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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.

What is the Federal Fair Housing Act?

By on July 24, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
What is the Federal Fair Housing Act?

Landlords, property managers and housing providers are required to honor the civil rights protections established under the Federal Fair Housing Act(Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968).   The Fair Housing Act is the set of laws associated with anti-discrimination laws for renters. The Fair Housing Act applies to other real estate transactions, […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Tenant Interview

By on July 19, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 2 Comments
The Dos and Don’ts of a Tenant Interview

Properly screening your tenants is the most important step a landlord can do to protect their investment property and management business. In order to ensure that you have responsible tenants, that not only pay their rent on time but also value and take care of their home, there are certain qualifications landlords use to evaluate […]

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Stand Out To Owners and Grow Your PM Business

By on July 14, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Stand Out To Owners and Grow Your PM Business

Growing your property management business involves acquiring more clients and adding more doors to your management portfolio.   According to the Rental Protection Agency, there are 22,889,285 landlords in the USA. These 22 million+ landlords are all potential clients that could need your services to help them manage their rentals.   But how does a […]

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How To Get Your Tenants To Pay Rent On Time

By on July 12, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How To Get Your Tenants To Pay Rent On Time

Late rent payments and non-payment are some of the biggest costs associated with managing rental properties. Not only are you depending on rental income to cover property expenses, owner payments, mortgage payments, or even your own supplemental income, but the implications of non-payment could mean a long legal battle to collect rent owed and evict […]

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Impress Your Future Landlord and Get Approved for Your Dream Rental

By on July 11, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Impress Your Future Landlord and Get Approved for Your Dream Rental

In a competitive rental market, getting approved your next apartment can depend on more than just your credit score and income. A rental hopeful should always put their best foot forward when trying to impress a future landlord. In fact, apartment hunting can be as competitive as landing your dream job.   Some tenants have […]

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How Safe Are Your Tenants?

By on July 6, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How Safe Are Your Tenants?

As a rental property owner or property manager you have the responsibility to provide a safe home to your tenants.  Property safety goes beyond the structural integrity of your rented home to include tenant safety through proper security systems. While it may be unnecessary to equip your rental properties with complete alarm systems or surveillance […]

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Rentec Direct in the Media – Podcasts, Articles & More

By on July 5, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct in the Media – Podcasts, Articles & More

One of the greatest parts about working with the rental industry is the opportunity to share ideas and experiences. Rentec Direct’s president, Nathan Miller, often gets asked to provide insight on rental trends and offer advice to other investors, property managers, and landlords. This article is a round-up of some of the podcasts and articles […]

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Start an Onsite Recycling Program at Your Multifamily Property

By on June 22, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Start an Onsite Recycling Program at Your Multifamily Property

Owners and managers of multifamily properties have an unique opportunity to positively impact waste management by offering recycling programs onsite to encourage tenant recycling behavior. Multifamily Waste Management Unlike single-family rental properties, owners and managers of multifamily dwellings are responsible for providing additional management and services to their tenants to maintain the property’s performance.  Waste […]

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What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

By on June 20, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

Housing providers, like landlords and property managers, are responsible for providing their tenants with a safe and livable home. Most states refer to the exchange of rent for a safe, livable home between a landlord and tenant as the implied warranty of habitability. Nolo’s legal team explains that the term implied warranty of habitability comes […]

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Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

By on June 16, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

  Question: I just found out my landlord is selling my rental house – what does this mean for my housing situation? Answer: If you rent a home and you discover your landlord is selling the property, don’t start panicking (or packing) just yet. If you signed a lease agreement, your current and future landlord will […]

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