As February rolls in and you start to see little hearts decorate the windows of every shop you pass by, you know that it is that time of year where you show others just how much you love them. Here at ApplyConnect we’re thankful that you trust our blog, and want to show our appreciation by making your life as easy as we possibly can. Below are some great free resources that we guarantee you will love.
Sometimes, finding the right person to do repairs on your property can be a real hassle. That’s where Thumbtack comes in, making it easy for landlords to connect with pros in the area. The service is simple to use; all you have to do is answer a few questions about the work that you need done, and the company then matches you with some professionals. You’ll get a personalized quote, as well as access to their business profile, customer reviews, and contact info. After messaging contractors for more information and comparing profiles, you can decide who best fits your needs and hire them right from the website or app. With this site, finding someone to do your maintenance will be a breeze.Quick Tip: Look for the background check badge if they’re going to be performing work around your renters!
Another well-known site, Rentometer is just one place where you can list your properties. A neat feature – and their main feature – that they offer is rent comparison, which tells you if your rent is too high or low by comparing it to other properties in the area. This tool is an invaluable one, as it could be what gives you a competitive price or alerts you to the fact that you could make more money. The site also has a blog that provides tips and tricks for landlords to consider. From home renovation ideas to setting your rent, Rentometer offers helpful suggestions for a variety of situations.
Allstate wants you to be in good hands, so they’ve provided landlords with a special section full of resources. The site shares landlord legislation broken down by state, as well as Fair Housing laws and acts. It also includes other legal resources, such as tenant rights. Allstate debates whether homeowners or landlord property insurance is better, and gives all the information you need to know about making sure your property is protected. The site goes on to list other sources like infographics, checklists, and safety tips. It even provides a link to landlord Meetup groups, where you can find groups of other landlords in your area to network with.
Of course, there are ApplyConnect resources for you to utilize as well. With a variety of features, the rental process can be a breeze. The free rental application includes special additions, and the system even sends you a text message after it has been completed. Other resources like state notices can come in handy, such as the Adverse Action letter. You can also take advantage of customizable advertising links, decision notifications, and online rent payments. ApplyConnect is here to help you, whether you’re a new or experienced property manager.
With resources like the ones listed above, your life as a landlord can be that much easier. Help yourself reduce stress and increase productivity by utilizing these sites, whether it be by easily scheduling maintenance or finding quick answers to your questions. And after all, who doesn’t love free stuff?
What free resources have you found that have helped you manage your rentals?