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10 Ways You’re Damaging Your Landlord-Tenant Relationship

By on December 29, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Ways You’re Damaging Your Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Having a great landlord-tenant relationship is imperative to a a great renting experience. Maintaining a great relationship with your landlord means that you will not have to experience a negative interaction regularly, and moreover, will display that you are a great tenant and worthy of attention should an issue ever arise. Ensuring that you are […]

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Top Property Management Goals for 2017 – Infographic

By on December 28, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Top Property Management Goals for 2017 – Infographic

It was another great year for the rental industry with high rents and low vacancy rates nationwide. With a new year fast approaching, now is the time for managers to start thinking about goals for the upcoming year to continue to capitalize on the industry’s success.   Take a look at all that you accomplished […]

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New Rental Law will Limit Move-In Fees for Seattle Renters

By on December 21, 2016 in Education, News with 1 Comment
New Rental Law will Limit Move-In Fees for Seattle Renters

Rental laws in Seattle just got a little tighter this December, when legislators passed a new law that will limit move-in costs for Seattle renters. The Seattle city council recently voted to pass new proposal that will cap the move-in money landlords are allowed to charge and give renters the right to pay their move-in […]

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Advanced Permissions for Your User Accounts

Advanced Permissions for Your User Accounts

As mentioned last week, we have an exciting update rolling out today that will provide you advanced permissions for your user accounts. This new feature is the most advanced permissions system anywhere within the property management software industry – and you get it with Rentec Direct included free with your subscription. If your employees (or […]

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10 Uniquely Fun Holiday Party Ideas (Your Residents Will Actually Attend)

By on December 19, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Uniquely Fun Holiday Party Ideas (Your Residents Will Actually Attend)

The holiday party is a subject of joy or chagrin depending on whether you’re the attendee or the planner. If the thought of throwing a holiday party before Christmas has you feeling more stress than holiday cheer, consider waiting until the hustle-and-bustle dies down, and throw a party in January to ring in the new […]

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Renter Safety: Keep Your Residents Safe During the Holidays

By on December 16, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Renter Safety: Keep Your Residents Safe During the Holidays

Along with the holiday cheer and festive spirits each winter, comes a few Grinches that seem to think the holidays are a good time to threaten the safety of your renters, their belongings and your property. According to CNN, December is a peak month for burglaries as folks leave homes unattended during the holidays.  A […]

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Could Your Holiday Plans Cost You Your Security Deposit?

By on December 14, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Could Your Holiday Plans Cost You Your Security Deposit?

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is nearly unavoidable, and it’s on its way sooner than you think. With time flying as fast as it is, don’t let your holiday plans cost you your security deposit (or worse, cause an eviction). In the excitement of holiday prep, it’s easy to unintentionally ignore the […]

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Enhanced Permission Control For Multiple Account Users

By on December 13, 2016 in Property Management Software with 5 Comments
Enhanced Permission Control For Multiple Account Users

Rentec Direct is glad to announce an update to the system that allows precise control of permissions and account access for sub-users. If your employees have specific areas of responsibility in managing your rental business, you now have the ability to ensure they can only access areas of the system and its information pertinent to their jobs. […]

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Important Steps for Landlords Going on Vacation

By on December 12, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
Important Steps for Landlords Going on Vacation

Landlords on vacation? Yes, it is possible to take a break from the tenant phone calls, the maintenance issues, the numbers, and truly relax – here’s how! If you own or manage rental property it is important to follow a few simple steps to make sure your property and renters are taken care of before you go […]

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