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Introducing a New Mobile App for Rentec Direct Renters

Introducing a New Mobile App for Rentec Direct Renters

Rentec Direct introduces a new mobile solution for renters with the Resident Connect by Rentec Direct mobile app. Resident Connect is a mobile app of the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal. Through the app, your renters can pay their rent online, submit maintenance requests, review statements, and check property notices. The Resident Connect mobile app also […]

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New File Management Features Simplifies and Centralizes Files

New File Management Features Simplifies and Centralizes Files

Managing files for Properties, Tenants, Owners, and other business documents your property management software just got a lot easier for Rentec Direct clients.  Your development team at Rentec Direct is excited to announce a new tool for File Management that will make navigating, searching, and naming files in the File Library more efficient.    File […]

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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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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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