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50 Ideas for Landlords' and Property Managers' Blog Posts

  • Friday, April 3, 2020
  Advertising & Marketing     Matt Angerer

We know how much landlords and property managers have to tackle each day. We understand how much it can take to keep your online presence up-to-date. It may be that your day overflows with the many responsibilities your business requires from you. Adding blogs to your website may seem an impossible task.

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Raise Your Tenancy Rates By Providing These 7 Apartment Perks In 2020

  • Friday, April 3, 2020
  Vacancy Advertising     Matt Angerer

You, like many landlords, may be looking for ways to improve your tenancy rates for 2020: ways to bring new tenants into your apartment complex. Not only that, savvy landlords know that it's equally important to retain your existing tenants by providing them with the great living conditions and perks they're looking for. Try adding these perks to your apartment complex to watch your tenancy rates increase.

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Know Your Rights: When It's Okay for a Landlord to Legally Enter Rental

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  Landlord Guides   Renter   Legal   Renter Guides     Ashley Orlowski

From a renter's perspective, they have the right to maintain their privacy within their occupied rental unit. From a landlord's perspective, they have the right to ensure that their property is being taken care of by the renter. So when is it okay for a landlord to enter a renters residence?

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Should Landlords Lower Rent for Tenants During an Economic Recession?

  • Friday, March 27, 2020
  Landlord Guides   Financials   Health   Coronavirus     Ashley Orlowski

Let’s face it - When a recession hits, almost everyone suffers. As a landlord, you have a lot to worry about. Are your tenants going to be able to make rent? Will you lose tenants? Will you be able to find new tenants to find unoccupied units?

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7 Small Apartment Hacks to Make Your Living Space Efficient

  • Monday, March 23, 2020
  Renter   Tips     Ashley Orlowski

Whether you’ve just moved into a smaller rental unit or suddenly have the urge to make your small apartment a bit more efficient, we’ve got a few great apartment hacks to help you better utilize your space.

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Landlord Coronavius Guide: Tips to Help Your Renters Through the COVID-19 Outbreak

  • Saturday, March 21, 2020
  Landlord Guides   Health   Coronavirus     Ashley Orlowski

People worldwide are feeling the impacts of the Coronavirus. Whether you’re a homeowner, a landlord, or a renter, COVID-19 has made everyday life shift into uncertainty. If you’re a landlord looking for ways to provide your renters comfort, we’ve got some tips for you.

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6 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Without Buying Property

  • Friday, March 20, 2020
  Real Estate   Real Estate Investing     Matt Angerer

Investing in real estate is an attractive proposition for many investors. Are you interested in investing in real estate? Looking for ways to get started without purchasing a property outright? These strategies can help you increase your investments and improve your portfolio.

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US Cities That Have Banned Evictions Due to Coronavirus

  • Monday, March 16, 2020
  Renter   Tips   Health   Legal   Coronavirus     Ashley Orlowski

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across the United States, the livelihood of America’s working class is coming to an unexpected and unfortunate halt. Here is the current list of US Cities that have banned evictions due to the Coronavirus.

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Tenant Screening Book Reviews: 3 Must Reads for Every Landlord

  • Sunday, March 15, 2020
  Tenant Screening     Matt Angerer

If you're like most landlords, you have many big concerns about your rental property, and rightfully so. Out of all the concerns, getting bad tenants is perhaps what most landlords dread the most. If you get bad tenants, you run the risk of your rent not being paid on time or being paid at all. You also run the risk of your property being inhabited by tenants who can't treat their units with care.

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How Real Estate Agents Get Paid for Rentals

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
  Real Estate     Matt Angerer

Whether you're a renter looking for the perfect rental property or a landlord looking to market a rental property, going through a real estate agent can help you achieve your goals. Real estate agents are often familiar with the various properties available in a given area and can help renters find exactly what they're looking for--and give them valuable advice about what areas to steer clear of. Equally importantly, real estate agents often have a connection to new potential renters.

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Top Pros and Cons to Hiring a Property Manager

  • Friday, March 13, 2020
  Landlord Guides   Landlord-Tenant Relations   Property Manager     Ashley Orlowski

Whether you’re new to real estate renting or someone taking on more rental properties than you can handle, deciding whether or not to hire a property manager is a big deal.

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A Renter's Guide to Buffalo, New York

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
  Renter Guides   Renter   New York   Buffalo     Ashley Orlowski

When you think of Buffalo, New York harsh winter months and great food may come to mind. If you’re a renter in Buffalo, NY you’ve hit the jackpot with endless welcoming and somewhat affordable neighborhood options surrounding the city. So how do you choose the best neighborhood for you?

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Relocating to Fresno, CA? Check Out Our Renter’s Guide

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  California   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

Do you want to relocate to a city with lots of things to do while still offering a low cost of living? Fresno, California, is the perfect spot. With cheap rent, delicious restaurants, fun bars, and an amazing art scene, it’s hard to beat Fresno. The question is: Where should you live?

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5 Tips for Financing Your First Rental Property

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  Financials   Mortgage     Matt Angerer

A good number of the wealthiest people in the world ascribe their success to real estate, and with good reason. According to billionaire Andrew Carnegie, 90% of millionaires became wealthy by investing in real estate. Real estate is a good investment opportunity as it provides a hedge against inflation, offers long-term rewards of equity growth and appreciation, and delivers considerable tax breaks.

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An Insider’s Guide to Legally Removing a Criminal or Eviction Record From a Tenant Background Check

  • Monday, March 9, 2020
  Legal   Criminal & Eviction Checks     Matt Angerer

If you want to rent an apartment or a house, the landlord will likely conduct a tenant background check. Even the most basic tenant screening includes eviction and criminal records. If you have either on your report, it will be hard to get a lease for rental.

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25 Blog Article Topics for Leasing and Real Estate Agents

  • Sunday, March 8, 2020
  Real Estate   Advertising & Marketing     Matt Angerer

As a leasing agent or real estate agent, you may be eager to grow your website and your reach. Posting blogs is a great way to establish yourself as an expert in your chosen field--not to mention helping generate more traffic to your website. Try these great ideas for expanding your blog and offering genuine value to your customers.

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Is Rent Negotiable? Top Tips to Save On Your Monthly Rent

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
  Renter     Ashley Orlowski

Before you sign on the dotted line for your new lease, take a step back and consider the possibility of paying less for your rental unit each month. Take a look at these top ways to save on monthly rent.

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Multi-Generational Families and Seattle's New Tenant Protection Laws: What Landlords Need to Know

  • Friday, March 6, 2020
  Legal   Washington   Tenant Protection Law     Matt Angerer

Seattle's latest tenant laws, while creating a great deal of frustration for many landlords, are designed to help provide a layer of protection for tenants across the city who are looking for housing. These tenant laws focus on a "first in time" protection for qualified tenants: that is, landlords must provide a list of their expectations and requirements for tenants, then offer the property to the first qualified applicant to submit their information for the property.

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What Landlords and Tenants Should Know About COVID-19

  • Friday, March 6, 2020
  Tips   Health   Coronavirus     Matt Angerer

There's a lot of talk about the COVID-19 outbreaks, with reactions that vary a lot. The plain fact is that there is a concern about this virus spreading rapidly and infecting large numbers of people. Here is what Landlords and Renters should know about COVID-19.

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10 Ways Apartment Associations Can Thrive with Technology

  • Thursday, March 5, 2020
  Real Estate   Apartment Association     Matt Angerer

Apartment associations come together to help owners market, rent out, and manage their apartments. All too many of them, however, are making do on outdated technology that may not be meeting their needs--or the needs of their potential tenants. Do you want to watch your apartment association thrive? Consider these key ways technology can help you meet those goals.

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