The Zillow for Pros Blog Weekly Roundup – September 13, 2013
In this week’s most popular posts, read about how you should deal with residents who hoard, and how you can improve the level of service you offer in managing single family rentals. Get tips on how to select from multiple qualified applicants, and see the results of a renter credit report survey.
Hoarding is considered a disability. Thus, it is protected under the Fair Housing Act, and discriminating against disabilities is against the law. To get a better grasp of this disability, here are some facts that you need to know.
It’s important not to compromise high quality customer service for your owners and residents despite the distance and cost. Managing single family rentals requires a different approach from managing a multifamily complex. Make sure you’re using these strategies to work with residents and satisfy owners.
When you have lots of applicants vying for the same unit, you’re bound to get a couple of renters who seem like a perfect fit: their references check out, credit score is flawless, and they receive a steady income. So when you have a couple of stellar qualified applicants, how do you narrow them down?
With the help of data from an Experian RentBureau study of more than 750,000 US renters in class A and B properties, here are some trends that you should keep in mind when looking at credit and background check results.
Twitter gives you access to an extremely large audience, but without research and a solid Twitter marketing strategy, you could just be tweeting into space. Make sure Twitter is helping you achieve your marketing goals with these strategy tips.