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2022-11-04 18:13:31 UTC
When setting your rent price, here are 12 questions to consider to help guide your decision.
2023-01-25 19:58:14 UTC
When evaluating a rental property, the 1% rule is a great rule of thumb to help you identify if a property is worth investing in.
2022-06-22 14:13:29 UTC
Here are a few tips to consider when preparing to communicate a rent increase with a tenant.
2022-01-13 15:22:28 UTC
Having accurate data to lead your decision-making will improve your efficiency and overall productivity. Let’s explore how Rentometer can help improve your real estate investing business.
2022-01-03 16:29:03 UTC
Setting the right rent price is a common challenge for rental property investors. If you set your rent price too low, you risk having a negative monthly cash flow. On the other hand, if you set your rent price too high, you might deter potential tenants from renting your property and risk having a vacant unit.
2022-10-31 15:12:09 UTC
When you run the numbers for a prospective rental property you may identify one or more opportunities to improve the property for higher rents
2022-09-28 18:50:15 UTC
Let’s assume you’ve found a rental property you’re considering purchasing. Wait on the offer, discover how to analyze properties like a pro.
2023-06-21 19:57:10 UTC
Determining a reasonable rent amount takes an understanding of the market and property knowledge. Should you choose median or average rent?
2022-06-22 14:12:03 UTC
Avoid these 3 FATAL landlord mistakes when charging rents to keep your rental business profitable and thriving.
2022-10-19 16:52:42 UTC
You already have a good understanding of local market conditions and property. Data from Rentometer PRO help improve the rent-setting process.
2022-10-31 15:12:34 UTC
Neither tenants nor landlords look forward to when the time comes around for a rent increase. But with the cost of living increasing year by year, landlords can choose to cover their higher costs. Here are 5 questions to help you decide on the best time to raise rents.
2022-03-14 13:20:37 UTC
Investing in unknown markets on your own carries more risk than investing in your immediate backyard.
2021-09-01 18:25:49 UTC
Any investment property owner will tell you there's more to the game than sitting back and collecting the rent! Handling the responsibilities of property management can take a toll. That's why it's essential to protect both your sanity and your asset with a monthly rent payment that's fair and accurately covers your actual burden.
2022-11-03 15:46:55 UTC
When you own or manage a rental property, your success hinges on renting out the property rented at a rate that earns you a profit.
2023-08-23 17:43:09 UTC
When you purchase a rental property, setting accurate rents is the most crucial step to keeping your rental operation running at a profit. As a landlord, you don’t want to outprice your local market.
2021-09-27 17:35:14 UTC
As landlords, we often fall into the trap of getting a bit too comfortable. It could be something as simple as skipping a property inspection or not following up with a tenant as quickly as we could, simply because we’ve become complacent.
2021-09-17 14:05:42 UTC
The fact is that property reports can only deliver so much information. A rental meter that is part of a rental listing app can provide much more focused data to help you set your rental price without undercharging your renters.
2020-07-27 20:05:34 UTC
One of the biggest mistakes new landlords make is underestimating the rental potential of their property. Often new landlords are so eager to get tenants in their property, that they undervalue their rental in the listing.
2021-05-04 20:30:48 UTC
Setting a rental property price is a difficult task for many landlords. You don’t want to price your rental property so low that you don’t make a profit, but you also don’t want to price it so high that you can’t get a tenant. Here are some tips to help you figure out what to charge.
2022-01-24 15:05:35 UTC
Every investment is a risk; there's never a guarantee of profit. Profits from your investment property are one of the more difficult to predict.

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