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Boston Property Management: Tips for Effectively Placing Rental Listings

System - Friday, April 12, 2019
Property Management Blog

Every landlord hopes to rent out their properties to good quality tenants. However, finding good quality tenants is not a walk in the park by any means. One of the most important ways of attracting quality tenants is to carefully market the property such that a wider group of people notices its presence in the market. Here are some tips for effectively rental listings such that quality tenants notice.

Use online listings

People prefer to search for properties from the comfort of their couches in this day and age. If they cannot get to you, your online listing is your way of offering a view of the property to them with a few clicks. Put up an ad for the property online with clear description about such things as the condition, number of rooms, other amenities and the asking rent along with clearly captured photos. Be sure to share the listing using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to make sure it gets noticed as far and wide as possible.

‘For rent’ signs

When looking to rent out your property, try to put yourself in the shoes of the good old tenant who likes to drive around and explore properties worth their time. A big ‘for rent’ sign in the yard is a sure shot way of getting the attention of any prospective tenants driving by the neighborhood. Moreover, the sign can contain some details about the property including the count of rooms and total area that can help prospective tenants decide if they should show up at your door or not.

Bulletin boards

Bulletin boards are a good means of posting detailed ads for free. These especially come in handy when trying to appeal to college students. Since it is not common for many landlords to resort to this method, you can be sure that your ad would stand out and get noticed by a much wider audience with less competition to your benefit.

At BBA Management, we offer full-service property management in Greater Boston cities like Brookline, Newton, Fenway, Kenmore and Cambridge. You can also contact us or call us at 617-734-6900 or send us an email at

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