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Sharing Transaction Attachments with Property Owners – New Feature

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Your property management software now features the ability to share file attachments on transactions with property owners.  With the new attachment sharing feature, you will be able to actively communicate with your property owners about the status and activities related their properties. The system has long had the ability for property managers to attach scanned receipts, photos of […]The post Sharing Transaction Attachments with Property Owners – New Feature appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Should I Text My Tenants?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Texting tenants allows you to maintain active communication with your residents, be proactive on service issues, close leases faster and stand out in a mobile world. With more Americans relying on mobile devices as their primary communication device to remain connected, texting is becoming a popular technique for personalizing a professional relationship.  Companies across the […]The post Should I Text My Tenants? appeared first on Rentec Direct.

So You Want to Sell Your Rental Property – Here’s How

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A landlords may choose to sell a rental property for a variety of reasons.   Perhaps you are moving and don’t want to be a long distance landlord. Maybe you inherited the property, with no intention of ever being a landlord. You may live in a hot real estate market and your ready to liquidate […]The post So You Want to Sell Your Rental Property – Here’s How appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Should I Rent a House or an Apartment – Tips for Tenants

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Depending on the housing market in your area, picking your dream rental property can be a even balance between price and property perks.  In other instances, when rental availability is tight, renters may find themselves in a “I’ll take what I can get”  situation.   In an ideal situation, every renter will have the luxury […]The post Should I Rent a House or an Apartment – Tips for Tenants appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Tenant Tricks Landlord Into Signing an Altered Lease

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Electronic lease agreements provide convenient options for landlords who want to streamline the leasing process with soon to be tenants.  Sending a lease agreement via email or through e-signature providers, like DocuSign for Rentec, eliminates the time consuming process of printing a lengthy document and coordinating schedules to meet in person for the lease signing. […]The post Tenant Tricks Landlord Into Signing an Altered Lease appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Rentec Direct Introduces New Academic Scholarship

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct is honored to announce a new program to support the academic advancement of students pursuing a degree in computer programming, software development or computer science. The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct aims to assist undergraduate and graduate students with achieving their academic dreams and future goals. “We understand that the investment […]The post Rentec Direct Introduces New Academic Scholarship appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Oregon Votes to Prevent Sudden Rent Increases

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A new bill proposal in Oregon will extend the timeline requirements for landlords when issuing notices for rent increases to tenants.   House Bill 4143 passed in the Oregon House of Representatives on February 23, 2016 with wide support in a 48-11 vote.  The goal of the bill aims to address the state’s housing affordability […]The post Oregon Votes to Prevent Sudden Rent Increases appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Should I be a Section 8 Landlord?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - One of the many decisions a landlord faces when establishing a rental property is determining whether the property will accept Section 8 tenants.  The Housing Choice Voucher Program (historically and commonly referred to as Section 8 housing) provides assistance to very low-income families to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. This is a great program […]The post Should I be a Section 8 Landlord? appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Maintenance Expenses for Your Rental Property

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Owning an investment property requires a little more work than simply collecting rental payments, paying the mortgage and pocketing the profit.  First time landlords will benefit from understanding all the expenses that go into owning a rental home beyond a mortgage payment. An investor’s budget should allocate for standard homeowner expenses like mortgage, taxes, insurance, […]The post Maintenance Expenses for Your Rental Property appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Mold and Your Rental Home

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Mold is one of the most controversial environmental hazards that creates big problems landlords – from expensive property damage and lost rent to multi-million dollar tenant lawsuits for mold-related illness. While a landlord is legally tasked with maintaining habitual premises for all tenants, responsibility and liability for mold control has been debated as to a […]The post Mold and Your Rental Home appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Improve Tenant Communication with New Updates to Email & Text Messages Features

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Keeping in touch with your tenants, owners and vendors is easier than ever with the built-in messaging capabilities available for Rentec Direct landlords and property managers. Whether you are sending an email or text message to an individual or targeted group of individuals, the new, enhanced editor and automatic data insertion fields help to streamline the process. […]The post Improve Tenant Communication with New Updates to Email & Text Messages Features appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Rent vs. Buy – The Benefits of Renting

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - While the 2016 housing market predictions seem disconcerting for those wanting to break into home ownership, in reality, there are many benefits of renting.  In fact, renting is the preferred housing choice for those who value the flexibility and affordability associated with deferred ownership and maintenance. In the rent vs. buy debate, realtors and financial […]The post Rent vs. Buy – The Benefits of Renting appeared first on Rentec Direct.