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Tim from Proper Upkeep
Tim – Maintenance
February 5, 2020
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How to Manage Properties During a Quarantine

How to Manage Properties During a Quarantine

The current pandemic has put the resilience of individuals and businesses to the test. Many changes to lifestyles and procedures have been made in order to continue living and working. This is especially true for property managers and landlords as they work to ensure the safety of their tenants while also earning a living during this economically challenging time.

 

Making Adjustments

As a landlord or property manager you have already made necessary adjustments, from enforcing cleaning procedures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, to making rent payment accommodations in order for people to stay in their homes. While you continue to monitor the current circumstances, you may evaluate your current processes and ask if there is more you can do?

See more information/resources here and share them! Understanding your legal obligations as well as good communication with your tenants are essential during these uncertain times.

 

Virtual Tours

What you might not know is that quarantine is a great time for marketing! If you haven’t already, you can provide virtual tours of your listings- an option during this time of social distancing. The process is straightforward and you can choose how you want to set up a 360 virtual tour.

 

Creating Your Own Tour

Have all the equipment to stage a tour yourself? See 360 tutorial by BoxBrownie.com: “an online hub for all things digital.” BoxBrownie has been excelling in the digital real estate industry and offers a wide variety of photo enhancement services.

 

Utilizing Services

Services like image enhancement or item removal, which removes unwanted clutter in pictures, are worth looking into when you are looking to put up a listing. Having the perfect image will attract customers in addition to helping them envision their future home’s full potential. Learn more about these services and how they can be done affordably at BoxBrownie.com

 

Money is tight

Is there an option that doesn’t cost money? Yes! The app StreetView by Google allows users to explore the world virtually and contribute their own photos. That means you can upload your listings virtually with no fee!

 

Conclusion

As you continue to work through these challenging times, it is important to be flexible and have empathy for your tenants. Keep your business thriving through online marketing and remember that your Rental Reps at Twin Cities Leasing have got your back.