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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.

Tips for Buying a Property With Existing Tenants

By on August 17, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Tips for Buying a Property With Existing Tenants

Each investment property comes with its own risks and rewards, and this is even truer when your property comes with rent-paying tenants, so you can start collecting rental income right away. However, there are ins-and-outs to buying a tenant-occupied rental, and every investor should know the potential roadblocks and benefits to inheriting tenants with your […]

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Back-to-School Ideas for Your Multifamily Rental Property: Infographic

By on August 10, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Back-to-School Ideas for Your Multifamily Rental Property: Infographic

School supplies are running store shelves and children are soaking up those last summer rays. With summer break nearing its end, and back-to-school season in full swing, now is the perfect time to wow your residents and remind them why living in your rental property is wonderful. As parents and students are settling back into […]

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How to Give Notice to Your Landlord

By on August 3, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Give Notice to Your Landlord

Whether you are making the plunge to buy your first home after renting, are moving for a job or simply found your dream apartment elsewhere, if you find yourself wanting to move out of your current rental, there are steps to be taken. While it can be easy to give into the excitement of a […]

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How to Document Your Belongings For Renters Insurance

By on July 27, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Document Your Belongings For Renters Insurance

By now, many responsible tenants know the importance of renters insurance. Policies can save renters thousands in the event of damages caused by personal negligence or unforeseeable threats to the property. Knowing that you have the right renters insurance policy can offer you a great deal of peace of mind, and will allow your landlord […]

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3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

By on July 20, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

When it comes to finding your dream apartment or home, a good credit score can open many doors–literally. Building your credit may initially seem like a task when saving and preparing for a future home purchase, but often doesn’t seem as high on the priority list if you are renting. However, whether you are renting […]

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Budget-Conscious Must-Haves for Your First Apartment

By on July 13, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Budget-Conscious Must-Haves for Your First Apartment

Getting your first apartment is an experience like no other, but as everyone knows, the search can be quite a process. After searching for your dream apartment and prioritizing your needs, and finally signing your lease, it can be tempting to let your excitement get the best of you when shopping for furniture and decor. […]

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Pool Safety Tips For Your Rental Property: Infographic

By on July 6, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Pool Safety Tips For Your Rental Property: Infographic

Keeping your residents safe is of the utmost priority for a landlord or property manager, and with summer in full-swing, pool safety should be on your mind. A resident swimming pool can add value and entertainment to your existing offerings and is an often sought-after amenity among renters. However, as fun as a pool can […]

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5 Ways to End Up In a Terrible Rental Situation

By on June 29, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Ways to End Up In a Terrible Rental Situation

Finding the perfect rental these days takes more than just a Google search or a quick peruse in the paper to find a new home that will fit your needs. More often than not, these tactics can land you in a place you don’t feel happy calling home–and that is if you manage to avoid […]

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Top 10 Ways to Drive Away Tenants (And How to Avoid Them)

By on June 25, 2018 in Education with 5 Comments
Top 10 Ways to Drive Away Tenants (And How to Avoid Them)

The following article was originally published on Let’s Talk Property Management: Good tenants are at the heart of a flourishing rental. Tenants are the backbones of a property manager or landlord’s livelihood and should be treated accordingly.  For landlords and property managers, tenants are and are the backbones of the business and livelihood. And while tenants can […]

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Fire Safety for Your Rental Property

By on June 22, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Fire Safety for Your Rental Property

June is national safety month, and as the hot weather gives way to pool parties and wildfire seasons, it’s no wonder this marks the perfect time to make note of your safety procedures. Keeping your tenants and your property safe is perhaps the most important task a property manager or landlord has on their plate, […]

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