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Issue handling on autopilot

You get a call from your tenant at 11pm saying the heat isn't working. Now you have to dig out the phone number of the HVAC guy close to your tenant and set up a time to get it fixed. If you use Caretaker, you don't have to be the one to worry about it. We take care of that. Handling issues as they happen "Issues" for...

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Keegan JorgensenEngineering

Pre-screened tenants, less evictions

Trying to avoid a problem tenant, or worse, an eviction? Your best opportunity is before move-in day. In fact, before you even receive an application. Setting strong, objective qualifications for your rental units and following through with an in-depth screening is the best way to avoid a tenant issue later on....

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Alex HanceCustomer Experience

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

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 f...

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Susannah VilaLeadership

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
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