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Enhanced Property Inspections with Rentec Direct and zInspector

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Instantly access inspection reports for your rental properties in Rentec Direct through a new enhanced integration between Rentec Direct and zInspector. The zInspector for Rentec Direct inspection tool delivers a convenient way for landlords and property managers to complete inspections on the go to make move-in and move-out processes faster. When you think about the […]
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Preparing Your Rental for a New Tenant: Steps for a Smooth Turnover

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Before renting your property to a new tenant, there are a few essential steps you need to complete for a smooth tenant turnover. It’s your legal responsibility to provide a comfortable, healthy and safe living environment to your tenants, which often entails performing some essential repairs and upgrades. Aside from meeting all the legal requirements, […]
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Winter Safety and Heating Tips on The Housecall Blog

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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 […]
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6 Minor Rental Property Upgrades That Attract Tenants

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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 […]
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Legal Tenant Screening Criteria Checklist: Infographic

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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 […]
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A Guide to Your First Apartment Budget

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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 […]
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How to Decorate a Rental without Natural Light

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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 […]
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5 Signs Your Heat Pump Needs Immediate Service

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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 […]
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7 Tips for Finding the Perfect Landlord

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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 […]
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5 Ways to Prevent Damage to Your Wood Floors

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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 […]
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Property Manager’s Guide to Finding and Keeping Great Owners

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

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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 […]
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Problems to Check for in an Older Apartment Building or Home

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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 […]
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5 Tips for First-Time Renters: Infographic

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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 […]
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