News & Events | March 2022
The Official Newsletter of the Greater Nashville Apartment Association
The Mania is Back!
Maintenance Mania is back, in person, for the first time in two years after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. GNAA and the Maintenance Committee have been hard at work preparing for this year’s Maintenance Mania held at Al Menah Shriners on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Registration opens at 11:00 am.
For everyone who has never experienced this event, Maintenance Mania is a national program offered by NAA and presented where maintenance technicians compete against each other in various skill-based games. NAA divides the country into divisions, placing Nashville in division three. Winners of each division will participate in the National Championship, held at the annual conference, Apartmentalize. Prepare for Maintenance Mania with the below information.
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Three Soft Skills Every Maintenance Tech Should Have
Do you have experience doing manual labor and maintenance work? Maintenance jobs are on the rise in many industries, making this line of work popular for job seekers ready to put their skills to good use. However, in addition to technical abilities, interpersonal skills are paramount for success in most maintenance jobs.
On Trends | Now Trending in Maintenance
The digital age is among us. Community-wide Wi-Fi has become an expectation of our residents. New or retrofitted properties with universal Wi-Fi provide a smart home technology system platform. Owners and operators are investing in monitoring systems inside the homes we manage.
It's the Law | "You Never Fix Anything!"
How many times have we heard this? It’s inevitable. You have a resident who hasn’t made their monthly rent payment. When you send them their late rent notice, you’re pelted with a barrage of maintenance complaints. There’s no telling what they might mention, but they all boil down to the same theme: “You never fix anything!”
Maintenance Protection Program | Three Men & A Cat
Check out this recently shared maintenance story from one of our GNAA members! Have a good maintenance story to share?
NextGen: Rising Stars Series - Meredith Dixon
NextGen presents its next installment in the Rising Stars Series. This article introduces an in-depth interview with Meredith Dixon, Assistant Property Manager for NTS Development Company. Gather advice from GNAA members and leaders in the multifamily housing industry.
Introducing GNAA New Members
Join us in welcoming the GNAA New Members! GNAA brings you the resources needed for professional growth in the rental housing industry while also hosting a variety of networking events to connect members throughout the year. Learn more about GNAA membership on the Become A Member page.