Whether you rent, buy, sell, invest, or manage a home or property, Rentec Direct is dedicated to bringing you the best rental real estate industry educational content and resources.

In addition to the hundreds of educational blog articles you can find on this blog every year, popular media outlets call on Nathan Miller and the rental experts at Rentec Direct for articles and quotes to share with their audience.

What a privilege to continue to contribute to industry leaders such as BiggerPockets and Realtor.com and, wrapping up 2022 is the perfect time to grab your favorite beverage and catch up on the articles and industry news you might have missed this quarter.

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BiggerPockets | Should You Invest in Turnkey Properties or Fixer-Uppers? Here’s the Pros and Cons of Each

The ability to quickly analyze a property and determine if it will be a good investment takes practice and depends on factors like your financial position and real estate investing goals. Personally, I’m a long-term real estate investor. I look for slow and steady appreciation. Others might be motivated to flip properties and focus on a more short-term approach.

Factors like price and location will always be important when considering a new investment, but the property’s condition may or may not inhibit your decision. Some investors search for properties ready for immediate tenancy, also considered turnkey, while others prefer to repair, renovate and resell for a profit with the BRRRR method. Here is some advice from a seasoned real estate investor on choosing between a turnkey or fixer-upper investment property. — Read More —

Realtor.com | THE LOUNGE | Guiding Your Clients Through a Recession

Is the U.S. headed toward an inevitable recession? Forecasts range widely, but unstable economic activity like high inflation, rising interest rates and an unpredictable stock market have many economists predicting that the chances for a recession are high (50% or above).

Other experts believe that chances are low or are confident that any impending recession will be “brief and mild.” Part of the reason for this uncertainty spectrum is that there’s no universal definition of a recession. One widely accepted definition of a recession is two consecutive quarters of economic shrinking. By that standard, we’re already in one.

Frustratingly, none of us have a crystal ball, and it’s impossible to say what the real estate market will do in the next day, week or year. Still, history shows that recessions significantly impact the real estate and housing market. Supply will likely outpace demand as fewer people have the means to purchase a home, which means longer periods on the market and falling home values. — Read More —

RISMedia’s Housecall | Holiday Hosting Tips for Homeowners

The holiday season is a beautiful time of the year, but there’s no denying that it can also be stressful. It involves cleaning your home to host guests, shopping for new decor and presents for your family and friends, as well as cooking everyone’s favorite meals and desserts. During this busy season, take extra care to make sure that your property isn’t damaged, remains safe and, of course, that you and your guests have the most memorable holiday season in history. — Read More —

Entrepreneur | The 3 Skills Needed for a Good Customer Service Experience

Entrepreneurs can forget precisely who all of their challenging work is for. These are a few simple skills you need to master to build strong customer relationships.

Believe it or not, entrepreneurs sometimes forget exactly what their challenging, business-building work is for: their customers! Your business is nothing without its customers. While I don’t necessarily believe that the “customer is always right,” there are a few simple skills you need to master to build strong customer relationships.

When you started your business, you probably had a value proposition in mind from day one. Your product, service or solution should have fundamental value, such as saving the end user time or money, entertaining them or addressing a pain point in their daily life. — Read More —

Rentec In the News

In addition to full-length articles and podcasts, many news outlets continue to rely on Rentec Direct for quotes and data for their readership. Here are a few from last quarter and highlights from the year:

Experian | How to Pay Rent Online

HouseDigest | The Pros and Cons of Purchasing a House with Tenants

TheMiddleMarket.com | Rentec Direct Acquires TrueRent

Realtybiznews.com | Top 10 Software Programs for Landlords

Southern Oregon Business Journal released two articles earlier this year within their . You can find an online magazine experience here: Southern Oregon Business Journal or click a link below to be directed to a website article link:

Press Releases

As we wrap up 2022, the fourth quarter has been a busy time for the Rentec Direct team for announcements and milestones. Here are some Rentec Direct press releases you may have missed:

Rentec Direct Streamlines Accounting Process for Landlords and Tenants

Rentec Direct Supports Local Children Through Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Rentec Direct Named Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year in the 12th Annual Best in Biz Awards

Rentec Direct Bolsters Client Success Team with New Team Addition

Rentec Direct Celebrates Significant Employee Milestones