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Crypto And Real Estate: Understanding Their Relationship

Recent years have seen the popularity of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and NFTs skyrocket. News media cover stories about crypto companies, and many stores have begun their own forays into transactions involving cryptocurrencies. So, what is the relationship between real estate and cryptocurrency like today? As recently as five years ago, many landlords and investors felt…Read More

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Rental Property Cap Rate Explained (For Landlords)

Tracking the success and growth of your rental business is only possible with the right figures, formulas, and perspectives. One of the most valuable tools for investors is the cap rate for rentals, also known as the capitalization rate. Cap rates boil down a variety of information that gives you an idea of the expected…Read More

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Real Estate Virtual Tours: A How-To Guide For Landlords

Virtual reality is a hot term in the tech industry today. But, does this have any effect on the rental and real estate markets? It does: in the form of a virtual property tour. Real estate virtual tours already existed before COVID-19-related shutdowns required this innovation, but there’s no doubt these tours became more commonplace…Read More

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How To Purchase Commercial Property (RentPrep Guide)

Buying a business property for your business or investment needs is a complex process. In either case, finding a property that fits and fulfills your needs requires the coordination of many moving parts. It can be overwhelming when you don’t yet know how to buy commercial properties. There are also substantial potential profits in buying…Read More

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How Rental Agencies Help Landlords Succeed: A Guide

Many landlords point to the same part of the rental process as their number one priority: tenant selection. Filling vacancies is vital to success, and finding the right tenants for each property is just as important. Using a rental agency to assist with advertising vacancies, screening tenants, and choosing a good fit is one of…Read More

Tenant Pre-Screening Questions

20 Tenant Pre-Screening Questions To Ask

When finding the right tenant, you can save a lot of time by knowing what questions to ask potential tenants. Marketing a vacant rental property means getting emails and phone calls from interested prospective tenants with questions. Save time by asking tenants pre-screening questions before passing over a rental application or scheduling a rental showing….Read More

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How To Pay Tenant Reimbursements For Improvements (Guide)

Remaining successful in the rental industry requires constant improvements to your properties. Tenants expect properties that align with the current state of the market, and they may even be willing to make some of those changes themselves. In commercial spaces, it’s common for tenants to build out properties to fit their needs. Offering reimbursements to…Read More

Hiring A Property Manager

10 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Manager

Ready to hire a property manager? According to an infographic on MySmartMove, 44% own, but do not manage their rental property. You need to ask the right questions to hire the best property manager for your rental portfolio. A property manager has experience in finding the right tenants and managing all those tedious tasks that…Read More

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How To Automate The Rental Screening Process

This week we’re focusing on automating the rental screening process with tenant applicants. This will include automated emails to rental requests and calendar synching with appointment reminders. It can be frustrating when you post your rental listing and get replies that seem like they never read it. Why Automate The Screening Process? So it may…Read More

How Much To Charge For A Rental Pet Deposit

It can be challenging for pet owners to find rental properties that allow their pets. Many are happy to pay extra to live in a nice place with their dogs or cats. Landlords can tap into a massive source of highly qualified applicants if they allow pets on their properties. However, they may find themselves…Read More