First Time Landlord? Check Out Our 3 Tips and Tricks on Becoming a Pro!
Maintenance is Key
No matter how great your tenants are, every home needs some maintenance every once in a while. Be ready to help your tenants with anything, ranging from a broken toilet to a burnt out light. With TrueRent, work orders have never been so easy! You will be able to respond quickly to your tenants, and discuss the timing of repairs all online. Treat your rental property like it’s your own home. Take the time and do your due diligence when it comes to screening new tenants. They’ll be the caretakers of your property, so it’s worth the time and effort to find the right people. To check out TrueRent’s Tenant Screening features click below:
Make Low-maintenance Choices
When it comes to your property, it’s easy to get excited about all of the possibilities. Big trees, rose bushes, bright paint colors, etc. While it is very important to maintain your property beautifully, make smart choices when it comes to the landscape and paint colors. Select a paint color that won’t show as much dirt, or use mulch or stones to cover pathways. You want to pick the right landscape and detail to make your property shine, while being cost effective.
Screening for the Right Tenants
Your tenants will be taking care of not only your home, but your investment. Be extremely diligent when it comes to tenant screening. With TrueRent’s Online Tenant Screening capabilities, we do the work for you. Choosing the right tenant is one the most important decisions you can make for your property. Tenant screening is a critical first step in ensuring that you find trustworthy, reliable, and quality tenants to fill your units. Protect your legal liability by providing yourself with tangible data that can inform decision making when choosing which applicants to offer a lease to. You will also help protect other tenants living on the property by ensuring that their new neighbor has been through a proper vetting process. You can never be 100% sure that a tenant is risk-free, but proper screening helps reduce your risks substantially.
**Disclosure: Blog post are the opinion of the author and represent no guarantees nor do they necessarily represent the opinion of TrueRent and/or its affiliates.