The Zillow For Pros Blog Weekly Roundup – January 24, 2013
In this week’s most popular blog posts, read about the changes you can make to your smaller units to maximize space and storage, and find out how soon your leads expect you to respond. Know what to discuss with renters before signing on the dotted line, and how to use lighting to take the best possible photos of your rental property.
Housing trends come and go, and while mega-mansions may be a thing of the past, small living trends might just be here to stay. Here are some ways to transform your smaller units into a flexible living space that will accommodate any renter’s lifestyle.
A huge part of actually getting clients and closing deals is responding to leads. What is the time limit you give yourself to reply to calls and e-mails? Here at Zillow Rentals, we conducted a survey to find out exactly how long renters expect to wait before they get their inquiries answered. Here are the results.
It’s easy for both parties to skim the paperwork and sign at the bottom – but it’s important not to jump the gun and rush through the process. Before the tenant commits to a year-long lease, make sure he or she understands what they’re signing up for.
Lighting is a fundamental principal of photography; when lighting is used correctly, it can produce a high-quality photo of your apartment. Here are a few lighting tips for when you take pictures of your rental apartment.
It’s the 21st century, and these days, everyone is attached to some sort of electrical device at every moment of the day and night. So as a residential property manager you’re going to need to evaluate how many outlets you have in each room of the unit, because the potential renters absolutely will.