Monthly Archives: October 2009

Good News for 2010!

Good News for 2010BY: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Anil Puri, Dean of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at CSUF predicts that approximately 10,000 new Orange County jobs will be added in 2010. Though not as substantial as the 58,000 jobs lost this year or 38,000 lost in 2008, the idea of a halt […]

The Return of The Skip

The Return of The SkipBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM It’s 3 in the morning and your resident manager happens to get up to get a drink of water. As they glance out the kitchen window, they notice the shimmer of a fluorescent light reflecting off of a television that appears to be moving through the […]

The 2009 Take On Pride of Ownership

The 2009 Take On Pride of OwnershipBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM With the multi-family housing rental market growing more competitive than ever, a battle of specials and promotions has become standard practice. While some firms are more likely to promote the idea of free rent and discounted security deposits, others focus on the actual product […]

In Tough Times, Landlords and Tenants Both Looking to Get More For Their Money

In Tough Times, Landlords and Tenants Both Looking to Get More For Their MoneyBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM With multi-family vacancy rates and California’s unemployment rate simultaneously reaching recent highs, it is important for multi-family owners and operators to consider a new look for their apartment homes or be forced to decrease rents far lower […]

Social Media Stakes Its Claim in the Small Business World

Social Media Stakes Its Claim in the Small Business WorldWritten by: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Social media has become an integral component of the modern business. With print advertising the more costly and in some cases seemingly pre-historic alternative, online marketing has thrust itself to the forefront of business owners attention. A simple progression shows […]