Go4Rent publishes a monthly magazine for landlords that is informative and educational.
In this article, Southeast ADA Center Lead Information Specialist Rebecca Williams shared what landlords need to know about accessibility rules in single-family homes.
Pets are messy. So would charging pet fees and screening tenants resolve it all? Yes and no. Here’s why.
This article will break down tips and tricks to successfully avoid an emergency veterinary clinic visit while also enjoying a bountiful journey into horticulture in a pet-friendly garden.
Realtors need property owners. Property sellers need buyers. Brokers need agents. Landlords need tenants. All of these groups are connected in some way or another. And in this digitally savvy world, having a solid online presence matters for all involved.
Lourdes Codina has been a Realtor with Keller Williams in the Houston area since 2013. Originally from South America, she toggled between Brazil, Chile and Columbia because of her father’s job.
Street musicians, hippies and artists took over the community during the 1960s, and their presence remains today. The LGBTQ+ community has a deep connection with the Montrose neighborhood. And the shops, restaurants and attractions are both luxurious and unusual.
To help reduce the likelihood of tenants’ applications being delayed or rejected, Realtors should look out for specific pitfalls they might encounter during the listed-to-leasing process.
A rocky past is not an automatic rejection. A Letter of Explanation is an opportunity to explain suspicious reports and give the landlord the full context of the situation. The following is a list of what should and shouldn't be included in the letter to help a tenant secure the rental.
Every Realtor should know precisely when to change the status of a rental listing on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), both for their benefit and the benefit of their clients.
When renters apply for housing, Realtors (and landlords) may have follow-up questions for their potential tenants. No matter how harmless they might seem, some of these questions can violate the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Code of Ethics and even be prohibited under federal or local law. Here is a list of the questions Realtors cannot ask renters on applications.
When designing a small space, just one wrong move can take a room from cozy to claustrophobic. Tenants don’t want to move into a property with limited room to store their belongings. Luckily, there are plenty of changes that landlords can do to maximize storage in even the smallest units.
I always find out fun facts while assigning, fact-checking and editing these magazines. One of the most bizarre facts I learned in this issue came from “Realtors, Avoid These Questions on Rental Applications."