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3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

By on July 20, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

When it comes to finding your dream apartment or home, a good credit score can open many doors–literally. Building your credit may initially seem like a task when saving and preparing for a future home purchase, but often doesn’t seem as high on the priority list if you are renting. However, whether you are renting […]

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Are You Ready for Back-to-School Move-In Day?

By on July 18, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Are You Ready for Back-to-School Move-In Day?

With the first day of school around the corner, college towns across the nation are preparing for the mass arrival of students moving into rental housing. While a lease may begin at any time throughout the year, rental housing in college towns tend to have the majority of leases starting at the same time in […]

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Rentec Direct’s “The Property Pro” Magazine is a Finalist in Content Marketing Awards

By on July 17, 2018 in News with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct’s “The Property Pro” Magazine is a Finalist in Content Marketing Awards

Full PRESS RELEASE available on PRWeb Rentec Direct’s “The Property Pro” Magazine is a Finalist in Content Marketing Awards Global awards program recognizes property management software company’s client magazine, “The Property Pro: Coffee Break”, from Rentec Direct, as a top Technology Publication. Rentec Direct, an industry leader in property management software solutions, was named a […]

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Rental Brokers, Leasing Agents, and Property Managers – What’s the difference?

By on July 16, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
Rental Brokers, Leasing Agents, and Property Managers – What’s the difference?

When searching for a new rental property to call home, renters may find themselves working with a few different types of rental professionals. Rental brokers, leasing agents, property managers and landlords all work with renters in different capacities.  Depending on where you live and the local market, you might be more likely to work with […]

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Budget-Conscious Must-Haves for Your First Apartment

By on July 13, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Budget-Conscious Must-Haves for Your First Apartment

Getting your first apartment is an experience like no other, but as everyone knows, the search can be quite a process. After searching for your dream apartment and prioritizing your needs, and finally signing your lease, it can be tempting to let your excitement get the best of you when shopping for furniture and decor. […]

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Recurring Rent Payments via Credit Card – New Feature

By on July 12, 2018 in EasyPay, Product Updates with 0 Comments
Recurring Rent Payments via Credit Card – New Feature

Give your tenants more ways to pay rent online with new updates to the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal, including options to create recurring credit card payments and save multiple payment options. We’ve had many requests to extend the rent payment options in the Tenant Portal and allow scheduled recurring credit card payments.  We are pleased […]

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Questions You Must Ask Prospective Tenants

By on July 11, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Questions You Must Ask Prospective Tenants

As landlords and property managers, we are faced with a whole host of issues with which to deal. Some of them cannot be eliminated because the life expectancy and normal wear and tear of items in a house are finite and therefore repair and replacement of items are necessary. Thankfully, landlords and property managers do […]

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7 Ways to Maximize Rental Property Earnings

By on July 9, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
7 Ways to Maximize Rental Property Earnings

One of the main reasons people get into rental property management is to increase profits with a minimum amount of work.  Collecting rent, finding tenants, and addressing tenants’ concerns may not sound like tough work. But if you’re not careful, expenses can creep up on you and revenue can dip. To maximize your rental property […]

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Pool Safety Tips For Your Rental Property: Infographic

By on July 6, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Pool Safety Tips For Your Rental Property: Infographic

Keeping your residents safe is of the utmost priority for a landlord or property manager, and with summer in full-swing, pool safety should be on your mind. A resident swimming pool can add value and entertainment to your existing offerings and is an often sought-after amenity among renters. However, as fun as a pool can […]

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Tackling Landlord-Tenant Relationships on Rent.com

By on July 5, 2018 in Education, News with 0 Comments
Tackling Landlord-Tenant Relationships on Rent.com

Landlord-tenant relationships can require some navigation, as anyone who has been a renter, manager, or landlord knows. From legal rights to proper communication, it is important to understand just how to approach common situations for the best possible outcomes. You can find some articles I’ve written on themes surrounding this topic for Rent.com. Rent.com is […]

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