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Dulcey S

Dulcey is both a private landlord and media contributor for Rentec Direct. Her passion is to bring up to date, useful information front-and-center for property managers and landlords.

Notice to Enter Rental Property Requirements For Landlords

By on June 28, 2017 in Education with 5 Comments
Notice to Enter Rental Property Requirements For Landlords

Landlords and property managers are required to respect their tenants homes and provide them with a peaceful environment, known as the implied covenant of quiet enjoyment. Unsolicited visits, whether from the owner or maintenance personnel, can be annoying for your renters and disturb their quiet enjoyment. However, there are plenty of legitimate reasons an owner […]

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How Will Higher Interest Rates Effect The Housing Market

By on December 30, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
How Will Higher Interest Rates Effect The Housing Market

It seems that there are an equal number of people who believe that the interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve will have very little consequences as there is who believe it will have far reaching consequences. The proposed policy is likely to have an effect on home purchases, home building, investment banking, automobile sales, […]

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Attention DIYers, Things To Consider For a Kitchen Remodel

By on November 25, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Attention DIYers, Things To Consider For a Kitchen Remodel

If that kitchen remodel is slated for completion this year or in the upcoming years a little research and planning can save you from regretting any of your remodeling decisions and may save you some serious cash. I’ve highlighted some mistakes I or friends have made along the way and some things that need to […]

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The Holidays Are Here, Do You Have An Emergency Plan?

By on November 24, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
The Holidays Are Here, Do You Have An Emergency Plan?

The freezing temperatures and the first big storm of this fall/winter season has got me contemplating a faraway vacation and my emergency protocol. I have property management manage my properties for many reasons. One reason is so that I don’t have to deal with those middle of the night phone calls. Finding a property management […]

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From “For Sale” To “Sold”

By on October 12, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
From “For Sale” To “Sold”

The first and most obvious component to selling your house is listing it. You don’t want to list your home with the first realtor you come across, it could be their first day on the job. Finding an experienced realtor willing to really work for you is harder than you might think. Of course a […]

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Feature Friday: Cast A Wide Net With Rentec Direct’s Online Marketing

Feature Friday: Cast A Wide Net With Rentec Direct’s Online Marketing

Reaching the largest audience possible is imperative when a property becomes vacant. Vacant properties are one of the most threatening components to a landlords bottom line. Finding amazing tenants that stay for a long time is the best way to maximize a rental business.  Searching for vacant properties online is now the most common way […]

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Could it Really Be Time To Think About Winter Maintenance?

By on October 7, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Could it Really Be Time To Think About Winter Maintenance?

It’s hard to think of winter maintenance here in southern Oregon with the 80 degree weather we’ve been having but alas, it is October and winter weather is sure to come sneaking it’s way back in.  As the temperatures plummet and the skies begin to drop moisture it’s important to ensure that our investments are […]

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Gun Policies As a Landlord or Property Manager

By on October 5, 2015 in Education, Off Topic with 4 Comments
Gun Policies As a Landlord or Property Manager

My heart is heavy today and my mind on guns in the wake of another mass school shooting. This shooting in particular hits home for me. The shooting occurred in Roseburg, OR approximately 60 miles from the town I reside in, I have friends and family there. To top it all off the schools, where my […]

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Will You Be Complying With Federal Laws In Regards To Marijuana?

By on October 2, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Will You Be Complying With Federal Laws In Regards To Marijuana?

In Oregon marijuana used for medical purposes became legal in 1998. The Oregon Medical Marijuana Act modified state law to allow the cultivation, possession and use of marijuana if prescribed by a doctor for patients with certain medical conditions. Recently, on July 1, 2015 it became legal to grow limited amounts, 6 marijuana plants and have […]

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Do You Know Your State’s Laws On A Landlord’s Right To Enter?

By on September 30, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Do You Know Your State’s Laws On A Landlord’s Right To Enter?

Does your State’s Law allow a Landlord to enter a dwelling at will, or must he get permission from the Renter or give notice?  Most landlords, I would hope, realize that in most cases notice must be given prior to entering an occupied rental unit. Of course there are exceptions to this rule and in some […]

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