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Welcome to Multifamily Talks – a podcast series featuring Multifamily insiders, their personal stories, thoughts on the industry and what they see on the horizon.

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Episode 18: Emily Watson/Lantower Residential & Kiley Sharp/Apartment Life: Prioritizing Community in the Age of Centralization

Jan 22, 2024 | 49 min
Join Andrew Bowen, Emily Watson and Kiley Sharp as they discuss centralization from both an operations and community perspective. They'll dive into the push and pull of technology on the resident expe... Read More
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Episode 17: Odeta Kushi/ First American Financial Corporation: The Great American Housing Shortage?

Jan 15, 2024 | 44 min
Hear what this regular contributor to CNBC and Bloomberg TV has to say about the downward pressure of “locked away” housing inventory and how the underbuilt housing market has resulted in ... Read More
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Episode 16: Steven Pribonic/White Oak Partners: The Stickiness of Resident Satisfaction

Jan 8, 2024 | 32 min
Join Carl Whitaker and Steven Pribonic of White Oak Partners as they go in-depth on White Oak’s focus on a community-first resident experience, its effect on renewal rates and the parallels betw... Read More
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Episode 15: Brad Case/Middleburg Communities: The Importance of Skepticism

Dec 18, 2023 | 53 min
Aren’t we supposed to be in a recession? And whatever happened to the apartment rent inflation that was coming in 2023? Hear why Brad Case, an economist with a MS from Berkley and a Phd from Yal... Read More
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Episode 14: Erin Roberts/Ryan Companies: Piecing Together the Data Puzzle

Dec 11, 2023 | 51 min
In this podcast, Carl Whitaker and Erin Roberts discuss the pros and cons of granular market data, current trends and their long-term effects, how supply chain issues may continue to slow new construc... Read More
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Episode 13: Tony Sousa/RPM Living: Maximizing the Power of Social Media

Dec 4, 2023 | 39 min
Join RealPage’s Andrew Bowen for a fascinating discussion with Tony Sousa about his journey from entry-level property management ops to the creation of a massive social media following that's be... Read More
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Episode 12: Jason Kae, Director of Onboarding & Enablement, RealPage

Nov 27, 2023 | 49 min
Join Andrew Bowen and Jason Kae as they dive into Jason’s book, "Journey to a Rainforest Team Culture" — a unique look at how frontline managers can optimize employee satisfaction and enga... Read More
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Episode 11: Jay Parsons, SVP/Chief Economist, RealPage / Andrew Bowen, Vice President & Industry Principal, RealPage / Carl Whitaker, Director of Research & Ana

Nov 20, 2023 | 46 min
Join RealPage® market and economic experts Jay Parsons, Andrew Bowen and Carl Whitaker as they discuss, in detail, findings from the RealPage 2023 National Renter Study completed by The Center for... Read More
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Episode 10: Rich Hughes, Head of Data Science, RealPage

Nov 13, 2023 | 47 min
Go in depth on how Artificial Intelligence is shaping the multifamily industry and what future technology advancements will further enhance operations and resident experiences. Rich Hughes discusses ... Read More
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Episode 9: Alex O’Brien, CEO/Founding Partner, Cardinal Group

Nov 6, 2023 | 56 min
This multifamily podcast episode offers an enriching and enlightening perspective on how the greatest moments of a career are often born from impacting the lives of those around you. Learn about the ... Read More
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Episode 8: Sharon Wilson Geno, President Elect/NMHC

Oct 31, 2023 | 39 min
Just in time for OpTech 2023, Sharon Wilson Geno, President of the National Multifamily Housing Council, discusses advocating for the multifamily industry with a focus on providing more housing, speci... Read More
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Episode 7: Jesse McConnico, Research Manager, John Burns Research & Consulting

Oct 23, 2023 | 41 min
Enjoy this rich discussion regarding the multifamily market's new construction, the heartbeat of the apartment industry. This podcast delivers insights into For Sale BTR apartments, Single-Family Rent... Read More