Things to Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple
Things to Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple
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  Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple When you are moving in to a rental you need to think of various specifications as per your requirement. That is only the case if you are single but if you are moving in to the rented space with your…

Things to Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple
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Things to Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple

by Property Management Software on August 2, 2015


 Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple
 
Remember While Moving In a Rental as a Couple

When you are moving in to a rental you need to think of various specifications as per your requirement. That is only the case if you are single but if you are moving in to the rented space with your better half for the first time then you should be equally concerned about each other needs, requirements etc and work the thing accordingly. If you don’t pay attention to these small things, then they might create a big issue someday. So do get assurance from both sides regarding each other’s needs and wants, before consulting to some rental advisers.

Keep focus on emotional issues, rest is easy-
When a couple moved into a rental space, the most common mistake they make is that they don’t take suggestions from both ends and perceive as if what one wants regarding the specification of rentals is the same as other. And therefore it will lead to a chaotic situation some day as they don’t understand as needs and wants varies from person to person.

If for example while one wants a serene, quiet suburban environment, others may be interested in a crowded middle of the city environment, or if one wants a ground floor space, others may want an upstairs apartment or a distant view from outside.

Help the agent by knowing what your needs are regarding rentals
When you do a little bit of homework than half the battle is done. For example, if you come up with the requirements you and your partner have it will make the job a lot easier. After getting your requirements settled one can try to provide you with an apartment as per your specifications which could include things like cost, location, size, no. of bathrooms or anything that makes the couple fully satisfied and feel they are at home in their new rental.

The final target is to make the customer satisfied-
To make the customer satisfied, one can get a solution by first jotting down individual’s requirements on a paper and prioritize them. After that is done they should come up with a common solution and a list of specifications which both of them have agreed upon. After this one can search in the database regarding the available rented space as per their specification, in order to make both the parties fully satisfied.

To know more how SimplifyEm Property Management Software can help you, visit this link: http://www.simplifyem.com/property-management-software

Pros and Cons: Quick Background Check

by Property Management Software on August 2, 2015


 Quick Background Check
 
Quick Background Check

Everybody is afraid of commitment a little bit. Even if you are interviewing an awesome job candidate are you ready to rent your apartment to that person. Sometimes, landlords want to run a quick background check instead of trusting a third party background screening company. This is especially true in cases when you know that the awesome job candidate could be off the market soon and in such cases you want to trade carefully and move swiftly. Your only bet is the credible data on which you can depend upon to make an informed decision but is running a quick background check is a good idea? Let’s find out.

The Good and the Bad
A quick background check is available to anyone who is on the internet. The searchable databases will provide the right property manager for the right price with all the information which will help you in making the decision. Since this is quick and cheap there are pros and cons to this which are given in the list below.

The Pros

  • 1. Database searches are very fast and efficient.
  • 2. Database searches are not too expensive.
  • 3. Database searches offer the broad coverage.
  • 4. Certain background checks are very accurate as they are available by accessing the source data such as driver license records, credit records etc.

  • The Cons

  • 1. These quick checks can be very misleading if not provided by the background check provider.
  • 2. Fast turnaround times can sometimes lead to wrong rental decisions.
  • 3. Criminal background database searches are not up to mark.
  • Conclusion
    Whether landlords/property managers decide to work with a background screening company or run a quick internet search make sure and verify that you are well informed and have all the data which can help you make the right and informed decision because the decision to rent your property to someone must not be taken lightly as it may have more cons than pros.

    To know more how SimplifyEm Property Management Software can help you, visit this link: http://www.simplifyem.com/property-management-software

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