Published Blogs Property

Winter Safety and Heating Tips on The Housecall Blog

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct’s Brentnie Daggett is a regular contributor to Housecall, the official blog of RISMedia, which covers real estate news that spans the gamut of the industry. RISMedia has been a leader in the real estate industry for 34 years, and also publishes the popular Real Estate magazine and several other specialty publications. You’ll most […]
The post Winter Safety and Heating Tips on The Housecall Blog appeared first on Rentec Direct.

6 Minor Rental Property Upgrades That Attract Tenants

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - If only your budget was as limitless as your imagination, you’ve surely thought of the many ways you could improve your rental property and the luxury amenities you’d provide your tenants if only you had the money — things like tennis courts, fitness centers, swimming pools, game rooms and high-end lounging areas. Of course, you’d […]
The post 6 Minor Rental Property Upgrades That Attract Tenants appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Legal Tenant Screening Criteria Checklist: Infographic

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Finding a qualified and reliable tenant should be a primary focus for a landlord or property manager, and ensuring that this tenant will be found through a legal and aboveboard process is critical to your success. The best way to find your dream tenant while avoiding discrimination lawsuits is to have a full awareness of […]
The post Legal Tenant Screening Criteria Checklist: Infographic appeared first on Rentec Direct.

A Guide to Your First Apartment Budget

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Perhaps you just graduated college, got your first real-world job, or are moving to a new city. Whatever the case may be, finding your first apartment can bring major changes to your accustomed budget and spending habits. Getting your first apartment is one of the first signs of financial independence since it’s likely that any […]
The post A Guide to Your First Apartment Budget appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How to Decorate a Rental without Natural Light

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Decorating any home has its own set of obstacles, but decorating a rental comes with even more roadblocks. While there are more-and-more renter friendly decor items on the market, some landlords or managers are more particular about what they will allow in their units, and some temporary options may not be worth the expense if […]
The post How to Decorate a Rental without Natural Light appeared first on Rentec Direct.

5 Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Immediate Service

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - The heat pump is one of the most fascinating machines ever invented. Then again, it’s easy to say that about an appliance that cools you when it’s hot and warms you up during the winter months. With a heat pump, you won’t need a separate AC unit for the summer and a furnace for the […]
The post 5 Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Immediate Service appeared first on Rentec Direct.

7 Tips for Finding the Perfect Landlord

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Landlords screen tenants by asking them to fill out an application, conducting background checks, and looking up a credit report. But can tenants screen their landlords? It is, after all, a two-way relationship. It’s important to know whether you can rely on a landlord to help with repairs. Or if an emergency happens, you need […]
The post 7 Tips for Finding the Perfect Landlord appeared first on Rentec Direct.

5 Ways to Prevent Damage to Your Wood Floors

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Hardwood floors are undoubtedly the most popular flooring option. This is presumably due to the fact that they are magnificently exotic and last for years without requiring frequent repairs or maintenance. Furthermore, wooden floors tend to blend well with most furniture sets and home decor. However, like any other flooring option, hardwood floorings are also […]
The post 5 Ways to Prevent Damage to Your Wood Floors appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Property Manager’s Guide to Finding and Keeping Great Owners

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Finding the right investors and would-be clients is an important task for a successful property manager. And continuing to build your portfolio with more clients can be a chore, but once you have the tools of the trade down, you may find that some of the owners knocking on your door are not a good […]
The post Property Manager’s Guide to Finding and Keeping Great Owners appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Pros and Cons of a Fixed-Term Lease versus a Month-to-Month Lease

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - A rental lease contains all the important rules and conditions for living at a rental property, one of the most important being the length of the lease agreement. Lease agreements range from fixed-term to month-to-month.   The length of a lease term is typically determined by the landlord or property manager. Renters have the option […]
The post Pros and Cons of a Fixed-Term Lease versus a Month-to-Month Lease appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Problems to Check for in an Older Apartment Building or Home

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Taking an older apartment building or home and renovating it into modern, beautiful units comes with some unique challenges. You’ll gain a lot of personality and likely get an older building at a great price, but there are some specific things you should be aware of before investing. Rent prices in the United States increased […]
The post Problems to Check for in an Older Apartment Building or Home appeared first on Rentec Direct.

5 Tips for First-Time Renters: Infographic

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Being a first-time renter is exciting, but it can come with a lot of questions. Learning the ropes doesn’t have to be intimidating, however. With some careful lease reading and a little know-how, even first-time renters will know how to be on their landlord’s good side for the lease term and beyond. This infographic has […]
The post 5 Tips for First-Time Renters: Infographic appeared first on Rentec Direct.

The Best Way to Collect Rent Payments Each Month – Video

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Collecting rent from your tenants is one of the most important aspects of managing rental properties. Property managers and landlords rely on rental income to pay mortgage payments, property taxes, utilities, administration and employee fees, and other property related expenses. Getting paid on time is equally important as getting paid the full rental amount each […]
The post The Best Way to Collect Rent Payments Each Month – Video appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Simple Ways to Boost Curb Appeal and Attract Renters to Your Property

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Renting a new home doesn’t have to be a long and confusing process. You will most likely see multiple properties within an area that would all work well for your family. However, it can be hard to know which one you should choose. One of the best ways to see how a property company or landlord […]
The post Simple Ways to Boost Curb Appeal and Attract Renters to Your Property appeared first on Rentec Direct.