Sears Making Moves in the Real Estate Industry

Earlier today, Sears decided to change up the nature of its business and dabble in the real estate game. Sears, which has had retail locations all over the United States since 1925, is now selling some of these locations, along with Kmart locations to balance out their finances. Sears plans on selling some of its […]

A beacon of hope for the real estate market?

Recently, on the Tenant File Facebook we shared an article about beacons being the next big thing in real estate; this begs the question: can we really change the future of real estate by using beacons to collect buyer information? First of all, what are beacons? Basically, beacons are small sensors (wireless, of course) that […]

Staging the Way to Success

When Tenants Go Sour: How to Avoid Bad Tenants

Here at Tenant File, we’re constantly stressing the importance of finding a tenant that is a perfect fit for your home. While there are certain steps you can take prior to renting out your home to them (check out our video on tenant screening here), can you guarantee that your tenant won’t go bad? Realistically, […]

Holiday in the Sun: How to Find the Perfect Vacation Home

What do you want to look for in a vacation home? With summer slowly approaching, the clock is ticking for people who are trying to find the perfect vacation home. Here at Tenant File, we’ve compiled a checklist of the top 5 things you should look for when trying to find your summer rental. 1. […]

Keeping Good Tenants – Top 5 Tips for Tenant Retention

At Tenant File Property Management Software, we recently covered the importance of tenant screening. But once you have a good person chosen and moved in, how do you ensure tenant retention? We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 tips for keeping good tenants that you should be sure to use if you want to […]

Tenant Screening

It’s important to know a few things about your future tenant so that you don’t regret the decision to rent your home to them. Tenant File provides an easy and quick way to screen tenants here.

Life’s A Stage: The Importance of Staging

Staging your way to success! Recently at Tenant File, we read a BuzzFeed article about the importance of using good photos when posting real estate listings. Making sure your real estate listing looks good is crucial because its the first image that people see of the property, and creates an idea in their heads of […]

Renting vs. Buying

Getting a Real Estate License

Do you have what it takes to get your real estate license? Most likely, you do!  Basically, getting a real estate license is like getting a college diploma…you have to take and pass the course (classes) to get the license (diploma). The requirements for the license vary from state to state but have the same […]