RentSpree Announces New MLS Service

March 31st, 2021

Ten new MLS partners announced at launch bringing total subscriber count to 332,439 agents.

Los Angeles, CA - RentSpree, the leading tenant screening company has announced today the expansion of its MLS Partnership Program by a total of ten Multiple Listing Services in the United States including BeachesMLS, bridgeMLS, Realcomp MLS, Georgia MLS, MLSListings, Smart MLS, GSREIN in Louisiana, GMAR, and Bryan-College Station Regional MLS.

“In a little over four months, we have seen RentSpree’s immense growth by welcoming ten new partners and expanding our direct reach to an additional 140,000 agents.

Rental Inspection Checklist: Tips to Maintain Your Property

March 16th, 2021

Rental inspections should be a routine aspect of any property maintenance schedule to protect you, your tenants, and your property. Keeping an eye on your property and using rental inspection checklists helps you keep track of its condition to avoid surprise expenses and maintain a comfortable rental for your tenants.

RentSpree Selected as a HousingWire 2021 Tech100 Real Estate Winner

March 9th, 2021

The HW Tech100 recognizes the most innovative and impactful technology companies serving the real estate industry.

Los Angeles, CA - RentSpree, the leading tenant screening company, is honored to be included in HousingWire's 2021 HW Tech100 - an exclusive list that showcases real estate tech companies that are changing the industry as a whole.

11 Real Estate Negotiation Tactics That Work

March 4th, 2021

Part of being a real estate agent requires that you negotiate on your client’s behalf to get them the best deal possible. Often, you will be negotiating with other real estate agents or directly with homeowners or buyers.

Your ability to negotiate relies heavily on the local and national real estate market.

What is a Rent Increase Notice?

March 4th, 2021

As a landlord or property manager, you’ll sometimes need to increase the amount of rent that your tenants are charged. They won’t be happy about facing a rent increase, of course, but by handling these changes professionally and courteously, the experience of notifying a renter does not have to be uncomfortable.

What Factors Should I Consider When Buying an Investment Property?

March 1st, 2021

If you’re interested in buying an investment property, you’ll want to be thoroughly prepared and knowledgeable about your decision. Rental homes can be a great way to bring in extra income, but it can also involve some unexpected expenses as well as other issues that can cause you to lose money on the deal.

How to Evict Someone in 5 Steps

February 23rd, 2021

Deciding to evict someone is hardly easy. The eviction process is costly, and it can feel complicated for landlords who have never had to go through it before. While landlords should try to avoid eviction whenever possible, most will find that they have to start the process at least once while renting out properties.

Staging a House: 14 Psychology-Backed Tips

February 15th, 2021

When selling a home, you want to make prospective buyers fall in love with each room and the exterior when they view it virtually or in-person. As a full-time or part-time real estate agent, consider staging your client’s home to successfully catch the attention of viewers and increase the home’s selling price.

The Top 7 Online Real Estate Classes in 2021 + Tips for Choosing Your Real Estate Speciality

February 1st, 2021

If you’re interested in joining the exciting field of real estate, the first step is to get started on your pre-licensing courses. And with the pandemic still a major concern in most states, online options are more attractive than ever. To help you make the best decision, below we’ve broken down our top seven picks for real estate classes online along with tips for succeeding on your journey as a real estate professional.

Rental Application Trends in California’s Top 5 Cities

February 1st, 2021

California’s population is at its lowest growth rate in over a century. The Los Angeles Times reports, “From July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020, California saw a net gain of only 21,200 new residents — a 0.05% growth rate not seen since 1900.” ((Hayley Smith, Hailey Branson-Potts, “COVID-19 drives California population growth to record lows,” LA Times, Dec.

5 of the Top Realtor Associations in the United States

January 25th, 2021

Are you currently a member of any professional real estate organizations or associations? If you're not, you should be!

Whether you're new to the industry, or a veteran with years of experience, local realtor associations can help take your business to the next level! There are plenty of associations and industry organizations for agents, including those that specialize in buyer's agents, those that specialize in sellers agents, organizations that monitor ethical guidelines, and those that promote change to elevate industry standards.