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Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

By on February 6, 2017 in Education, News with 4 Comments
Oregon Landlords Must Pay Renters’ Moving Fees

Portland, OR is making headlines for another pro-renter policy that is going to cost landlords thousands of dollars. How many thousands? $2,900 – $4,500, depending on the type of house a landlord owns. The latest city ordinance will require Portland landlords to pay their tenants a relocation fee for a no cause eviction or if […]

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How to Create the Perfect Rental Resume

By on February 3, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
How to Create the Perfect Rental Resume

Make a lasting first impression with a Rental Resume to make sure your landlord remembers you during the rental application process. Applying for a rental home can be as competitive as landing your dream job.  The best properties will attract the most qualified tenants, and as a renter, the application process should be approached like applying […]

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Rentec Direct Awards Top Tech Students with $500 Scholarships

By on February 1, 2017 in News with 1 Comment
Rentec Direct Awards Top Tech Students with $500 Scholarships

Rentec Direct is pleased to announce the recipients of the Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship for Fall 2016. The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct aims to assist undergraduate and graduate students with achieving their academic dreams and future goals. “We understand that the investment in knowledge pays the best dividends for the future,” […]

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How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

By on January 31, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

It’s almost time for the event that avid sports fans and dedicated snack fans alike wait for all year: Super Bowl Sunday! If you find yourself wishing you had planned a fantastic resident party that your tenants will be talking about as much as the halftime show, it’s not too late. As long as you […]

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Rent vs. Buy – Which Housing Option is Better for Me?

By on January 30, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Rent vs. Buy – Which Housing Option is Better for Me?

Not sure if your next home should be rented or purchased? There are benefits and downsides to each side of the rent vs. buy debate.   Here’s a look at some of the pros and cons, including costs, customization, and responsibilities, of renting or buying a home so you can make an informed decision. Monthly […]

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Out-of-the-Box Amenities Renters Love

By on January 27, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Out-of-the-Box Amenities Renters Love

For a large demographic of renters, amenities are everything; offering out-of-the-box amenities that renters love will ensure your properties stay competitive, and greatly help with resident retention. Residencies who want to supply the amenities that will attract Gen Y renters (who make up 56% of the renter pool) need to start taking cues from the […]

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Landlord Disclosures: What You Have to Tell Your Tenant – State Guide

By on January 25, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Landlord Disclosures: What You Have to Tell Your Tenant – State Guide

Landlords and property managers are required to follow their federal, state and local laws about informing tenants of policies, facts, and rules about the property. Any information that is shared with a renter about the property or a renter’s right are considered disclosures.  Landlord disclosures can either be included in the lease or rental agreement, […]

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The XYZ on Your Renters: The Generations that Pay Your Rent

By on January 24, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
The XYZ on Your Renters: The Generations that Pay Your Rent

How well do you know your renters? Here we look at the main demographics that make up the renter generation, including Generation X-ers who lost their homes during the housing crisis, to the Millennials who finally moved out of their parents’s basements, and to the new renters of Generation Z. Generation X Born late sixties […]

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Refer Rentec Direct and Get a $50 Referral Bonus

Refer Rentec Direct and Get a $50 Referral Bonus

Do you know a property manager or landlord looking for a great property management software? If you recommend Rentec Direct to them and they sign up for a new account with us, we will send you a check for $50! We love hearing that our clients are happy and want to thank you for sharing your positive experience […]

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Questions Every Property Manager Needs to Answer

By on January 19, 2017 in Education with 3 Comments
Questions Every Property Manager Needs to Answer

Wow your future clients and grow your business with answers to these top property management interview questions. Building your rental business by acquiring new owners is a top priority for all property managers. But when you meet a potential client, how do you prove that you are the best solution to take care of their […]

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