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How Long Does an Eviction Take?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Evictions are one of the most expensive and stressful parts of being a landlord. Evictions can result in lost rent, require a big time commitment, and can increase the risk for property damage. Evictions are a worst case scenario for any landlord, property owner or manager because of the costs associated with the process. One […]
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Is Hardwood Flooring for Rentals a Good Investment?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Hardwood floors are a natural, durable, and beautiful product. Made of solid wood planks or strips that can be glued together in butcher block format, nailed down or left “floating”. They can also add an earthy tone to a rental, making it more attractive to tenants. But is hardwood a good investment for your rental […]
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Security Deposit Laws, Limits & Deadlines – State Guide for Rentals

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A complete state-by-state guide for landlords, property managers, and renters on security deposit laws for maximum limits and deadlines for refunding the funds to a tenant. This guide provides a quick reference to each state’s: Maximum amount of allowable security deposit The number of days a landlord/property manager has to return deposit fund or accounting […]
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Seattle Landlords Sue City Over New “First Come, First Serve” Rental Law

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Landlords in Seattle, WA are dealing with new rental laws that protect renters and enact tighter regulations on housing providers. In response to one of these new laws, known as the “First Come, First Serve” renter approval policy, some Seattle landlords banned together to overturn the policy and protect their rights as housing providers. New […]
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The Easiest Tenant Lead Tracking Solution (that actually works!)

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https://www.rentecdirect.com -  Update your Tenant Lead Management System and never  lose a lead again. Too many rental applications coming in for your property? Sounds like a pretty good first-world problem for any landlord or property manager. While it would be easy to dismiss any rental applicants with a simple “we have nothing available” or even just ignore […]
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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Resident Event Ideas for Your Renters- Infographic

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - March 17th is coming quickly, and it’s not too late to plan a St. Patrick’s Day resident event. Resident events can play a crucial role in your overall plan to serve your residential community and reduce retention. Showing your tenants great customer service, and that you value their presence in your multifamily community will encourage them […]
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5 Reasons You Should Allow Pets at Your Rental Property

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - One of the many important decisions required of a landlord is whether pets will be allowed on the rental property. Creating a pet policy will either establish that pets are not allowed or establish clear rules about what types of animals are allowed, what fees are required of pet-owning tenants, and rules all pet-owners must follow […]
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What Happened with the Amazon S3 Server Outage that Broke the Internet

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The Importance of Online Availability For Business In light of the recent Amazon S3 server outage that put a huge portion of the internet offline, Rentec Direct is pleased to reassure you that your software remained online during the entire outage.   While websites worldwide were “Temporarily Unavailable”, Rentec Direct clients continued to have full […]
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Landlord Forms for Rentals: Lease Agreements, Notices, Disclosures, & More

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Looking for forms for your rental business? ezLandlord Forms provides you with state-specific rental forms that have been evaluated by landlord peers and attorneys in each state. Every landlord and property manager will need to have the right legal paperwork and forms to successfully run their rental business.  Items like a state-specific lease agreement, Notice […]
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Must-Do Spring Maintenance Tasks for Your Rentals- Infographic

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - After a winter of record rains or difficult snows we’re all looking forward to the sunshine that Spring promises. While we know that Punxsutawney Phil may have promised 6 more weeks of winter, March marks the beginning of the Spring season, and that means that Spring maintenance should be on your radar. Seasonal maintenance may […]
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Best Marketing Tips for Filling Rental Vacancies Fast

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rental vacancy rates are at a historic low, but that doesn’t mean property managers can take a back seat when it comes to marketing their vacant properties. Vacancies are a cash-flow killer for your owners, and if you want to keep your clients happy, you need to take steps to make sure any vacant units […]
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Vinyl-Plank Flooring: Durable Floors For Your Rental Property

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Selecting the right floor for rental property is a balance between durability, affordability, and aesthetics. A good looking floor can create a desirable property feature, cutting down on  vacancy time and increasing the potential rental rate. Additionally, an expensive floor can add to the property value of your the investment. However, since you are not […]
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