Landlording, Then and Now

by Remy Lacanaria

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

Landlording, Then and Now



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Gone are the days when landlords need to do all the jobs, all by him/herself manually. Before the internet was introduced, landlords have to manually advertise their property listings, sometimes by the use of a typewriter, just to have a prospective tenant. They need to do the listings over and over again, just imagined how many papers, type writer ribbon and inks they had consumed before just to get their advertisement noticed, and had tenants came over their rental properties to check on the place. Once the applicant has submitted their application, they had to provide a credit and background check for themselves. Then the landlord will be preparing the contract or lease and had them keep in a place, where it would not get lost or misplaced.

Once the tenant has already moved in, landlords need to get the rental payments personally, then deposit it to the bank, need to queue and do all those stuff again and again, manually. While the renters need to write to get the landlord notified about maintenance request that needs to be fixed. In some other cases, renters who will pay the rent will be the one to deposit it to the bank, dealing with the long queue and waiting just to get everything done. 


Smart Housing to the rescue!

Now, in the world of the digital age and modern technology and the internet, it is now easy to do things that we need to do. With just one click, everything is set and done. Landlords and tenants life has been made easy through the use of a cloud-based or web-based property management platform. With Smart Housing, landlords will never use paper anymore in making a listing of his property. No more misplaced contract or lease. Application forms are being sent to the prospective tenant electronically, no need for a pen and paper or typewriter. When paying for rent, why still wait in line, when you can pay online, within minutes your all done with your payments, without to worry about late rent payments and charging of additional fees. We do also have the Smart Housing Smart Screening, to perform background and credit checks for your prospective tenants, your applicants don't need to provide screening for themselves, let Smart Housing do this for you, it's so easy, fast, and accurate tenant screening just right for you.


Why Smart Housing to choose as your online property management platform?

  • Smart Housing is so convenient to use, you don't need to be tech savvy for you to be able to use our system. We have the knowledge-based articles to help new landlords and tenants to start their new account with us.
  • Access it anywhere or anytime you want. It is cloud-based, no more downloading and installing apps. You can access your landlord or tenant account whenever or wherever you are, be it on a personal computer, laptop, tablet or smartphones, as long as you have an internet connection.
  • Affordable. Landlords can send as many applications as he wants for his prospective tenants, we only charge $5 fee to use the application.
  • Secured. When you stored your data in the cloud it is encrypted. Online payments are made secured and subject for the anti-fraud system.
  • Smart ScreeningSmart Housing offers background checks and credit reports. You can choose from our 3 different screening packages according to your needs. Results are fast, easy, accurate and affordable tenant screening. 


Starting your journey as a landlord? Worry not, Smart Housing will help you.



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