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What is Cash for Keys for Rental Properties?

By on April 17, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
What is Cash for Keys for Rental Properties?

Would you rather pay for an eviction and potential property damage from a disgruntled tenant, or simply pay the problem tenant to just disappear? If you have a renter who stopped paying rent or is a nuisance to rent to, you might consider a cash for keys agreement to get them to leave. Cash for […]

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The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

By on March 30, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

Congratulations on making the leap towards owning an investment property. Real estate investments are often seen as one of the most reliable (and profitable) investment opportunities due to the tax benefits and income potential. However, a reliable and profitable investment will only become safe and lucrative if managed properly.  A new landlord needs to take […]

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How to Create the Perfect Rental Resume

By on February 3, 2017 in Education with 5 Comments
How to Create the Perfect Rental Resume

Make a lasting first impression with a Rental Resume to make sure your landlord remembers you during the rental application process. Applying for a rental home can be as competitive as landing your dream job.  The best properties will attract the most qualified tenants, and as a renter, the application process should be approached like applying […]

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10 Reasons Why My Rental Application Was Denied

By on January 4, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
10 Reasons Why My Rental Application Was Denied

In a tight rental market with scarce availability and high rents, getting approved for your dream apartment can be as hard as actually finding one that fits your budget. If you keep finding yourself scouring rental listing and filling out applications only to get denied again and again, it might be time to change your […]

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5 Tips to Fill Rental Vacancies Before the Holidays

By on November 14, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
5 Tips to Fill Rental Vacancies Before the Holidays

As holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas draw close, it’s easy for potential applicants to get caught up in the festive spirit. Before your potential renters make their holiday plans (or find new homes among your competition), here are 5 tips to ramp up your community’s marketing and fill your vacancies before the holidays. Do Some […]

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New Full Credit Report for Tenant Screening

By on November 3, 2016 in Product Updates, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
New Full Credit Report for Tenant Screening

Rentec Direct now offers a New Full Credit Report for tenant screening and software clients. The New Full Credit Report from Rentec Direct provides a detailed view of an applicant’s credit history including FICO credit score, payment patterns and payment history, bankruptcies, liens and judgements, collection accounts, SSN validation and residence and employment information. The […]

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Introducing a New Credit Report Card for Tenant Screening

By on September 9, 2016 in Product Updates with 3 Comments
Introducing a New Credit Report Card for Tenant Screening

Rentec Direct tenant screening reports have been updated to include more information and more detail about your rental applicants. The New Credit Report Card will be released for tenant screening clients on Monday, September 12, 2016. See an Example of the New Credit Report Card Here The New Credit Report Card gives landlords and property […]

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How To Catch Renters Lying on Their Rental Application

By on July 7, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
How To Catch Renters Lying on Their Rental Application

For one reason or another, some renters try to lie on their rental application. While it can be difficult to figure out whether or not an applicant is lying, it’s not impossible. Beyond the obvious fibs, applicants that provide fake references and paystubs can be difficult to detect when companies profit off their success. Here’s […]

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15 Secrets Your Renters Do Not Want You To Know

By on June 3, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
15 Secrets Your Renters Do Not Want You To Know

Unfortunately, the reality of a landlord-tenant relationship is that some renters think lying to their landlord is reasonable behavior in order to avoid eviction. Most of the time a landlord will be able to see through the lies and move on to the next tenant.  Other times, an honest landlord believes in the integrity of […]

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Introducing A New and Simple Credit Access Application Process

By on June 2, 2016 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Introducing A New and Simple Credit Access Application Process

Rentec Direct is pleased to announce that we have simplified the tenant credit report access application process. Property managers and landlords can now submit an online application to in order to gain access to credit reports for tenant screening. The simplified application allows you to click through the options directly from your computer without needing […]

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