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Need To Collect Past-Due Rent?

By on July 28, 2014 in Education, External Resources with 2 Comments
Need To Collect Past-Due Rent?

Now and again we get asked our advice on how to collect past-due rent or damages when the tenant is already history.  The best resource we’ve found to help out with this is a service called Rent Recovery Service.   Here is a summary of what they provide: They report the debt to 3 major […]

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Landlord Forms, Leases, Agreements

By on May 15, 2011 in Education, External Resources with 1 Comment
Landlord Forms, Leases, Agreements

We get asked frequently if we provide forms or agreements for landlords. While we do not, there are many resources on the internet that do. We’ve done some research to find what we feel is the is the best and most reliable source available. ezLandlordForms provides most forms necessary for landlords and property managers to […]

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Debt Collection & Credit Reporting Service

By on May 13, 2011 in Education, External Resources with 0 Comments
Debt Collection & Credit Reporting Service

We get asked frequently if we recommend any particular debt collection agency for delinquent tenants.  Second most on that topic we get asked if there is is any way to report delinquent unpaid tenants to the credit bureaus.  I’m pleased to say that we’ve found both! We’ve partnered with a OLDDEBTS to provide this service […]

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Property Managers Discussion Groups

By on March 14, 2011 in External Resources with 0 Comments
Property Managers Discussion Groups

Being a property manager is one of the more challenging professions.  Whether it is to let out some steam, or discuss the next great idea when it comes to property management, it’s great to have colleagues to share ideas with.  I’m asked frequently, is there a property management social network?  Good news because there is.  […]

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iPad Support

By on July 10, 2010 in External Resources, Off Topic with 0 Comments
iPad Support

The iPad has become a popular device in just a few short weeks since it’s launch.  Rentec Direct staff has confirmed compatibility with our application and the iPad.  Yes, Rentec Direct can be used on the iPad (or virtually any other mobile platform) for access to your tenant information anywhere! You are no longer limited […]

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Looking For a Faster Web Experience?

By on May 26, 2010 in External Resources, Off Topic with 1 Comment
Looking For a Faster Web Experience?

Here at Rentec Direct we’re always testing out the capabilities of web browsers.  Our application makes use of some of the latest web technologies so it is important that browsers perform to make sure users’ experience is not just good, but great! For a very long time the best combination of performance and security has […]

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The Benefits of Property Management Software

By on October 15, 2009 in External Resources with 0 Comments

Most existing Rentec users have already dramatically reduced their time and effort when managing their properties with Rentec Direct.  Chris over at software advice have written up a good read on some of the benefits of using property management software and he covers some items we have not previously written about. The article covers six […]

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Home Buyer $8000 Tax Credit FAQ

By on June 16, 2009 in External Resources with 1 Comment

We’ve received quite a few inquires from our customers about the federal home buyer tax credit and how it might apply to them.  We’re not an expert on the topic; however, here’s an excellent FAQ published online with most of the same questions we’ve fielded.  It should prove useful. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act […]

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The REI Brain 3rd Party Review

I believe many of us who are frequently on the internet and in the realestate business in one sense or another have run across Trevor’s website (thereibrain.com).   I’ve watched and read his reviews of the various property management software applications out there in the past, and he does a very thorough and unbiased job in […]

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