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How to Write a Great Rental Listing

By on May 18, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Write a Great Rental Listing

Find Your Renters Where They’re Searching: Writing a rental listing is only half the battle; you have to make sure that potential applicants will actually find the listing! Even if your listing is perfect, covers all the basics and the extra details, it will not be worthwhile if no one actually sees it. So, where […]

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How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

By on May 16, 2018 in Education with 8 Comments
How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

Increasing the monthly rent on your rental properties is something every landlord will inevitably experience.  Like most industries, the rental market responds to economic trends creating opportunities for owners to ask more or less for rent depending on their region.  The recent years have provided a positive position for rental property owners who are experiencing […]

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What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

By on May 14, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

A routine inspection of your investment property is an excellent time to check out the condition of the rental, ensure appliances are up-to-date and serviced, check-in with your renters, and identify any potential problems or lease violations. A landlord’s dream come true is a long-term, low maintenance tenant (who also pays rent on time). The […]

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5 Reasons You Need To Get Renters Insurance ASAP

By on May 7, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Reasons You Need To Get Renters Insurance ASAP

Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean your belongings don’t have as much value as a homeowner’s. Nor does it mean you don’t have to protect them with insurance. Most homeowners would never go uninsured, but when it comes to renters, more often than not they don’t even give it a second thought. Consider this: […]

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How to Rent an Apartment Sight Unseen

By on May 4, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Rent an Apartment Sight Unseen

As a general rule renting sight unseen is far from ideal, and, overall, is considered inadvisable. There is only so much that you can determine through photographs and enticing unit descriptions; that may not tell the full story. A thorough walk-through of a property is crucial to ensure that the unit has up-to-date safety measures […]

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How To Write A Great Tenant Newsletter

By on May 2, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
How To Write A Great Tenant Newsletter

Newsletters are a great way to communicate with your tenants and keep them informed about the community, give tenant tips and strengthen relationships. A well-run tenant newsletter is one of the most powerful and effective tools to connect with your tenants and promote your property and property management business or position yourself as an excellent […]

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Top 8 Reasons to Host Regular Resident Events at Your Property

By on April 27, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Top 8 Reasons to Host Regular Resident Events at Your Property

Coming up with the perfect resident event can take time, and while it may feel like that effort is unnoticed, there are certainly visible benefits from planning and hosting them regularly. Whether your event coordinates with a holiday celebration, a cultural event or even a charity drive, hosting a resident event does not have to […]

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What To Do When A Tenant Wants To Break Their Lease

By on April 25, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
What To Do When A Tenant Wants To Break Their Lease

A vacancy is one of the most expensive aspects of the rental industry and it is in a manager’s or owner’s best interest to keep their rental property occupied with qualified tenants. In a perfect scenario, a landlord will secure a long-term lease with a responsible tenant, who pays rent on time, takes care of […]

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Rentec Direct Features Guide – New Tools for Property Managers & Landlords

Rentec Direct Features Guide – New Tools for Property Managers & Landlords

Everything you want to know about rental management success using Rentec Direct’s property management software.  With The Property Pro Coffee Break, you can take your rental business to the next level with helpful tips and the latest trends for property managers, landlords, and investors. Within the Rentec Direct Property Pro Coffee Break you will discover: The […]

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April Showers Bring… Spring Maintenance and Cleaning Tasks

By on April 20, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
April Showers Bring… Spring Maintenance and Cleaning Tasks

It’s that time of year! “Spring cleaning” is a common endeavor during this season, but if you are a landlord, you’ll have to include more heavy-duty maintenance tasks as well. Rentec’s Brentnie Daggett covers both these undertakings in two recent blog posts on RIS Media’s Housecall blog. There, she covers checklists for landlords and property […]

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