The best way to prevent fires caused by chimneys is through regular maintenance and cleaning. One of the most common problems chimneys have is a blocked flue, which is usually caused by debris falling into the chimney. Additionally, you need to scrape off and remove the creosote that accumulated on the chimney walls to prevent fires.
In this week’s most popular blog posts, find out why renters of single family homes are more likely to stay put for longer. Get some tips and tricks on how to qualify renters effectively, and start growing your business with our Rental Academy 300 series.
Stefan Swanepoel, a widely regarded visionary on real estate business trends and an author whose work has appeared on The New York Times Best-Selling list, joins Zillow Academy on
The unfortunate truth about working with multiple residents is that not all of them will get along. Residents could fight about visitors, noise, or sharing amenities. Many times, when residents are arguing over an issue, they will reach out to the property manager or landlord to settle the problem.
In this week’s rental real estate headlines, see why some real estate professionals see signs of another housing bubble forming, and how one developer is offering tenants $10 apartments in a brand new development.
In the ultra-competitive multifamily market, some developers are going to the extremes to get the attention of apartment hunters. This results in crazy, extravagant, over-the-top amenities that will have you (and probably your residents) itching to move.
We know you’re probably bracing yourself for the hustle and bustle of the summer time. For most property managers and landlords, summertime is the prime season for leasing out apartments. As you already know, leasing picks up as the weather gets warmer throughout the year, and the best way for you to manage the busyness is to be prepared.
Hiring a lawyer or having one on retainer can be expensive, but these aren’t your only options. Here are a few different approaches to managing and minimizing the legal costs for your rental business.
If you’re looking to invest in single family rentals, here are some results from the 2013 National Rental Survey that will help you understand this group of renters.
In this new series by Greg Young, learn the tips and tricks for qualifying your renters.