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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.

A Property Manager’s Guide to Decorating Your Office

By on October 19, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
A Property Manager’s Guide to Decorating Your Office

Decorating your office may not be high on your list of priorities, but just like the clothes you wear, your office can say a lot about you both professionally and personally. Keeping your office well-decorated and organized sends the message that you pay attention to details and don’t let things get out of control. An […]

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Host an Open House to Attract the Right Tenants

By on October 17, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Host an Open House to Attract the Right Tenants

As most landlords will tell you, the stress level of any income property owner is directly related to the quality of the tenants they currently manage. Finding the right tenants can be tricky but settling for an under-qualified applicant may come back to haunt you. A fantastic and underutilized technique to attracting great renters is […]

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Fall Decluttering for Renters

By on October 5, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Fall Decluttering for Renters

Autumn has officially arrived, and with cold wet weather setting in, you will likely be spending more time indoors. While spring gets all the notoriety when it comes to cleaning, fall should be hailed as the best time to declutter and regroup when it comes to your home. The necessity for fall decluttering is made […]

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Halloween Ideas for Your Multifamily Property: Infographic

By on September 28, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Halloween Ideas for Your Multifamily Property: Infographic

The ghostly time of year will soon be upon us. A chilling time when ghouls and monsters emerge with an unquenchable hunger for chocolates and sweet treats. To prep for the small knights and villains that may be knocking on your residents’ doors, there are always a few Halloween safety precautions that you can take. […]

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8 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Kids: Infographic

By on September 21, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
8 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Kids: Infographic

Finding the perfect rental can be a process, but moving into one, can be a whole new ball game. While the stress of moving can be mitigated with some proper planning and clever moving tips, it is still always a bit stressful on everyone involved. This can be especially true if you are in the […]

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How to Find A Rental, According to Stock Photos

By on September 14, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Find A Rental, According to Stock Photos

Writing about the real estate industry often coincides with searching for that perfect photo. For me, that can mean sifting through dozens of cheesy stock photos in order to find a gem. When I came across an article from Apartment Therapy on the home buying process according to stock photos, I couldn’t resist a good […]

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What Should a Property Manager Wear?

By on September 7, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
What Should a Property Manager Wear?

Property management certainly has its ups and downs, and each day can bring with it new challenges and duties. This diverse range of tasks can make finding the appropriate attire a challenge at times. But in spite of that challenge, we know that first impressions matter. And in a world where professionalism is key, these […]

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Simple Ways to Make Tenants Feel at Home

By on September 6, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Simple Ways to Make Tenants Feel at Home

The landlord-tenant relationship is critical to successful property management, and like any relationship, a good one requires care to foster mutual respect. You want a tenant who is respectful of amenities and responsible with upkeeping tasks—changing the air filter, maintaining a pest-free living space, or making sure the water is running in winter. And a […]

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Rental Property Fall Maintenance: Infographic

By on August 31, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Rental Property Fall Maintenance: Infographic

School supplies are lining the shelves of your local stores, and those long summer nights are beginning to feel just a little colder. This change of seasons marks the need for fall maintenance at your rental property. With the autumn season just around the corner, now is a great time to address all your property’s […]

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Why You Want A Great Landlord-Tenant Relationship

By on August 24, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Why You Want A Great Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Fostering a great relationship between landlords and tenants is not a herculean task, though it can be difficult at times. Like any relationship, it’s important for both parties to meet halfway, and finding a prospect willing to put in that effort takes extra vetting. Renters should carefully avoid a terrible rental situation, and managers should […]

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