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Checking landlord references is part of the tenant screening process. Most people provide real references on their rental applications, but some people try to slip a fake reference through. They might have failed to pay their rent on time, or maybe they left the apartment in disarray. They know they won’t get the house or apartment with a real reference, so they find someone else to act as their landlord, and they’re getting better at it than ever before.
Text messaging is one of the main reasons we use mobile devices today. Being able to send a quick message instead of making a phone call or sending an email has become an integral part of how we communicate. When it comes to your rental business, you can easily use text messaging to contact your tenants as well as potential renters, property managers, etc. Learn more about text messaging and your business below.
If you own a rental property business, then you already know that the daily schedule of your business is tough. When you own several rental properties, it can be hard to keep track of each property, along with talking to new and existing tenants, maintenance requests and services and all the other aspects that go along with this business. The best way to streamline your rental property business is to use the latest technological advances to better serve your customers and employees.
When it comes to owning rental property, maintenance is a major part of your success. Each property must be maintained to strict standards to offer your tenants the best space for their living needs. This includes electrical, HVAC, landscaping, etc. There are many maintenance aspects you will need to cover when owning rental property. So how do you keep track of it all?
If you are like most real estate investors, you have used your personal mobile number for a variety of reasons. Investors often use a personal mobile telephone number when listing available properties for rent as well as on lease agreements, for rent signs, for sale signs, etc. Why wouldn’t you?
As a real estate investor, your role as landlord helps you to earn a living. You rely on your rental properties to bring in monthly income, whether your focus is residential, commercial or vacation homes.
Once you begin to invest in rental properties, the goal is to find and secure tenants. A rental property owner must be smart when searching for tenants, marketing a property successfully to find quality tenants for every investment.
When owning a rental property, it is important to keep track of the upkeep of your investment as well as ensure all tenants are going to pay rent on time and take care of your property. With background checks and property maintenance software, you can stay on top of these needs.
As a pet lover, you want your furry friend to go where you go. When searching for an apartment, you must adhere to the landlord’s rules and if you find a dream apartment that does not allow pets, then you certainly cannot have a pet.
Diversity in real estate is a critical issue and one that isn’t addressed as often as it should be. Some Indianapolis business leaders hope to change that, though. Community leaders Lacy and Patty Jonson and Al and Shary Oak donated $500,000 to Indiana University’s Center for Real Estate Studies.
As a rental property owner, you are responsible for the maintenance of the property as well as the safety of your tenants. With any rental, it is important to take precautionary measures to ensure the apartment or home is safe from a break-in.
When it comes to owning rental property, there are steps that landlords should take to ensure tenants are happy and content. By offering perks to tenants, property owners can ensure that the individuals living in their rentals are going to stay for years to come.
Did you know that over 95% of text messages are read within a few seconds? Further statistics have also revealed that SMS text marketing boasts 10x the open rate of e-mail marketing. Text messaging is quick, actionable, and very useful for today’s digitally-defined real estate professional.
As a landlord, it is your responsibility to ensure the rental properties you provide your tenants are safe and secure. Tenants are relying on you to take the necessary steps to provide the best security for their home.
When renting an apartment, there are common factors that everyone looks for. Where the apartment is located and how much the monthly rent will cost. When it comes to the rental amount, tenants hope that they can get a good deal
As a tenant, you are responsible for making your rental payments on time each month and taking care of the property you call home. While you are responsible for keeping the property neat and tidy, your landlord is the one who is responsible for any maintenance needs.
If you are a first-time rental property owner, you may be wondering if offering furnishings will help you to get a higher price point for rent or if it will make the property more enticing for tenants. While furnishing your property has its positive points, it also has its negatives.
As a rental property owner, you soon find that great tenants do not come easy. Tenants can often be trouble makers, refusing to pay rent due to small issues or creating wear and tear on your property. To avoid any issues, you want to find the best tenants possible.
If you are new to renting property, you may have no idea what to expect with the process. Learning more about renting can help you to feel more at ease while you search for a rental home