Dealing with Tenants that Put your Property on Airbnb

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By Olivia Creighton

Technology is a driving force in our society, a simple way for people to connect with timeliness and ease. With a cell phone or a computer, the world becomes your oyster and the sky is the limit. Some apps offer the opportunity for people to exchange goods or services, requiring little more than the touch of a few buttons. You are probably well aware of the home sharing app Airbnb, which allows ‘hosts’ to rent out part or all of their living space to travelers. While the service may be a lucrative option for some homeowners, it’s understandable that landlords and property managers wouldn’t want their tenants renting out a room in their home. But what do you do if you find that your renter is putting your property on Airbnb?

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Raising Your Tenants’ Rent Without Feeling Guilty

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By Ryan Abell, PayRent.com

With year-over-year inflation rates reaching an average of 2.5% that means raising rent is inevitable for most landlords and property managers. However, it can be hard and you may feel guilty to pass the financial burden along to your tenants. Even more if they’re long-term, have a good track record, or are your friends and family. Here are four ways to increase rent without feeling guilty.

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ApplyConnect’s Affiliate Partnership Showcased at NAA Apartmentalize

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By Olivia Creighton

Last week ApplyConnect had the opportunity to visit NAA’s Apartmentalize conference in San Diego, and was able to share details about our Affinity program. We had a great time interacting with everyone who stopped by our parent company’s booth (CIC), and are excited to spread the benefits of our Affinity program to not only NAA members, but you as well!

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Rental Housing Legislation Blooms Through June

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By Becky Bower

Although most legislators are preoccupied with the 2018 primaries, the number of passed, pending, and failed rental housing bills continues to grow. This June, familiar rent control, “just cause” eviction and “ban-the-box” legislation is an ongoing rental housing topic across the nation, while newcomer laws regulating apartment solar panels, lease terminations with tenants suffering domestic violence, and employment questions around marijuana have popped up. Take a look at the passed, pending, and future rental housing bills nationwide and in your property’s state below.

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Apartment Association Revenue Program Details During NAA Apartmentalize

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By Becky Bower

We’re proud to announce that our parent company, CIC (www.CICReports.com) will be providing details about revenue partnerships for apartment associations during the National Apartment Association’s (NAA) 2018 Apartmentalize conference in San Diego, California. Alongside our revenue-boosting program, CIC will be showcasing their property management software, CICTotal Manager, raffling away two kate spade handbags, and hosting a caricature artist at booth #2831 on June 15th.

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