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Recurring Rent Payments via Credit Card – New Feature

By on July 12, 2018 in EasyPay, Product Updates with 7 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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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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Movin’ On Up with Automatic Rent Escalation

Movin’ On Up with Automatic Rent Escalation

Automatic Rent Escalation. What is it? Why is it? Where is it? How? Can I eatz it? Each and every one of us has pondered these things many times in our lives. Well, wonder no more. I’m happy to announce that I have the answers to these questions! I’ve documented the answers in the artfully […]

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Rental Listings IFrame – Add Rental Listings To Your Website

Rental Listings IFrame – Add Rental Listings To Your Website

The following article is related to advanced programming features for your property management website.  This article was written to provide guidance to your webmaster or website designer. Adding Rental Listings to Your Custom Property Management Website While Rentec Direct provides a free property listings website to clients, another option is to create your own website […]

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Co-renters Now Have Access to the Tenant Portal – New Feature

By on March 1, 2018 in Product Updates with 1 Comment
Co-renters Now Have Access to the Tenant Portal – New Feature

New updates to the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal give co-renters access to the Tenant Portal to pay rent, submit maintenance requests, review statements, and receive notices. The Tenant Portal is your renters’ connection to you and their rental property. The Tenant Portal is accessed via the Resident Connect mobile app.   Resident Connect is a […]

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Rental Listings JSON API – Add Rental Listings to Your Custom Website

By on February 13, 2018 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
Rental Listings JSON API – Add Rental Listings to Your Custom Website

The following article is related to advanced programming features for your property management website.  This article was written to provide guidance to your webmaster or website designer.  Rentec Direct is unable to provide support regarding advanced website programming for a website that was created outside of the Rentec Direct system. If you have questions, please […]

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Bank Synchronization and Enhanced Account Reconciliation Features

Bank Synchronization and Enhanced Account Reconciliation Features

Sync your bank account with your Rentec Direct account for enhanced accounting features and streamlined account reconciliation. Your Rentec Direct development team is constantly looking for ways to improve your client experience. Recently we’ve developed a new and improved approach to Bank Synchronization and Account Reconciliation that we think is pretty great. Come with us […]

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Now Accepting File Attachments on Rental Applications

Now Accepting File Attachments on Rental Applications

When a prospective renter visits your online rental listings and decides to apply for a property, you may request additional documentation such as a copy of a driver’s license or paycheck stub as part of the application. Rentec Direct’s software now supports file attachments to online rental applications. Your prospective renters will be able to […]

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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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