River Market: Where History and Modernity Meet (Updated for 2021!)

River Market: Where History and Modernity Meet   When you first step into the River Market neighborhood, a sense of history washes over you. Then you might hear the “ding-ding” of the Kansas City streetcar and be pulled back into modern times. River Market in Kansas City retains its classic charms with a modern twist

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5 Best Brunch Spots in Kansas City (Updated for 2021!)

5 Best Brunch Spots in Kansas City   Nothing is better after a long week of work than sleeping in on a Saturday morning and hitting a brunch hot spot hours later than you’d get up during the week. Whether you’re the quick brunch and go type or the drink mimosas for hours type, here

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Why Renters Belong in KC (Updated for 2021)

Why Renters Belong in KC   If there is one thing we do not lack it is a sense of pride for our community! Kansas City is a bountiful city with a lot to offer. We showed our love for this city when we flooded downtown in a sea of blue (raise your hand if you

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7 Best Barbecue Places in Kansas City (Updated for 2021!)

  7 Best Barbecue Places in Kansas City   If Kansas City is known for anything above all else, it’s the barbecue. You will scarcely meet a Kansas Citian who doesn’t have an opinion on barbecue, whether it’s who has the best sides, the best burnt ends (Kansas City specialty, ya know), or who is

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Should I Upgrade My Rental Property? | Answers from Kansas City Apartment Marketers

Should I Upgrade My Rental Property? | Answers from Kansas City Apartment Marketers We’re not going to act like we don’t understand; upgrades cost money. In some cases, they can cost a lot of money. So it can be hard to determine whether you need an upgrade or not. Here’s the truth: There are a

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving     Hiring the Wrong Mover If you hire a mover, make sure you do your research beforehand. There are numerous sites that you can read reviews on moving companies such as Angie’s List and Yelp, but even asking around to your friends and family is likely a good

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The Best Upgrades for a Rental Property (On a Budget)

The Best Upgrades for a Rental Property (On a Budget)   Our expert Kansas City apartment marketers at LeasingKC have found rental upgrades can make or break a property. However, figuring out amenities your renters care about is key to upgrading on a budget. The last thing you want to do is splurge on a

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Types of Brand Elements You Need For a Successful Rental Property

Types of Brand Elements You Need For a Successful Rental Property   With so many apartments, condos, duplexes, and other rental properties available in the Kansas City metro, you need to stand out to maintain success. If you fall by the wayside, renters are more likely to turn somewhere else simply because they don’t recognize

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Quick Tips on Apartment Branding for Kansas City Property Managers

Quick Tips on Apartment Branding for Kansas City Property Managers As with any business, apartment branding is super important for your property and its growth. If you have a strong brand, you will be more likely to draw in more renters while building a unique name for yourself!  LeasingKC has helped property managers across the

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How Do You Write an Apartment Listing? Kansas City Marketing Experts Explain.

How Do You Write an Apartment Listing? Kansas City Marketing Experts Explain.     People say “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but our team at LeasingKC would argue that words can be just as effective as pictures, especially if you want to draw in renters. While you should 100% ensure your listings have

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What to Expect in the Rental Process

What to Expect in the Rental Process   As with most things in the modern world, finding a place to rent can be a complicated process. Here are some tips and tricks to help you find your next rental:   1. Finding Your New Home There are so many options on the market when it

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Top 3 Apartment Marketing Strategies You Shouldn’t Ignore

Top 3 Apartment Marketing Strategies You Shouldn’t Ignore   Effective apartment marketing not only helps you draw in more renters, it also better equips you to retain the renters you already have. We aren’t saying you should spend tons of money to get the most out of your efforts, but we are saying you should

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5 Apartment Maintenance DIY’s

Do you live in a small building that doesn’t have maintenance staff on-site? Do you love the accomplished feeling you get when taking care of your home yourself? Are you handy?   If so, this list might be the list for you! Please remember to speak with your landlord prior to taking on any of

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Where to Eat, Live, and Be Entertained in the Crossroads KC – UPDATED FOR 2021

Where to Eat, Live, and Be Entertained in the Crossroads KC – The All-in-One Guide Out of Kansas City’s recent downtown revival emerged an amazingly rich arts and entertainment district: Crossroads KC. This artistic haven features unique shops and boutiques, delicious bars and restaurants, and some of the top entertainment venues in the city. Anyone

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The Importance of Property Management Social Media Branding

The Importance of Property Management Social Media Branding   Fun fact: in 2005, only about 5% of Americans used social media, and by 2011 that number jumped to 50%. Now, 72% of Americans use some kind of social media. Basically, social media marketing gives you direct access to thousands (heck, even millions) of people. Of

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