Before beginning my internship, I used words like “unit,” “complex,” and “tenant.” These are common words in the industry, but I have learned to change my word choice and the importance behind it. For some people, using these words make them feel uncomfortable, and like you do not care about them. Instead, using words like “home,” “community,” and “resident” make prospects and residents feel more comfortable and cared about. They have more emotion attached to them, and feel more personal. When you recognize that they live in a home, and not a unit, they feel that their home is more respected. This is the same reason why you would say resident over tenant, because they feel more important and respected by these word choices.
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What is Cooperative Education?
A portion of your Real Estate Property Management coursework includes Cooperative Education. These intern positions apply your classroom knowledge in a professional work setting, where you’ll gain confidence in your skills and abilities. You’ll build a stronger resume with the work experience employers need and may have a position in place before graduating.
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