How to Manage Your Reputation as a Real Estate Agent

How to Manage Your Reputation as a Real Estate Agent

As a real estate agent, your reputation is everything. Whether it’s with your clients or peers, a good reputation can lead to additional business opportunities, while a bad one can drag you down.

Some tasks will have instant effects, like showing off your happy customers on social media, while others, like running a thorough tenant verification before referring a renter to a landlord, might take longer to impact your reputation.

Easy Ways to Find the Perfect Apartment

Easy Ways to Find the Perfect Apartment

Between millions of listings, agents, and applications, renting a property can be a daunting task. If you don’t follow a process, or if you are new to the rental landscape, you can easily get lost and overwhelmed. However, simple things like doing a little research or using an online rental application with tenant verification built-in can make finding a new apartment significantly easier.

The Realtor’s Guide to Social Media

The Realtor’s Guide to Social Media

You’re an established professional in the real estate industry. You have been successful for years, and scoff at the notion of social media. What could you possibly get out of the realm of cat videos and internet trolls?

While the social media atmosphere can often be adolescent and unprofessional at times, it can be quite helpful for any real estate agent of any age.

How Online Rental Applications Differ: Realtors vs. Property Managers

How Online Rental Applications Differ: Realtors vs. Property Managers

When you are looking to rent an apartment, chances are you will either go through a property management company or a real estate agent. But what are the differences between the two? What benefits do each provide? Because they work in similar fields and often perform similar tasks (e.g. tenant verification and collecting online rental applications), it is easy to get a property management group confused with Realtors.

How to Effectively Communicate With Your Applicants

How to Effectively Communicate With Your Applicants

Maintaining communication with your applicants is an important part of keeping your clients satisfied. Keeping them informed about your tenant verification process as well as making sure they fill out their online rental application are just two ways you can easily make sure that your applicants are both serious about the property and free of any questions/problems.

RentSpree’s Agent of the Month: Amir Sahebi

RentSpree’s Agent of the Month: Amir Sahebi

Amir Sahebi is a software engineer-turned-real estate agent and he has served all parts of Southern California since 2003. Sahebi has prided himself in maximizing his clients’ return on investment.

An 18-year veteran of the software industry, Sahebi has used skills he has picked up in his former trade in his current one.

Easy and Effective Ways to Market Your Property

Easy and Effective Ways to Market Your Property

Sometimes listing your rental property online isn’t enough to find a suitable tenant. Most successful Realtors will tell you that going beyond the bare minimum and putting forth a solid marketing effort is essential to finding prosperity in the real estate industry.

Mistakes You’re Making When Selecting Tenants

Mistakes You’re Making When Selecting Tenants

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.

The Los Angeles Pierce College Student’s Guide to Renting

The Los Angeles Pierce College Student’s Guide to Renting

You’ve just graduated high school and you’re on your way to Los Angeles Pierce College to begin your college career. Despite it not being a traditional four-year college, living in an apartment near Pierce College can give you a solid college experience without the high tuition cost associated with many four-year schools.

How Busy Realtors® Can Make Their Lives Easier

How Busy Realtors® Can Make Their Lives Easier

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.