1000 phone calls on your answer machine
return 100 calls and set appointments
of the appointments maybe 5 to 10 show up to look.
Maybe one will return with a filled out application.
If you are a tenant... Or want to successfully become a tenant in a better apartment. Read the advert. Read all of it. Yes we put enough info up to make it sorta telling. There are clear clues.
"This is Name, I looked at the photos online and the apartment at 123 7th Street works for me. Please call me on 123-123-1234 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I drove the area and like it. It is right for me because X,Y,Z. I'm available to meet you on Saturday or maybe Tuesdays after noon. Thank you. Again this is Name at 123-123-1234"