When two children are fighting over the same toy, some parents might take it away. The toy is gone — problem solved. Or is it? Reviews also don’t exactly work that way. That doesn’t mean some property managers don’t try that approach and flag every negative review for removal. Rather than taking the time to […]
Multifamily property managers are typically eager to respond to positive feedback in online forums, but conveying an appropriate message becomes complicated when faced with a negative review. Because management teams are directly invested in the community and the living experiences of their residents, it’s understandably difficult to receive negative feedback from a renter without taking […]
Negative online reviews are a thorn in the bicycle tire of every property manager. Everything may be rolling along smoothly until they strike, and they can be completely deflating. The frustration that accompanies negative online feedback, especially when it’s unwarranted or unfounded, can trigger property managers to react defensively. However, countering a damaging review with […]
Overburdened onsite apartment teams are constantly searching for ways to automate processes and save time. But one of the common timesaving methods for managing online reviews might not be such a good idea . Keeping a list of prepared responses might sound like an efficient way to handle online reviews. But this impersonal approach indicates […]
When a resident feels their property management company or onsite team has wronged them, one of the first places they turn for retribution is online reviews. Residents might rant at length about their perceived mistreatment and nitpick any community shortcoming they can dredge up or manufacture. Facts aren’t important. The only thing that matters is […]
More and more apartment operators are taking the proper step of responding to any and all reviews, but many are coming across as insincere. That’s because the most frequent mistake teams are making when responding to reviews is failing to add a signature.