How to Deal With Prospective Tenants (Part 3 of 3)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: Another issue we have come across is prospects who take an application and never return it. They seem excited about the property when they leave, and promise to get the completed application back to us in a day or two, then we never hear from them. We had an open house […]

How to Deal With Prospective Tenants (Part 2 of 3)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: We considered blocking out a set period of time each week (say Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) but I’m trying to be customer friendly and I’m afraid that the work schedules of our prospects would preclude them from making it to the set “open house.” Answer: There is a […]

How to Deal With Prospective Tenants (Part 1 of 3)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: We’ve come across some problems we thought your readers might also be encountering, hence this note to you for your consideration in possibly addressing the below subjects in your newsletter. The past 2 weeks have been really frustrating as I have been stood up by prospects at scheduled showings 8 times. […]

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Earlier about Real Estate Investing… (Part 4 of 5)

by Vena Jones-Cox 4. People are liars. Somehow, I grew up with the idea that lying was a bad thing to do and that getting caught lying was embarrassing and could get you into a lot of trouble. Somehow, people who apply for rentals missed this lesson growing up, or have unlearned it in adulthood. […]