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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.

The Real Cost of Tenant Turnover

By on June 18, 2018 in Education with 35 Comments
The Real Cost of Tenant Turnover

One of the biggest cash flow killers in property management is tenant turnover.  When a tenant moves out of your rental property, not only do you miss out on monthly rental income from the unoccupied unit, but the costs continue to add up when you factor in the additional steps it takes to get your […]

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Damage-Free Decorating For Rental Properties

By on June 13, 2018 in Off Topic with 0 Comments
Damage-Free Decorating For Rental Properties

  Before I moved into my first apartment, I spent hours daydreaming about the fabulous decorations that would help me achieve the independent woman lifestyle I was craving.  I poured over magazines and Ikea catalogs, making idea boards and hand-drawn design layouts with my soon-to-be-roommates.  I thought I would finally be free of the limitations […]

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Important Inspections for Your Rental Property

By on June 8, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Important Inspections for Your Rental Property

Maintaining a residential property requires active care and preventive maintenance to ensure the longevity of your home.  In the case of rental housing, most owners do not live onsite and rely on tenants and management to maintain the condition of their investment property.   Despite one’s best effort to screen applicants in order to find […]

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Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment

By on June 4, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment

The following article was originally written by Nathan Miller for Forbes. Four Properties That Are Guaranteed To Be A Bad Investment When you evaluate a potential investment property, you need to consider more than just the list price to determine if it will be a good investment. You need to be familiar with the local […]

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Rentec Direct Celebrates 2018 Tech Mastery Scholarship Recipients

By on June 1, 2018 in News with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct Celebrates 2018 Tech Mastery Scholarship Recipients

Rentec Direct is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship. The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct provides assistance to undergraduate and graduate students by helping them achieve their academic dreams and future goals in technology. “Technology is constantly changing and adapting thanks to new ideas and innovations […]

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How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

By on May 30, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

One of the many roles of a property manager and landlord is setting the right rent amount for an investment property.  The right price for a rental property is a balance between wanting to maximize your income from rent payments and wanting to ensure the property is continuously occupied by trustworthy tenants.   The U.S. […]

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A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

By on May 29, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

A renter’s lease agreement is a binding contract that outlines the conditions for tenancy at a rental property.  You will make this agreement with your landlord or the property management from which you are renting. Signing the Lease Lease signing can take place in person or be completed online before you move into a new […]

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What To Do with Abandoned Property : A Landlord’s Guide

By on May 23, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What To Do with Abandoned Property : A Landlord’s Guide

Tenant turnover is a time consuming, and often expensive, process for landlords.  A move-out inspection will reveal the condition of your property upon vacancy, which every landlord hopes is the same as the start of tenancy.  While every landlord will cringe at the amount of cleaning a rental unit may need, or any property damage […]

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How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

By on May 16, 2018 in Education with 8 Comments
How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

Increasing the monthly rent on your rental properties is something every landlord will inevitably experience.  Like most industries, the rental market responds to economic trends creating opportunities for owners to ask more or less for rent depending on their region.  The recent years have provided a positive position for rental property owners who are experiencing […]

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Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards®

By on May 11, 2018 in News with 1 Comment
Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards®

Full Press Release available on PRWeb Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards® Oregon-based property management software company, Rentec Direct, wins in customer service, company of the year, and entrepreneur of the year categories. GRANTS PASS, ORE. (PRWEB) – Rentec Direct was named the winner of three Gold […]

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