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Multifamily Market Taps Hard Data to Navigate COVID Environment

More than ever, lenders and brokers are relying on hard data on the multifamily real estate market—from analytics to unusual metrics—to maximize returns and mitigate risk, wrote Tim Blackwell, president of Ballpark Impressions, in a blog for RealPage.  “Operators, developers and investors began watching data closely when the current cycle began skidding this spring,” he wrote.

Blackwell pointed to BH Management and Simpson Housing as among the companies relying more on transaction-driven research in this current environment.

Senior Vice President of Revenue Management Bryan Hilton at BH Management Services—listed as the ninth largest property management firm in the US—began focusing on occupancy, rent roll, revenue, concessions and other metrics within markets to optimize his company’s next moves.

“We’re looking at how the market’s performing around us,” Hilton told Blackwell. “We don’t know what’s coming next, so we’re kind of feeling our way along. And it’s been really helpful to

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7 Things Professional Organizers Really Wish You Wouldn’t Do

Think it’s high time to organize your closet, declutter your junk drawer, or tame the chaos in your kids’ rooms—or maybe your entire house?

Home organization is a worthwhile pursuit—but according to home organization experts, even the best intentions can be easily derailed. Yup, there’s a right way to sort and arrange your stuff, and a very wrong way!

To pinpoint what trips people up, we asked organization pros to share the things they really wish you wouldn’t do—mistakes they see people make time and again that really must be put to rest. Consider this a to-not-do list you should abide by, if you hope to keep your home looking its best.

1. Leaving the bed unmade

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Face it: A messy bed

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