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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.

A Landlord’s Guide To Subleasing

By on May 24, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
A Landlord’s Guide To Subleasing

Whether a beach or an office calls your tenants away for a temporary relocation, subletting their rental property is a way for renters to offset their expenses while they are out of town. A sublet is when a tenant allows another person, not on the original lease, live in the rental property with the intent of covering […]

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How to Legally Deny a Rental Applicant

By on May 23, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Legally Deny a Rental Applicant

Property managers are responsible for approving and rejecting rental applicants. As long as the reasons for denial are legitimate and meet Federal Fair Housing Guidelines, you have the right to approve the most qualified rental applicant to become your next tenant (and say “no” to the rest).   To understand just how often rental managers […]

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Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property managers that thrive execute one thing very well: Efficiency. Because there are so many moving parts that go into running a successful rental business, property managers need have a system that keeps them efficient and effective.  Property management software gives landlords and property managers a convenient solution to organize their rental business and streamline […]

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The Pros and Cons of Renting to College Students

By on May 17, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
The Pros and Cons of Renting to College Students

College towns have become hot markets for real estate investors looking to capitalize on off-campus housing demands from a steady stream of renters year after year. According to Zillow, the rising demand for college rentals keeps pushing rent rates up, while home purchase prices are still recovering from their decline during the financial crisis. This […]

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Property Managers and Landlords Protected from Recent Cyber Attack

Property Managers and Landlords Protected from Recent Cyber Attack

Property managers and landlords can feel confident that their sensitive data and secure files are safe from computer hackers when using a secure cloud-based software, like Rentec Direct, for their real estate business.   In light of the recent ransomware cyber attack, which authorities are citing as the world’s biggest cyberattack ever, everyone needs to […]

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Important Reminders for a Stress Free Moving Day

By on May 10, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Important Reminders for a Stress Free Moving Day

May is officially National Moving Month! To celebrate one of the rental industry’s most notable holidays, we are giving you the best tips to make sure that your renters have a smooth and successful moving day.  Remember, a smooth moving day for your renters, means less stress for you as their new manager or landlord. […]

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Rental Property Maintenance : The Ultimate Guide – Free eBook

By on May 4, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Rental Property Maintenance : The Ultimate Guide – Free eBook

Part of managing a successful investment property involves keeping up with property maintenance so you can charge the maximum rent for your area, maintain a safe home for your renters, and ensure that vacancies rate remain low. The best property care involves routine maintenance and inspections each season that will prepare a home for seasonal elements […]

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Create a Foolproof Rent Collection Policy

By on May 3, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Create a Foolproof Rent Collection Policy

Developing a plan for collecting rent payments will save you the headache and the hassle of remembering which tenants have paid, who’s rent is late and what to do if a tenant never pays. A rent collection policy is a documented system that you and your team use to enforce late fees and lease terms. […]

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5 Things To Never Do When Managing Rentals

By on April 28, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Things To Never Do When Managing Rentals

Part of owning a successful business or managing a profitable investment is finding areas to cut costs, save money, and grow your profit margins. Managing rental property, whether as your own investment or for your clients, is an endeavor where smart business choices will improve your bottom line. There are areas, however, where cutting corners […]

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New Mobile Inspection App for Rentec Direct Landlords & Property Managers

By on April 26, 2017 in Product Updates with 6 Comments
New Mobile Inspection App for Rentec Direct Landlords & Property Managers

Connect your Rentec Direct account with the leading rental inspection software from zInspector to make rental inspections easy and efficient. This new integration between Rentec Direct and zInspector allows you to download your property information into zInspector to complete rental property inspections on the go with the zInspector mobile app. The zInspector mobile inspection app […]

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