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New Landlord Forms Templates Added To Your Software

New Landlord Forms Templates Added To Your Software

Landlords and property managers often have to use standardized forms to communicate with tenants regarding things like lease violations or notices to pay rent or quit. Rentec Direct just added a new feature to the forms editor allowing users to load templates for commonly used rental forms and customize the forms according to their needs. […]

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Allow Renters to Enter Account Info for Online Rent Payments – New Feature

Allow Renters to Enter Account Info for Online Rent Payments – New Feature

Rentec Direct’s newest feature gives your renters the option to enter their own ACH information (bank routing number and account number) to streamline the sign-up process and increase adoption rates for online rent payments. If you use Rentec Direct’s EasyPay merchant services to collect rent payments online, via echeck (ACH) or credit card, the sign-up […]

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New Feature: Tenants Can Attach Photos to Work Orders

New Feature: Tenants Can Attach Photos to Work Orders

A new feature from Rentec Direct allows your tenants to take a picture of a maintenance problem with their smart phone and attach it to a maintenance request or work order in the Tenant Portal. The ability to attach photos to work orders will help illustrate the problem and provide additional help to landlords or […]

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Intelligent Property Sorting and Summary Page Updates – New Feature

Intelligent Property Sorting and Summary Page Updates – New Feature

Update 7/6/2017:  We’ve further updated the sorting technique to handle more unique cases where both numeric and alphabetic data exists within a property or sub-unit name.  The same sorting is also now applied to property drop-down selectors system-wide. ### A new update to your Rentec Direct software provides a new automatic sort order option so […]

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System Update: Renaming Files and Rotating Images

By on May 2, 2017 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
System Update: Renaming Files and Rotating Images

We’ve put the finishing touches on a couple of new features that are designed to save you a bunch of time. You can now rename your uploaded files and rotate images any time after you have uploaded them. All you need to do is right click on any image thumbnail or any file name in the […]

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Enhanced Permission Control For Multiple Account Users

By on December 13, 2016 in Property Management Software with 5 Comments
Enhanced Permission Control For Multiple Account Users

Rentec Direct is glad to announce an update to the system that allows precise control of permissions and account access for sub-users. If your employees have specific areas of responsibility in managing your rental business, you now have the ability to ensure they can only access areas of the system and its information pertinent to their jobs. […]

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Available Rentals Report – New Feature

By on September 22, 2016 in Education, Product Updates with 2 Comments
Available Rentals Report – New Feature

If a prospective tenant visits your office looking for a list of available rentals, complete with photos and details, Rentec Direct landlords and property managers can now provide one! A new feature from Rentec Direct offers the ability to print out an available property report with filtering for criteria such as maximum rent and the number […]

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Tooltips Provide Contact Details at a Glance

Tooltips Provide Contact Details at a Glance

When viewing properties, tenants or other lists in the Rentec Direct system, you may want to access contact information or other details without needing to click to a different page. Great news! Rentec Direct now supports convenient mouse-over tooltips to provide address, phone, email and other information.  Additional functions for editing a tenant or ledger within […]

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Printing Deposit Slips For Your Bank To Scan

Printing Deposit Slips For Your Bank To Scan

Rentec Direct’s latest feature update will save you time at the bank. You can now print deposit slips directly from your Rentec Direct account that your bank can automatically scan. How Printed Deposit Slips Work at Banks When a bank scans a deposit slip or check, their scanning devices rely on special font and special magnetic […]

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Quickly Access Tenant Contact Information – Feature Update

Quickly Access Tenant Contact Information – Feature Update

Rentec Direct has added a useful new feature to improve ease of use: mouseover Tooltips for accessing contact information for your renters, owners, vendors, or managers. The new Tooltips feature in your software will streamline communication and make it easy to follow-up on late rent payments, upcoming lease expiration and other important notifications. What Does […]

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