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Tenant Placement Services

To achieve great results for our clients, it’s important to start with great tenants. At Tri Home Life, we achieve this by using comprehensive marketing and thorough tenant screening to locate the best, most qualified renters available. We have over 15 years of experience screening and qualifying tenants, we abide by and comply with all…
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Why Use a NARPM Member to Manage Properties?

NARPM® (National Association of Residential Property Managers) property managers have heightened expertise and industry knowledge to assist them in doing the best possible job. They are real estate professionals who know first-hand the unique challenges of managing rental property in today’s constantly changing economic and legislative environment. And they know how to manage those challenges to…
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Vacant Home Watch Now Available!

Tri Home Life now offers Home Watches as a stand alone service. A Vacant or Extended Leave Home Watch is a great service for homeowners that will not be living in their homes for an extended period of time. With this service, a house is monitored and inspected for a set amount of time. There…
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Research Says Tenants Find Renting More Affordable

According to Freddie Mac, new research shows that more tenants are renting due to financial reasons. The report finds that 67 percent of renters view renting as more affordable than owning a home.  As many as 73 percent of Baby Boomers agreed that renting was more affordable.  Overall, Gen-Xers and Boomers are increasingly showing less…
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Location and Higher Rents Closer to Campus

Location is obviously important for real estate. Rentals are no exception.  It goes without saying that the more desirable the location, the higher the price will be.  As a student, being close to campus is highly desirable. But how much more rent exactly will it cost to be in close proximity to campus? A real…
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The Potential Link Between Social Media and Credit

More than just your friends, family and potential employers may be screening your social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter.  Others are screening social media accounts for verifying identities and possibly predicting behavior.   According to the National Association of Realtors, more lending companies are admitting to checking sources of social media. Why? They use it…
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Property Management Code of Ethics

Adhering to a professional Code of Ethics helps companies and individuals build relationships of trust with their customers, employees, suppliers, owners and the communities in which they work. Public Trust in Fair Business Has Diminished It has become a common occurrence to hear the details of corporate scandals in the media. Now more than ever, it is…
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Choosing the Right Paint

Choosing the right paint for your rental properties can be a challenge.  There are several things to consider.  Do I really need to paint? What color should I paint? What sheen should I use? What paint color will appeal to tenants? Touch up vs. full paint job?   Finishes or sheens: A flat or matte…
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Beware of Rental Housing Scams

We’ve posted before on tips to avoid and things to look out for in potential rental housing scams.  Unfortunately, all kinds of rental scams still do exist in many different places. The scams evolve and can grow in complexity.  Some general guidelines to avoid being a victim in a rental scam follow:  Deal Locally Avoid any rental…
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