Top 10 Instagrammable Places to Visit in Austin

Austin, Texas is known for its vibrant lifestyle, so it’s no surprise it’s brimming with plenty of captivating sights and bold outlets.  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots around the capital city to get that perfect Instagram shot.   Photo Credit: Trace Trace at the W Austin The trendy W Austin hotel and Trace restaurant has incredible...

What To Know Before Signing Your First Lease

There’s nothing more exciting than getting the keys to your first apartment. But before you do, there’s a few things to be aware of prior to signing the lease.   Can you afford it?  This may seem obvious, but many people often overestimate how much they’re able to afford, especially when a shiny new home is staring them in the face. A good rule of thumb...

Tips For First-Time Apartment Renters

Renting your first apartment is an exciting event but can be intimidating if you’re not sure what to expect. For a seamless experience from start to finish, keep these tips in mind so you can sign your new lease with confidence.   Determine a Budget  Avoid overspending by calculating your monthly budget before you start looking for an apartment. Typically, the rule of thumb is to spend no...

How to Turn Your Apartment into a Home Office

Working from home comes with countless distractions and challenges, and it can be made even more difficult if you’re already tight on square footage. Add a functional office area into your apartment by keeping these easy space-saving tips in mind.  Dedicate a Workspace Area  Avoid your work spreading all over your apartment by dedicating a specific area to working. Keep all relevant items (laptop,...

Color Therapy and How to Incorporate it into Your Home

If you’re looking to spruce up your space but not sure what hues and colors to incorporate, consider what each brings to the table. Color therapy, sometimes known as chromotherapy, is the idea that different colors affect your mood and even mental health. It’s why gray skies can feel somber and red couches may seem “loud.”   Using the right colors in the right spaces can bring energy to a room, promote...

5 Tips For Decorating a Small-Space

Sprucing up your apartment might seem like an impossible task without a ton of space. By following these simple tips and tricks, you’ll get the most out of your home, no matter how tiny, without sacrificing eye-catching décor.   Incorporate a Light Color Palette  A lighter color palette will instantly make a space seem much larger than it is. White, beige, taupe and light gray hues are...

Rachel Davidson Featured in Units Magazine June 2021 Issue

Read Article Here Rachel Davidson, RPM's Chief Strategy Officer, was recently featured in NAA's Units Magazine's June 2021 issue in an article titled "5 Biggest Property Management Challenges on the Horizon," which details the hurdles facing the industry in finding and keeping top talent in a post-COVID-19 world.  Rachel Davidson shares insights on how companies are navigating coming back to the office. "Rachel, "says the apartment...

RPM Soars to Top 15 in National Multifamily Housing Council List of Apartment Managers

RPM Living, a full-service property management company headquartered in Austin, Texas, accomplished the biggest leap of the year on the Top 50 List of Apartment Managers by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) — scoring the No. 11 place on the highly-regarded list, up 31 spots from No. 42 last year. The NMHC 50 is the sector’s chief ranking of the nation's largest apartment owners, managers, developers, builders and...

Apartment Ratings Awards Multiple RPM Living Communities Top Ranks

We are thrilled to share that multiple RPM Living communities have been awarded Apartment Ratings’ Top Rated for 2020. The annual awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction on ApartmentRatings.com. Of the many properties on their site, just 5% are awarded this recognition, making it a major achievement. To qualify for this award, communities had to meet several criteria including: An epIQ Index community grade of A-...

5 RPM Living Communities Earn J Turner 2020 Elite 1% Destination

Five RPM Living communities have been recognized among the Elite 1% properties in the nation with the best online reputation for 2020 by J Turner Research, the leading market research firm exclusively serving the multifamily industry. The Elite 1% ORA™ Power Ranking is an annual ranking based on monthly online reputation research of over 122,000 apartments across multiple review sites and Internet Listing Services (ILSs). J Turner assigns an...