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7 Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity

Occasionally you need to go the extra mile. Sometimes you need to complete a major project, tackle a task you’ve put off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day. Here’s the best way to turn a normal workday into an incredibly productive workday: ...

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Making Your Apartment More Energy Efficient

Here are some helpful ways to make your apartment for energy efficient in order to lower costs. Change your Light Bulbs.  While Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFLs) cost almost twice as much as incandescent lightbulbs, they also use 75 percent less energy and last ten times longer. Unplug your appliances when they are not being used because they still draw electricity from your outlets. The most convenient way to accomplish this is by plugging as much as possible into one or two power strips and unplugging the power strip before heading to work or going to bed. Institute a...

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First Communities Launches New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website.  The new website offers visitors comprehensive information about First Communities, whether it be our history, our values, our services or our giving back to the community.  In addition, we will routinely post useful information on this blog about the company, industry events and news, and apartment living best practices.  Also, job seekers will see updated job postings for opportunities at our properties.  We invite you to check back often and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn...Welcome to First Communities!