How to Find Renters

Cody Cromwell
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Find Renters on Your Own

Sites like Craigslist, Kijiji, the Freecycle Network, Gumtree and the Share Directory are great places to begin your search. But there are many tiny sites (or networks of sites) that cater to groups of people who live in particular areas or industries. Here are some of my favorites. They’re all easy to use because they’re national, or around the world. Most of them are free too.

Use ‘For Rent’ Signs

If you’re considering renting out your property in the future, then you should use ‘For Rent’ signs to find renters. Although many renters have the option of putting their places on the internet, in the past, these ‘For Rent’ signs worked well to attract potential tenants. They were fast, affordable, and worked in some of the toughest conditions. Nowadays, the internet has lessened the impact, but these signs still work like magic when placed in appropriate places. In fact, the sign’s high visibility, and the fact that many tenants want to live in a property located in a highly visible location (like a busy road in the center of a residential neighborhood), has made these signs even more effective than ever.

If you have a mobile phone or a smartphone, then use these devices to help you market your rental