As a landlord, you probably already know the amount of maintenance it takes to keep the property in good condition. Even though routine maintenance can be time-consuming, they help prevent repairs that, if left alone, can be costly. Let’s review the best practices for regular preventative maintenance that landlords should do while a tenant resides in the property. … More Landlord Maintenance Responsibilities
With the new year fast approaching, now is the best time to create some New Year’s Resolutions for yourself. As an agent, the new year is a wonderful time to build on a successful 2018 while looking for new ways to master your craft. The team here at Rental Beast is committed to helping you … More New Year’s Resolutions for Agents
As Millennials and Gen-Xers continue to impact the real estate market, agents and brokers are becoming significantly more valuable. In the most recent REAL Trends Consumer Study, 90% of buyers and sellers used an agent to facilitate their transaction. This is the highest it’s been since the report was formed in 2001. 91% of Millennials … More Millennials are using Real Estate Agents more and more
As a real estate agent, there are times that you struggle maintaining a consistent income. It’s nothing to be ashamed about, its the nature of the real estate market. Some months you’re closing deals left and right, and others can leave you worrying about staying out of the red. So what can you do, as … More Supplemental Income for Real Estate Agents
In a recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), agents and brokers did fewer deals and made less money last year. NAR’s 2018 Member Profile revealed that the median gross income for agents this year was $39,800 compared to $42,500 in 2016. This six percent drop is shocking, so what are agents going … More Agent income is falling. What’s YOUR plan?
There are quite a few steps typically required for any private landlord to procure a quality tenant: marketing, conducting showings, screening tenants, and preparing lease documents, among others. While seasoned private landlords might even enjoy the aforementioned processes, many landlords would simply prefer their unit be rented in a timely manner by a high-quality tenant. … More Private Owner Perspective: Why List Through An Agent?