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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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New Feature: Save and Manage Detailed Tenant Data with Custom Fields

New Feature: Save and Manage Detailed Tenant Data with Custom Fields

Custom Fields give property managers and landlords the ability to add more detailed information about their tenants, owners or properties that will be saved within the system.  For example, when editing a renter’s information you can input a tenant’s car details and license plate number, along with their contact information, and rent amount. These details can […]

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Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property managers that thrive execute one thing very well: Efficiency. Because there are so many moving parts that go into running a successful rental business, property managers need have a system that keeps them efficient and effective.  Property management software gives landlords and property managers a convenient solution to organize their rental business and streamline […]

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Property Managers and Landlords Protected from Recent Cyber Attack

Property Managers and Landlords Protected from Recent Cyber Attack

Property managers and landlords can feel confident that their sensitive data and secure files are safe from computer hackers when using a secure cloud-based software, like Rentec Direct, for their real estate business.   In light of the recent ransomware cyber attack, which authorities are citing as the world’s biggest cyberattack ever, everyone needs to […]

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Best Marketing Tips for Filling Rental Vacancies Fast

Best Marketing Tips for Filling Rental Vacancies Fast

Rental vacancy rates are at a historic low, but that doesn’t mean property managers can take a back seat when it comes to marketing their vacant properties. Vacancies are a cash-flow killer for your owners, and if you want to keep your clients happy, you need to take steps to make sure any vacant units […]

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Refer Rentec Direct and Get a $50 Referral Bonus

Refer Rentec Direct and Get a $50 Referral Bonus

Do you know a property manager or landlord looking for a great property management software? If you recommend Rentec Direct to them and they sign up for a new account with us, we will send you a check for $50! We love hearing that our clients are happy and want to thank you for sharing your positive experience […]

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1099-MISC Tax Assistant and E-File Solutions from Rentec Direct

1099-MISC Tax Assistant and E-File Solutions from Rentec Direct

Rentec Direct provides users with an easy solution for sending and filing 1099 tax documents online. With the help of the 1099 Tax Assistant and through a partnership with Nelco, authorized tax professionals,  your 1099-MISC reporting can be done with a couple clicks of a button.   E-filing let’s you submit your 1099 tax documents directly […]

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