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September 23, 2019

posted by: Max Steinman
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Why Hiding Your Prices from Potential Renters is an Ineffective Strategy

At LWS, we're noticing one old-school technique continue to rear its head here in Canada: Rental housing providers hiding their prices.  Over the last decade, most rental housing providers have begun to advertise their rental rates.  However, our research shows that at least 25% of professional management companies still hide their rates from prospective renters.  We hear two common reasons for this strategy: "It allows us to gauge the interest level of the prospect and then set the price accordingly." Or, more commonly: "We don't get calls when we post the price." This is also known as the "It forces people to call" strategy. Withholding pricing information is counter-intuitive to almost every emerging rental industry trend: Renters are expecting important information...
At LWS, we're noticing one old-school technique continue to rear its head here in Canada: Rental housing providers hiding their prices.  Over the last decade, most rental housing providers have begun to advertise their rental rates.  However, our...

September 12, 2019

posted by: Team LWS
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Landlord Web Solutions Ranks No. 94 on the 2019 Growth 500

For nearly a decade now, Landlord Web Solutions ("LWS") has worked tirelessly to bring innovative marketing solutions to the rental housing industry. As a result of these efforts, LWS received a ranking of 94 on the 2019 Growth 500 list, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Of course, achieving this honour would not have been possible without our talented team. The LWS team made this possible with their creativity, expertise and dedication to providing outstanding customer service. We'd also like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients and partners. We could not have done this without you. We've been lucky enough to have some of the most respected people in the industry contribute to our success. Therefore, at this time, we'd like to give special thanks to our amazing board of directors for all of their support,...
For nearly a decade now, Landlord Web Solutions ("LWS") has worked tirelessly to bring innovative marketing solutions to the rental housing industry. As a result of these efforts, LWS received a ranking of 94 on the 2019 Growth 500 list, the definitive ranking of...