Issues To Avoid When Trying to Find the Right Tenant

January 9th, 2021

Finding the right tenants is a priority for any landlord or property manager. The old proverb says, "better an empty house than a bad tenant," but in truth, for most property owners an empty house is not desirable either. Full and functioning properties with responsible tenants are not just desirable but necessary.

How to Use Virtual Technology to Stay Connected with Your Customers

January 8th, 2021

These days, keeping your customers interested and invested in your business is more important than ever. Though this isn’t a problem for businesses that already operated mainly online before the pandemic, it presents a difficult pivot for real estate agents and other careers that rely on face-to-face interaction.

26 Most Common Real Estate Questions

January 7th, 2021

As a real estate agent, you are guiding home buyers and sellers through the process of selling or purchasing a home. Both will have plenty of questions for you. Part of being a successful real estate agent is building trust with your clients, which you have likely already built through the tenant screening process.

What Miscellaneous Questions Should be Asked on a Standard Rental Application?

January 5th, 2021

This isn't your first rental rodeo. You already know that you need to ask applicants the basic questions on your rental application. You've covered income, rental history, pet policies, and more. Yet with these standard rental application questions, you still feel like you're missing the "bigger picture" on developing a cohesive view of your potential resident.

How to Leverage Real Estate Video Marketing and Personalize Your Brand

December 21st, 2020

You’ve probably heard the Bill Gates quote “content is king” from his essay about the internet circa the mid-1990’s. Well in 2020, video content is really king. With the overwhelming popularity of platforms like YouTube, Instagram Live, TikTok, and many others, video has been a tried and true marketing tactic for many years, and this isn’t likely to go away anytime soon.

How To Create A Baseline Screening Criteria For New Tenants

November 24th, 2020

Now, more than ever, it's important to get the right tenants into your rental. With an unstable -- well, world -- most of us don't have the time or budget to be taking large risks right now. Finding tenants who can follow your rules, honor their lease, and pay the rent is incredibly important.

Understanding California Tenant Screening Laws

November 24th, 2020

Tenant screenings aren’t expensive or time-consuming, and the wealth of information they provide is invaluable. Here’s what you need to know about California tenant screening laws before utilizing them to find the best qualified applicants.

As a property owner or manager, a large part of your success depends on finding good, reliable tenants.

Methods To Onboarding New Tenants With Technology

November 24th, 2020

Back in the day, onboarding new tenants consisted of a few quick reference checks, some pay stubs, and a handshake. Ok, that was way, way back in the day, but the point is that tenant management has evolved along with everything else. We are no longer limited to paper applications and file cabinets, instead, we have large amounts of technology available to support onboarding new tenants with technology.

How to Make Your Website Festive [+ Downloadable Assets]

November 17th, 2020

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but your website is about to be so delightful. Creating a festive user experience can help you convert website visitors into happy customers. 

In this post, we offer tips and tricks for designing your website for the holidays and free festive website customizations you can download and use to help you drive sales this holiday season.

How a Real Estate Virtual Assistant Can Support Your Business

November 11th, 2020

A virtual assistant can be a great asset to your real estate business. Whether you’re looking to free up time to focus on high-impact work, such as closing deals that will generate revenue and grow your business, or you want more to achieve a better work-life balance, a virtual assistant may be the key to helping you achieve that goal in a cost-effective manner.

What’s The Best Way To Get Comps For My Rental Property?

November 4th, 2020

It's time to talk about rental comps -- and by comps we don't mean freebies but comparable properties. Property owners and agencies know that staying competitive in hot rental markets is essential to realizing your full earning potential, as well as helping you maintain excellent reviews and ratings online.

How Knowing The Vacancy Rate Helps You Make More Money?

November 4th, 2020

All landlords and agents want to reap the rewards of full buildings and fair rent values. There are many steps you can take to increase the value of your property from high-end materials like granite countertops to onsite amenities like fitness centers.