Get ApplyConnect® on your Cellphone

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By Becky Bower

We’re proud to announce that we have enhanced our ApplyConnect® mobile app for IOS and Android! Thanks to your great feedback, our updates will now improve the functionality and readability of the ApplyConnect®app, allowing landlord and real estate agents like you to access your applicant’s background screening reports on the go.

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Tips to Negotiate Rent Increases

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As you probably know, increasing your tenant’s rent can undeniably cause conflict and tension between you and your renters. Before raising the rent, consider our tips to protect your property from legal action and breaking the law. No one wants to loose great tenants, and with our guide you can learn a few tactics to successfully raise the rent and retain your renters.

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How to Passively Boost Revenue through Rentals

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ApplyConnect® is offering apartment and real estate associations, brokerages, and rental industry vendors the opportunity to passively boost your revenue through our ApplyConnect® Affiliate Program. Through our program, you’ll not only be able to offer your members and website visitors a complete tenant screening solution through a referral link, but you’ll immediately gain 25% of each background report purchased. Plus, there is no programing, membership fees, or setup costs involved and 24/7 customer support including consumer relations is handled by ApplyConnect.

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Preparing for a Slow Rental Market

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To understand when is the best time to rent out a vacancy, or figure out how much the rental price should be, keeping a keen eye on the rental housing market in your area is a big part of that process. While you can easily spend hours reading market trend reports and analyzing the impact on your property, it’s important to come up with a plan in case the rental market slows. With technological alternatives and preparation to decrease your costs and improve your internal operations, you create a buffer for yourself in case the market takes a turn for the worst.

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Is your Rental Property Maximizing Your Profits?

By Becky Bower

Summer is just around the corner which means – you guessed it – it’s time to add summer maintenance to your to-do list. As the change of seasons peaks property repairs and maintenance (like heightened water usage, common household pests, and overgrowing landscaping), take a few preventative steps to make sure your property stays in tip-top shape through these hot months.

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How to Write an Attractive Rental Listing Headline

By Becky Bower

Whether you love or hate using Craigslist to post rental listing ads, you have to admit that the website is pretty effective at drawing in applicants (plus, it’s free). The problem with this popular listing website is that you have to post frequently, and attract users to your information with headlines. Here’s our guide on writing catchy, but informational, rental listing headlines.

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