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5 Reasons You Need To Get Renters Insurance ASAP

By on May 7, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Reasons You Need To Get Renters Insurance ASAP

Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean your belongings don’t have as much value as a homeowner’s. Nor does it mean you don’t have to protect them with insurance. Most homeowners would never go uninsured, but when it comes to renters, more often than not they don’t even give it a second thought. Consider this: […]

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5 Ways to Avoid a Rent Increase

By on April 2, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Ways to Avoid a Rent Increase

In a time when rent is actively increasing across the nation, it might be impossible to actually negotiate a rent decrease. Rather than looking at how to lower your monthly rent, you will probably have better luck at learning how to avoid a rent increase. Avoiding a rent increase will translate to lower housing expenses […]

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10 Things Nightmare Tenants Will Do

By on March 16, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Things Nightmare Tenants Will Do

No one sets out to become a nightmare tenant. But for new  (or even seasoned) renters, it can feel difficult ensuring that you’re on your landlord’s good side. The key to checking if you’re a dream renter, and to avoiding becoming a bad one, is often a little extra knowledge and follow-through. TO avoid giving […]

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What To Do If You Are Getting Evicted

By on February 26, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What To Do If You Are Getting Evicted

Evictions are stressful.  If you received notice that your landlord or property manager is moving forward with a legal eviction, the best thing to do is to work with your landlord or manager to move out on amicable terms.  In some cases, you might be able to move out prior to an eviction lawsuit getting […]

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How to Save for A Home While Renting

By on February 16, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Save for A Home While Renting

For many future homeowners, renting is an important step at the beginning of the buying process. If you’ve ever weighed the pros and cons of renting vs. buying a home, you may find that renting now and saving up for a home in the future is the best plan for you. There are certainly a […]

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Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

By on February 2, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

Asking the right questions when meeting your potential landlord or property manager will give you insight on relevant information relating to a future housing situation and set the framework for further interactions with management. Renting a new home is technically a business transaction and you will benefit from treating your interactions with any potential managers […]

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Rentec Direct is Buzzing with Fun Content on BuzzFeed

By on January 15, 2018 in Contributions with 0 Comments
Rentec Direct is Buzzing with Fun Content on BuzzFeed

If you are on any social media platforms – or the internet at all for that matter – you’ve probably seen a few posts and articles from BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed is an independent digital media company delivering news and entertainment content to hundreds of millions of people around the globe. Rentec’s Brentnie Daggett is a community […]

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What should I ask my renters on a Tenant Satisfaction Survey?

By on January 3, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
What should I ask my renters on a Tenant Satisfaction Survey?

The beginning of the year is a great time to recharge your professional life by taking a look at what’s working and what can be improved with your rental business.  One of the most convenient ways to accomplish this task is to provide satisfaction surveys to your staff and your tenants. Tenant Satisfaction Surveys Tenant […]

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The Renter’s Guide to Styling a Bookshelf

By on November 29, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
The Renter’s Guide to Styling a Bookshelf

Behold: the bookshelf! It’s truthfully underrated and should be touted as the renter’s best friend when it comes to decorating and creating small space storage. Creating an attractive living area without compromising your floor space can be a challenge for any home or apartment dweller… doing this without installing permanent fixtures presents a whole new […]

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How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

By on November 20, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

The holiday season is right before us. Full of hectic charm and warm wishes, it can be easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of family gatherings, school plays, and office parties. In the excitement of preparing for the holiday fun, many renters unintentionally ignore the terms of their lease agreement. This can not […]

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