Provide a Current Vacancy List to Your Prospective Tenants
A service minded property management company stands out in the minds of prospective renters. When you go the extra mile to provide a current vacancy list for them, they will have your contact information as well as the information on your available rentals in hand. This brings you one step away from closing the lease on one of your rental properties.
We suggest that you make your vacancy list available online and outside your office where prospective tenants can pick them up after hours and on weekends. Your vacancy list is a sales tool that is working when you and your property managers are not.
Some tenants like to drive the neighborhoods before making a decision. Your vacancy list allows them to do that on their own time. Renters may scout neighborhoods over a period of weeks, so getting updated vacancy lists from your company is important to them.
An effective vacancy list is well organized with your contact information at the top, then sorted by the number of bedrooms or area of town. Your vacancy list should give them all the pertinent information including address, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the type of rental unit, when it is available, your listing number to access on your website, and the lease and deposit required. We also include the smoking, pets and utility information along with the neighborhood and your full description.
We recommend that you implement a simple vacancy list that is easy to update as part of your rental marketing strategy.