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Flip is Now Caretaker - Here’s Why

We started Flip to solve a problem experienced by a small amount of people very acutely: that feeling when you gained a job, lost a job, fell in love, out of love and your life no longer fits with your lease. You’ll do anything to move now without covering rent in two places at once. Our name makes perfect sense for you ...

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Susannah VilaLeadership

A few updates to rent payouts

If you get rent payouts from more than one or two tenants you've probably noticed some glaring issues with the way we keep you informed about the status of these payments. Good news: we just fixed them. Here's a quick summary of the improvement we made to rent payouts. Easier to spot a specific rent payment in y...

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Susannah VilaLeadership

A new tenant experience

If you've listed or managed a unit with us recently, you've surely noticed some major changes. Most notably, there's now a management dashboard just for landlords and listers. This change left renters out in the cold. That's why we just launched a brand new experience for renters: Apartment App. You can login rig...

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Alex HanceCustomer Experience

Ask Caretaker: Can My Landlord Force Me to Pay Rent Online?

We built Caretaker to make renting easier. To that end, we created a comprehensive guide to U.S. rental law to educate tenants and landlords about their rights and responsibilities. Now, we’re introducing Ask Caretaker: an ongoing series where we answer reader questions. My landlord is telling me that they no lon...

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Abigail CainContent

How to Find a Sublet in Austin

Moving to Austin? Welcome to the club. The Texas capital has been one of the country’s fastest-growing cities for almost a decade—between 2018 and 2019, approximately 169 new people arrived per day. And if you’re new to the city, subletting is really your best option. If you’re only relocating temporarily for an i...

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Abigail CainContent
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