How to Write a Rental Property Classified Ad

Okay, you’ve got 20 words or less to get your phone to ring without lying about your luxurious beachside estate and its marble foyer that is only $750 per month. The tricky part of classified advertising is to have the reader become excited about the property by painting a picture of its virtues through the […]

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Newspapers and Real Estate Publications

Here is where you need to begin seriously exercising caution with your fistful of dollars, because advertising space in print media can get very expensive and often yields little or no response. Even among the nation’s top Times, Tribunes, Chronicles and Posts, you can spend hundreds of dollars for a single tiny ad, only to […]

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Word-of-Mouth Referrals

How many times can you recall learning about a new restaurant, vacation destination or cool new product in the midst of a casual conversation with a friend, relative, colleague… or even a complete stranger? That’s called word-of-mouth advertising and you’ve undoubtedly experienced its success first hand on many occasions. The problem is: How do you […]

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Flyers for Your Rental Vacancies?

At only 10 cents a copy, this is another low-cost and effective way of advertising your vacancy – especially if you have a computer with a word processor to put together a simple design. Your flyer should be limited on text – Don’t make it too busy to read for passing motorists! – and get […]

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Yard Signs are the Best Way to Advertise!

Hands down, there is no better way to advertise your vacancy than a simple sign stuck in the middle of your yard (not to mention it’ll cost you all of $2). That is, of course, unless your property is located on the edge of town next to the landfill – then you’re gonna need a […]

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Don’t Overstep Flooring for Your Rental

Okay, this is simple and has already been mentioned in reference to the kitchen, but still needs a little reiteration and elaboration. The two best items that are (conveniently) the least expensive and easiest to install, remove and replace are vinyl and carpeting. These materials are so affordable; you could remodel every couple of years. […]

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Potential Renters Love to See Fresh Paint

Hands down, this is the best and most affordable solution to sprucing up your unit – by giving it the fresh scent of latex paint. Tenants love to walk into a newly-painted rental because it immediately tells them that this unit has been fully cleansed following the previous inhabitants. It doesn’t matter what brand you […]

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