Monthly Archives: May 2018

How College Students Feel About Gun Control

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Las Vegas. Stoneman Douglas. Sandy Hook. Santa Fe High. The Youtube headquarters. These seemingly unrelated locations have been forever tied by a grim thread that runs through American culture -mass shootings. As of early 2018 there have been 1,624 mass shootings in the last 1,870 days. Crunch some numbers and that data gets even darker: roughly 86 percent of all days in the past five years have had a mass shooting.

Sadly, it’s a trend that isn’t slowing down: just months after the Stoneman Douglas High School victims organized popular social media campaigns like #NeverAgain and #MarchForOurLives, there have already been more shootings in places like Maryland and Texas.

There’s no clear winner when it comes to addressing proper gun use in America. But despite the complexity of gun laws, the conversation has been steered by younger Americans -those under 25 -in the wake of the Las Vegas and Stoneman Douglas shootings. While high school students participated in marches and walkouts, we surveyed thousands of college students from around the country and gathered their responses regarding American gun control and gun culture.

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Landlords: Become a Housing Industry Leader…By Answering the Phone

As a landlord in a competitive market, your goal is to rule the industry. But like many things in life, being a leader doesn’t happen without paying attention to small details.

For you, one of these small details is how you handle phone calls. In this industry, call lead conversions are crucial for establishing a relationship, setting up a showing and ultimately, getting your units filled with good tenants. We’ve analyzed over 300 tracked phone calls to identify an industry standard, and what you can do to improve your phone calls, get those leases signed and lead the industry with call lead conversions.  Continue reading

10 Signs That You Went To Mizzou

If there’s one thing that unites the students at the University of Missouri, it’s pride in their campus. From the beautiful grounds to the characters within it, there are a few tried and true things that make Mizzou a collective. Take a break from searching for your next Mizzou off-campus housing and check out our list of some student faves. You know you went to Mizzou if you’ve experienced these ten things.

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Where You Should Be Eating In College Hill near Northern Iowa

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When Northern Iowa students need some food to fuel them through their studies or a drink to close out their stressful school week and finally begin their weekend they often head to College Hill; a popular Cedar Falls district that has become the go-to spot for students providing a mecca of bars and restaurants.

Located adjacent to the UNI campus, you don’t have to travel far to find yourself surrounded by the best eats and drinks that Cedar Falls has to offer. Before you start your hunt for apartments in Cedar Falls near the University of Northern Iowa be sure to fill up on some of the best places to grab food and drinks in the College Hill neighborhood. Continue reading

The Top Places To Eat And Drink In Ames

When it comes time to indulge, students head over to Downtown Ames and Campustown; Ame’s bar and restaurant districts and major stomping grounds for Iowa State students.

If you’re new to the area, or you’re just a local looking to broaden your horizons, be sure to check out our list of the best places to eat and drink around Iowa State before you make a decision on your next Ames apartments near campus. Continue reading