Rentec Direct In the News | Property Management Media Roundup

Rentec Direct is committed to providing the best educational content and resources for investors, property managers, landlords, and renters nationwide. Because of those efforts, popular media outlets often ask Rentec Direct’s president, Nathan Miller, as well as others on the team to weigh in with insights, quotes, and rental trends. 

Nathan Miller and the Rentec Direct team continue to have the privilege to contribute and share with industry leaders such as Forbes,, and BiggerPockets to name a few. The following are some of the most recently published content this past quarter.  

GeekEstate | The Numbers Are In: Rental Payments Received by Landlords Hit a New Low
The global COVID-19 pandemic is changing life as we know it, and nearly every industry has been forced to adapt in one way or another. The rental industry is no exception – the industry as a whole has discovered new ways to meet safety guidelines while continuing to provide essential housing services to renters across the nation.

BiggerPockets | Are Corporate Rentals a Good Real Estate Investment? 
In the past, corporate housing was a means to provide stable, but temporary, housing. This solution was typically only available in the form of extended stay hotel suites. But what professionals are looking for in terms of housing types, amenities, and interests has changed drastically over the years, especially with the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on daily life.

BiggerPockets | Millions of Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent – Here’s What Landlords Can Do
Elevated unemployment rates and massive income loss across the country have left many households struggling with the cost of living expenses. One particularly vulnerable sector is the renter population.

Forbes Real Estate Council | What the Changing Rental Market Means for Real Estate Investors
This year has presented a myriad of changes that none of us could have predicted, but patterns are beginning to emerge as we get closer and closer to the end of 2020. Within the real estate industry, different markets are experiencing different challenges and different forecasts for the future. Even within the rental space, landlords are having wildly varying experiences based on the type of rental they own, the location of their property and the kind of tenants they’re dealing with. | Expiring Eviction Moratoriums: What it Means for Renters
Legislation put in place to protect renters from eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic has been evolving rapidly, and many renters struggling with income loss or unemployment are left confused as to what will happen to them moving forward. | What Rising Home Prices Mean for Your Clients
Keep these tips in mind while advising buyers and sellers amid today’s real estate market pressures. | 7 Apartment Winter Maintenance Tips for Renters
Winter always seems to sneak up on us, year after year. Because most climates experience the most dramatic change in weather during the colder months, it’s important to understand what apartment winter maintenance or preparatory tasks you’ll be responsible for at your rental property.

RISMedia’s Housecall | Mortgage Help for Homeowners During the Crisis
During times of economic turmoil and widespread unemployment, you are not alone if you find yourself concerned about keeping up with your mortgage payments. According to a U.S. Census Bureau survey earlier this year, a quarter of all Americans either missed a rent or mortgage payment, or had little to no confidence that they would be able to make next month’s payment on time. The good news is that you do have options if you find yourself dealing with income loss or otherwise struggling financially.

RISMedia’s Housecall | State of the Industry: The 2020 Housing Market
So far, 2020 has been a year unlike any other. With the end of the year just around the corner, the promise of going back to “normal” seems shaky at best. Millions of Americans are facing massive income loss and widespread unemployment, and almost every industry has been forced to adapt in one way or another. The real estate industry is no exception—but how does the housing market look as we enter the last quarter of the year? | Buying an Investment Property? Six Ways to Do it Right
Buying real estate has become part of pop culture, with national television shows ranging from following painstaking vacation home shopping experiences to watching investors fixing up distressed properties to “flip.” This, along with a relatively strong market nationwide, is causing more and more people to look at making the move to investing in real estate and even in rental properties.

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.

New York Times | C.D.C. Halts Evictions, Citing Covid-19 Risks
The agency said it wanted to keep renters out of shelters.

Globest | Multifamily: An Unassailable Asset Class Develops Some Cracks
The Multifamily Asset Class Is Still A Strong Performer But The Pandemic Is Having An Impact.

Globest | Can Apartment Players Finally Exhale? 
A flurry of positive indicators in some new reports appear to signal the beginning of the end of apartment owners and investors’ tough times.

Maryland Reporter | The Essentials of Emergency Preparedness for Renters
In the event of an emergency, it’s important to have all of the relevant information at hand.