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Medical Marijuana: The “Growing” Trend

By on February 26, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Medical Marijuana: The “Growing” Trend

In Tuesdays blog I wrote about the Housing Wanted section of Craigslist and today I want to discuss a phenomenon that kept repeating itself on a fairly large portion of those posts. There was a surprising number of people seeking land, green houses, and houses where they could grow medical marijuana. In Oregon, it was […]

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Determine Your Rental Property’s Desireability to Set the Perfect Rent

By on December 3, 2014 in Education with 2 Comments
Determine Your Rental Property’s Desireability to Set the Perfect Rent

Several factors affect the amount of rent acceptable to charge tenants living in your rental property.  For landlords, rental payment amounts are a balance between wanting the highest possible rental income, maintaining a competitive price point and attracting the best tenants. In a competitive rental market, most tenants have the opportunity to choose from several […]

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Top Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them

By on October 28, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments

In the property management world, Rentec Direct understands that a thriving tenant-landlord relationship can mean the difference between success and stress when it comes to managing your rental properties.  That’s not to say success and stress are mutually exclusive in this industry.  However, a positive relationship with your tenants means higher tenant retention, less vacancies, […]

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3 Great Customer Service Skills to Build Better Tenant Relationships

By on October 17, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
3 Great Customer Service Skills to Build Better Tenant Relationships

While going through the Rentec Direct Blog archives I stumbled upon a gem of message written by the Rentec Direct’s President, Nathan Miller, examining the importance of treating your tenant as a valued customer.  With years of customer service and public relations under my belt, the idea resonated deeply with me. “What is the #1 gripe […]

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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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Tips From Your Tenant: Make a Lasting First Impression with a Tenant Welcome Package

By on October 9, 2014 in Education with 2 Comments
Tips From Your Tenant: Make a Lasting First Impression with a Tenant Welcome Package

One of the biggest hurdles in property management is not only finding great tenants, but keeping great tenants.  Using quality tenant screening services will help you place a reliable tenant, but what are the best practices to ensure your dream tenant never wants to move out? In this blog series, Tips From Your Tenant, we’ll […]

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Strategies For Tenant Retention

By on May 8, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
Strategies For Tenant Retention

Tenant retention is obviously one of the key factors when analyzing profitability of a real estate rental business. As landlords and property managers we know that retaining our current tenants is far less costly than having to find new ones. A vacant property can have a myriad of costs associated with it including; sitting empty for […]

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The Importance of Establishing A Good Relationship With Tenants

By on March 18, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
The Importance of Establishing A Good Relationship With Tenants

Establishing good tenant/owner relations is paramount to a successful landlord business. The first time you meet your prospective tenant is going to set the tone for the relationship and either create a positive atmosphere with clear rules and expectations or an atmosphere that can become negative and riddled with issues. The first interactions between you […]

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New Search Feature

By on March 13, 2011 in Product Updates with 0 Comments
New Search Feature

We’ve added some great new search tools to Rentec Direct to help you quickly navigate the interface.  At the top of the Tenants and Properties tabs you’ll now find a Search bar.  Begin typing into the bar and the system will automatically narrow down the list of tenants or properties based on your search.  It’s […]

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