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Brentnie is a contributor for Rentec Direct. She occasionally stops by to deliver practical industry tips, providing guidance for tenants and landlords alike.

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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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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How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

By on January 31, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

It’s almost time for the event that avid sports fans and dedicated snack fans alike wait for all year: Super Bowl Sunday! If you find yourself wishing you had planned a fantastic resident party that your tenants will be talking about as much as the halftime show, it’s not too late. As long as you […]

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Out-of-the-Box Amenities Renters Love

By on January 27, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Out-of-the-Box Amenities Renters Love

For a large demographic of renters, amenities are everything; offering out-of-the-box amenities that renters love will ensure your properties stay competitive, and greatly help with resident retention. Residencies who want to supply the amenities that will attract Gen Y renters (who make up 56% of the renter pool) need to start taking cues from the […]

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How to Increase Renewal Rates

By on January 12, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Increase Renewal Rates

The easiest way to keep vacancy rates low is maximize your properties renewal rates this year. Forget the overhead of tenant turnover, marketing and tenant screening and ensure your best tenant commit to another lease at your rental. If you’re hoping to keep your best tenants, now is a great time to focus on your […]

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How to Price Your Rental Property

By on January 6, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Price Your Rental Property

Whether you got into the rental game as an investor, or you inherited a rental property that you now manage, correctly pricing your rental property can be a difficult task. Naturally, you want to price rent high enough ensure you will be getting the best ROI possible, but need to find a balance to prevent […]

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10 Ways You’re Damaging Your Landlord-Tenant Relationship

By on December 29, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Ways You’re Damaging Your Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Having a great landlord-tenant relationship is imperative to a a great renting experience. Maintaining a great relationship with your landlord means that you will not have to experience a negative interaction regularly, and moreover, will display that you are a great tenant and worthy of attention should an issue ever arise. Ensuring that you are […]

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10 Uniquely Fun Holiday Party Ideas (Your Residents Will Actually Attend)

By on December 19, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Uniquely Fun Holiday Party Ideas (Your Residents Will Actually Attend)

The holiday party is a subject of joy or chagrin depending on whether you’re the attendee or the planner. If the thought of throwing a holiday party before Christmas has you feeling more stress than holiday cheer, consider waiting until the hustle-and-bustle dies down, and throw a party in January to ring in the new […]

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