Archive for the ‘Finding Tenants’ Category

A DIY Landlord’s Guide to Screening Tenants with Social Media

Any prospective tenant can act like the best tenant in the world during the initial walk-through. Part of being a good landlord is being able to discern the truth in a situation where everyone you...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist III

An immaculate kitchen will produce a positive first impression on renters. Royal Rose Properties put together a rent-ready checklist that are important for certain rooms in the house such as the...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist II

Having a checklist provides a systematic way to inspect the home for any outstanding issues. We’re going forward today with the most complete rent-ready checklist around, and this time,...

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist I

Is your home in a rentable condition? It’s time for some more of Royal Rose Properties’ advice for DIY landlords around Detroit and around the country. We know from a mountain of...

Getting Better Tenants Starts with Being a Better Landlord

Just because you own some rental property doesn’t make you a better person. It’s easy, when you’re a landlord, to think of tenants as sources of rent money that sometimes...

How Long Does It Take? Vacant Property Edition

study found that closing times on real estate rentals are getting longer—on average it now takes 50 days. Royal Rose Properties does a lot of things for our owners. We manage renovation, repairs,...

Identifying the ‘Target Market’ for Your Property

Realtors use the same strategies their competition is using and somehow expects better results. Any kind of post proposing to talk about ‘targeting’ a property advertisement has to begin...

Switching to ShowingHero: Good, Bad, and Beautiful

Technology can be the solution, but that’s after first defining what the problem is. Thanks to the loss of two once-great showing agents over the course of three months, Royal Rose Properties...

Big Challenges of Property Management: Applications Edition

People really just don’t apply themselves to their applications.’. When it comes to property management, every phase of the cycle has its own unique challenges. This month, we’re...

The DIY Landlord’s Guide to Taking Pictures of Your House

If you know what you’re doing, you can get some high-quality photos from the default camera app on your smart phone. So you’ve got a house, and you’ve got ad copy that you’re...