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How to Pick the Best Property Management Software and What to Avoid

By on October 27, 2016 in Education, Property Management Software with 3 Comments
How to Pick the Best Property Management Software and What to Avoid

Picking the best property management software isn’t easy. Why? Because you’re constantly bombarded with misleading advertising, trumped up demos, and bad information … from high-pressure sales to overpriced platforms to promises of “one size fits all.” How do you ever find the software that’s right for you? You start by asking the best of the […]

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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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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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Vacation More This Fall By Using Property Mgmt Software

By on September 18, 2014 in Education, Property Management Software with 0 Comments
Vacation More This Fall By Using Property Mgmt Software

Managing properties is easy, said no one ever! This time of year with fall fast approaching things get even busier. Preparing your properties for the cold months ahead is a big task and includes things like; winterizing the irrigation system, cleaning gutters, pruning plants….the list goes on and on. I think that during this stressful […]

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Shouldn’t Property Mgmt. Software Make Your Life as a Landlord Easier?

By on May 13, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
Shouldn’t Property Mgmt. Software Make Your Life as a Landlord Easier?

Come to find out being a landlord is a lot harder than people perceive it is.It seems people believe that all the stress falls on the tenants who have to work hard in order to pay their rent. They think that the landlords only task is to sit back and collect rent.  I can tell you […]

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3 Critical Reasons Contributing to High Rental Vacancies

By on October 28, 2010 in Contributions, News with 0 Comments
3 Critical Reasons Contributing to High Rental Vacancies

US Census 2010 data shows that rental vacancy rates are at the highest points they’ve been since the 1950s when the data begun being tracked.   Today rental vacancy rates are 10.6% or 1 in 10 homes do not have a tenant.  One might ponder; how can this be given all the foreclosures and new renters […]

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The Benefits of Property Management Software

By on October 15, 2009 in External Resources with 0 Comments

Most existing Rentec users have already dramatically reduced their time and effort when managing their properties with Rentec Direct.  Chris over at software advice have written up a good read on some of the benefits of using property management software and he covers some items we have not previously written about. The article covers six […]

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Criminal Reports Now Include Subject Photos

By on May 17, 2009 in Product Updates with 1 Comment
Criminal Reports Now Include Subject Photos

We’ve enhanced the criminal reports with photos.  Most states are now including mug or booking photos within the criminal record databases.  Rentec Direct’s tenant screening will now display the photo whenever one is provided by the reporting agency. This is great news because it provides one additional identifying component when screening your prospective tenant.  Because […]

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Landlords, how to properly screen a new tenant

By on April 19, 2009 in News, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Landlords, how to properly screen a new tenant

Did you know that in a brief survey I’ve found that 9 out of 10 landlords do not properly screen their new tenants?  Granted, the term “properly” is somewhat arbitrary.  Here’s how I define a proper tenant screening. First and foremost it’s absolutely vital you know the criminal history of your new tenants.  Do you […]

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Tenant Screening and Criminal Background Checks Available

By on April 13, 2009 in Product Updates with 4 Comments
Tenant Screening and Criminal Background Checks Available

Rentec Direct is pleased to release the ability for all our users (both free as well as Pro members) to be able to run criminal background and tenant screening checks on your tenants or potential tenants. It’s super simple too!  Just login to your Rentec Direct account (if you don’t have one, signup now for […]

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