Monthly Archives: December 2009

Optimism Rings in 2010

Optimism Rings in 2010By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Ah, nothing like a little optimism to end the year. Behringer Harvard, a large REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) has completed the acquisition of The Calypso Apartments and Lofts. The Calypso is a 177 Unit apartment complex in the city of Irvine, originally built as for-sale condominiums […]

Rental Reviews in the Google Era

Rental Reviews in the Google EraBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Google has become one of the best online tools a professional can utilize. Be it searching for information to complete a report, viewing a photograph of a specific address or even searching for the updated contact information of a client, Google assists with it all. […]

A Busy December

A Busy DecemberBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Upon reviewing our past 10 years of operation and specifically evaluating the month of December in each year, we have finally matched our 2001-2002 numbers. The move-in count for the month thus far is just a few move-ins ahead of what we saw in 2003. In 2003, we […]

2009: The Year That Was

2009: The Year That WasBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM 2009 has kept property owners and managers extremely busy with marketing and leasing at their multifamily properties. In our portfolio, we experienced multiple waves of move-outs and vacancies, starting in the holiday season of 2008. After vacancies sat through the holiday season, it became apparent that […]

FHA Blues: Different Buyers, Same Stories

FHA Blues: Different Buyers, Same StoriesBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Articles and statistics continue to illustrate to the public that FHA financing is the most commonly utilized source of financing in the residential real estate market at present. However, professionals in the industry are experiencing difficulties when working with it. The difficulties are not so […]

Comments on a Harvard Business School Article

Comments on a Harvard Business School ArticleBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Harvard Business School published a great article on how and why business leaders should act more like artists. In the article, there were three key points mentioned that would improve the workflow of any office and coincidentally, these three things are done on a […]