Month: June 2017

Landlord Advice, Property Manager Advice, Tenant Screening

Tenant Screening Systems

You’ve got a great rental property. You’ve taken some eye-catching photos and carefully prepared the space. You’ve analyzed the local market and set an appropriate rental price. You’ve advertised a rental listing and now you have tenants lining up to tour the property. But what’s the next step? How do you screen tenants from among the […]

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Landlord Advice, Property Manager Advice

The Power of Photography

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder – but no one can deny that great photos help sell properties. Beautiful listing photos can help potential renters (or buyers!) visualize living in a new house or apartment. Effective staging can help people enjoy a new space before they have even moved in. Whether you are […]

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Tenant Advice

Battle of the Apartment Amenities

When it comes to apartments, all amenities are not created equal. Renters are familiar with photos of sparkling pools, modern fitness centers and fun community events – but what kind of amenities have the most appeal to renters? Are elements of luxury living needed to attract tenants? Or can smoke-free housing, pet-friendly policies and excellent […]

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Landlord Advice, Property Manager Advice, Tenant Advice

Ready for an Investment Property? Considerations Beyond Cash Flows

After putting pen to paper and crafting a careful budget of cash flows, many prospective landlords feel confident to move forward on an investment property. However, there are considerations beyond the basic cash flows to review before becoming a landlord. Managing a rental property comes with managing tenants – and that can mean juggling both […]

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