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Replacement Windows--Everything You Need to Know
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Replacement Windows--Everything You Need to Know

Replacement Windows—Everything You Need to Know If you’ve ever been in the market for window replacement, you’d agree that there are a plethora of different options and styles from which to choose. It’s not as simple as going to the local hardware store and placing an... Continue Reading

by Sereena Barga
02/1/2022


Package Volume Projections Presented by FETCH
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Package Volume Projections Presented by FETCH

With the emergence of Covid-19 in 2020, package delivery increased significantly in apartment communities. Renters turned to e-commerce to fulfill all of their shopping needs. As a result, property managers encountered numerous package deliveries to their communities and faced the unforeseen... Continue Reading

02/1/2022


Next Gen | Rising Stars Series - Nicole Samson
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Next Gen | Rising Stars Series - Nicole Samson

Name Nicole Samson Title/Company Regional Vice President, Carter-Haston Real Estate Services, Inc. Years in the Industry 25 years Volunteer Positions Currently & Previously Held NexGen Committee Co-Chair, 2022 Management Director, GNAA Board of Directors What brought you to the apartment... Continue Reading

02/1/2022


Next Gen | Rising Stars Series - Lacey Smithson
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Next Gen | Rising Stars Series - Lacey Smithson

Name Lacey Smithson, CALP Title/Company Regional Account Executive, GreenWay Waste & Recycling Years in the Industry 15 years total- 8 years onsite and 7 years as a supplier Volunteer Positions Currently & Previously Held Leadership Lyceum 2019, Manager's Representative 2018, Management... Continue Reading

01/1/2022


The Apartment Search is Changing
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The Apartment Search is Changing

As professionals in the apartment industry, it is important to know the factors that contribute to the current state of the market. In recent years, several influences have exerted pressure on the residential rental market, some pre-dating the COVID-19 pandemic and others arising from it. The... Continue Reading

by Lily Burns
01/1/2022


Join A GNAA Committee!
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Join A GNAA Committee!

Find a GNAA committee that interests you! Our committees depend on your participation and attendance to successfully meet their goals and the goals of GNAA. Joining is easy! Just let us know the committee(s) you are interested in and we will add you to their email list. Call the GNAA office at... Continue Reading

01/1/2022


On Trend
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On Trend

November brought the opportunity to attend the NMHC’s [National Multi-Housing Council’s] Operations and Technology [OpTech] conference just outside of Washington DC. There were three big takeaways to keep us all on-trend. On-Demand Services. I would refer to this as the Uberization... Continue Reading

by Lisa Gunderson
01/1/2022


GNAA New Members | January 2022
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GNAA New Members | January 2022

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. MANAGEMENT... Continue Reading

01/1/2022


A Letter from the Chairman
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A Letter from the Chairman

Greetings to all! I am immensely grateful to God for such a time as this. I am proud to announce that I am the First African American Woman, Board Chair in the 53-year history of the Greater Nashville Apartment Association. This Chairmanship is a testament to keep pushing, staying positive, and... Continue Reading

by Tracey Crowe
01/1/2022


Next Gen | Rising Stars Series
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Next Gen | Rising Stars Series

Stephanie Burns Property Manager, NTS Development Years in the Industry 18 Volunteer Positions Currently & Previously Held Active Past Chairman of GNAA; Tennessee Apartment Association Board Member; Communications Committee Chair; NextGen Committee Chair; NAA Apartmentalize Committee... Continue Reading

10/20/2021


Meet Your 2022 Board Nominees
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Meet Your 2022 Board Nominees

KATHERINE MORROW, MAA – Secretary/Treasurer Nominee Katherine brings over a decade of multifamily contributions to the Nashville area. Katherine has dedicated the past five years to the GNAA Board of Directors and is currently serving as the NextGen Committee co-chair, as well as actively... Continue Reading

10/20/2021


The Insider's Guide to Being the Best Supplier
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The Insider's Guide to Being the Best Supplier

Joining the GNAA might be the best thing you ever do for your business. But with so many ways to participate, are you getting the most out of the organization? Below are some “insider” methods of getting the most out of the GNAA. Demonstrate your reliability through committee work.... Continue Reading

by Jo Pulcini
10/18/2021