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Nathan is the founder of Rentec Direct and has been pushing buttons at Rentec since 2008 when the first of many servers drew the very first kilowatt of power from the grid. He has a passion for application security and spends an incredible amount of time ensuring your data is protected. When Nathan is not day-dreaming about 1's and 0's, you may also find him "tuning" the development schedule to get that next big feature in your hands sooner or enjoying a ski day at Mt Bachelor!

Recurring Rent Payments via Credit Card – New Feature

By on July 12, 2018 in EasyPay, Product Updates with 0 Comments
Recurring Rent Payments via Credit Card – New Feature

Give your tenants more ways to pay rent online with new updates to the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal, including options to create recurring credit card payments and save multiple payment options. We’ve had many requests to extend the rent payment options in the Tenant Portal and allow scheduled recurring credit card payments.  We are pleased […]

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What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

By on May 14, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

A routine inspection of your investment property is an excellent time to check out the condition of the rental, ensure appliances are up-to-date and serviced, check-in with your renters, and identify any potential problems or lease violations. A landlord’s dream come true is a long-term, low maintenance tenant (who also pays rent on time). The […]

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Keep Your Important Emails Out of Tenants’ Spam Folders

By on May 9, 2018 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
Keep Your Important Emails Out of Tenants’ Spam Folders

A lot to do about email. Email as we know it today was invented in 1972, back before spammers, con-artists, Nigerian princes, and online pharmaceutical companies.  Our email forefathers back then hadn’t envisioned the internet and had no idea that almost 50 years later nearly every person on the planet would rely on email for […]

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Easier, Faster, Affordable Renters Insurance Coverage for Rentec Direct Tenants

By on May 1, 2018 in Product Updates with 6 Comments
Easier, Faster, Affordable Renters Insurance Coverage for Rentec Direct Tenants

A new feature is now available to you that gives your tenants an even easier way to get renters insurance. Renters Insurance is offered through the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal. Your tenants can visit the Tenant Portal to browse renters insurance policies, pay their premium, or submit copies of insurance purchased through a different provider. […]

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Renters Insurance Updates within the Tenant Portal

By on January 10, 2018 in Product Updates with 3 Comments
Renters Insurance Updates within the Tenant Portal

In November we announced that Rentec Direct integrated with a nationwide renters insurance provider to provide a method for your tenants to easily purchase renters insurance. Sure for Rentec Direct gives you an easy option to require your renters to show proof of renters insurance in the Tenant Portal, or purchase an affordable plan through […]

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Security Update: Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities – Your Data is Safe

By on January 5, 2018 in Education, News with 1 Comment
Security Update: Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities – Your Data is Safe

Rentec Direct’s client data is safe from Meltdown and Spectre computer vulnerabilities. You may have heard in the news about two major vulnerabilities in computer hardware called Meltdown and Spectre. These are some of the most serious vulnerabilities to computer hardware ever released and they affect almost every modern computer on the planet including Windows, […]

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Should I Accept Rent Payments in Bitcoin?

By on December 13, 2017 in Education with 7 Comments
Should I Accept Rent Payments in Bitcoin?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been in the news a lot lately. No wonder, being as Bitcoin has taken a stratospheric rise in value of over 2100% in the past year alone. To put that into perspective, if instead of putting a $25,000 down payment on a property, had you purchased Bitcoin a year ago […]

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Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

By on November 22, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

Ever notice that when you search for tenant screening on Google how every option you click claims to have the “best” reports?   With over 600,000 search results for “Tenant Screening”, how do you know which option really is the best and how do you know the reports you’ve ordered are accurate?   I’m going […]

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20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

By on May 12, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

Real estate can be one of the most profitable and secure investments for individuals who do their research and put energy into efficiently managing their properties. I bought my first property when I was 21 and officially entered the investment game when I purchased my second property a few years later. As my investment portfolio […]

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