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Kaycee Wegener

Kaycee manages marketing and media relations for Rentec Direct, bringing a unique perspective to the world of property management and proudly shares industry news, products, and trends within the community.

Rentec Direct Features Guide – New Tools for Property Managers & Landlords

Rentec Direct Features Guide – New Tools for Property Managers & Landlords

Everything you want to know about rental management success using Rentec Direct’s property management software.  With The Property Pro Coffee Break, you can take your rental business to the next level with helpful tips and the latest trends for property managers, landlords, and investors. Within the Rentec Direct Property Pro Coffee Break you will discover: The […]

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April Showers Bring… Spring Maintenance and Cleaning Tasks

By on April 20, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
April Showers Bring… Spring Maintenance and Cleaning Tasks

It’s that time of year! “Spring cleaning” is a common endeavor during this season, but if you are a landlord, you’ll have to include more heavy-duty maintenance tasks as well. Rentec’s Brentnie Daggett covers both these undertakings in two recent blog posts on RIS Media’s Housecall blog. There, she covers checklists for landlords and property […]

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Tenant Surveys: What To Ask and Why

By on April 18, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Tenant Surveys: What To Ask and Why

Tenant surveys can be used to evaluate your tenants’ perception and experience with their rental property, the community and neighborhood, amenities, customer service, maintenance, and management. By asking and listening to your tenants feedback you will be able to increase occupancy, enhance your competitive position, evaluate personnel performance, and improve tenant retention. What To Ask […]

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Environmentally Friendly Rentals: The Value of Going Green

By on April 11, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Environmentally Friendly Rentals: The Value of Going Green

Green initiatives for rental properties, in the past, were icing on an already scrumptious cake. Not considered necessitous, but a helpful benefit to cut costs and stand out among other properties in your area, going green was, overall, optional. However, as Millennial and Gen Z renters’ share in the tenant pool grows larger, becoming eco-conscious […]

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How to Find the Best Tenant Screening Service for My Rentals

How to Find the Best Tenant Screening Service for My Rentals

One of the keys to success in rental management is finding the right tenants to occupy your property.  In fact, prioritizing good tenant screening practices is one of the best ways to maximize the profitability of a real estate investment. Good tenants mean on time rent payments, less property damage, and fewer lease violations, all […]

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10 Reasons Why Your Tenants Need Renters Insurance

By on April 4, 2018 in Education with 3 Comments
10 Reasons Why Your Tenants Need Renters Insurance

  Most landlords and property managers know just how vital a renters insurance can be for your tenants. The small cost to protect valuables and cover cases of damage to property in instances of tenant negligence. Even so, a surprising number of renters fail to hold a renters insurance policy to protect themselves and their […]

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5 Ways to Avoid a Rent Increase

By on April 2, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Ways to Avoid a Rent Increase

In a time when rent is actively increasing across the nation, it might be impossible to actually negotiate a rent decrease. Rather than looking at how to lower your monthly rent, you will probably have better luck at learning how to avoid a rent increase. Avoiding a rent increase will translate to lower housing expenses […]

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Purchasing an Investment Property? Consider These Three Tips

By on March 28, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Purchasing an Investment Property?  Consider These Three Tips

If you’ve ever watched one of the seemingly endless stream of home improvement shows on TV today, you might be thinking of buying a rental property of your own. While there are plenty of ways to make money off a rental, it might not be as easy as what you see on TV. Houses don’t […]

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Can you require tenants to have renters insurance?

By on March 26, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Can you require tenants to have renters insurance?

23 seconds. That’s how often fire departments respond to a fire in the U.S.*.  These fires can end up costing you an average of $20,700 in damages if it’s a structure fire. Household fires are most commonly caused by cooking equipment or negligence in the kitchen. For landlords, if your tenant doesn’t have renters insurance, […]

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8 Reasons Your Rental Business Needs Online Leasing

8 Reasons Your Rental Business Needs Online Leasing

With the help of technological advances, the rental industry has evolved to offer simple solutions for landlords and property managers to streamline everyday tasks in order to be more efficient, more organized, and more successful.   Online software systems create easy solutions for marketing vacancies, processing applications, screening tenants, collecting rent, and managing owner and […]

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