Mistakes You’re Making When Selecting Tenants

March 17th, 2017

It’s the final step of the rental process. You went through the application collection and tenant verification, and you’re finally ready to select who will reside in your rental property. But are you sure you’re making the right decision? Did you do your due diligence in verifying each of your tenants? Is your screening report comprehensive? If we sound like an incessant parent asking about when you’re getting married, it’s because we just want what’s best for you, just like (most of) your parents.

How Busy Realtors® Can Make Their Lives Easier

March 10th, 2017

Any real estate agent will tell you that their schedule can be jam-packed at any given time. Representing multiple properties, keeping up with leads, and scheduling showings are just the beginning of what can be a hectic day-to-day schedule.

Because of the bustling nature of the profession, it is important that all agents do as much as they can to be efficient, even with the little things.

How Real Estate Agents Can Generate More Leads

March 8th, 2017

Generating leads is a crucial part of being a real estate agent. It’s pretty hard to sell a house to someone that isn’t looking to buy.

From passing out flyers to buying ad space on a bus bench, realtors have been known to go to great lengths to get their name out there.

How RentSpree’s Online Rental Application is Changing Renting As We Know It

March 6th, 2017

Paper applications are a thing of the past. The renting process has finally become streamlined with RentSpree’s Online Rental Application. This is a free tool for realtors to collect applications as well as tenant verification information.

Representing a rental property has never been easier, as RentSpree’s application eliminates hounding applicants for incomplete forms and unpaid fees while also saving time with a faster response rate.

Five Myths About Tenant Verification

February 24th, 2017

Much like the hiring process, finding a suitable renter for your property can get quite competitive. Just as you’d like to hire the perfect candidate for a job opening, you want to find the perfect renter for the property you have put so much work into representing.

Online Rental Application vs. Paper Application: Which is Better?

February 23rd, 2017

So you're representing a rental property and you’re getting tons of calls from interested applicants. Your obvious first step would be to send these prospective tenants a basic rental application form to fill out. The question is--do you send them a paper application or an online rental application?

Traditionally, you’d send a PDF of the California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) Application to Rent/Screening Fee form.

Why Credit Scores Need an Extra Step in Tenant Verification

February 17th, 2017

A credit check is often the first stage of the tenant verification process, and with good reason. While it may not be completely foolproof, a credit screening is an easy way of determining whether or not a prospective renter is reliable.

In order to save time, many realtors will ask an applicant to simply print out their credit score themselves.

Why Avoiding Rental Properties Is a Huge Mistake

February 16th, 2017

Many Realtors avoid leasing due to the lengthy rental application process, loads of paperwork, and lack of commission. However, with the rise of online rental applications and screening reports, representing a rental property has never been easier.

In addition, don’t forget that today’s renters are tomorrow’s buyers.

How To Screen Tenants The Right Way

February 7th, 2017

Tenant verification is one of the most crucial elements of the rental process. Almost as important as finding the perfect property is finding the perfect rental candidate.

Making sure that the prospective tenant is responsible and trustworthy is essential in choosing the right suitor for your rental property.

Introducing RentSpree’s Universal Online Rental Application

November 15th, 2016

November 15, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – RentSpree, the rapidly growing real estate tech startup that aims to disrupt the rental process, has gone live with its flagship product, the Universal Online Rental Application.

The Universal Online Rental Application allows applicants to save their information and is able to be used for multiple properties.

How to screen potential tenants – There is a much easier way!

November 8th, 2016

Screening potential tenants is a "must do" for landlords or agents who want to rent out a property, but the process is pretty stressful:

Asking them to fill out an application form by hand
Running their credit score and criminal report,
Showing the property but later find out this tenant is not qualified"¦.

It is so interesting that landlords and agents actually have been doing this for decades.