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TECHNOLOGY TIPS FOR RENTAL HOUSING PROVIDERS UNDER COVID-19

Posted in Association News, Coronavirus, Industry Trends, Newsworthy, Technology

TECHNOLOGY TIPS FOR RENTAL HOUSING PROVIDERS UNDER COVID-19

Over Zoom, CFAA recently hosted a panel addressing “Technology Updates for COVID-19 and beyond”, with different perspectives, under the skilled moderation of Darren Henry, of National Efficiency Systems. Dean Holmes from QuadReal represents a large owner-manager. Paul Smith from DMS is a fee manager with 60 separate clients, who have different tastes in reporting and technology use. Heather Brady from Yardi brought the perspective of a leading technology supplier. The initial COVID-19...

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PROPERTIES, PROPERTY MANAGERS MUST ADAPT TO RENTER NEEDS, CHANGES

Posted in Industry Trends, Interior Building, Newsworthy, Payments Processing, Technology

PROPERTIES, PROPERTY MANAGERS MUST ADAPT TO RENTER NEEDS, CHANGES

Renters are changing, and the properties and property managers of the future are going to have to be increasingly flexible to adapt to evolving renter needs, says Buildium in its 2020 Renters’ Report. Property managers are already starting to see the trends: They must adapt to more roommates, different household types, pets, and other changes that focus on renter needs. Also, higher-income renters who are professionals have become more common, along with seniors. Less about granite...

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RHB TV – INTERVIEW WITH PETER ALTOBELLI OF YARDI CANADA AND PROVINCIAL REOPENING PLANS

Posted in Coronavirus, Industry Trends, Media Releases, Newsworthy, Technology

RHB TV – INTERVIEW WITH PETER ALTOBELLI OF YARDI CANADA AND PROVINCIAL REOPENING PLANS

An interview with Peter Altobelli of Yardi Canada on technology, post COVID-19. We also cross Canada to cover provincial reopening plans. Watch Now

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CHARGELAB OFFERS $0 ELECTRICAL VEHICLE CHARGERS FOR MULTI-FAMILY BUILDINGS & WORKPLACES

Posted in Industry Trends, New Products, Technology

CHARGELAB OFFERS $0 ELECTRICAL VEHICLE CHARGERS FOR MULTI-FAMILY BUILDINGS & WORKPLACES

ChargeLab, Canada’s leading EV charging software provider, today announced it is offering eligible multi-family and office buildings EV charger installations for $0 in upfront costs in conjunction with the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). ZEVIP is a funding program from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), currently targeting multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs), workplaces, and light-duty vehicle fleets. Businesses, condo boards, and property managers interested in...

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DATA SECURITY HAS BECOME A PRESSING ISSUE FOR THE CRE SECTOR

Posted in Security, Technology

DATA SECURITY HAS BECOME A PRESSING ISSUE FOR THE CRE SECTOR

There’s an ever-growing volume of commercial real estate industry business being conducted online. Terrabytes of documents and data get swapped and more sensitive information than ever is archived in cloud storage. Such information provides juicy targets for hackers and identity thieves, making data security a growing issue for the sector. “There is a thriving, active criminal market for data, for systems, and to ransom and control and extort from companies,” says Jonathan Fairtlough, managing...

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6 TECHNOLOGIES DISRUPTING THE PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Posted in Industry Trends, Technology

6 TECHNOLOGIES DISRUPTING THE PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

No industry is immune to technological advances, but real estate is one niche that has been traditionally slower to adopt new trends. Not any longer! PropTech is booming and changing the way we buy, sell, and interact with our properties. Big Data The real estate and property management industries are uniquely positioned to benefit from big data. The more data we have, the more data-driven decisions we can make. Websites like Zillow, Trulia, and Redfin have disrupted the real estate industry...

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RHB TV EPISODE 5 IS NOW LIVE!

Posted in Appraisal, Bylaws / Regulations, CMHC, Communications, Development, Finance, Housing, Industry Trends, Newsworthy, Tax Law, Technology, Tenancy Law, Utility Management

RHB TV EPISODE 5 IS NOW LIVE!

Watch our exclusive interview with Benjamin Tal where we sit down to discuss the current state and future trends of the rental housing market. Ben Myers brings us the latest rental market conditions in Vancouver and Toronto- including results from StatsCan’s “Canadian Household Survey”. Later, we’ll go on location with Jason Cosentino, as he tours G.W.L Realty Advisor’s latest, purpose-built development. We’ll also be bringing you exclusive coverage from the 2019 FRPO MAC...

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Top Tech Trends for 2020

Posted in Communications, Finance, Housing, Industry Trends, Newsworthy, Technology

Top Tech Trends for 2020

Five technology advancements that are likely to hit the apartment industry in a big way in the year ahead. There’s little doubt that 2019 was the year for PropTech. We saw record levels of investment in not only real estate tech writ large but also multifamily-specific tech. These new technology companies and platforms are challenging our traditional ways of operating our communities and serving our residents, giving us new tools for marketing, leasing, connectivity, security, business...

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5 Top Technologies That Renters Want

Posted in Communications, Finance, Housing, Industry Trends, Newsworthy, Payments Processing, Technology

5 Top Technologies That Renters Want

A new survey shows the 5 top technologies that renters want and that, over the last year, residents’ interest in rental technologies has grown by an average of 7 points. The 2020 State of the Property Management Industry Report by Buildium and the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), surveyed both property managers and renters. In the annual survey of 1,188 renters across the county, Buildium and NARPM found the biggest gains in interest among renters were in applying...

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RHB TV – WATCH EPISODE 2 NOW!

Posted in Bylaws / Regulations, CMHC, Communications, Development, Employment, Events, Finance, Health & Safety, Housing, Industry Trends, Legislation, Maintenance, Newsworthy, Professional Services, Real Estate Law, Rent Control, Tax Law, Technology, Tenancy Law

RHB TV – WATCH EPISODE 2 NOW!

RHB TV is a one-of-a-kind media platform, that covers industry news, market data and emerging trends. Catch up on the rental housing trends we are seeing across the country as well as the latest developments of BILL 108. We look at the average asking rents for Canada’s major rental markets, get an exclusive look at Rockport Group’s luxury development, The Montgomery, and catch all the highlights of the FRPO & Greenwin Charity Golf Classics. EPISODE 2 is now live! Watch it at...

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