Do you have a rental property that has long been vacant? If yes, then you could be advertising insufficiently? For your property to be noticed by potential tenants, proper advertising is a key element. Here are just some ways in which you can let other people know that your piece of property is up for rent.
Your property might be a piece of a jewel that many potential tenants are looking for. Some of them might have passed by it several times. Yet, they didn't know it is for rent. A for rent sign might help you do some basic advertising. Do not forget to put up an attractive and readable signage to complement an equally attractive property.
Newspaper and Magazine Ads
Traditional as it may sound, placing advertisement on newspapers and magazines is still an effective way to reach target market. The classified ad sections of these printed materials are usually the first stops of individuals who are looking for a house to rent. With the advent of digital and online technologies, you can also reach potential tenants who are also online readers by placing electronic classified ads on online versions of newspapers and magazines.
Utilize the magic of flyers. Spread word about your rental property through direct-to-the-point yet attractively designed flyers. You don't need to seek the services of a printing company just to reproduce your flyers. With the help of simple computer programs like Word or Publisher, you can create your own flyer and have them reproduced through your own printer. When you have enough copies, you can then seek permission from neighborhood establishments to have your flyers distributed. Choose high-traffic spots like coffee shops, restaurants, and laundry shops. The right tenant for your property might just be in one of these places.
Online ad boards
Take the chance to find the right tenant through millions of netizens who enter the cyberspace every minute. You don't have to advertise in sites and boards that charge high fees for there are those that offer services for free. Most of the times, the free sites are more popular among online users and they have more users than those that charge fees.
Considering the very high number of social media users, you can grab the advantage of the powerful advertising platform that several websites offer. Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, StumbleUpon and other websites operating in similar nature are ideal places to let other people know that you have a property for rent. Imagine the very large number of potential tenants who can see your advertisement. And oh, don't forget to utilize Pinterest as well. Pin pictures of your property as well as nice shots of the rooms and other parts. You'll never know how they can go viral and capture the attention of the right tenant for your property.
By utilizing the following advertisement methods and by putting proper contact details, expect inquiries to flood your hotlines and other contact channels.