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Tips and Tricks from Property Managers and Tenants

Seasonality’s Impact on Rental Prices

August 9, 2018

Getting ready to lease that apartment? Well now is the perfect time to put it on the market. Although renters move year-round, the peak season of moving lies in August.


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How to Advertise Your Rental Properties for Free

July 5, 2018

Technology is our friend these days. Whether it be posting on Facebook, or mass emailing your rolodex, advertising your properties has been made easy. Check out our top 3 tips below for getting your properties out there.


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3 Reasons Why Your Tenants Should Pay Rent Online

May 11, 2018

With so many different ways to pay, collecting rent online is easier for not only the landlord but tenants themselves! Check out the top three reasons to have your tenants start paying rent online.


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New to Real Estate? See How TrueRent Can Get You Started on Managing Your Real Estate Portfolio

March 14, 2018

When beginning your real estate career, multiple tenants can be overwhelming! With TrueRent’s online rent collection, tenant screening, rental posting tools, investment analytics and more, we can keep all of your properties under one roof.


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Tech Upgrades That Will Make Your Property Stand Out

February 7, 2018

As a property manager, you want to maintain great tenants. The more turnover have, the harder it is on your building. There are small improvements that you can make to keep your tenants stick around, and desire to stay in such a cared for and upgraded unit.


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Five Stages to a Good Screening Process

August 28, 2017

Stage 1: First Contact
When the tenant first calls inquiring about the property to ask a few prescreening questions, to make sure this won’t be a waste of your time.


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10 Questions for Finding the Right Tenant

August 28, 2017

1.) Why Are You Moving?
This is always a great conversation starter, but it’s also an essential question and can tell a lot about your future tenant. For example, if a prospective tenant says, “I’m moving because my landlord and I didn’t get along,” that’s not promising. Look for answers such as, “We needed more space,” or “I got a new job, so I’m moving closer to work.”


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5 Marketing Ideas to Fill Rental Vacancies Fast

June 7, 2017

Marketing can be extremely expensive, so before taking out your checkbook take time to post your advertisements in as many free places as possible. You want to get maximum exposure, so take advantage of the free advertising, and then begin paid marketing campaigns. Here are a few ways you are able to get the word out about your property without losing a big chunk of change.


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How to Use Social Media

May 24, 2017

In this connected age, we have no choice but to hop onto the social media train. When marketing your properties, it is essential to have a social media presence. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter; while all of these forms of media were created to stay connected with your friends and family, they have taken on a new form as a platform for free advertising.


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How to Keep Tenants Happy

May 28, 2016

When your tenants are happy and treating your property well, you feel a sense of ease. By investing time and energy into your properties and your tenants, you can maintain a positive landlord-tenant relationship. While some tenants may disagree here or there with your “rules”, everyone appreciates when expectations are clear.


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