Property Management Blog

Methods for Advertising Southeast Michigan Rental Houses

Chris Garner - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

When it comes to advertising Southeast Michigan rental houses, investors and their management professionals have a lot of options available to them. However, if you are new to the real estate investing scene, you may not be aware of all the methods for advertising your properties. Below is a list of the best ways for you and/or your Southeast Michigan property management team to advertise your vacant rentals.

  • Homefinding Services - Many communities have homefinding services available that help people find Southeast Michigan rental houses quickly. These advertising methods are very successful in large communities as a lot of people know about them and turn to them when they first start looking for a new place to live.
  • Online Advertising - A lot of property managers in Southeast Michigan have found online advertising to be extremely effective and affordable. There are a wide variety of online rental services that have popped up over the past few years, not to mention, Craigslist. Therefore, if you are looking for an affordable way to get your Southeast Michigan rental houses in front of hundreds of people, this is the way to go.

  • Traditional Methods - Of course, many people still search for homes for rent in Southeast Michigan through the traditional channels. These methods include looking through the yellow pages in the phone book, browsing the classified section of the newspaper and driving around looking for "For Rent" signs in yards.

  • Facebook and Twitter - If you have Facebook and Twitter accounts, it never hurts to advertise your vacancies on either one of these social networking platforms. In fact, it's a great way to get quick results as the majority of people check their social media accounts several times a day. Plus, it's free!

The truth is that you never know which advertising method will reach the tenant you've been looking for. Therefore, don't discount any of the methods listed above. You can choose to utilize one method more than another method, but it's certainly worth giving them all a try until you figure out which method(s) works the best.