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Are your rental property photos maximizing your listing results?

  Photos are the first impression of your property to hundreds of prospective renters. As a prospective tenant scrolls through the listings, the photo you display can make the difference between then clicking on your ad or going to the next. Having many photos for renters to look through will allow them to virtually tour the rental property in the time of social distancing. At Zenplace , our future tenants team will often be asked for more photos of properties prior to moving to the next steps of filling out their information to view it or submit an application. You want to ensure you are giving the best first impression possible with clean and quality photos, so here are a few tricks that will help your pictures work for you! Photo Quali ty : When the photos are blurry, dark or have fingers, it is not helpful for prospective tenants to get an understanding of what they are potentially renting. It will detract from the ad and confuse them. A full picture of either the outside, yard,

Finding a Tenant in a Pandemic - Zenplace Success Story

Property Owner: Madelaine Property address: Armstrong Pl Santa Clara, CA My parents and I have 3 houses in San Jose and Santa Clara that we have been renting out for over a decade. I needed a solution that took care of the tedious work for us. Since finding assistance with properties was new for me, I did not want the long term contract of a property manager. I signed up with Zenplace , and was amazed at the transparency and ease of the Owner’s Portal . As soon as prospective tenants expressed an interest in the available house, their information was uploaded to the portal for me to review. Within 7 days, 125 prospective tenants had shown interest! Thanks to the code changing, self access lockbox, 25 qualified prospective tenants were able to walk through the house, safely practicing social distancing. 10 applicant parties applied, and I was able to review their full credit and background screening, income documents to make an informed decision if I would like to move forward. I am so