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StuyTown Apartments
www.stuytown.com

This website serves 22K units total. Unique marketing components include "search by preference" and virtual "build your own apartment" options, and a dynamic room planner like no other. Enjoy an online tour.

Illuminated Street Sign Kit
www.sa-so.com

This MUTCD*-compliant kit is available in two convenient options - a fully completed kit with printed sign(s) or a do-it-yourself kit, allowing you the flexibility to print your own sign. *Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devices

True Residential
www.true-residential.com

Commercial refrigeration refined for the home, envied in the industry, and crafted—gorgeously—in America.

Lucida Surfaces
liveonlucida.com

Prepare to be floored. A new & revolutionary flooring system that is 100% water-resistant.

Resolution Table
www.ResolutionTable.com

Evictions can take months. With us, get closure in a maximum of 2 weeks. Our mediators work around your schedule using video chat, phone, or email—without you ever going to court.

Slobproof!
www.Slobproof.com

We make furniture for real life. Pets. kids. A sloppy spouse. We've got you covered! Slobproof! holds up to whatever you can throw at it. We guarantee it.

Curious.com
Curious.com

Curious has the skills you need to get your dream job, grow a garden, or take better pictures. We've found the world's best teachers, so your valuable time can be spent improving you.

Premier SIPS
PremierSIPS.com/

A division of Insulfoam, a Carlisle Construction Materials Company, Premier SIPs is an incredible framing alternative to traditional dimensional lumber.

UConnectHome.com
www.uconnecthome.com

This is a resident portal that streamlines communication between property management and residents.

Digital Marketing
digitalmarketing.org/

We provide you with the latest breaking news and videos straight from the digital marketing industry.

Designing Spaces
www.designingspaces.tv

Designing Spaces™ is an award-winning home improvement show that travels all over the country to remodel, redecorate and redesign the spaces we call home. The show educates and entertains with innovative decorating ideas.

Zagster - A Better Way to Bike
zagster.com/

Zagster provides bicycle sharing systems for the world’s leading businesses and institutions. We design, build, and operate solutions to fit your organization’s unique needs and provide a great rider experience.

Walls & Ceilings
www.wconline.com

New products and design strategies increase options for acoustic control with gypsum board.

Egloo - Candle Powered Heater
indiegogo.com/projects/egloo-candle-powered-heater

Heat your room for 10 cents a day! Using candles will never be the same.

Resource Furniture
ResourceFurniture.com

Resource Furniture really is a one-stop shop for furniture for all projects from residential to large scale commercial.

AdLight Group
www.AdLightGroup.com

Creating powerful images since 1951 to help businesses grow and to highlight individuals' images. Custom signage and lighting not only get noticed but set a tone. Challenge us to craft your signature style.

Color Design Development Group
www.ColorDesignLLC.com

Color Design Development Group is a national architectural color consulting firm dedicated to using color with a purpose. Our systematic approach to each type of project ensures quality and cost-effectiveness while achieving your project goals.

Dial My Calls
www.DialMyCalls.com

Setting Up A Call Is Easy As 1-2-3! 1. Record a message to be played in your calls. 2. Create a list of people you want to send the message to. 3. To finish, set a few call options, and that's it - your call is now being broadcast to your contacts.

Balloon In
www.BalloonIn.com

Helium-free reusable plastic balloons pioneered by Balloon Innovations Inc. are the cost-effective long-term advertising solution for car dealerships, apartment & multifamily housing, home builders, realtors, car washes, and hundreds of other industries.

Show-Safe
www.show-safe.com

Show-Safe is a Web-based software app that automatically sends an alert email and text message to your emergency contacts (friends, family or colleagues) if you don’t check in from a showing or other event by your scheduled return time.

The Apartment Manager's Blog
www.managingapartments.blogspot.com

Stories from a stranger than fiction journey as a manager, as well as hilarious stories from readers.

Rent and Retain
www.rentandretain.com

Rent & Retain Magazine is a jump-start collection of ideas designed specifically for the property management professional.

Multifamily Success
multifamilysuccess.blogspot.com/

"Most of what I write can be related to any industry. Leadership, communications, training and education, marketing, and hiring. The majority of my career has been managing property, but more importantly leading others to excel and exceed."

Pay Near Me
www.paynearme.com/en

PayNearMe.com makes it easy for your customers to pay with cash at 17,000 trusted retail locations nationwide.

Capture the Market Mobile APP
youtu.be/u1Ii3JrrM3Y

Download this free app and take videos of your property yourself and the CTM team will edit and compile it into a quality video for you to use on the web. Contact www.capturethemarket.com for pricing details.

Chromecast Transforms TV
google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromecast/

With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favorite online entertainment on your HDTV—movies, TV shows, music, and more from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Google Play Movies and Music, and Chrome.

Property Management Minutes
PropertyManagementMinutes.com

This property management blog by 30 plus year apartment industry veteran Lori Hammond provides excellent managerial insight and weekly tips.

Bizzie Box System
Bizzie.com/GetBizzie_/BuildingPropertyManagers.aspx

The bizzie box was created to be easy to use and convenient, so you can quickly place your drycleaning and laundry order and move on with your day.

Pinterest - Cort Furniture
www.Pinterest.com/CortFurniture/the-art-of-the-small-apartment/

Make it small, make it yourself, and make it yours. Decor and DIY crafts for the small apartment.

WallMonkeys
www.WallMonkeys.com

Wallmonkeys are premium, custom-made wall decals printed on Photo-Tex fabric and 100% Guaranteed!

Modern Christmas Trees
www.ModernChristmasTrees.com

Innovative, unique and rare. A remarkable piece of art decor and a definitive modern take on the holiday tree.

Plugable Technologies
www.Plugable.com

Plugable’s mission is to deliver great PC peripheral technology products with amazing customer support to back them up.

Emma Jeffs Window Treatments
EmmaJeffsWindowFilm.com

London Designer Emma Jeffs launched her window film collection in the UK in 2006. With a background in printed textiles she set about developing a solution to rid London windows of the grey net curtain forever.

Steady Pay
www.MySteadyPay.com

SteadyPay lets you pay your bills through payroll deduction just like any other automatic deduction, 401K, taxes, health insurance, and so on.

Spot On Networks
www.SpotOnNetworks.com

Spot On Networks is the leading provider of managed WiFi networks to the U.S. multitenant housing market and a trusted leader in hotel WiFi since 2004.

Mirror Mate Frames
www.MirrorMateCommercial.com

MirrorMate is an easy, affordable way to custom frame those mirrors while still on the wall - so there is no room downtime.

FMC Professional Solutions Bed Bug Detector
www.FMCProSolutions.com/BedBugs/Home.aspx

Introducing the Verifi® bed bug detector, the world’s first active device to provide up to 90 days of ongoing bed bug detection.

Idea Paint
www.IdeaPaint.com

IdeaPaint transforms any surface into a dry erase canvas, giving you the space you need to create, connect and fully explore your big ideas.

Google Forms To Create Your Own Self-Grading Quiz
http://tinyurl.com/kwbk759

Google Forms are amazing tools, allowing you to do some really advanced tricks with forms as the front-end and spreadsheets at the heart.

Skillbuilder Online
SkillBuilderOnline.com/

A collaboration between Rich George -NOI Coach, Leah Brewer -Leasing Queen, and a consortium of multifamily industry speakers, influencers and thought leaders to bring their years of knowledge and wisdom to you in these self-paced e-learning courses.

PMManuals.com
PMManuals.com/

Our policy systems facilitate corporate policy and procedure. Our property management policy manuals system is a dynamic solution.

Room Scan App
itunes.apple.com/us/app/roomscan-app-that-draws-floor/id571436618?mt=8

By Locometric RoomScan draws floor plans all by itself - just touch each wall with your phone! To get the best from the app, please watch this one minute demo video: http://locometric.com/demo Now FREE on iTunes!

Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center
Business.FTC.Gov/documents/bus49-Using-Consumer-Reports-What-Landlords-Need-Know

If you're a landlord, you may use consumer reports to evaluate rental applications - as long as you follow the provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Jill Vegas
www.jillvegas.com

She does it all! Decorate your house at top speed, using Jill's practical, stylish tips that will transform any abode instantly.

Apartment Guardian
apartmentguardian.com

Apartment Guardian is a personal safety device designed to dramatically improve the safety of your on-site employees.

Design Within Reach
www.dwr.com

At Design Within Reach, we make authentic modern design accessible. "Within reach" means things not found elsewhere. It means in stock.

Lead Stop Paint
www.dumondchemicals.com

Lead Paint is dangerous but can either be removed (abated) or encapsulated. Dumond Chemicals Lead Stop complies with all EPA and HUD requirements.

SimTek Fence
www.simtekfence.com

SimTek Fence has reinvented fence manufacturing with its patented design of rotationally-molded fencing allowing realistic stone appearance and superior performance.

Chip It! by Sherwin-Williams
www.letschipit.com

Chip It! is a color tool that lets you instantly turn any picture online into a color palette pulled from more than 1,500 Sherwin-Williams paint colors.

SENDaBALL
www.sendaball.com

Sendaball, Inc. is a family business headquartered in Chicago. It is owned by a couple of BALLSY sisters who have been sending balls since the 90s, but one day in 2003, it seemed this CRAZY idea was meant to be a BUSINESS.

Conservation Grass
www.conservationgrass.com/

Conservation Grass is a synthetic grass solution for the luxury residential market.

GiveMore.com
www.givemore.com

Whether it's an informal daily meeting, weekly meeting, or something much bigger (like an annual conference or quarterly event), we have something that can help you and your team get committed and focused on what you need to get done.

Customized Walls
www.CustomizedWalls.com

Ever have a problem wall to repair or a unit with a not-so-great view? Check out his website for a great alternative.

Wall Candy Arts
www.wallcandyarts.com

Removable, reusable, repositionable chalkboard and dry erase decals.

UScape.it
www.UScapeIt.com

Want to take a video of your tour and email it to your prospect? Download this Free Application and make it so! Great closing tool.

Chandoo.org - Excel School Online
www.chandoo.org/wp/excel-school/

The aim of Excel School is to make beginners become productive and awesome in Excel. It has an optional module on Dashboards, which can teach you how to design awesome Excel Dashboards.

Dorm in a Box
www.DormInABox.com

This company designs comprehensive, high quality, bundled Residence Hall Essentials and ships them via shipping container directly to your University on behalf of your freshmen class.

World-Wide Learning Videos
www.Ted.com

Watch riveting talks by remarkable people around the world. Topics on technology, design, business, science, global issues, etc. Get inspired while you learn!

ResidentEvents.com
www.ResidentEvents.com

Resident Events is a resource for property management professionals to find, share, and rate apartment party ideas with each other! Need some apartment party ideas? Just take a look around!

Jackie Ramstedt Training and Consulting Services
www.JackieRamstedt.com

"Our Mission is getting the return on your investment: To quickly analyze your organization's current challenges and performance issues, and prepare an Action Plan specific to YOUR company's needs and goals."

Ellis, Partners in Mystery Shopping (EPMS)
www.epmsonline.com

Ellis Property Management Services, (EPMS), provides executive-level management and marketing consulting services to the multifamily industry.

Duct Tape Marketing
www.ducttapemarketing.com

Discover our simple, effective and affordable marketing tips and tricks. Free marketing plans, help with press releases and we have a podcast you can listen to as well.

Multifamily Insiders
multifamilyinsiders.com

Multifamily Insiders provides plenty of apartment-related resources, such as multifamily blogs, apartment jobs listings, discussion areas, and apartment vendor listings. Register for free and get access to even more features!

Matts 3D Floor Plans
www.matts3dfloorplans.com/

Enhance your online floor plans with 3D virtualization.

Apartment Therapy
www.ApartmentTherapy.com

Great place to go for inspiration for apartment decorating, design and upgrading ideas.

Tools of the Trade
www.toolsofthetrade.net

ToolsOfTheTrade.net offers a wealth of information on the best buys in tools, publishes a magazine with a free online version, has an informative blog and offers a free newsletter.

NAA Aptly Spoken Blog
www.naahq.org/blog/default.aspx

Property management professionals share new ideas, solutions, and innovations for current issues and challenges that confront the apartment industry.

Multihousing Professional Magazine
www.multihousingpro.com

Multihousing Professional Magazine online offers wonderful, informative articles for FREE download and industry news.

Multifamily Revenue Management
www.multifamilyrevenue.com/

Multifamily operators benefit from the experiences of revenue management users in other industries. Sign up for an RSS Fee and review free educational videos.

WalkScore.com Rates your community's Walkability!
www.WalkScore.com

Visit www.WalkScore.com and determine your community's "walkability rate" just by entering your address. If you rate a great walkability score, you can add a link on your website to impress your visitors and prospects.

Multi-Housing News BLOG
www.blog.multihousingnews.com/

MHN remains your source for the latest in breaking multi-housing news. MHN's blog will dig even deeper to provide our readers with in-depth analysis and coverage on a daily basis. This blog went live July 2007 and is a great resource.

Lay It Out - Room Planning Solution
www.layitout.com

If you have a tight budget and can’t afford to setup another model, then consider using the “Lay It Out” furniture templates.

Great Maintenance & Management Articles
www.LowesforPros.com/PropertyManagement

This website has great articles for property managers, maintenance personnel, contractors and more! Lowe's works to keep this site updated constantly and gets insight from lots of sources to keep the topics relevant and useful.

Visualize Interior and Exterior Paint Colors
www.sherwin-williams.com/pro/paint_colors/paint_color_samples/

Ever wonder what colors you could use for an accent wall in your model or what colors would look like together on an exterior building.

Sales Motivation & Training
www.gitomer.com

I think we all know that "leasing" is another word for "sales" and this website has tons of ideas to make you the best sales person on the team. Sign up for his free email subscription.

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