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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.

Types of Rental Property Owners That Will Grow Your PM Business

By on August 23, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Types of Rental Property Owners That Will Grow Your PM Business

Renter-occupied homes account for 37% of American households, a number that has been growing in the past decade according to the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), creating a strong market for those looking to capitalize on this housing trend.   Property managers and landlords collected $441 billion in rent payments across the U.S. in 2014, […]

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How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

By on August 21, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

A signed leased means your new renters passed your tenant screening criteria but even the best tenants can forget to pay attention to certain property rules and lease terms in the midst of moving day excitement. Even if they did pay attention during the lease signing process, putting together “welcome to the property” paperwork that […]

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3 Common Lease Violations Your Renters Will Definitely Make

By on August 18, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
3 Common Lease Violations Your Renters Will Definitely Make

A strong lease agreement is a landlord’s best friend. A lease provides a binding contract to enforce your property rules and serves as the foundation for a solid landlord-tenant relationship. Part of your job as a good landlord is making sure you approve the most qualified tenant to live in your rental property. One of […]

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Rentec Direct Honored on Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies

By on August 16, 2017 in News with 2 Comments
Rentec Direct Honored on Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies

Full Press Release available on PRWeb Rentec Direct Honored on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies Oregon-based property management software company, Rentec Direct, is included on prestigious national list by Inc. 5000. GRANTS PASS, OR ( PRWEB) 16 August 2017 –  Rentec Direct, an industry leader in property management software solutions, today announced […]

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My Tenant Has an Unauthorized Pet – Now What?

By on August 14, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
My Tenant Has an Unauthorized Pet – Now What?

Landlords and property managers have several reasons why the might create a pet policy for their rental property. A good pet policy will protect the property, comply with insurance, and keep your tenants safe and happy. For these very reasons, some managers and owners will decide that “no pets allowed” is their policy. If you […]

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Do Your Tenants Have Long-Term Guests?

By on August 9, 2017 in Education with 8 Comments
Do Your Tenants Have Long-Term Guests?

To protect yourself and your property, every adult living at your rental unit should sign a lease agreement to hold them legally responsible for rent payments and conditions of the lease.  Most standard leases stipulate that tenants are accountable for any guests’ behavior and are responsible for enforcing the property’s rules and regulations. But what […]

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Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

By on August 2, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

Rental property owners and managers are responsible for providing safe and healthy conditions for their tenants.  Rental property safety includes keeping tenants safe from physical harm from insecure or damaged structures, reducing the threat of criminal intruders that could harm or threaten your tenants, and providing a property that does not negatively affect a tenant’s […]

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New Rental Laws for Connecticut Effective for 2017

By on July 31, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
New Rental Laws for Connecticut Effective for 2017

Connecticut has recently introduced new legislation regarding rental housing law in an attempt to regulate landlord behavior and protect renters, according to JD Supra. Rental laws involving security deposits, foreclosed leasehold interests, substitute housing, and the disposition of deceased tenant’s belongs have been signed by the governor and will become law October 1, 2017. New […]

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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 3 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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