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TWiRP- Apr 25, 2015

This week in rental property a shortage of rentals in Brevard North Carolina has led The United Way of Transylvania County to begin a “tiny house initiative”. Next, Airbnb makes the headlines yet again as opposition from Santa Ynez Valley government in California is less than happy about the single-family zoned areas being used as vacation rentals.Are your property taxes high? Time...

Social Media Was Made For Business

It’s not a stretch to say that social media has radically changed how we communicate. With the click of a mouse or the tap of a touchscreen, we can reach, convey ideas, and share information to so many people at once. For some people, mediums such as Facebook and Twitter are preferred methods of communication over even phone calls and email. Being able to tweet a status or post a video may...

Need More Online Presence? Yelp for Help!

Though you are probably familiar with the impact of social media on property management, you may even know what Yelp is, but did you know that it can be used to boost your business? It’s important to note that over 132 million potential clients are on Yelp each month to determine whether or not they will use a certain business. This includes yours. With over 57 million reviews currently floating...

Where to Invest? The Pros and Cons of Investing in a Suburban Market

Love them or hate them, the Suburbs are an integral part to the American housing market, and despite the surge in urban living that accompanied the housing recovery, suburban sprawl and the dream of single-family living is far from extinct. If you’re considering the purchase of a single-family rental in a suburban market, here are some benefits and drawbacks to consider before buying that white...

Social Media Strategies for Property Managers: Social Listening

Check out the first post in this series here. If your property management company maintains an active social media profile (which you should be doing), you already know that social media requires regularly posted content. You’re probably comfortable with talking online, but are your listening skills holding you back from making the most of your web presence? At its most basic level, social media...

Not A Missed Connection: How to Write an Effective Rental Ad

Do you have questions about rental investing? Check out this post for some common questions a real estate investor who is interested in rental properties would be interested in exploring before diving into this article. It’s easier than ever to post rental listings online. But writing an effective rental ad is harder than you think. I’m currently in the middle of a housing search and some of the...

How to Market an Older Property (Psst, I think you mean historic home)

I live in an apartment in a subdivided house that was built in 1902. When I went to view the property I noticed right away that the building had seen some better days, but I was excited nonetheless. I grew up in a series of ramshackle farmhouses and my grandma’s own lovingly restored older house, so a unit in a building that’s obviously old makes me feel right at home. The leasing agent who...

Little Things To Attract More Renters

For the time being, there’s a great rental market almost everywhere you go. However, the market broadening, the competition has become a lot more intense. It may seem a nearly constant battle to get the attention of the renters you want. In order to land those long term tenants, you’re going to have to pick up your game a bit.

Four More Property Promotion Tips

From Craigslist to Youtube, property managers now have more ways than ever to promote their vacancies. If you’ve been wondering how to better get the word out, or maybe just looking for some new ways to promote- odds are you’ve got all the free tools you need. Here are four more great tips for getting those units rented:

You Should Be Using Youtube To Promote Your Business

Of course you know by now that putting pictures in your rental listings is key. However, many landlords and property managers have started using Youtube. Imagine for just a second you are planning a move. Now, you want to save as much time as possible. First, photos and the listing will help you to determine if you’ll take the next step. However, more detailed, and much more effective at helping...

Property Management Marketing

We’ve talked a little bit about how to list your properties, and there are a few things that you can do to make things even better. One such thing is to create a map that highlights local attractions. If you look at most rental listings, people have no problem with pointing out the close proximity of their properties to different shopping, schools, restaurants and other things that would appeal...

Using Trulia and Zillow To Find Rentals

We mentioned 3 great tools you can use to find rentals and information about those areas, but here are two sites that most people immediately think of when looking for a new home – Trulia and Zillow. However, most people think that these sites are just for real estate agents, home owners, and home buyers. They can also be fantastic resources for finding rentals in any area you want.

Our Tribute to Steve… in RentPost Fashion

Hearing about the death of Steve Jobs was a very difficult pill to swallow. Sure, we all knew it was imminent, he had been dealing with pancreatic cancer for quite some time. But, somehow, the realization that it had happened was shocking, even still. Steve had an amazing knack for building world changing products, and we, at RentPost, share in that passion. So, as our tribute to Steve and...

Evening Reads: Effective Property Management

Are your management fees appropriate? Here are some tips for effectively setting management fees. Make your property management company findable to the uprising in new property investors; check it out here. Here are some things property owners consider when choosing a property management company Tenant marketing and retention, both critical to effective property management. Understand the...

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