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Nathan

Nathan is one of the founders of Rentec Direct and has been with the company since 2008. 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!

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 4 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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Live Chat With Your Rentec Client Support Team

By on February 14, 2017 in Product Updates with 5 Comments
Live Chat With Your Rentec Client Support Team

Rentec Direct is pleased to offer live chat support for all of our Rentec Pro and PM clients! In fact, Rentec Direct is the only property management software solution to offer instant live chat support in-app. That’s because we are absolutely committed to always providing you the best class of service in the industry.

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Advanced Permissions for Your User Accounts

Advanced Permissions for Your User Accounts

As mentioned last week, we have an exciting update rolling out today that will provide you advanced permissions for your user accounts. This new feature is the most advanced permissions system anywhere within the property management software industry – and you get it with Rentec Direct included free with your subscription. If your employees (or […]

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E-File 1099-MISC Tax Documents Now Includes State Filing

By on November 3, 2016 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
E-File 1099-MISC Tax Documents Now Includes State Filing

Property managers can meet their state’s tax requirements by using Rentec’s new 1099-MISC state e-filing features to automatically submit tax forms online.  New deadlines for 1099-MISC tax reporting means that you need to start getting your papers together now for the upcoming tax season. You must file a 1099-MISC form for anyone who was paid more than […]

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How to Pick the Best Property Management Software and What to Avoid

By on October 27, 2016 in Education, Property Management Software with 3 Comments
How to Pick the Best Property Management Software and What to Avoid

Picking the best property management software isn’t easy. Why? Because you’re constantly bombarded with misleading advertising, trumped up demos, and bad information … from high-pressure sales to overpriced platforms to promises of “one size fits all.” How do you ever find the software that’s right for you? You start by asking the best of the […]

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