TRUST or BUST? Confronting the Myths About Hiring Realtors for Rentals

In today’s episode, Adrian Trott and Ariel Kormendy discuss the common misconceptions surrounding the role of real estate agents in the rental market. Learn how realtors can actually save you time, money, and stress throughout the rental process. Whether you’re a first-time renter, a property owner looking to list your rental, or simply curious about the rental process, this video is packed with valuable insights and expert advice to guide you. Watch Episode 275 of KT Confidential, the Real Estate Podcast!


0:12 – Intro
1:12 – The real estate agent and the client must disclose their rights at the beginning
2:37 – Tenants, in general, are hesitant to provide personal information to a realtor
3:05 – For safety reasons, real estate agents must interview applicants before meeting them in person
3:46 – Ensure what the client needs and know the type of properties they can afford to rent
4:31 – Hire a realtor to represent you
9:05 – There is a lack of realtor training with regard to dealing with leases
12:16 – Vet your applicants and their application documents
15:13 – Applicants should have their paperwork ready before looking at properties
18:41 – Outro/recap

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In 2011, Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott formed The Kormendy Trott Team, now often referred to as KT (thanks to our logo!). The foundation of KT is built on providing unmatched value and attention to detail in everything we do. From our ever-expanding, comprehensive list of exclusive services to our expertly trained team, you will receive the highest level of care throughout your entire real estate journey.

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