Posting on neighborhood social network pages allows you to reach a targeted audience and will create attention from people already interested in the area.
Rent Linx, on the other hand, is an online tool that automatically posts your ad on many different apartment list websites and allows you to reach an incredibly broad audience. Their basic service is free; you can also join their premium service for a fee.
Whether you use Craigslist, Rent Linx, Facebook, or a different online venue, we suggest:
- Keep It Short and Sweet – use bullet points, not blocks of text, and put the most desirable traits near the top of the list
- Include Pictures
- Optimize the Headline – always include the price and numbers of bedrooms and add any interesting features (i.e. “dogs welcome,” “near Central Park,” or “utilities included”)
- Include that tenant screening is required