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Create a Foolproof Rent Collection Policy

By on May 3, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Create a Foolproof Rent Collection Policy

Developing a plan for collecting rent payments will save you the headache and the hassle of remembering which tenants have paid, who’s rent is late and what to do if a tenant never pays. A rent collection policy is a documented system that you and your team use to enforce late fees and lease terms. […]

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System Update: Renaming Files and Rotating Images

By on May 2, 2017 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
System Update: Renaming Files and Rotating Images

We’ve put the finishing touches on a couple of new features that are designed to save you a bunch of time. You can now rename your uploaded files and rotate images any time after you have uploaded them. All you need to do is right click on any image thumbnail or any file name in the […]

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Avoid Risks When Signing a New Rental Agreement

By on May 1, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Avoid Risks When Signing a New Rental Agreement

There is a joke that the only time we read the fine print of any contract is when a problem arises. This collective negligence is not a new thing. According to David Hoffman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, few people read contracts in their entirety.  But what does this mean for […]

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5 Things To Never Do When Managing Rentals

By on April 28, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Things To Never Do When Managing Rentals

Part of owning a successful business or managing a profitable investment is finding areas to cut costs, save money, and grow your profit margins. Managing rental property, whether as your own investment or for your clients, is an endeavor where smart business choices will improve your bottom line. There are areas, however, where cutting corners […]

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New Mobile Inspection App for Rentec Direct Landlords & Property Managers

By on April 26, 2017 in Product Updates with 6 Comments
New Mobile Inspection App for Rentec Direct Landlords & Property Managers

Connect your Rentec Direct account with the leading rental inspection software from zInspector to make rental inspections easy and efficient. This new integration between Rentec Direct and zInspector allows you to download your property information into zInspector to complete rental property inspections on the go with the zInspector mobile app. The zInspector mobile inspection app […]

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How to Stop a Tenant from Damaging Your Rental Property

By on April 24, 2017 in Education with 5 Comments
How to Stop a Tenant from Damaging Your Rental Property

We’ve all heard our share of tenant horror stories, but outside of a few bad eggs, damage caused by tenants is often not the result of rowdy behavior or blatant disregard for property care, but is caused due to ignorant and negligent tenants. The average tenant will be unlikely to punch a hole in your […]

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5 Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Rental Property

By on April 21, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
5 Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Rental Property

If you own or manage rental property, you should always be thinking about ways to increase the profits your rental property. Generally, the easiest way to increase profits on a rental property, is avoid vacancy at all costs and to maximize rental income. As a  property manager, you can suggest these updates to your clients […]

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Do I Really Need a Tenant Portal for My Renters?

By on April 20, 2017 in Education with 3 Comments
Do I Really Need a Tenant Portal for My Renters?

If your tenants are asking for an app to pay rent online or submit maintenance requests, it might be time to stop brushing aside their requests. With 56% of the renter population made of the Millennial generation, and with a renter population of over 100 million, it’s safe to say we can look at Millennial […]

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What is Cash for Keys for Rental Properties?

By on April 17, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
What is Cash for Keys for Rental Properties?

Would you rather pay for an eviction and potential property damage from a disgruntled tenant, or simply pay the problem tenant to just disappear? If you have a renter who stopped paying rent or is a nuisance to rent to, you might consider a cash for keys agreement to get them to leave. Cash for […]

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5 Earth Day Ideas for Your Multifamily Property- Infographic

By on April 14, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
5 Earth Day Ideas for Your Multifamily Property- Infographic

Earth day is April 22nd, and give you the perfect occasion to celebrate with a resident event. Resident events are great opportunities for developing a sense of community among your residents. They allow your management team to get to know residents on a more personal level, and encourage residents to enjoy where they live. A well-thought-out […]

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