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Low Maintenance Landscaping for Rental Properties

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Whether you tackle it yourself, hire a landscaping or yard maintenance company, or the rental lease agreement has your tenants caring for the yard, low maintenance landscaping should be a priority. From good outdoor lighting to specialty gardens to low maintenance plants, the features outside the home are as important as the amenities within.   Low […]
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Rentec Direct Product Development Update: Made Live in July 2019

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - At Rentec Direct, we love to show our appreciation to our clients by working hard to bring more to your software that will streamline your daily tasks and make your day just a little easier. It’s true that your Development Team spends much of their time steadily working on those highly-requested major feature updates and […]
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Landlord-Tenant Laws: Do You Know Your Rental IQ?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - In a survey published by Zillow, a surprising amount of landlords revealed they do not fully understand their rights or legal obligations regarding landlord-tenant laws.  According to Zillow,  as much as 50% of surveyed landlords do not know basic rental laws. Zillow also asked current renters similar questions and found they know slightly more than private […]
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Webinar Recap: Your Rentec Direct Reporting Tools

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Access the webinar recording here: Your Rentec Direct Reporting Tools There’s no doubt that easy access to good reporting features will make your managing tasks far more efficient. At Rentec Direct, we know the importance of great Rentec Direct recently hosted a webinar for clients to review the instructions for how and when to use […]
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A Landlord’s Guide to Handling Difficult People

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Handling difficult people can be tricky. A tenant throws open your office door and starts into a rant complaining about a noisy neighbor–for the fourth time this week, and it’s only Tuesday. Then the phone rings and it’s an angry applicant threatening to sue you personally because you denied their application. It’s easy to handle […]
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What Should Property Managers Know About ADA Compliance?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - In 1990, ADA guidelines — rules to make it easier for disabled people to live and get around — were put in place.  Apartment and residential communities built both before and after this time are required to ensure disabled access to all public areas, including rental offices, event spaces, and public restrooms. An ADA apartment […]
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4 Key Points to Add to Your Lease Agreement

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Any landlord or property manager can tell you how important the lease agreement is to ensure a professional and legally sound rental situation. While you may know the importance of having your lease agreement reviewed with a lawyer, and you are aware of just how crucial prepping your new tenants on your expectations can be, […]
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New Settlement Reports Takes the Guesswork Out of Merchant Deposit Reconciliation

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Does this scenario sound familiar?  You have a deposit into your operating account from Forte for $1,001 dollars, but being as weekends and countless bank holidays can muck up the actual bank deposit date that deposit might have been from yesterday, or four days ago. All you really want to do is make sure the […]
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Heat Wave Preparation

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Although tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes cause more property damage, fatalities and illnesses due to a heat wave far outnumber other natural disasters. In the US alone, heat was the deadliest of all weather-related fatalities not only in 2018 but also across both a ten and thirty-year span. From the unexpected Alaska heat wave to the East […]
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The Perfect Tenant Welcome Basket Recipe

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Tenant turnover is a costly time, and nothing helps with keeping expenses to a minimum like ensuring that when you’ve found a reliable tenant that they remain content to stay in your unit long-term. One way to guarantee resident retention is to make your tenants feel at home the minute they start their tenancy. A […]
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What Owners Want to Know – FAQ From Rental Property Owners

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Property managers can build their client base by providing answers to these common rental owner questions.   Working with a property manager benefits owners by eliminating the time-consuming processes and stressful jobs related to managing rental properties – 4AM phone calls about a backed-up toilet anyone? While this may be obvious to every property manager […]
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Why Not? Handling Reasonable Requests

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Marcus Lamonis, the star of the hit TV show, “The Profit”, is a master at optimizing the profitability of a business with his three-step methodology; evaluating and improving the product, people, and process of a business. As a landlord or property manager, you can deploy the same critical analysis and execution when it comes to […]
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5 Things Renters Hate Hearing (And How to Break it to Them)

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - It’s no secret that renters often see the landlord or manager as “the bad guy.” From delivering news about rent increases to explaining why your tenants won’t be getting their security deposit back, it can feel like delivering bad news is half of the job. Protect your landlord-tenant relationship by finding ways to deliver the […]
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7 FAQ’s About Tankless Water Heaters

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Hot water heaters don't live forever and as a busy landlord, you'll want to avoid another midnight call. Review these seven frequently asked questions about tankless water heater solutions before your water heater needs replacing.
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