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How to Deal With A Bad Roommate Situation

By on June 15, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Deal With A Bad Roommate Situation

The current rental market is tight. Many renters are finding that, on a single income, they may not meet the income requirements for their dream apartment. Getting a roommate to help with expenses can a smart option that allows you to apply for rentals that you would otherwise not be able to afford. This can be […]

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Damage-Free Decorating For Rental Properties

By on June 13, 2018 in Off Topic with 0 Comments
Damage-Free Decorating For Rental Properties

  Before I moved into my first apartment, I spent hours daydreaming about the fabulous decorations that would help me achieve the independent woman lifestyle I was craving.  I poured over magazines and Ikea catalogs, making idea boards and hand-drawn design layouts with my soon-to-be-roommates.  I thought I would finally be free of the limitations […]

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10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

By on June 11, 2018 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments
10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

When you own one or two investment properties, there will come a time when you ask yourself if you should hire a property manager or conduct all the landlord responsibilities yourself. On the one hand, working with a property manager gives you a hands-off approach to your rental properties. On the other hand, working with […]

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Important Inspections for Your Rental Property

By on June 8, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Important Inspections for Your Rental Property

Maintaining a residential property requires active care and preventive maintenance to ensure the longevity of your home.  In the case of rental housing, most owners do not live onsite and rely on tenants and management to maintain the condition of their investment property.   Despite one’s best effort to screen applicants in order to find […]

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Summer Property Prep: Maintenance Tasks for Your Rental

By on June 6, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Summer Property Prep:  Maintenance Tasks for Your Rental

It’s almost summer. School children are doing a happy dance, and pool parties will soon be in full swing. With the warm weather closing in, your residents will surely want to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. This means any community features you offer need to be prepped and ready for use. Pool areas, BBQ […]

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Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment

By on June 4, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment

The following article was originally written by Nathan Miller for Forbes. Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment When you evaluate a potential investment property, you need to consider more than just the list price to determine if it will be a good investment. You need to be familiar with the local […]

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Rentec Direct Celebrates 2018 Tech Mastery Scholarship Recipients

By on June 1, 2018 in News with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct Celebrates 2018 Tech Mastery Scholarship Recipients

Rentec Direct is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship. The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct provides assistance to undergraduate and graduate students by helping them achieve their academic dreams and future goals in technology. “Technology is constantly changing and adapting thanks to new ideas and innovations […]

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How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

By on May 30, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

One of the many roles of a property manager and landlord is setting the right rent amount for an investment property.  The right price for a rental property is a balance between wanting to maximize your income from rent payments and wanting to ensure the property is continuously occupied by trustworthy tenants.   The U.S. […]

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A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

By on May 29, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

A renter’s lease agreement is a binding contract that outlines the conditions for tenancy at a rental property.  You will make this agreement with your landlord or the property management from which you are renting. Signing the Lease Lease signing can take place in person or be completed online before you move into a new […]

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10 Rental Storage Options You Didn’t Know You Needed

By on May 25, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
10 Rental Storage Options You Didn’t Know You Needed

Apartment life has its advantages, but dealing with small spaces is often part of the package, making it difficult to find solutions that allow you to store and organize your belongings. This is especially true when you add the obstacles of lease agreements that prohibit permanent alterations to the building and the desire to not […]

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