Tip #189: Front and Center
More and more apartment seekers are looking online to enjoy all of the options the Internet provides — maps of the area, lists of nearby services like schools and bus lines, and entertainment options.
Internet listings also allow renters the opportunity to compare properties side by side without having to leave the comfort of home or a cozy coffee shop.
When posting pictures, it’s important for landlords to include at least one exterior shot of the property. Prospective renters want to know what the front of the building or house looks like from the curb.
This photo will also offer clues about access and parking — both important factors to would-be renters.
See last week’s Landlord Quick Tip.
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