Red Flags your Tenant Screening isn’t Accurate

A Texas company has agreed to pay $3 million to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the commission filed a complaint alleging that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to ensure the accuracy of the tenant screening information they provided to landlords and property managers. The FTC alleges that from at

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Is Renting Tiny Homes a Viable Option?

The ideal rental home seems to change on a dime as new renters enter the market with their own set of priorities. As the trend of minimalism continues to gain traction, so does America’s obsession with tiny homes. The idea of cleaning out your clutter and downsizing is quite popular now, and many people are

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A Guide to California’s Proposition 10: Rent Control

The 2018 elections officially begin this week as Californians start receiving their vote-by-mail ballots. With rent control at the center of this year’s legislative debate, the statewide rent control measure, Proposition 10, has made waves amongst rental housing professionals and tenant’s rights activists. Before you hit the polls in November, take some time to consider

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Top 4 Property Management Career-Boosters

Property managers are responsible for a variety of tasks – from leasing and accounting to marketing and general management – and it can be tricky to add career development to your busy to-do list. Take the time to invest in your future goals with these 4 career-boosting methods. With a little dedication you’ll rise the

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Why Some Properties are No Longer Taking Walk-Ins

In the multifamily world, accepting walk-in rental showings is typically considered a big component of good customer service and community branding… but that is slowly fading. Many multifamily properties have started ditching walk-ins in favor of requiring scheduled showings to maximize their leasing agent’s time and minimize the chances they’ll receive not-so-serious viewers. Whether or

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