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Renter Quiz: What’s Your Dream Renter Score?

By on August 7, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Renter Quiz: What’s Your Dream Renter Score?

Renting can have its challenges, from navigating small apartments, to ensuring your landlord loves you, there is a lot to think about. Overall, the key to having a great rental experience is fostering a healthy landlord-tenant relationship. Are you the type of tenant property managers swoon over? Or are you the type they warn each other […]

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How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

By on February 22, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

Ten tips for landlords and property managers on how to help your tenants get their full security deposit back by preventing property damage and keeping the unit clean. 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 […]

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Could Your Holiday Plans Cost You Your Security Deposit?

By on December 14, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Could Your Holiday Plans Cost You Your Security Deposit?

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is nearly unavoidable, and it’s on its way sooner than you think. With time flying as fast as it is, don’t let your holiday plans cost you your security deposit (or worse, cause an eviction). In the excitement of holiday prep, it’s easy to unintentionally ignore the […]

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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 0 Comments
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 2 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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“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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