What Is Personal Liability Coverage for Renters?

October 26th, 2021

As part of purchasing a property with a mortgage, homeowners must also buy homeowners insurance coverage. Likewise, rental property owners purchase landlord insurance to cover their property interests and protect their financial interests. Renters have no such requirement for renters insurance, often overestimating the cost of renters insurance and underestimating the costs associated with potential losses and personal liability.

What is PropTech and How is it Impacting the Real Estate Industry?

October 20th, 2021

History & Definition of PropTech
Property technology, commonly known as PropTech, is changing the real estate industry. PropTech is information technology or a digital interface that enhances real estate transactions.

Anyone can use PropTech ranging from renters, landlords, agents, brokers, homebuyers, and property managers.

What is Renters Insurance?

October 12th, 2021

In the U.S., less than half of all renters carry renters insurance. Yet surprisingly, landlords don't always recognize or communicate the significance of renters insurance to their tenants. This leads both renters and landlords to ask the question—What is renters insurance?

An agent explaining the benefits of renters insurance is a crucial way to add value to the service you provide to your clients.

Projecting Rental Vacancy Rates

September 23rd, 2021

Whether you are a property owner or a property manager, you know that an empty unit undermines your reputation and profitability. It’s important to know whether that empty unit is the result of a momentary delay in finding your next renter or part of a larger movement in the market.

Your 2022 Projected Rental Market Analysis

September 16th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in many different ways. Much has been made of the “New Normal” that will result in permanent changes to health, lifestyles, and the economy. As markets and personal preferences change, the housing market inevitably changes along with them.

California Rent Increase Laws for 2022

September 9th, 2021

As property values continue to rise to unprecedented levels, it is tempting to tap into the value of your rental property by raising rents. However, the California rent increase laws set out specific guidelines for how often you can raise the rent and by how much.

12 Online Rent Payment Tools

August 31st, 2021

While you may think of online rent payment as a value-added service to offer your tenants, in reality, it offers you a host of advantages as well. By providing you with more options for notifications, more security and fraud protection, and round-the-clock availability and access, you may wonder how you ever managed with manual rent collection, bank deposit, and bookkeeping methods.

RentSpree Waives Screening Fees for Displaced Hurricane Ida Victims

August 30th, 2021

In an effort to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Ida, RentSpree will be waiving application fees for victims who need to rent property as a result of forced evacuation and/or property damage from the storm.

On Sunday August 28th, Hurricane Ida made landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana, 16 years to the day of the category 3 Hurricane Katrina that brought significant destruction to the city.

RentSpree and The MLS™ Bring New Rental Technology to Los Angeles Agents

August 27th, 2021

The MLS™/CLAW is the first MLS in California to implement the integration with the RentSpree API, providing access to RentSpree’s robust rental software to over 18,000 agents.

Los Angeles, CA - RentSpree, the fastest-growing rental software company, has announced today their new partnership with The MLS™, a Los Angeles-based MLS provider, which services over 18,000 agents.

11 Reasons to Adopt Electronic Rent Payment

August 24th, 2021

As a landlord, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the moving parts associated with managing and maintaining your rental property while improving your relationship with the tenants who rent from you. You may think that adding a new service offering will be time-consuming and add to your already endless to-do list.