Rental Pros

Identifying Investment Opportunities in Small and Mid-Size Cities

There are great opportunities to invest in rental property small and mid-size cities. Before you dismiss this option in favor of investing in a primary market, take a look at why these alternative markets are attractive.

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Rent Payments Impact Consumer Credit Scores

Two of the largest national credit bureaus, Experian and TransUnion, are now factoring verified rent payment history into consumers’ credit scores.

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Apartment Amenity Trends: The Community Puppy

See where one Washington, D.C. community got the inspiration for their resident English bulldog puppy.

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Webinar Recap: How to Thrive in Today’s Evolving Rental Market

Watch our webinar to learn about rental market trends across the nation and how you can optimize listings for better performance.

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5 Budget-Friendly Resident Renewal Incentives

Here are some renewal incentive ideas you can try to stay within your budget and make your tenants happy.

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Creating a Positive First Impression at an Apartment Showing

As an apartment marketer you’re not only marketing a place to live, but also a lifestyle. Here are some tips to maintain a professional, welcoming apartment community that will speak volumes to renters.

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Free Webinar: Making the Most of an Evolving Rental Market

Our June 26 webinar will share the rental market outlook as well as strategies property managers can use to promote their properties in different market conditions.

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Planning Smart Rental Property Upgrades

Here are some tips to help you figure out how to plan a rental property rehab that will pay off.

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What to Do When a Tenant Abandons a Rental Property

Before you clean out the unit and list it for rent, follow the correct legal procedure for dealing with a tenant who has abandoned a property.

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Conversation Tips to Close the Lease

Here are some tips to take control of the conversation and move your prospective residents toward the decision-making process.