Monthly Archives: January 2010

Annual Awards and Recognition

Annual Awards and RecognitionBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Earlier this morning at our first Resident Manager meeting of 2010, I awarded three managers with Certificates of Recognition and prizes for a job well done. Pictured from left to right are: Jason Magboo (California Apartments in Buena Park) who received the award of 2009 Resident Manager […]

Doubling Up

Doubling UpBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Numbers published today by Realfacts data and statistics show that some of the largest reductions in rent were incurred by the smallest apartment homes. For example, bachelors, studios, junior one bedrooms and one bedrooms suffered a decline of approximately 7.3% to 11.4% in monthly rental figures, whereas two and […]

The Numbers Speak for Themselves

The Numbers Speak for ThemselvesBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM There is no better way to combat the effects of a down economy than good old-fashioned hard work. Through extensive marketing campaigns, enhanced on-site efforts and thorough market knowledge, we are outperforming the competition. Portfolio wide, we have only 11 units unaccounted for by way of […]

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go AwayBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM As property managers, we grow accustomed to many things: excuses around the first of the month, maintenance requests as the result of a rental increase and in weeks like this, a number of urgent and random phone calls as a result of the rain. Although leaks are […]

Fortunate to Be Full

Fortunate to Be FullBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM Two weeks into the new year and things are rocking along here at DPG. This past week, we rented ten apartment homes and now, 11 of our 18 apartment communities are at 100% Occupancy. Within the next 2 weeks, another community will be full and that will […]

Orange County Multifamily Outlook: 2010

If you are a member of the Apartment Association of Orange County, you can find this article inside of the January 2010 issue of the Apartment News Magazine, starting on page 38. If not, please enjoy the copied text below. Orange County Multifamily Outlook: 2010By: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM 2009 was a roller coaster ride […]

It is Good To Be a Landlord

It is Good To Be a LandlordBy: Nicholas A. Dunlap, CPM “The US is now a Renters’ Market”, screamed the headlines of this morning’s Wall Street Journal. At least it is to a certain degree and in certain areas of the United States. The data is nothing new to us industry professionals who brave the […]