December 2016 - Getting Serious About Diversity

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TH E M R EP O RT | 9 FROM THE SOURCE Portfolio Services #RentEstate FREE Portfolio Management Consultation Corporate Owned Centralized Services Model ✓ Reduced Vacancies ✓ More Quality Tenants ✓ Higher Rents ✓ Less Maintenance Costs Centralized Corporate Specialization Dispositions Institutional Level Reporting Sales Rent Collection Local Market Expertise & Sta General Manager Leasing Agents Inspections Property Management Accounting Maintenance Coordination SHARE THIS: RESILANDSCAPE As an added boost to your real estate news, sign up for Moody's monthly news- letter—ResiLandscape. The most recent edition includes commentaries on how Trump's victory will affect trade, finan- cial regulation, and healthcare; the risk of RMBS backed by loans to foreign nation- als; how Hurricane Matthew has affected SFR securitizations; and more. Sign up at READ THIS: VALUE AS A SERVICE: EMBRACING THE COMING DISRUPTION By Rob Bernshteyn In today's global marketplace, companies in a multitude of industries are looking for that competitive edge that will set them apart in their field. Rob Bernshteyn, President and CEO of software company Coupa and guest lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools, proposes that the advantage can be found in the concept of value as a service. Like the model of software as a service before it, Bernshteyn believes value as a service will revolutionize software companies and other businesses alike by shifting the focus from the product a company provides to the outcome it cre - ates for the user. As Bernshteyn explains it, this model will create "quantifiable, measurable success criteria everyone [can] point to." WATCH THIS: METROSTUDY TV For the visual learners out there, Metrostudy, a provider of primary and sec- ondary market information to the housing and residential construction industry, hosts a discussion of its Residential Economic Report via video available on Metrostudy. com or YouTube. In its most recent video, Metrostudy Chief Housing Economist Mark Broud provides a synopsis of Q 4 2016, as well as a 2017 forecast—including the prediction that by the end of 2017 the U.S. housing market will be "under supplied by 2.5+ million homes." TWEET THIS: @MONEYUNDER30 Whether you're a millennial yourself or just want to pass on savvy financial advice to the budding capitalists in your life, @MoneyUnder30 is the perfect place to go for tailored money-handling strategies for young adults. While this quippy Twitter account will give you a snapshot of a variety of finance topics, be sure to visit for more in-depth ad - vice on credit cards, debt payoff, investing, home buying, and car buying.

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