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10 Must-Have Products To Deep Clean Your Rental

By on October 19, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Must-Have Products To Deep Clean Your Rental

Cleaning can be a quite a chore–literally. While you may not be looking forward to the task of deep cleaning your rental, it truly is necessary. If you’re moving out of your current rental and want to ensure your security deposit’s safe return, or you are moving into a new place and are not positive […]

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How to Help Your Tenants Protect Your Property

By on October 10, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Help Your Tenants Protect Your Property

Most renters move into a new place with the intention of keeping it clean and comfortable. Who’d want to live any other way? This mentality is a good thing for a landlord; you have a big financial investment at stake and you’re entrusting it to people who are pretty much strangers. In order to make it easy […]

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What’s the Difference Between Wear & Tear vs. Damage

By on September 12, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
What’s the Difference Between Wear & Tear vs. Damage

Landlords and tenants alike often become confused about what qualifies as normal wear & tear versus actual damage when it comes to tenant turnover. Renters are typically responsible for damage that is out of the ordinary, which can be deducted from a security deposit. Renters are not held accountable for the normal wear and tear […]

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Rental Laws About Security Deposits

By on July 22, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
Rental Laws About Security Deposits

While every landlord-tenant law is important, one of the major state laws landlords must pay particular close attention to is how to handle security deposits. Laws about security deposits establish how a landlord can use tenant funds in order to restore a property back to move-in condition. Security deposits are funds that a landlord holds […]

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How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

By on July 6, 2016 in Education with 3 Comments
How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

If you have ever been in a situation where you felt confident about getting all of your security deposit back, only to find that you were charged for areas you never even considered checking, this checklist is for you. The coveted return of the security deposit, at the end of tenancy, can feel elusive to some […]

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Feature Friday: Tenant Security Deposits

Feature Friday: Tenant Security Deposits

Security deposits are easily tracked and managed within Rentec Direct via the Tenant Security Deposit Ledger, giving property managers and landlords a simple solution to keep deposit funds separate from regular rent payments and monthly transactions. By keeping security deposits separate from rent payments and property funds, users are able to comply with state and local […]

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How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

By on February 25, 2015 in Education with 2 Comments

Despite what some renters might think, most landlords are not out to get them. Asking unfairly high rent prices or keeping every dime of a security deposit are some reasons why landlords get their reputation as money hungry sticklers. But the truth of the matter is, most landlords spend a significant amount of time making […]

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“Normal Wear And Tear” You Say?

By on September 9, 2014 in Education, Off Topic with 0 Comments
“Normal Wear And Tear” You Say?

Dealing with the move out inspection and itemizing repairs is a task in and of itself let alone deciphering what “normal wear and tear” means. By setting the stage for the entire rental process from having a good lease in place to move out you can streamline the process and avoid problems along the way. […]

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Quickly Change Deposit Requirements

By on September 19, 2010 in Product Updates, Rentec Basic, Rentec PM, Rentec Pro with 0 Comments
Quickly Change Deposit Requirements

We’ve just made it simpler to change deposit requirements for your tenants.  If you’ve entered a deposit value on move-in but need to change it, the process is now cleaner.  Just follow these two steps: Go to the tenant’s ledger and click the deposit balance in the upper right. Click the edit icon next to […]

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