Property Management, Tenant Selection, Real Estate News & Tips

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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Steps to a Safe 4th of July for Your Rental Property: Infographic

By on June 26, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Steps to a Safe 4th of July for Your Rental Property: Infographic

The 4th of July is a beloved holiday by many, and your residents will no doubt be soaking up the summer rays and enjoying BBQs to celebrate. Unlike most holidays, however, when evening draws near, the festivities truly begin in the form of celebratory fireworks. For property managers, this seemingly harmless fun can come with […]

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Advanced Layout and Design Tips for your Property Management Website (CSS/HTML)

By on June 23, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Advanced Layout and Design Tips for your Property Management Website (CSS/HTML)

Rentec Direct clients have access to a free professional property management website to promote their business, market vacancies, accept online rental applications, and provide information about your property to the online world. Your website even comes with a free custom domain name (www.[whateveryourheartdesires].com) to match your business’s name and help you stand out as an […]

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Start an Onsite Recycling Program at Your Multifamily Property

By on June 22, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Start an Onsite Recycling Program at Your Multifamily Property

Owners and managers of multifamily properties have an unique opportunity to positively impact waste management by offering recycling programs onsite to encourage tenant recycling behavior. Multifamily Waste Management Unlike single-family rental properties, owners and managers of multifamily dwellings are responsible for providing additional management and services to their tenants to maintain the property’s performance.  Waste […]

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What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

By on June 20, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

Housing providers, like landlords and property managers, are responsible for providing their tenants with a safe and livable home. Most states refer to the exchange of rent for a safe, livable home between a landlord and tenant as the implied warranty of habitability. Nolo’s legal team explains that the term implied warranty of habitability comes […]

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Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

By on June 16, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

  Question: I just found out my landlord is selling my rental house – what does this mean for my housing situation? Answer: If you rent a home and you discover your landlord is selling the property, don’t start panicking (or packing) just yet. If you signed a lease agreement, your current and future landlord will […]

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Tenant vs. Landlord Property Maintenance

By on June 14, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Tenant vs. Landlord Property Maintenance

One of the benefits of renting includes the option for tenants to defer home maintenance to the property owner or management company.  When a pipe bursts or an appliance starts acting up, a renter simply needs to put in a call to their manager or landlord to fix the problem. While it may be true […]

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QuickBooks vs. Property Management Software for Rental Accounting

By on June 9, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
QuickBooks vs. Property Management Software for Rental Accounting

When you start managing rental property, you will need to find a good accounting system to track your rent payments, expenses, payments, and profits. Accounting Systems for Property Management Just like any business venture, you need to be able to track the monetary success (and failures) of your rental properties with a good accounting system. […]

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Rentec Direct Awards Computer Science Students with Tech Mastery Scholarship

By on June 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct Awards Computer Science Students with Tech Mastery Scholarship

Rentec Direct is excited to announce the recipients of the Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship for Spring 2017… The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct aims to assist undergraduate and graduate students with achieving their academic dreams and future goals in technology. “Technology is constantly changing and adapting thanks to new ideas and innovations from […]

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New Colorado Rental Law Allows Renters to Break Their Lease

By on June 5, 2017 in Education, News with 0 Comments
New Colorado Rental Law Allows Renters to Break Their Lease

A new housing bill in Colorado allows victims of sexual assault and stalking to break a residential rental lease agreement, letting tenants move out without incurring any fines or financial penalties. On June 1, 2017, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a new law, House Bill 1035, giving victims of sexual assault and stalking options to […]

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