(November 03, 2015) / by Justin Few
When you view one of our Springs Apartments homes as a prospective resident, you no doubt have firm ideas about what you want and don't want in terms of amenities. Do you have an equally solid way to evaluate the neighborhood outside our community, or do you leave that to chance? Add these features to your checklist for a well-rounded assessment of your new home, inside and out.
(October 08, 2015) / by Justin Few
Have you found yourself in a new city because of an opportunity that was too good for your mate to pass up? In 1981 a journalist for the Wall Street Journal coined the term "trailing spouse" as an affectionate nickname for this increasingly common situation.
(August 20, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Do you have a difficult time dealing with change? It doesn't come close to the fear and insecurity that change causes for cats and dogs. If you're moving into one of our pet-friendly Springs Apartments homes, your precious dog or cat could do with some extra TLC to help the transition go more smoothly. Use these helpful tips to create a plan that allows your pet to make a comfortable adjustment.
(May 05, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Relocation professionals – men and women who help a company’s relocating employees find suitable housing, among other things – have valuable insight into apartment trends, renters’ needs, “must-have” amenities, appropriate levels of on-site services, and a host of other topics related to apartment living. We’ve asked a number of these experts to share tips that could help you apartment hunters out there find “the perfect home” – and avoid those that don’t fit the bill:
(March 03, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Chances are good that your father and grandfather spent their years working for primarily one company. Today most people's careers are more fluid, involving moves between several different companies and even industries.
(February 19, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Today's society is far more mobile than it was in previous generations. It's no longer the norm for families to remain in the same home throughout the lifetimes of their children. Some causes are positive, such as job changes or promotions, while sadly others may be necessary but unpleasant.
(September 30, 2014) / by Jean Jones
Moving is one of the most stressful things a person can do. It isn’t easy packing your entire life into cardboard boxes and uprooting yourself from your familiar surroundings – especially when you’re travelling to a new city. As a relocation specialist, your job is to make this process as stress-free as possible, and your client’s satisfaction relies directly on your ability to do so. If their employees aren’t comfortably situated for the start of their new journey, it can negatively influence their desire to stay, thus increasing the risk of turnover.
(August 21, 2014) / by Jean Jones
Part of the role of a relocation specialist is to ensure as simple and stress-free a transfer possible for the client’s employee; another is finding a spot where that employee will be content. Many relocation specialists place transferred professionals in a Springs community because they know that “there’s no place like home” when that home is at Springs. Here are just a few of the reasons:
(August 05, 2014) / by Sherry Cameron
As a relocation expert, you’re always looking for ways to solidify your relationship with your clients, and to help them do the same with their new hires. Part of that is to find the right apartment home. Doing a walkthrough of an apartment community is critical if you’re to address transfers’ needs for square footage, number of bathrooms, proximity to work and school, etc., but truly satisfying them goes beyond what you see; it’s about management’s attitude toward residents that is perhaps the greatest predictor of resident satisfaction.
(July 22, 2014) / by Jean Jones
This article originally appeared on the Springs at Corpus Christi "You're Home Blog".
When moving day finally arrives you’re going to have a lot on your plate, to say the least. It’s an event that requires a lot of organization and work, and it’s bound to cause stress, especially if you have kids and they’re at home that day. If you don’t have friends who are able to help out or a daycare or sitter to pitch in, we’ve got some great tips for making kids a productive part of the process. The goal should be to have plenty for them to do – the more options they have, the less likely it will be that they get bored.