Category: Security

Security
2019 December Introducing New Security Tech in Your Building

In today’s world of high-tech property management and building security, there are more options than ever for managers and boards to choose from to keep their communities on the cutting edge. There are web- and device-based apps for everyth…

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2019 December The Illegal Home-Sharing Issue

Since their insurgence over the last dozen years, Airbnb, Homeaway/VRBO and other home-sharing sites using a similar model have provided travelers all across the globe with alternative—often more affordable—accommodation to hotels, motels, …

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2019 December 2019-2020 Round-up and Projection

In markets throughout the nation, 2019 was a year of uncertainty, reflecting change in the basic mechanisms of how we view, buy, and sell real estate.  That uncertainty extended to all markets, from traditional single-family homes to co-ops…

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Assessing Your Building's Fire Safety Needs

Of all the duties of boards and managers, the safety of residents and their property is paramount. One crucial component of maintaining that safety is a fire-prevention plan that's thorough, functional, and up-to-date. In this clip, fire pr…

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Securing Your Building

Security in multifamily buildings isn't a one-sided job; both boards and residents must cooperate to make sure property and people are safe. In this clip, a security pro gives us a few tips on how administrators, staff, and those who call b…

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The Top 3 Security-Related Mistakes

Securing the safety of residents and their personal property is one of a condo, co-op, or HOA board's most important duties. In this clip, two security pros reveal the biggest blunders they see board-management teams make, and give some ins…

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Common Multifamily Safety & Security Mistakes

While crime rates have been falling consistently for decades -- even in large metropolitan areas -- security and safety will always be a top concern of both managers and boards. In this video clip, a security tech pro discusses some of the …

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Preparing for the Worst

Emergency preparedness--especially for possible violent attacks at home, work and in public spaces--was the theme of a Manhattan symposium hosted last month by property management firm FirstService Residential and aimed at property managers…

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Real-World Security Concerns

Everyone wants to feel safe and secure in their homes -- but it's easy to get carried away and waste resources on over-the-top security measures that may not actually be warranted. In this segment, multifamily security pros discuss how they…

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