The pandemic has without a doubt changed the working world. You’ve probably noticed a large number of residents milling about your community during “normal” business hours – those work-from-home (WFH) residents. Global Workplace Analytics states, “Our best estimate is that we will see 25-30% of the workforce working at home on a multiple-days-a-week basis by the end of 2021.”[i]
With the recent sensitivity to cleanliness and stopping the spread of COVID-19, many business and establishments are taking the extra steps to protect their staff, and for apartment communities, their residents. While cleaning services are currently used in apartments for move-out cleans and janitorial cleans for office and amenity areas, one might wonder why an extra service for Sanitization Clean is necessary. Below is the breakdown of the types of services:
In the past 2 weeks, as the country has opened up, the increased awareness of sanitization is evident everywhere. I go to the grocery store and the cart is wiped down for me before I take it through the store. I go to order take out and the menu is sanitized before it's handed to me and after I hand it back. Those are just two examples of how serious businesses are taking the safety of their patrons.
Now that Rent Ready is offering sanitization services and we know the difference between sanitization and move-out cleaning, it might be helpful to explain the sanitization process being used to safeguard onsite staff and residents. To deliver this service safely and efficiently to your community, Rent Ready will employ an electrostatic disinfectant spraying technique to thoroughly sanitize all surfaces.
In a time when 'personal space' means more than it ever has in the past, the way we live our lives and do our jobs have been tested. One of the things in this industry that has become difficult for leasing professionals is giving tours. How are you expected to give prospects a great experience and walk them through what could be their future home if you're not supposed to shake hands or even be within six feet of one another? Well, only one option: virtual tours.
Maybe your community is already doing them and you have mastered the art. However, some communities probably haven't been able to practice this in the past, for those, here are some platforms that you can use to get some virtual tours recorded:
Your office is closed to the public which in turns results in fewer distractions throughout the day. In a role that has mastered the ability to multi-task and handle interruptions like a champion, it might feel like a surreal reality when you have hours of uninterrupted time. But now the question becomes, what do I do with this extra time? What things have I put off that I could refocus on? Well, we’ve come up with some items that you and your team might be able to concentrate on and finally check off your list: