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New Feature: Transaction History Audit Log

New Feature: Transaction History Audit Log

Ever wonder what your team members have been up to in your Rentec Direct program? The newest update to Rentec’s system includes a transaction history audit log. This new feature makes it easy for account managers to see if any accounting features have been updated, edited or changed in the system. When you have multiple […]

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Marketing Website for Landlords and Property Managers – Video

Marketing Website for Landlords and Property Managers – Video

Rentec Direct provides you with a fully customizable website for your business, complete with your own domain.  This gives your company a professional appearance on the web so new clients can find you easily and your existing clients can login to the tenant and owner portals. Free Marketing Website for Landlords and Property Managers from […]

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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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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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Can’t Open Downloaded Reports in Excel?

Can’t Open Downloaded Reports in Excel?

If you have recently updated your computer to run Windows 10, you might be experiencing an issue when trying to download and view reports.   A recent update by Microsoft to Office 365 prevents users from opening excel files that were downloaded from an online application (like some of our users are experiencing with reports […]

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Setup a Desktop App for Your Rentec Software

Setup a Desktop App for Your Rentec Software

To further streamline your workflow, we found a cool shortcut that will give you a desktop icon to open up your management software in just one click.   Rentec Direct’s online software will still be accessed through your internet browser, yet have the look and convenience of a native desktop app. You can easily install an icon […]

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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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Midyear Feature Wrap-Up — The Latest Updates from 2016

Midyear Feature Wrap-Up — The Latest Updates from 2016

Your development team at Rentec Direct has devoted more time this year to introduce new features and updates to the system than ever before.  We understand the importance of prioritizing your feature requests so you can utilize the most advance tools and software applications for your rental management. Rentec Direct is pleased to inform you […]

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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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New Owner Portal Reports – Feature Update

New Owner Portal Reports – Feature Update

Rentec Direct is excited to announce the new Reports page for the Owner Portal. Your owners can now access detailed reports directly from their Owner Portal on a new Reports page. The Reports page allows your property owners to view or save summaries of their property performance, vacancies and account activity. The Reports page is mobile […]

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