FAA APTitudes Newsletter
November 2017 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
The Florida Apartment Association has contributed $25,000 to the Valencia College Residential Property Management Scholarship Fund, to benefit students who enroll in the college's new two-year degree program.
FAA members who would like to serve on a committee are encouraged to attend meetings in Tallahassee in January.
The 2018 FAA Legislative Conference will take place at the Hotel Duval in Tallahassee January 30-31. Discounted rooms are now available at Aloft Tallahassee Downtown, approximately a four-minute walk from the host hotel.
Full Service Electrical Contractors 24/7 Emergency
Switch Electric
Switch Electric is a full service licensed Electrical Contractor specializing in Multi-Family industry. Service area includes the whole state of Florida with focus on the Tampa/Orlando markets. We stock materials for properties such as common area bulbs and ballasts, main breakers and meter bank parts for immediate response day or night. We service pole mounted lighting systems, sports court lighting, parking lot & street lighting. Available 24/7 @ 1-800-929-5035.
Management members of the Florida Apartment Association are eligible for a discounted registration fee of $700 to the 2018 NAA Apartmentalize, formerly the NAA Education Conference & Exposition.
Take a brief survey and be entered to win a $100 gift card!
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
Tax reform gained key approvals, but it is still awaiting key votes. Here is where things stand and how it affects the apartment industry.
It is hard to know what mechanical and structural issues a community might exist, but some signs can indicate problems.
Buying a new community means taking on a new staff. If the property is underperforming, it may mean refocusing onsite associates.
Renters Legal Liability, LLC
Renters Legal Liability LLC
Renters Legal Liability (RLLĀ®), offers a risk management tool which provides owners/managers, with a property damage liability waiver for losses caused negligently by residents, for 5 named perils. By requiring property damage liability, owners/managers are seeing benefits to their communities and reductions to their P&C loss ratios. RLL has assisted countless clients in achieving this goal. RLL addresses administration, tracking, and compliance of units with the PDLW (Property Damage Liability Waiver) or HO-4 (Renters Insurance) Policies. RLL can interface with many current property management software systems, making integration seamless.
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Pleasant smells, strong customer service and prompt follow up from luxury hotels are things that apartment owners can duplicate.
Apartment Owners Association of California
ARD Distributors
What's New Around the State
View sales, acquisitions, and building starts in multifamily markets around the state. Send your Market Report news to communications@faahq.org.
Supplier Updates
The 2018 FAA Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Prospectus will be posted at faahq.org by December 15 and mailed to supplier members in late December. To be sure you receive your copy, confirm your contact information on your web profile includes your preferred mailing address.
A more robust and comprehensive supplier directory has replaced the old PSC Buyer's Guide, which in many cases only included one company under a specific category.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year.



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