Rent Payments

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Common Problems Landlords Face in Dealing with Their Tenants

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-09-02 20:17:01

....sometimes, you also must deal with tenant problems. That is why it is important to be aware of those possible potential problems with tenants that a landlord might face before it happens so you would know how to deal with it once it occurred.

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FAQs on Evictions

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-09-01 20:17:01

Dealing with eviction can be challenging, but it's part of a landlord's a life. You just have to deal with it confidently and legally. Here are some frequently asked questions about evictions

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Rent Collection Issues

by Mary Anne Ragragio

Posted on 2019-08-31 20:17:01

Tenant is legally responsible to pay rent. Yet, for some reason such as unexpected financial problems, sometimes regular monthly payments also become a landlord’s problem. Here, we will talk about some of the rent collection issues that landlords may face, and the following are some examples:

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Ways to Handle Rent and Security Deposits

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-26 20:17:01

Tips on handling rent and security deposits.

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How to Increase Rent

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-25 20:17:01

Here are some tips on how you can raise your rents, without having to worry on losing your tenants

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How to be a Good Landlord

by Cierylene Piernes

Posted on 2019-08-24 20:17:01

To keep their good tenants here are some ways on how to be an awesome landlord that good tenants want to have.

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Reducing Vacancies

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-23 20:17:01

Reducing the possibilities of vacancies.


Serving an Eviction Notice

by Cierylene Piernes

Posted on 2019-08-22 20:17:01

Let us discuss here important factors about evictions to lessen the stress in the eviction process.

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Common Reasons Tenancy Ends

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-16 20:17:01

Know the common reasons why tenancy has to end.

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Methods of Collecting Rent

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-12 20:17:01

Here are some options first time landlords can consider to use in collecting rent payments.

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The Pros and Cons of Renting

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-10 20:17:01

In this article, we will share some of those cons and pros that will help ease your mind. Renting an apartment is exciting but has to make the right decision because this is where you are going to live comfortably.

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Security Deposit FAQs

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-08-09 20:17:01

Collecting security deposit in rental property is usual for landlords to ask tenants before your tenants move-in because it provides landlords the assurance to cover the expenses if ever tenants fail to pay rent or do some damages to the property. Here are a few pieces of information to help you understand things about security deposit in rental property.

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Benefits of Paying Your Rent Online

by Mary Anne Ragragio

Posted on 2019-07-29 20:17:01

Some renters failed to make a payment on time, some of them simply because they forgot; so here are some benefits that will help make your life easier by paying online.

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Common Potential Problems Landlord Might Face

by Mary Anne Ragragio

Posted on 2019-07-22 20:17:01

Investing in a rental property is a great move but it deals with responsibilities and might face some potential problems.

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Documenting Wear and Tear vs Damage

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-07-14 20:17:02

Knowing and documenting wear and tear against damages will let landlords know who is going to be responsible for damages that has been done to a property.

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Landlording, Then and Now

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-07-12 20:17:01

See the difference of landlording back then and now.

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Considerations When Running a Virtual Property Management Business

by Mary Anne Ragragio

Posted on 2019-07-11 20:17:01

Renting a physical office can cost a lot of money due to it's operating cost. And having a virtual property management office can eliminate most of the physical office expenses can possibly spend. Here are some things that you can save when you have virtual property management.

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by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-07-03 09:57:49

What you need to know about subletting and being a sub-tenant

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The Advantage of Cloud-based Property Management Software

by Mary Anne Ragragio

Posted on 2019-05-09 08:37:23

When your data is stored in the cloud, it will be stored in a big secured server. And data is accessible as long as there is an internet connection. Cloud system is so broad and provides so many services. And it offers a lot of advantage to users.

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Security deposit; is it necessary?

by Cierylene Piernes

Posted on 2019-05-07 09:28:58

How we should see and treat security deposit?

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FAQ's on Rent Collection Concerns

by Remy Lacanaria

Posted on 2019-03-12 13:01:12

Questions and answers regarding rent payments.


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

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Smart Housing's In-Office Card Reader

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-09-05 12:39:21

Smart Housing offers card readers to use in your office to make property management even more convenient.

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Why Tenants Want to Pay Rent Online

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-08-22 12:17:54

Read on to discover the secret inner workings of those who prefer the convenience of computer technology to take care of their rent for them


A New Feature - Households

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-06-12 13:22:52

Creating households is a new feature that has been added on for our landlords since the update.


Automatic Everything

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-06-05 12:37:00

Landlords can set up automatic invoices, residents can set up automatic payments, and both automatically upload to an accounting ledger.


Getting Started On Landlord

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-05-31 10:36:31

With our updated Landlord product it was time to upgdate our how-to videos as well.


Added Benefits of Online Rent

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-04-10 09:49:02

Every month the rent is due and somehow needs collected. Receiving rent online is a useful tool for any landlord, whether they own one unit or thousands


What to Know

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-03-13 09:10:04

If you’re using Smart Housing for your property management needs, it’s helpful to know these things

Have a New Tenant Moving In?

by Andrea West

Posted on 2017-03-13 09:09:40

Since the time I moved away from home to go to college I have lived in several apartments and each one has handled the moving process in a different way.


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...


Helping the Renter Who Isn't Internet Savvy

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-12-19 10:15:42

Joanna is a landlord who would like to change how she manages her properties. In the past she’s done everything by paper but now would like to handle tasks like rent payments or applications online. How does Joanna help her resident who has a limited knowledge of how to use the internet?


All the Ways to Pay Rent

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-12-15 10:05:40

There are so many ways residents can pay their rent now. How is a property manager supposed to keep track of it all?

Help Residents Set Up Online Payments

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-08-15 14:04:53

There is a lot to keep track of when moving in new residents. Now that so many landlords are moving to online paperless systems there is also helping the residents get set up for online payments. In order to help our landlords help their residents, here is a step-by-step checklist for the process

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.

The Issue of Late Rent

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-06-09 08:16:54

Late rent is a problem that many property owners face with one resident or another and how to deal with residents who aren’t paying rent isn’t always clear-cut.

7 Reasons for Online Rent Payments

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-04-14 14:24:18

Paying online is fast and easy with Smarthousing. Check your online options to see what works best for you.

Frequently Asked Questions - Landlord

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-03-21 08:38:09

How do I set up my account? How do I link to my residents? Here are the questions landlords ask us most frequently and our answers for them.

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.

Raise Rent but Retain Residents

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-03-03 10:52:36

In order to continue to make money off of your property you need to raise rent prices. As someone who works for the landlord side but lives on the renter side, here are some tips to allow the experience to work for everyone.

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...

Top 10 Cities in the U.S. with Highest Rent

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-22 22:31:35

In July, the cities with the highest rent in America included San Francisco, New York City, and Boston. A look at demographic data can give some clues as to why these cities may be more expensive to live in than others.

Section 8 Housing 101

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-09 14:12:45

What is Section 8 and how can one be a Section 8 landlord? This article covers the basics to these and some other questions you may have.

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.

Bank Grade Security and Fraud Protection

by Andrea West

Posted on 2016-02-09 14:11:17

Handling payments is one thing, handling payments with bank grade security is another. In the world of property management software, Smart Housing has top security measures to keep accounts safe.

Automated Late Fee Charges

by Andrea West

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

Every month brings the hassle of figuring out who has paid, who hasn't, who owes late fees... the cycles never end. Smart Housing offers an automated late fee feature that takes a lot of the headache out of the process for you.

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.