Carolina, held their annual NC Tech Awards gala in Raleigh this month to celebrate and honor leaders and innovators in North Carolina’s tech sector.

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PetScreening Announces Partnership With PooPrints

Posted by David on Nov 20, 2019 10:37:22 AM

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 PooPrints, the nation’s first and largest DNA waste management program.

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The Power of Digital Pet Audits

Posted by Mallory on Nov 19, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Unreported pets are a bigger problem than lost pet rent. They’re a risk to not only resident satisfaction, but also the safety of your residents. And that means they’re a risk to your apartment community, creating potential legal concerns and bad resident reviews. 

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PetScreening and S2 Residential Announce Partnership

Posted by David on Nov 5, 2019 2:15:16 PM

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 S2 Residential to implement its platform at more than 16,000 apartment homes spanning 43 communities.

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Topics: Press Release

Rentec Direct & PetScreening Team Up to Assist Pet-Friendly Property Managers

Posted by Mallory on Oct 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Rentec Direct, the highest-rated property management software, recently announced a new resource for pet-friendly property owners and managers. Powered by a collaboration with PetScreening, the only centralized pet-screening database, property owners and managers are now able to outsource their pet risk assessment and legally verify assistance animals at no charge.

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Topics: Press Release

Student Housing Trends in Pet Tech

Posted by Cole on Oct 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Student housing is both one of the most challenging and opportunity-rich verticals in the rental industry. The ages of students coupled with the involvement of their parents can prove to be higher maintenance in many ways. Since parents are typically the ones paying rent, they too need attention. With the proper planning and implementation of systems to mitigate issues these obstacles can not only be overcome, but can even transfigure into a competitive advantage for your company. 

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PetScreening Joins Yardi’s Standard Interface Partnership Program

Posted by Mallory on Sep 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM

PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has joined Yardi Systems, Inc.’s (“Yardi”) Standard Interface Partnership Program.

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Topics: Press Release

5 National Property Management Vendors At NARPM FL State 2019 Conference That Every Property Manager Should Know

Posted by Mallory on Sep 23, 2019 10:32:02 AM

Property management vendors around the nation attended the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) Florida State Conference in Orlando, Florida this month to showcase to new technologies and software, maintenance services, and strategies for marketing and operations. Hosted annually by the NARPM Florida State Chapter, the 9th Annual Florida State NARPM Conference featured national speakers, local experts, a casino night and a mock trial. Over the course of the 2 day conference, property managers took the opportunity to network with their peers and learn about exciting services that can help drive resident satisfaction and create efficiencies in their daily operations.

Here is our roundup of five property management vendors that housing providers should consider from this year's NARPM Florida State conference in Orlando.

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Topics: Property Management, NARPM, Industry News

Assessing the Housing-Related Risk of a Pet Owner

Posted by John on Sep 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The perfect pet resident exists but can be difficult to find

The perfect pet resident properly reports their pets, picks up after them, has them appropriately vaccinated and complies with a rental property’s pet restrictions. They have trained, well-behaved animals and carry pet insurance. 

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Topics: Household Pets

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