Property Management, Tenant Selection, Real Estate News & Tips

Vinyl-Plank Flooring: Durable Floors For Your Rental Property

By on February 24, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Vinyl-Plank Flooring: Durable Floors For Your Rental Property

Selecting the right floor for rental property is a balance between durability, affordability, and aesthetics. A good looking floor can create a desirable property feature, cutting down on  vacancy time and increasing the potential rental rate. Additionally, an expensive floor can add to the property value of your the investment. However, since you are not […]

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How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

By on February 22, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

Ten tips for landlords and property managers on how to help your tenants get their full security deposit back by preventing property damage and keeping the unit clean. Despite what some renters might think, most landlords are not out to get them. Asking unfairly high rent prices or keeping every dime of a security deposit […]

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New Report: Property Manager Rents and Enhanced Reporting Experience

By on February 21, 2017 in News, Product Updates with 0 Comments
New Report: Property Manager Rents and Enhanced Reporting Experience

Your management software now offers a new Property Manager Rents report which shows rental income and management fees organized by property and grouped by property manager. The new Property Manager Rents report from Rentec Direct gives users a list of your property managers, the units they are assigned and corresponding financials.  This report was created […]

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Best Tips for Damage-Free Decorating Your Rental

By on February 20, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Best Tips for Damage-Free Decorating Your Rental

Living in a rental can feel lackluster, but you don’t need to live in a boring hole in the wall. Your apartment should be your oasis and no renter should be intimidated to make their space welcoming. It’s entirely possible to make impactful changes that won’t break your lease or threaten a full return of your […]

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Housing Wanted: The Perfect Pet-Friendly Rental

By on February 15, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Housing Wanted: The Perfect Pet-Friendly Rental

Anyone with a furry friend knows that pets are more than just fun to have around–they’re part of the family. Pet owners can also tell you how difficult it can be to find a rental that they love where their pets are greeted with open arms by property management. If you find yourself in need […]

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Live Chat With Your Rentec Client Support Team

By on February 14, 2017 in Product Updates with 2 Comments
Live Chat With Your Rentec Client Support Team

Rentec Direct is pleased to offer live chat support for all of our Rentec Pro and PM clients! In fact, Rentec Direct is the only property management software solution to offer instant live chat support in-app. That’s because we are absolutely committed to always providing you the best class of service in the industry.

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Best Property Management Conferences for Rental Professionals

By on February 13, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Best Property Management Conferences for Rental Professionals

Here’s a look at the top property management conferences in 2017 for managers, landlords, owners, investors, business leaders and key players in the rental industry. Attending a property management conference gives you an opportunity to network with your peers and discover trends about the market, emerging technology, and renter interests.  These events are great educational […]

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Rentec Direct Assists Visually Impaired Landlords and Managers Through Compatibility with JAWS

By on February 10, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct Assists Visually Impaired Landlords and Managers Through Compatibility with JAWS

For Lance Lyons, choosing Rentec Direct for his rental management business wasn’t just about the features or highly rated customer service reviews, but its ability to run with another essential software program-a program that is absolutely vital to Lance’s success. Lance, who has been blind since he was 29, relies on a software program called […]

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How to Hygge Your Rental

By on February 7, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Hygge Your Rental

Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is the next big trend in home design. Flip through any lifestyle or decor magazine and you are bound to come across another reason why this Scandinavian tradition is spreading like wildfire. Not only a design mantra, but truly a way of life, hygge is the embodiment of warmth and delight you […]

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Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

By on February 6, 2017 in Education, News with 4 Comments
Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

Portland, OR is making headlines for another pro-renter policy that is going to cost landlords thousands of dollars. How many thousands? $2,900 – $4,500, depending on the type of house a landlord owns. The latest city ordinance will require Portland landlords to pay their tenants a relocation fee for a no cause eviction or if […]

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