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REDBOOK Blues – Room for Improvement

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REDBOOK Blues – Room for Improvement

As our residents and we slowly adjust to the current turbulent economic and social environment, it reminds me of the tremendous resources available to us as AATC members. AATC membership services, education, and relationships have helped us successfully navigate this difficult time. Next month,... Continue Reading

by John Gillespie
07/1/2021


July Pillow Talk

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July Pillow Talk

We are halfway through our year-long look at Advocacy by the Numbers. Last month, we looked at the twenty-somethings: school districts within AATC’s service area. This month, we examine the All or 60 votes in the United States Senates. The US Senate has many nicknames: World’s Most... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
07/1/2021


July New Members

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July New Members

As we get geared up and prepared for the summer, let us turn the heat up by welcoming our newest supplier-partners, properties, and management-owner members! Let us give them a warm welcome in being a part of our AATC family. We encourage you to shop our dedicated members first for any of the... Continue Reading

by Charles Stroud
07/1/2021


July President's Letter

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July President's Letter

Freedom. It’s a word that we, as Americans, are quite familiar with, but what does it mean? Freedom, to me anyway, is the idea that you can do what you want without the government restricting you from doing it—so long as it’s not depriving someone else of their freedom. As we... Continue Reading

by Jason Busboom
07/1/2021


Redbook Blues: Internal Customers

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Redbook Blues: Internal Customers

As WAK Property Management President, I am focused on two customer bases: external (current and future residents) and internal (employees, owners, investors, etc.). As the leader of WAK, I’m keenly aware that my company’s best assets wear tennis shoes! Our employees matter. Your... Continue Reading

by John Gillespie
06/7/2021


Look for the Watermark 

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Look for the Watermark 

John Mitchell served as AATC's CEO for nearly 29 years. I recently heard an excellent sermon comparing change to a sudden attack of vertigo. At first, glance that may sound like a weird analogy but look deeper. If you’ve never experienced this dizzying experience, watch out! It’s... Continue Reading

by John Mitchell
06/7/2021


Pillow Talk: Twenty-something

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Pillow Talk: Twenty-something

Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby depicts the excesses of America in the “roaring” 1920s. Last century’s roaring ’20s has become this century’s raging '20s: global pandemic, contentious elections, social justice reform; and more importantly to multifamily... Continue Reading

by Perry Pillow
06/7/2021


President's Letter: A Season of Change

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President's Letter: A Season of Change

I am writing this as your President-Elect knowing we have quite a bit of change occurring all around us in our personal lives, communities, the Association, and our general society. While we head into this continued change, our main focus should be clear communication and a plan for how we move... Continue Reading

by Michael Payne
06/7/2021


AATC Announces $5,000 in scholarship Money Still Available.

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AATC Announces $5,000 in scholarship Money Still Available.

Members of the Apartment Association of Tarrant County are eligible to apply for educational financial assistance from the AATC Scholarship Fund which provides professionals in the property management industry with financial assistance toward professional growth and continuing... Continue Reading

by Lane Beene
06/7/2021


Become a Certified Apartment Leasing Professional!

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Become a Certified Apartment Leasing Professional!

Earning your CALP credential, many people's first industry credential shows your employer that you're committed to a career in residential property management. Set Yourself APART from other leasing professionals by earning your national designation recognized across the country by the National... Continue Reading

by Sarah Turner
06/7/2021


Welcome New Members!

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Welcome New Members!

As we get geared up and prepared for the summer, let us turn the heat up by welcoming our newest supplier-partners, properties, and management-owner members! Let us give them a warm welcome in being a part of our AATC family. We encourage you to shop our dedicated members first for any of the... Continue Reading

by Charles Stroud
06/4/2021


Stabilized Properties Holding Their Own

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Stabilized Properties Holding Their Own

Stabilized Properties Holding Their Own Apartment demand was up through April of this year compared to the pre-pandemic level of April 2019, rent growth has reemerged, and average occupancy has held steady despite an increase in new supply for the Greater Fort Worth market. This rebound is an... Continue Reading

by Jordan Brooks
06/4/2021