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What to Do When Your Landlord Raises the Rent

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Getting a notice from your landlord that your rent is increasing would ruin anyone’s day. Unfortunately, this stress inducing reality has been happening across the country as reports of rental rates hitting an all time high have been making headlines regularly. After the initial shocks wares off (and the superlatives subside) it’s time to start […]
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Tooltips Provide Contact Details at a Glance – Feature Enhancement

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - When viewing properties, tenants or other lists in the Rentec Direct system, you may want to access contact information or other details without needing to click to a different page. Great news! Rentec Direct now supports convenient mouse-over tooltips to provide address, phone, email and other information.  Additional functions for editing a tenant or ledger within […]
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Can Micro-Apartments Solve the Multifamily Housing Shortage?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Ever since New York’s city council approved the development of their first micro-apartments (contradicting the 400-sq.-ft. minimum) in November 2015, tiny apartments have been in the limelight ever since. With over 60,000 applications received for New York’s Carmel Place even before it was completed, it’s hard not to be intrigued. However, now that the dust […]
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Can’t Open Downloaded Reports in Excel?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you have recently updated your computer to run Windows 10, you might be experiencing an issue when trying to download and view reports.   A recent update by Microsoft to Office 365 prevents users from opening excel files that were downloaded from an online application (like some of our users are experiencing with reports […]
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Setup a Desktop App for Your Rentec Software

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - To further streamline your workflow, we found a cool shortcut that will give you a desktop icon to open up your management software in just one click.   Rentec Direct’s online software will still be accessed through your internet browser, yet have the look and convenience of a native desktop app. You can easily install an icon […]
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How To Attract Millennial Renters

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Millennials and Gen-Y make up one of the largest renter groups, and there are many important reasons why you should care about this key demographic. So, what can you do to attract these millennial renters? This generation of renters value community, green-living, and technology. To catch a Gen-Y or millennials’ eye, you need to be focusing on […]
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How Long Does Tenant Turnover Take

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Once a lease ends and your tenants move out, you need to move quickly in order to get the property rent ready for the next renters to move in. The sooner your property is rent ready, the sooner you can start collecting rent, and the less money you will lose from vacancy. In an ideal […]
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5 Tips for Finding Your Dream Rental

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Finding the perfect rental these days takes more than just a Google search or a quick peruse in the paper to find a new home that will fit your needs. Discovering that magic listing with all the features you want in a new abode may require some patience and pre-planning, but it’s entirely worth it […]
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How To Protect Yourself From Dangerous Tenants

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Daughter of Inglewood mayor charged with hiring a friend to attack her landlord… The news that made headlines this June, reveals one of the real dangers to professionals in the rental industry. Landlords and property managers have the potential to experience harassment, threats and even physical violence at the hands of their tenants. In the […]
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10 Simple Steps For Writing the Perfect Rental Ads

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Creating beautiful rental ads that attract the right future renters is easy. A well crafted listing will also serve as your first step towards screening your renal applications, saving you time down the road. You can follow these simple steps below to create an informative and descriptive online advertisement for your vacant rental property.  Most […]
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Rental Laws About Security Deposits

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - While every landlord-tenant law is important, one of the major state laws landlords must pay particular close attention to is how to handle security deposits. Laws about security deposits establish how a landlord can use tenant funds in order to restore a property back to move-in condition. Security deposits are funds that a landlord holds […]
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How Your Maintenance Team Can Improve Renewal Rates

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - After a lease is signed, property maintenance teams often become the face of your management company. While your renters may call you to report a problem, it is your maintenance staff that knocks on the door to solve it. Whether onsite personnel or a contracted vendor, your renters will view the maintenance team that shows up […]
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