Rental owners are increasingly opting to limit in-person showings. For agents representing these owners, this means you must have a plan in place to virtualize the process. The entire lease process should be virtual, starting with the marketing plan and ending with the application process. Virtualization is key in today’s world!
Understanding Virtual Tours
There are many options to virtualize the marketing of your rental listing and the first step is deciding which option makes the most sense for the specific listing and your business. Remember, the goal is to help an interested tenant get a great sense of the listing without setting foot inside. Use the below virtual tour breakdown to learn what type of tour makes the most sense for your listing.
Virtual Tour Breakdown
Using Virtual Showings with Interested Tenants
If the owner of the property does not want in-person showings, you can use a virtual showing for very interested tenants. This would entail scheduling a virtual showing with the interested tenants, providing a live walkthrough of the listing, and answering any questions they might have.
Our virtual showing preparation guide will cover everything you need to know to execute a flawless virtual showing.
For virtual showing technology guidance check out our virtual showings technology guide for more specific details including a breakdown of technologies and sendable client guides.
Initiating an Online Rental Application
Historically, the rental application process has been built on paper applications… a time-staking and inefficient process relying on face-to-face contact. Make the rental application virtual by utilizing Rental Beast’s online rental application tool, Apply Now. Easily initiate a rental application for an interested tenant(s) right from your Rental Beast portal. It is free for an agent to use, as the tenant(s) is charged the application fee. Learn more about using Rental Beast to initiate an online rental application here.