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How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

By on May 30, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
How to find the Fair Market Rent for your Rentals

One of the many roles of a property manager and landlord is setting the right rent amount for an investment property.  The right price for a rental property is a balance between wanting to maximize your income from rent payments and wanting to ensure the property is continuously occupied by trustworthy tenants.   The U.S. […]

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A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

By on May 29, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
A Renter’s Guide to Understanding Lease Terms

A renter’s lease agreement is a binding contract that outlines the conditions for tenancy at a rental property.  You will make this agreement with your landlord or the property management from which you are renting. Signing the Lease Lease signing can take place in person or be completed online before you move into a new […]

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10 Rental Storage Options You Didn’t Know You Needed

By on May 25, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
10 Rental Storage Options You Didn’t Know You Needed

Apartment life has its advantages, but dealing with small spaces is often part of the package, making it difficult to find solutions that allow you to store and organize your belongings. This is especially true when you add the obstacles of lease agreements that prohibit permanent alterations to the building and the desire to not […]

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What To Do with Abandoned Property : A Landlord’s Guide

By on May 23, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What To Do with Abandoned Property : A Landlord’s Guide

Tenant turnover is a time consuming, and often expensive, process for landlords.  A move-out inspection will reveal the condition of your property upon vacancy, which every landlord hopes is the same as the start of tenancy.  While every landlord will cringe at the amount of cleaning a rental unit may need, or any property damage […]

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7 Expert Tips to Create a Stunning Bedroom Without Breaking the Bank

By on May 21, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
7 Expert Tips to Create a Stunning Bedroom Without Breaking the Bank

Have you always wanted a bedroom that feels like a private retreat when you turn in at the end of the day? Many people feel overwhelmed at the thought of decorating, and decorating on a budget can seem like an even more insurmountable task. Does your rent, car, insurance, and utilities account for most of […]

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How to Write a Great Rental Listing

By on May 18, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Write a Great Rental Listing

Find Your Renters Where They’re Searching: Writing a rental listing is only half the battle; you have to make sure that potential applicants will actually find the listing! Even if your listing is perfect, covers all the basics and the extra details, it will not be worthwhile if no one actually sees it. So, where […]

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How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

By on May 16, 2018 in Education with 8 Comments
How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

Increasing the monthly rent on your rental properties is something every landlord will inevitably experience.  Like most industries, the rental market responds to economic trends creating opportunities for owners to ask more or less for rent depending on their region.  The recent years have provided a positive position for rental property owners who are experiencing […]

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What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

By on May 14, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What to Look For During A Routine Rental Inspection

A routine inspection of your investment property is an excellent time to check out the condition of the rental, ensure appliances are up-to-date and serviced, check-in with your renters, and identify any potential problems or lease violations. A landlord’s dream come true is a long-term, low maintenance tenant (who also pays rent on time). The […]

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Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards®

By on May 11, 2018 in News with 1 Comment
Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards®

Full Press Release available on PRWeb Rentec Direct Honored with Three Gold Level Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards® Oregon-based property management software company, Rentec Direct, wins in customer service, company of the year, and entrepreneur of the year categories. GRANTS PASS, ORE. (PRWEB) – Rentec Direct was named the winner of three Gold […]

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Keep Your Important Emails Out of Tenants’ Spam Folders

By on May 9, 2018 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
Keep Your Important Emails Out of Tenants’ Spam Folders

A lot to do about email. Email as we know it today was invented in 1972, back before spammers, con-artists, Nigerian princes, and online pharmaceutical companies.  Our email forefathers back then hadn’t envisioned the internet and had no idea that almost 50 years later nearly every person on the planet would rely on email for […]

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