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The 5 Love Languages of a Landlord

By on February 18, 2015 in Education, Off Topic with 0 Comments
The 5 Love Languages of a Landlord

I’m sure that most of you have read or at least heard of the book written by Gary Chapman titled “The 5 Love Languages”. It’s a great book and an easy read, I highly recommend it. When I read it I definitely had a few “aha moments” where some things about myself and past partners […]

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Top Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them

By on October 28, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments

In the property management world, Rentec Direct understands that a thriving tenant-landlord relationship can mean the difference between success and stress when it comes to managing your rental properties.  That’s not to say success and stress are mutually exclusive in this industry.  However, a positive relationship with your tenants means higher tenant retention, less vacancies, […]

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Rentec Direct Thanks Rental Owners Association of Southwestern Oregon for Warm Welcome

By on October 24, 2014 in Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct Thanks Rental Owners Association of Southwestern Oregon for Warm Welcome

The Rental Owners Association of Southwestern Oregon invites property management software experts, Rentec Direct, to present Tenant Screening options for property managers and landlords on Thursday, October 23, 2014 in North Bend, OR. Rentec Direct was honored to have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Oregon coast this past Thursday to meet with the members […]

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Why Do People Move?

By on October 21, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
Why Do People Move?

Property Managers and landlords should consider human migration behavior in the United States when evaluating their properties to ensure their tenants are satisfied with their rental. Jobs, family, health, and school are all legitimate reasons to move out of your current home.  But what tops the charts as the number 1 reason to move in […]

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3 Great Customer Service Skills to Build Better Tenant Relationships

By on October 17, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
3 Great Customer Service Skills to Build Better Tenant Relationships

While going through the Rentec Direct Blog archives I stumbled upon a gem of message written by the Rentec Direct’s President, Nathan Miller, examining the importance of treating your tenant as a valued customer.  With years of customer service and public relations under my belt, the idea resonated deeply with me. “What is the #1 gripe […]

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Property Management Software Provides Convenient Tenant Services for Renting Online

Property Management Software Provides Convenient Tenant Services for Renting Online

Providing and maintaining clear lines of communication with your tenant can help both you and your tenant feel comfortable renting your property.   One of the best ways to streamline tenant communication, and maintain a positive relationship, is by using a Tenant Portal through your property management software. Chances are, the majority of your tenants have online […]

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Lawsuit Avoidance 101

By on July 29, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
Lawsuit Avoidance 101

No landlord ever wants to get notice that they are being sued by one of there tenants. With that being said, landlords must take every precaution to ensure they are following all of the local and federal laws in place. There are general guidelines that rental property owners or landlords must follow to avoid possible lawsuits […]

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As a PM or Landlord What Documents are We Required To Keep?

By on June 16, 2014 in Education, Off Topic with 1 Comment
As a PM or Landlord What Documents are We Required To Keep?

As a property management software distributor catering to the property management industry, we’re often asked:  “What documents do we need to keep?”.  This varies state to state; however, I’ve begun compiling a list of documents that landlords and property managers absolutely must keep; not just for the term of the tenancy, but beyond. Basic Documentation: Lease Agreements […]

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It’s Time to Be Finalizing Your 1099’s

By on January 13, 2014 in News with 0 Comments
It’s Time to Be Finalizing Your 1099’s

Happy New Year!  Or as Uncle Sam would like to say “Show Me The Money!”.   For us property managers and landlords, it’s time to be making progress on our biggest IRS obligation; filing 1099’s.  Fortunately, Rentec Direct makes it as simple as possible.  Now…  choose your adventure: Adventure 1:  My CPA, or somebody else, […]

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Investors – How to Deal With the New 4 Property Limit Guideline

By on November 17, 2008 in News with 0 Comments

If you’ve tried getting a conventional loan recently, you may have ran into this brand new roadblock.  Fannie and Freddie have implemented a new guideline for conventional real-estate loans.  They limit you to a maximum of 4 total properties.  The moment you go to finance that 5th property you smash into their new brick wall. […]

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