Online Leases

Everything online, and heres why

by Kyra Rollins

Posted on 2018-01-04 10:34:28

Smart Housing offers everything online Online rent payments, online resident application, online background and credit checks, free property rental websites

Advice from Other Landlords

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-11-27 15:17:39

Whether they plan this or not, conversations with landlords and property managers tend to leak out advice about managing properties.

Smart Housing's Online Leases

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-10-09 16:39:44

Smart Lease is our newest product on the market and we can’t wait for you to see what it offers!

Characteristics of a long-term renter

by Kyra Rollins

Posted on 2017-10-03 08:35:20

I have gathered a small amount of information to help you recognize that valuable long-term tenant. Landlords, feast your eyes on this brief explanation of a tenant that stays long-term!

Illegal Roommates

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-09-07 10:11:55

We’re talking about roommates we bring in to share rent, unbeknownst to the property owner.

4 Steps of the Security Deposit

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-08-31 09:40:08

To help you keep track of your deposits amongst everything else that requires your attention, here is a list of four steps.

A Black and White Lease

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-07-17 10:50:44

The lease is one of the most important documents you will deal with as a property owner and you will want it to be as understandable and straightforward as possible.

On the Calendar 2017

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-04-06 09:19:03

There’s a lot to look forward to this year so we’re not complaining!

The Flow of Property Management

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-02-21 13:13:55

When you think about it, property management has a nice flow to it...

Loopholes and the Lease

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-01-17 10:33:54

You want a contract that will hold both parties to an agreement and benefit you, which also means it needs to include a way out if situations change or the other party isn’t holding up their end of the deal as expected

A Look Back on 2016

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-01-02 15:14:36

Here’s a summary of our highlights here at Smart Housing

Intro to the Smart Housing Suite

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-12-07 09:38:46

The Smart Housing Platform contains multiple products targeted to help make the lives of property managers easier.

Lessons from 'Fresh off the Boat'

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-11-15 09:30:45

Jessica decides renting is a lucrative way to earn more income. As the episode continues, the mistakes she makes as a landlord continue to grow.

Communication Equals Less Drama

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-11-08 09:27:23

That’s right, if you want to have success managing rental units, you’re going to have to brush up on your communication skills and learn how to encourage your tenants to do the same.

The Lies They May Tell

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-10-31 14:30:08

Law is about the discovery of the rules of just conduct and are created to preserve freedom and moral agency. The process of screening applicants and the points on a standard rent agreement are no different.

Smart Housing Updates and Changes

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-07-18 08:23:02

Better late than never, we’re here to tell you the Smart Housing year-end review for 2015. There was a lot of growth and a few additions made to the family.

When Residents Complain

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-05-02 08:38:28

It's not always easy to know how to deal with the multiple types of complaints residents have. Here are some suggestions to help landlords better resolve issues that residents bring up.

A Good Landlord

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-04-21 15:43:20

An effective business runs on multiple levels, and as a landlord a lot has to do with you.

Writing a Lease

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-04-21 14:42:20

The lease is an important document and is worth the time and effort required initially to protect you and your property in the long run.

Forget ABC - Inspect LMNOP

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-04-06 09:57:47

As the landlord, it’s important to run inspections of your rental property to know what is going on and make sure nothing falls into disrepair. Here’s a list of what you should be inspecting to make sure your property remains in tip-top shape.

Short-Term Medical Housing

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-03-31 10:05:42

If you own property close to a large hospital, you could consider opening spots to rent to those who are in town for temporary long-term care

10 Millennial Renter Expectations

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-03-07 09:17:03

Millennials are the new generation in the rental market. Here is a list of expectations millennials have when looking for a place to live.

Millennial Generation Rental Trends

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-25 14:48:46

The trends of millennials who rent are different from past generations. For one, millennials are renting to a later stage in life...

6 Steps to Find the Right Property Management Software

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-09 14:11:31

Each option for property management software has its pros and cons. Follow these simple steps of six things you need to consider when looking to use property management software.

3 Questions to Ask About Renter's Insurance

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-09 14:10:04

Renter's insurance can save landlords and residents in moments of unforeseen disaster. Smart Housing lets you know why renter's insurance can be a useful requirement for all residents to have.

How to Find the Best Property Management Software

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-09 14:08:07

Do your research in order to find property management software that is suitable for your individual needs. It's important to know the reliability, quality, product review, price, and options available before selecting property management software that will save you time and help you manage your property more effectively.

Smart Housing - Property Management Platform

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-04 14:12:06

Online property management software is the most effective software that can be used by a landlord with several leasing properties. Software offers a wide array of benefits to its users. This will make the transaction for property management easy to access and handle. When you have the best online property management software you can assure that it offers 100% accuracy, ease of use, accessibility from any location, and real-time information that you need as long as there is an internet connection.