The process of finding suitable Tenants for your property is not always easy. Everything from preparing and posting ads, to showing the property and finally, preparing the Lease Agreement can be time consuming and frustrating at times. Surprisingly, many Landlords are not aware that there are services that can help them navigate this process. One of the most overlooked, is having a real estate professional do it for you.

You may ask:

Q. Are there any benefits to using a Realtor to help me find new Tenants for my rental property?

A. A Realtor will advertise your property for you, communicate with prospective Tenants, screen them, and prepare the Lease documents for you.

Q. How would a Realtor advertise my property?

A. A Realtor can do everything you do, and more. Writing ads, posting them on the Internet, or employing other advertising techniques takes time and resources. One of the important resources for advertising is the Multiple Listing Service where your listing can be easily found. In addition, a Realtor can utilize personal and company websites to post your listings as well as use paid advertising and direct mailing campaigns to reach prospective Tenants.

Q. I already have a lot of interest in my property, but I haven’t found the right Tenant yet. Will a Realtor help me screen prospective Tenants?

A. Realtors are trained in qualifying new prospects. They ask the right questions, verify information and do credit checks.

Q. I get requests to show my property when I am out of town or at work, will a Realtor help me with showing the property to prospective Tenants?

A.Your Realtor will communicate with prospective Tenants and show your property according to your instructions.

Q. How can I be sure that I am getting the fair rent?

A. Realtors have access to market information that may be beyond your reach. They use this information to determine the fair market rent for a property. They will also give you advice on how to make your property stand out.

Q. I want to make sure that I have a good rental agreement with my Tenant, so there are no misunderstandings between us in the future. Will a Realtor help me prepare the proper Lease documents?

A. Your Realtor will handle all negotiations between you and your prospective Tenant as well as prepare all the required documents, including any clauses that may be necessary to avoid future misunderstandings.

Q. How much do Realtors charge for their services?

A. The Realtors are only paid a commission when the vacancy is filled. Usually it is a percentage of the rent, but it could also be a set fee. The fees are established on a case-by-case basis.

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