Everyone knows great amenities are what sells a prospect on the property they are looking into. With this being a known fact, you must offer fun and exciting amenities to your residents to keep them excited for what you will be offering for them to participate in next. We wanted to share some of our favorite summer amenities / activities for you to provide to your residents over the next few months!


Obviously having a pool is a great way to ensure a great summer for your residents! Make sure the pool is clean and the area is well taken care of to make this an enjoyable, relaxing experience for everyone. And if your property has the ability, offering multiple pools is an even more appealing aspect, because residents and guests won’t have to fight over chairs and space! …

Running a business any time of the year can be challenging, but it makes things a little more difficult when there is also a pandemic that’s affecting everyone’s daily life. We wanted to share some ways to help you and your business get through these tough times, whether you’re big or small!

Digital Advertising

Digital advertising is important all the time, not just during COVID! Although it’s especially important during this time to help increase your lead generation and brand exposure. You want to be doing everything you possibly can to bring exposure to your business, and with the standard consumer experience now being completed online in most cases, it’s time to get in front of your audience where they’ll surely be! …

Student Housing Expert is a Pivotal Company, offering all things student housing related. Student Housing Expert is passionate about what they do for each and every property. SHE’s passion is ignited when they are faced with an opportunity to identify and create solutions that overcome various marketing and operations nuances. Collectively we have 60 years of Student Housing industry specific experience. SHE offers; Leasing & Marketing Solutions, Training & Retainer Options, Operations Consulting, and Strategic Recruiting for student housing properties across The United States.


Strategy & Consulting

Need a roadmap? Achieve the impossible by starting with a plan. Whether seeking a starting point and there’s usually only one, we are able to develop a strategy and campaign that leads your properties to success. …

While we are stuck at home, and Spring is here, let’s just combine quarantine and Spring cleaning and get it all done at once! We want to give a detailed list of great cleaning tips to keep your house clean and families healthy during this time. And all of our apartment-renting followers can use these tips to get ready for move-out season!


  • Organize closets
  • Dust / Clean all mirrors, frames, and decorative items
  • Dust / Clean all lamps and lamp shades
  • Remove cobwebs
  • Wipe down walls / paint touch ups
  • Wipe down baseboards, door frames, and doors
  • Dust light fixtures and…

Everyone is in need of things to keep them and their children busy during this current time of stay at home orders, so we want to help! We’re sharing some of our favorite ideas for things you can do, as a family, to stay busy all while having fun!

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Make Kool-Aid Playdough

Kool-Aid Playdough is easy to make, and you can find SO many different recipes on the internet! The color options are endless and your kids will be sure to love experimenting and sculpting.

Who doesn’t love a good joke to keep the workplace interesting? April Fools Day is the perfect time to bring all of your joke ideas to life! Some jokes can take a turn for the worse, so we wanted to share some fun April Fools jokes that are appropriate for the workplace and are sure to make your co-workers laugh.

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Gift wrap a co-workers office!

Do you have some left over wrapping paper from the holidays? This is a perfect way to use that extra paper and have a fun way to throw a prank on your co-workers office space!

Social media is growing at a very fast rate and there’s no good way to run a business without the use of social media. Social media offers many platforms to present your business to potential customers. We want to tell you about 10 great marketing tips that you can do in under 15 minutes to help grow your business!

1: Check your top posts in your Facebook business page.

Checking your top posts can help to show what items are receiving the most engagement, but it can also help to show what times are the best time for you to post each day. …

Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14 since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. Are you a student housing property that would like to celebrate, or even just someone who loves pie?! Well we have some great ideas to make sure your Pi Party is the best one yet!

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Make sure to take full advantage of all Pi puns and sayings!

Some great puns are:

  • QTπ
  • Sweet as 3.14159
  • Come to the nerdy side. We have PIE.

Having cute buttons made, or putting fun signs up with the sayings will make it a little more fun!! …

Celebrating the holidays with your residents is a great way to show them appreciation for their decision to stay at your property. They want the small acts of kindness to be shown that you do care about them. St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect holiday to celebrate! Keep reading for a look at some of our favorite St Patty’s themed ideas!

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Green treats are a must have!

Hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party means that you will want all things green! Green treats, drinks, decorations, goody bags, everything! Below are some of our favorite green treats and drinks!

There are many different ways to show you appreciate your employees. Depending on the business structure, sometimes you can do very little, but even small acts of kindness go a long way with employees. Showing compassion for your employees and an interest in their personal lives will go a lot further than you would expect!

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Say “Thank You”

It doesn’t always cost money to show you are appreciative of the work your employees are doing. Just a simple “thank you for your hard work” goes a long way. “Thank you for the extra hours you have been working” or “Thank you for your help on ___”. Also reminding your employees of their value to the business as a whole is a huge motivator! …


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