Posts Tagged: Rental Properties

What Makes a Good Tenant?

A woman sits in an empty box in a new apartment while a man pushes her from behind

If you’re renting out a home or apartment, chances are you’re looking for the perfect tenant. While that may be an elusive goal, most property owners will gladly settle for a good tenant. Of course, it can be difficult to find one, and to know for sure before you agree to let them move in…. Read more »

What Makes a Good Property Manager?

A female property manager holds keys for a tenant's new apartment

If you’re a relatively new landlord who owns more than one home or rental unit, you may not have much experience handling the type of issues that are likely to pop up in those locations. This is why so many landlords hire a property manager or management company to take care of those issues for… Read more »

4 Reasons to Choose an Experienced Property Manager

If you own a rental property, you understand the difficulties that come with its day-to-day operations. Whether it be finding new and trustworthy tenants, taking care of your current tenants’ maintenance needs, collecting rent or anything in between, it can sometimes all feel like an impossible task. Luckily, there are professional property management companies available… Read more »

5 Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Packing a Child's Room

Whether you’re packing up an entire house, or your first apartment, packing up your belongings can be challenging. However, with the right tips and tricks, moving can be surprisingly simple. As your prepare for your next move, here is a list of our best backing tips that will hopefully make your move more organized, efficient,… Read more »

Reasons to Offer a Pet-Friendly Rental Policy

If you’re considering a no-pets policy because you think pets mean noise and mess, think again. Here are a few compelling reasons to offer a pet-friendly rental policy: Pet-Friendly Properties Attract More Tenants Around 65 percent of people own a pet, so offering a pet-friendly rental policy can significantly expand your pool of prospective tenants…. Read more »

What Amenities Do Tenants Really Want?

If you’re a landlord, you may be wondering which amenities matter, and which aren’t worth the trouble. Here’s our guide to the amenities tenants really want: Outdoor Space Whether it’s a fenced-in yard, a balcony or a patio, tenants love outdoor spaces where they can enjoy the warmer months. Most are willing to pay more… Read more »