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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.

How to Breakup with Your Landlord

By on February 14, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Breakup with Your Landlord

This article was originally published on Kinja by Kaycee Wegener: How to Breakup with Your Landlord. While perfect breakups may be few and far between – especially when it comes to a significant other – there are ways you can call it quits with your landlord that leave you both feeling good about the split. […]

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Fair Housing Laws and Social Media Tips for Landlords

By on February 8, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Fair Housing Laws and Social Media Tips for Landlords

When marketing a vacant rental, landlords and property managers can turn to several options to promote their rental vacancy ad. Everything from a for rent sign to positing to the most popular rental listing sites can help you find the most qualified tenant for your property.  Gaining in popularity is the use of social channels to […]

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Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

By on February 7, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

Renting to roommates significantly widens the pool of qualified tenants whose dual income makes living in your rental property more affordable. However, renting to roommates or co-tenants sometimes requires special attention when issues arise between the individuals that could ultimately put your rental property or your rental income at risk.     Renting to multiple, unrelated tenants […]

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Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

By on February 2, 2018 in Education with 3 Comments
Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

Asking the right questions when meeting your potential landlord or property manager will give you insight on relevant information relating to a future housing situation and set the framework for further interactions with management. Renting a new home is technically a business transaction and you will benefit from treating your interactions with any potential managers […]

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How Much Rent Should I Charge For My Investment Property?

By on January 29, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
How Much Rent Should I Charge For My Investment Property?

Several factors affect the amount of rent acceptable to charge tenants living in your rental property.  For landlords, rental payment amounts are a balance between generating a profitable possible rental income, maintaining a competitive price point, and attracting the best tenants. In a competitive rental market, most tenants have the opportunity to choose from several […]

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How to Avoid a Risky Rental Situation

By on January 24, 2018 in Education, Tenant Screening with 2 Comments
How to Avoid a Risky Rental Situation

Filling rental property vacancies is one of the many important, and time consuming jobs, every landlord must handle. A good landlord will go to great lengths to find as many qualified applicants as possible in order to fill the unoccupied unit and start collecting rental income once again. A successful marketing program is bound to […]

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Is it Legal to Evict a Renter During the Winter?

By on January 22, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Is it Legal to Evict a Renter During the Winter?

If one of your tenants is not paying rent, or violating some other eviction worthy lease terms, you might be ready serve your renter with an eviction notice and get the property rent ready for the next lease. Even a month of non-income generating tenancy or property damage from a disruptive tenant will negatively affect […]

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Rentec Direct is Buzzing with Fun Content on BuzzFeed

By on January 15, 2018 in Contributions with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct is Buzzing with Fun Content on BuzzFeed

If you are on any social media platforms – or the internet at all for that matter – you’ve probably seen a few posts and articles from BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed is an independent digital media company delivering news and entertainment content to hundreds of millions of people around the globe. Rentec’s Brentnie Daggett is a community […]

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1099-MISC Tax Assistant and E-File Solutions from Rentec Direct

1099-MISC Tax Assistant and E-File Solutions from Rentec Direct

This article has been updated for the 2018 tax filing season. Rentec Direct provides users with an easy solution for sending and filing 1099 tax documents online. With the help of the 1099 Tax Assistant and through a partnership with Nelco, authorized tax professionals,  your 1099-MISC reporting can be done with a couple clicks of […]

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1099-MISC Tax Deadline – What Property Managers Need to Know

By on January 12, 2018 in Property Management Software with 0 Comments
1099-MISC Tax Deadline – What Property Managers Need to Know

The deadline to file 1099-MISC tax forms with the IRS and send them to recipients  is January 31, 2018.   Find step-by-step instructions for how to File 1099-MISC Tax Forms with Rentec Direct in the Knowledge Base Article – 1099 MISC – Federal E-Filing and Print Options Property managers are required to file 1099s for […]

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