Volume V

Published on Jul 24, 2022

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Volume V includes feature stories about whether property owners can benefit from Airbnb, AI versus Realtors, navigating expiring leases, troubleshooting disruptive guests of tenants and an interview with the Property Joes.

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Note from the Editor: Vol. V
Note from the Editor: Vol. V
Essential oils. Candles. Plug-ins. Potpourri. Perfumes. Lotions. These are my favorite things. People who know me well know this, but I never expected my Realtor to notice.
Attracting Tech-Savvy Renters
Attracting Tech-Savvy Renters
Even after the global pandemic has calmed down and people head back to in-person interactions worldwide, the real estate industry has made permanent changes in this digital-dominant world. Fueling that trend is a growing population of digitally savvy renters who expect technology to be a part of their home-shopping experience, including social media, self-guided tours and virtual tours.
Tenants Welcome, Disruptive Guests Need Not Arrive
Tenants Welcome, Disruptive Guests Need Not Arrive
Before a new tenant moves in, there are some topics on the lease that need to be explained—the cost for rent and security deposits, maintenance and repair roles, condition of the premises, and pet and smoking rules. These are rules that usually have minimal room for misinterpretation. But there’s one gray area on a lease that could become a sticking point for both tenants and landlords: quiet enjoyment.
Leases Expiring? Get a 2-3 Month Head Start!
Leases Expiring? Get a 2-3 Month Head Start!
Months before a lease expires, landlords should consider whether they want their tenants to stay. In most situations, a new lease means the tenant and landlord are entering a new legal agreement—one that should be considered carefully and intentionally pursued or ended.
Could Property Owners Profit Well From Airbnb?
Could Property Owners Profit Well From Airbnb?
The pandemic skyrocketed the short-term rental trend, as work-from-home gigs created a breed of digital nomads who crave a life on the move. But is it worth it for property owners to tap into this investment tool?
Artificial Intelligence for Rentals: Friend or Foe?
Artificial Intelligence for Rentals: Friend or Foe?
In today’s digital world, much of what is experienced online is based on algorithms, data science and in-depth analytics. If software programs can use chatbots to respond to pre-screening questions and match prospective tenants with available rentals, what is the Realtor there for? Will Realtors be out of a job soon? It turns out it’s not as simple as that.
Questions To Ask Before Showing a Home
Questions To Ask Before Showing a Home
Renters are usually eager to start seeing homes immediately. However, it’s important to take a step back and ask certain questions before showing a home. Setting expectations and avoiding miscommunications will save time and get to the closing table sooner
Get Feedback to Stand Out In the Realtor Crowd
Get Feedback to Stand Out In the Realtor Crowd
A 2019 report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) confirmed that 93% of prospects used a website in their home search. While this statistic is not surprising in the modern age, it spotlights the urgency of maintaining a strong online presence and reputation. This is why Realtors getting positive online feedback is a must.
6 Ways to Strengthen the Rental Application
6 Ways to Strengthen the Rental Application
Realtors want to get their clients approved for the first single-family home or condo rental they apply for. Unfortunately, that’s not always realistic. There are, however, certain tips that Realtors can use to help their clients strengthen a rental application, increasing the likelihood of getting approved for the first choice. Here are six suggestions.
Conversation With a Realtor: The Property Joes
Conversation With a Realtor: The Property Joes
Behind The Property Joes Group is the power duo of Joseph “Joe” Diosana and Keri Josephson, two Realtors focused on growing their relationship-based business and coaching new real estate professionals.
Closing Deal Is Done? Give a Gift to Celebrate!
Closing Deal Is Done? Give a Gift to Celebrate!
Realtors meet countless clients, some of which end up being repeat clients if they move again. Once the lease is approved and signed, giving closing gifts are both a common courtesy and a way to leave a long-lasting, positive impression. Sometimes it’s tough to find the best gift for new tenants, especially if the rental transaction was reasonably quick. Fortunately, these 13 gift ideas should work for anyone