PayRent Blog

Hacks, best practices, and resources for landlords and property managers

Tips Landlords Can takeaway from Airbnb Hosts

Tips Landlords Can takeaway from Airbnb Hosts

Vacation rentals and Air Bnbs in attractive locations are often never empty, and there is a reason for that! Scroll ahead to find out how you can adapt the best practices from Air Bnb hosts so that your rentals are always full! 1) Referrals Investing in your renters...

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How to: Improve Your Credit Before Renting in 4 Easy Steps

How to: Improve Your Credit Before Renting in 4 Easy Steps

If you are thinking of renting a home but you do not have a great credit score, it is still very much a possibility for you to rent! Unfortunately, changing a poor credit score is not a quick fix, but with some time and effort, you can raise it substantially. Here are...

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5 easy ways to add value to your rentals!

5 easy ways to add value to your rentals!

1) Washer & Dryer Adding a washer and dryer to your rental automatically boots the appeal of your rental. There is low overhead for those appliances and they are very easy to install in your rental as well! 2) Environmentally friendly additions Being...

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Guide to Creating a Solid Rent Collection Policy

Guide to Creating a Solid Rent Collection Policy

When trusting your properties to renters, it is imperative to establish a clear and fair rent collection policy as part of the lease. A good rent collection policy encourages healthy tenant and landlord relationships as expectations are set and questions surrounding the processes are eliminated.

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Ways to Attract Renters

Ways to Attract Renters

Make it Rent: Having trouble renting your home? Has it garnered some interest, but no serious applications? As a landlord, sometimes it is possible to miss certain factors that your potential renters prioritize, especially if you are new to renting out a property, so...

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Ways to Make Your Landlord’s Life Easier

Ways to Make Your Landlord’s Life Easier

We don’t want anything to catch you or your landlord off guard, so here is a list of five things that renters will want to avoid and that landlords should keep an eye out for! Show interest! From the get-go, if a tenant is unwilling to look at the apartment in person...

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Tips to Improve the Communication with Your Landlord

Tips to Improve the Communication with Your Landlord

When renting a property for the first time, it is important to make sure that your landlord is disclosing all essential information that pertains to your property. It's also important to recognize when your landlord could be taking advantage of you by charging...

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3 Creative Ways to Market Your Rentals

3 Creative Ways to Market Your Rentals

If the property you are trying to rent out is not gaining the attraction it deserves, you may wonder if there is something wrong with your listing. In many cases, however, this lack of interest may simply be because your listing lacks the right “punch” to grab the...

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Podcasts for Landlords

Podcasts for Landlords

If you’re like us, then you know the benefits of a thoughtful and well-informed podcast. They are the perfect resource for people, like landlords, who are always on the go and may not have the time to sit down to research helpful topics that can help with their...

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What is the Best Payment Platform for Landlords?

What is the Best Payment Platform for Landlords?

Many landlords are turning to payment platforms that make transfers quick and easy in this digital age. Platforms such as Venmo and Zelle have become a popular option for landlords who are wanting to receive rent payments via bank-to-bank transfer. Although these...

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How to Raise the Rent Effectively

How to Raise the Rent Effectively

Raising the rent can often be difficult for landlords to do, but it's also sometimes necessary. However, there are ways to raise the rent that can keep you in business and keep your tenants happy too! Raise the rent incrementally every year. If you raise the rent...

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