First impressions matter in every aspect of life; The competitive world of real estate is no exception. Imagine you are a prospective tenant, you are going out with an agent to see several apartments around the city. The first unit you enter is immaculate, bright and clean. The second unit is dark and dingy (and […]
With all this uncertainty, in-person apartment viewings are often challenging. Virtual showings have become more commonplace to accommodate the needs of a wide audience of people looking to save time and widen their viewing options. So how does a property owner or manager prepare virtual apartment tours? How does a landlord get their Boston apartments […]
Renting and managing your property without using a real estate agent or outside third party sources can provide some financial benefits to a property owner. The major motivating factor is that you might save some money and have greater control of the variables. Before your property joins the other Boston apartments for rent by owner, […]
With the Boston real estate market as hot as it is, renting out your apartment can make a lot of sense. Whether work is taking you elsewhere, you’ve acquired property for this exact purpose, or you’ve finally moved into the luxury apartment of your dreams, there are plenty of benefits to renting out your apartment […]
Being a landlord in Boston isn’t the easiest thing in the world. In many cases, it can seem as if Massachusetts law is stacked against you, especially when it comes to dealing with difficult tenants. That being said, when you do get a good tenant, it’s important you do everything in your power to retain […]
If you’re into buzzwords and real estate, you might have started to incorporate “proptech” into your vocabulary. For the rest of us, it’s still a pretty new concept. So, what is proptech, and how can it help manage, rent, sell and optimize your income producing properties?
If you’re like many people, you’ve been following the short-term rental trend with a lot of interest. After all, many landlords are making substantially more money by renting out their homes and apartments on a temporary basis than they would if they were long-term rentals. However, this route isn’t for everyone — it’s got it’s […]
As a landlord in Boston, property inspections are inevitable. While they aren’t always the most comfortable experience, they are necessary to ensure renter safety, lease compliance, and a smooth transition when tenants move in or move out. But when can you perform a rental inspection? It is important to understand the process before you just walk into your […]
Property managers need to wear many hats, and ‘rental inspector’ is one of the more difficult tasks they may have to do. Not only is it an awkward experience for a tenant, there are many hurdles to consider for the landlord. In many cases, a rental inspection can be considered a necessary chore by both parties […]
Every landlord’s dream is to have perfect tenants who always pay on time, maintain their residence, follow the rules, and of course, live there for several years. Wouldn’t that be nice! Unfortunately, if you are a landlord long enough, you will run into tenants that can make your life a difficult time.