Putting your best foot forward is the way to succeed in business and in life. This advice also applies to impressing landlords while looking for your perfect rental home or apartment. There are several dos and don’ts that come with being an attractive tenant for property managers and landlords.
Vikram Raghavan is the CEO and co-founder of GrayRoost. He is an experienced e-commerce and marketing veteran, and has worked at CafePress.com, Overstock.com, Amazon, Capital One, and Lealta Media. Vik oversaw marketing, new product innovation, ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
When you are looking to rent your home in New York City, the best thing you can do is turn to an expert to help you through the process. The best part of hiring a real estate agent to assist with your rental is that it does not have to involve any additional cost. The broker’s fee is traditionally paid by the prospective tenant at lease signing. When you have a licensed agent representing your property, you are guaranteed to reach the greatest number of people by taking advantage of their professional resources, connections, and marketing tools.
A seasoned Real Estate Broker and Sales Manager with over fifteen years of experience, Don Hurwitz has negotiated and closed hundreds of deals for himself and the 30 agents he manages. With his expertise in both sales and rentals he guides his c...View Full Profile
The dreaded NYC apartment hunt is notorious for super-expensive properties, shady brokers, and cutthroat application battles. While it can definitely be an overwhelming experience, by being prepared and working with the right people, you should be able to secure a great apartment and minimize the drama. Keep your expectations in-check and realize that you are trying to rent in one of the most expensive cities in the world. There is a good chance that you will not get everything on your wishlist and may have to sacrifice when it comes to size, neighborhood, amenities, or budget.
With an upbeat attitude and a true passion for hunting down the very best properties that the market has to offer, Kathryn makes it possible to enjoy the real estate process. Highly organized, honest, and always reliable, Kathryn truly listens t...View Full Profile
As most landlords know, the key to a successful property management business is to keep costs low and to retain good tenants long-term. The best way to achieve this is by being more flexible, and letting tenants treat the property more like their home rather than just a temporary residence. In order to help you establish long-term tenants for your rental property, here is some advice to help.
Eric Workman is vice president of Sales at MACK Companies, Chicago’s premier provider of rehabilitated properties, and one of the largest owners and managers of single-family rentals in the Chicagoland area. On average, the firm buys, redevelops...View Full Profile
A lease is a legal binding contract between you and your landlord. It contains both your rights and your obligations during the period of your tenancy. In the event of any dispute, the lease will be the primary document to resolve the issue at hand.
Locating an apartment in Manhattan is a unique and fast paced challenge. With hundreds of listings coming on and off the market each day, a complex application process, and many other renters looking for similar apartments, the experience can be...View Full Profile
Becoming a landlord is the slow and steady path to wealth creation. If a landlord sticks with it long enough and is proactive in the acquisition of rental property, there will come a time when the landlord is wealthy (at least on paper).
. Landlord 25+ years . Commissioner on Montgomery County Landlord Tenant Commission . Co – chair HOC (Housing Opportunities Commission) Landlord Advisory Group . Feb. 2012 recipient of HOC Special Recognition award for my Landlord Education a...View Full Profile