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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.

How One Owner Uses Relational Leadership to Coach Tenants

By on July 7, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How One Owner Uses Relational Leadership to Coach Tenants

There are over 22 million landlords in the United States and each one has a different origin story of how they became part of the rental industry. At Rentec Direct, we are pleased to serve this industry by providing a tool to simplify property management. Lucky for us, we get to work with awesome investors […]

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Steps to a Safe 4th of July for Your Rental Property: Infographic

By on June 26, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Steps to a Safe 4th of July for Your Rental Property: Infographic

The 4th of July is a beloved holiday by many, and your residents will no doubt be soaking up the summer rays and enjoying BBQs to celebrate. Unlike most holidays, however, when evening draws near, the festivities truly begin in the form of celebratory fireworks. For property managers, this seemingly harmless fun can come with […]

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5 Surprisingly Brilliant Ways to Use Command Strips

By on May 30, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
5 Surprisingly Brilliant Ways to Use Command Strips

Being a renter means you sometimes need to get a little creative with your decor and organizing to ensure you don’t damage your rental space and risk losing your security deposit. While it can seem like your options are limited, there are a lot of damage-free and creative solutions to ensure that your space is […]

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Summer Maintenance Tips: Infographic

By on May 25, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Summer Maintenance Tips: Infographic

The temperatures are rising and summer is near. The change of seasons once again marks the time to attend to property maintenance, and while standard maintenance is important for every season, summer brings with it more chores to fully prepare your property. As your residents come outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, ensure that all your […]

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How to Stop a Tenant from Damaging Your Rental Property

By on April 24, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
How to Stop a Tenant from Damaging Your Rental Property

We’ve all heard our share of tenant horror stories, but outside of a few bad eggs, damage caused by tenants is often not the result of rowdy behavior or blatant disregard for property care, but is caused due to ignorant and negligent tenants. The average tenant will be unlikely to punch a hole in your […]

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5 Earth Day Ideas for Your Multifamily Property- Infographic

By on April 14, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
5 Earth Day Ideas for Your Multifamily Property- Infographic

Earth day is April 22nd, and give you the perfect occasion to celebrate with a resident event. Resident events are great opportunities for developing a sense of community among your residents. They allow your management team to get to know residents on a more personal level, and encourage residents to enjoy where they live. A well-thought-out […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Tenants – Infographic

By on April 7, 2017 in Education with 5 Comments
Spring Cleaning Tips for Tenants – Infographic

Spring has arrived, and that means it’s finally time to open our windows to clear the must caused by a harsh winter. While landlords may be knocking on your door to assist with important spring maintenance, tenants should begin preparing their homes for spring cleaning. Now is the perfect time for renters to tackle any […]

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Tenant Tips for Pest Infestations in a Rental

By on March 31, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Tenant Tips for Pest Infestations in a Rental

Infestations in a rental home are the nightmares of landlords and tenants alike. No landlord enjoys facing the costs and hassle associated with hiring an exterminator to ensure their investment is protected, and no tenant relishes the thought of creepy crawlies venturing into their bed and pantry. Factors like weather, surrounding properties, and a tenant’s […]

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Damage-Free Toy Storage for Small Spaces and Apartment Dwellers

By on March 24, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Damage-Free Toy Storage for Small Spaces and Apartment Dwellers

  Managing toys can be a chore for any parent, but for those who live in a small space, the task takes on new challenges. This is particularly true for apartment dwellers who often have to balance damage-free solutions with practical ways to prevent their small space from being overrun by unsightly kids’ storage. You […]

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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Resident Event Ideas for Your Renters- Infographic

By on March 8, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
The Best St. Patrick’s Day Resident Event Ideas for Your Renters- Infographic

March 17th is coming quickly, and it’s not too late to plan a St. Patrick’s Day resident event. Resident events can play a crucial role in your overall plan to serve your residential community and reduce retention. Showing your tenants great customer service, and that you value their presence in your multifamily community will encourage them […]

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