Author: danderson

Contrasting Styles

It’s very interesting to see how much the dynamic in an office of an apartment building can change by simply going across town. My first property was in the outskirts of St. Paul and this one is in Maplewood and from the unique residents to the traffic is just a […]

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Feels like just Yesterday

Today is the very last day of my internship here at Bigos Property Management and boy has it flown by. Feels like just yesterday I was waking up and heading to corporate for my first day and now i’m here at my desk packing up preparing to leave this place […]

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Last Week…

This is my last week as an intern here at Bigos Property Management. These 10 weeks have really flown by and I’ve enjoyed the time I’ve spent with this company. They are really good to their employees at this company and give it a sort of family feel whenever your […]

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Not everything is perfect here at Bigos

From what I’ve experienced here at Bigos Property Management has been nothing but amazing people, great properties and a positive work environment. Both sites I’ve been at as well as the corporate office is nothing but pleasant experiences and a good working atmosphere. However that’s not always the case with […]

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Unexpected Commission

So last week our office was experiencing a little bit of a hectic rush. I was just casually sitting at my desk doing some work through our CRM program and all of a sudden I was asked if I could do a tour. I happily agreed to do it, however […]

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Bus Tour

Yesterday, various Bigos employees and myself boarded a bus and went around touring some of the other properties Bigos owned. It was interesting to see all the different layouts and amenities of other properties. It was like going on a showing but with a whole crew of property managers/leasing agents […]

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Made My First Commission!

As an interning leasing agent we are allowed to receive Commission on apartments we rent to people. At my previous property I had leased an apartment to somebody during my last week there and just received notice that I will be receiving commission for what I did. It’s a great […]

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Capital Improvements

Last week I had to attend a meeting on how Bigos goes about remodeling their apartments and facilities. It covered how they go about the process and some of the things that they keep in mind during the renovation process. It was interesting to hear how the design team goes […]

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Weekly Report

This week I was asked to complete a Weekly Report for our property. This report gives a sense on how our leasers are doing and can give us an idea of what’s going on with the market. If we have a lot of showings but not a lot of people […]

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Reputation Management Campaign

My weekly assignment is to boost our company’s presence on social media. I chose to increase the amount of likes we get on Facebook. It has been pretty stressful becoming the leader of the facebook group and working on getting it Bigos approved. A project like this would be much […]

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Appreciation for Maintenance Staff

Days like yesterday really make me appreciate the amazing maintenance staff we have here at Silver Ridge and really all properties. It was really hot and muggy outside yesterday and I had to walk around from building to building delivering these move in packages. I was only outside for about […]

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Move In Packages

Yesterday was the 1st of the month and to welcome in our new residents we put a move-in package in all of the new move in’s apartments. We did this at our other property as well but at this one we directly put the packages in the apartments ourselves. I […]

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