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Tips & Insights on Managing your Rental Properties

7 Essential Steps to Preparing Your Apartment for New Tenants

From preparing an apartment for viewings to finding and screening potential applicants, looking for a new tenant can be a difficult process. However, it doesn’t need to be as stressful as it seems. Getting the right resident is as simple … Read More

Is There Place for Bitcoin in Real Estate?

Is There Place for Bitcoin in Real Estate?   Bitcoin: You have certainly heard this word floating around in the past couple of years, but do you truly understand what it is? This article will walk you through the basics … Read More

How to Write Effective Rental Listings

At any given moment, a rental property owner looking for a tenant is competing against dozens of other owners. You even have worse odds as this ratio multiplies exponentially if your place is in a real estate hotspot. So how … Read More

How to Conduct Non-discriminatory Tenant Screening

How to Conduct Non-discriminatory Tenant Screening As a property manager, it is important to conduct non-discriminatory tenant screening to uphold civil rights and prevent possible lawsuits from tenants. According to the Fair Housing Act, you cannot discriminate against race, color, … Read More

Tips For Allowing Pets On Your Property

As a property manager, allowing pets on your property can be an effective way to increase occupancy. Not only can you attract a larger tenant pool by making your property pet-friendly, but you can also satisfy current tenants that want … Read More

Buying Versus Renting – is it time to become a homeowner?

Buying versus renting an apartment can be a difficult question to answer. Especially with factors such as financing, repair, the state of the housing market and other significant elements playing into this decision, buying versus renting is not an easy … Read More

Should You Hire a Property Manager?

Should You Hire a Property Manager?   If you’re a landlord, you have most likely at one point or another asked yourself, “Should I hire a property manager?”. This article will guide you through that question and show you the … Read More

How to Manage Rental Properties Like a Pro

So you’re a new property manager? Here is a quick introduction to how to manage rental properties: 1. Know the Difference Between a Rental Agreement and Lease Agreement Rental agreements tend to be short-term, usually lasting 4 weeks and automatically … Read More

The Secret to Renting Property Quickly? Let Smell Seal the Deal!

There are many tricks to renting property quickly, but one of the easiest and most overlooked ones lies right under your nose! It’s a well known fact that scent can trigger a lot of emotions – so why not use that … Read More

Hottest Real Estate Market Investments for 2017

Are you looking for an exciting new investment opportunity in the real estate market? Great news! The real estate market is booming and for the first time since 2007 investors have more and more options when looking for rental investments. … Read More