Ziprent Insights

A curation of our thoughts and expertise


Investment Property Tax Deductions for Landlords In 2020

Investment property tax deducations landlords can use in 2020 will decrease your tax liability at the end of tax season. Learn about financing, opertating, expense, and pass-through tax deductions.

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Ziprent Team

8 minutes

Different Ways to Finance an Investment Property

Which financing option should you consider when purchasing an investment property? Explore conventional bank financing, fix-and-flip rehab financing, HELOCs, and bridging loans.

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Ziprent Team

7 minutes

Common Lease Agreement Clauses for Landlords and Tenants

Lease agreements come in many shapes and sizes. While some can be quite complex we'll cover some of the most common lease agreement clauses landlords should include in every lease agreement and tenants should understand.

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Alessandra Gyben

10 minutes

What is a Self-Tour and Why They're Thriving

Self-tours or self-showings are being used for rental properties and are quickly gaining popularity due to their convenience for both property owners and tenants.

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Alessandra Gyben

5 minutes

Understanding Residential Leases

Leases can be complicated. There is a lot of language in a lease that, for most of the tenant world, could use some explaining. That’s where we come in. We want our tenants to be informed, educated and in the know. We don’t want you to have any unexpected surprises in your lease. To help, we’ve decided to put together this post to walk you through a residential lease.

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Alessandra Gyben

8 min

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Company

Renting your property can be a full time job. From getting your home rent-ready, to finding the right tenant, and then of course, collecting rent, maintenance and so on, it can become overwhelming. That is where landlords turn to trusted property management companies, like us here at Ziprent.

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Alessandra Gyben

5 min

How to Prepare Your Home for Rent

Preparing your house for rent, or getting it ‘rent-ready’, means getting it in proper shape for the incoming tenants. Most tenants expect a property to be free of maintenance issues, professionally cleaned and ready to live in comfortably.

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Alessandra Gyben

3 min

What happens if a tenant wants to break lease before moving in

Life happens, but what happens if a tenant wants to break an already in place lease before moving in? This is an unfortunate situation, but one that can be handled legally and professionally.

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Alessandra Gyben

4 min

How to Write an Engaging Listing

With more and more people searching online for their future homes, it’s more important than ever to catch their attention with effective, detailed and persuasive listings. You have a short window of opportunity to impress and entice a potential renter to click and engage with your listing vs. your competitors

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Alessandra Gyben

4 min

What Great Tenants Look for in a Potential Home

Great tenants can be hard to find. However, renting your home to the perfect tenant doesn’t have to be difficult. With Ziprent and some expert home tips, your home could be rented at the right price to a great tenant in no time.

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Alessandra Gyben

8 min

Why Do We Charge Flat Fees

We break down our philosophy on pricing and why we feel the property management industry needs to break away from percentage based models.

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Ziprent Team

3 min

Why Professional Real Estate Photography Matters

Professional photos for you property are an essential asset to finding the perfect tenant. The more quality photos you have showcasing the ins and outs of the home, the more likely you are to get an inquiry and even better, a quality long-term tenant.

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Alessandra Gyben

4 min

Hello from Ziprent

We felt it was time to make our official introduction here at Ziprent . We have been busy building, tinkering, and evolving our property management product for the past year or so and are now ready to share it with you!

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Ziprent Team

5 min read

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