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Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

By on November 22, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

Ever notice that when you search for tenant screening on Google how every option you click claims to have the “best” reports?   With over 600,000 search results for “Tenant Screening”, how do you know which option really is the best and how do you know the reports you’ve ordered are accurate?   I’m going […]

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How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

By on November 20, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

The holiday season is right before us. Full of hectic charm and warm wishes, it can be easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of family gatherings, school plays, and office parties. In the excitement of preparing for the holiday fun, many renters unintentionally ignore the terms of their lease agreement. This can not […]

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Drone Photography for Property Managers and Landlords

By on November 17, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Drone Photography for Property Managers and Landlords

If you have spent much time looking at real estate listings recently you likely have seen aerial photos, captured by drone photography equipment, being used for marketing. Drone photos can provide much more than just a ‘cool’ look to a property.  From roof inspections to showcasing area amenities there are many use cases for those […]

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Introducing a New Mobile App for Rentec Direct Renters

Introducing a New Mobile App for Rentec Direct Renters

Rentec Direct introduces a new mobile solution for renters with the Resident Connect by Rentec Direct mobile app. Resident Connect is a mobile app of the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal. Through the app, your renters can pay their rent online, submit maintenance requests, review statements, and check property notices. The Resident Connect mobile app also […]

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Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

By on November 13, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

Small space living requires some compromises, but a seasoned small-spacer knows that most disadvantages merely need to be met with a little storage and decor creativity. That said, even the most steadfast minimalist can have their second-thoughts when considering the possibility of hosting for the holidays.  With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, you might be wishing your […]

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Landlord and Renter Rights After California Wildfires

By on November 10, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Landlord and Renter Rights After California Wildfires

The fires in Northern California’s Bay Area have left communities, families, and individuals devastated as they deal with the tragic aftermath.   According to CAL FIRE, at the peak of the wildfires there were 21 major wildfires that, in total, burned over 245,000 acres, forced 100,000 to evacuate, destroyed an estimated 8,900 structures (as damage […]

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How to Find a Great Rental in a New City

By on November 8, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Find a Great Rental in a New City

Moving to a new city can be as daunting as it is exciting.  Whether work, school, family or adventure drives you to relocate to an unknown town, proper preparation is the best way to make a smooth transition into a new location.   One of the biggest steps for every mover is finding a new […]

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5 Slip Prevention Tips for Your Rental Property: Infographic

By on November 6, 2017 in Education with 3 Comments
5 Slip Prevention Tips for Your Rental Property: Infographic

Autumn and winter weather bring fun holiday adventures, surprise guest visits, and general commotion as this busy time of year comes into full swing. As you anticipate all the events that will occur within your rental property, guest and tenant safety should be at the forefront of your mind. While the cold seasons can bring […]

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5 Essential Things to Keep in Mind When Decorating Your New Apartment

By on November 1, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Essential Things to Keep in Mind When Decorating Your New Apartment

Moving into a new apartment can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether it’s your first home in a new city or a nearby relocation across town, the process of packing and moving can be exhausting and daunting. Once the boxes have been packed, the furniture moved, and the new keys placed in your hand, there […]

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How to Pick the Right Handyman for Your Rentals

By on October 30, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Pick the Right Handyman for Your Rentals

When a pipe bursts at your rental property, are you ready to diy the maintenance or do you “have a guy” for that? While some maintenance tasks can be easily handled in-house, other times you will have to reference your preferred vendor list to get the job done. Vendors for rental property maintenance include plumbers, […]

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