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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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New Legislation Will Benefit Rental Assistance Programs

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A new housing policy bill, that will benefit rental assistance and public housing programs, passed unanimously in the Senate on Friday, July 15.   The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700) will make several reforms to Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs, and particularly to the Housing […]
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What’s Up with Those “55+” Rental Ads

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - While Senior housing is not a new concept, it is becoming an important topic in the housing industry because of the growing senior population. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that roughly 1 in 7 Americans is over the age of 65 and as 10,000 people turn 65 every day, that number will be 1 in […]
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Manage Your Social Reputation Like A Pro

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Social media has become a routine part of our daily lives. Utilizing its advantages to the fullest can place you leaps and bounds ahead of your competitors. On the flip side, failing to include social media in your business plan can cause a severely negative result. While social media has its shining moments and unprecedented […]
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10 Top Rental Listing Sites

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The best way to get maximum exposure for your rental vacancies involves placing rental ads in key locations online. A study from Apartments.com found that 61% of online apartment searches begin with either an apartment listing site or a search engine. Here is a list of the top spots to include on your online marketing […]
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How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you have ever been in a situation where you felt confident about getting all of your security deposit back, only to find that you were charged for areas you never even considered checking, this checklist is for you. The coveted return of the security deposit, at the end of tenancy, can feel elusive to some […]The post How To Get Your Security Deposit Back appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How To Catch Renters Lying on Their Rental Application

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - For one reason or another, some renters try to lie on their rental application. While it can be difficult to figure out whether or not an applicant is lying, it’s not impossible. Beyond the obvious fibs, applicants that provide fake references and paystubs can be difficult to detect when companies profit off their success. Here’s […]The post How To Catch Renters Lying on Their Rental Application appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Printing Deposit Slips For Your Bank To Scan – Feature Update

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct’s latest feature update will save you time at the bank. You can now print deposit slips directly from your Rentec Direct account that your bank can automatically scan. How Printed Deposit Slips Work at Banks When a bank scans a deposit slip or check, their scanning devices rely on special font and special magnetic […]The post Printing Deposit Slips For Your Bank To Scan – Feature Update appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Midyear Feature Wrap-Up — The Latest Updates from 2016

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Your development team at Rentec Direct has devoted more time this year to introduce new features and updates to the system than ever before.  We understand the importance of prioritizing your feature requests so you can utilize the most advance tools and software applications for your rental management. Rentec Direct is pleased to inform you […]The post Midyear Feature Wrap-Up — The Latest Updates from 2016 appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Quickly Access Tenant Contact Information – Feature Update

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct has added a useful new feature to improve ease of use: mouseover Tooltips for accessing contact information for your renters, owners, vendors, or managers. The new Tooltips feature in your software will streamline communication and make it easy to follow-up on late rent payments, upcoming lease expiration and other important notifications. What Does […]The post Quickly Access Tenant Contact Information – Feature Update appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How to Take Better Rental Listing Photos

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - It’s an old cliché, but everyone still loves to say it: “a picture is worth a thousand words” and trust us, when it comes to enticing potential tenants into making inquires, the old cliché rings a lot of truth. Including quality photos in your rental listings is no longer a courteous extra, it is necessary. […]The post How to Take Better Rental Listing Photos appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you just moved into a rental property that belongs to an HOA you might be a little confused about your new responsibilities as an HOA renter. This guide will give you an overview of what HOAs do, how rules are enforced in the community, and what your landlord’s duties are when you rent an […]The post Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How To Get a Personalized Business Email Address

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Email correspondence is the primary form of business communication with over 205 billion emails sent and received per day. To further standout as a professional in your industry, you can easily obtain a personal email that corresponds to your business and domain name. For example, info@rentecdirect.com looks more professional than rentecdirectinfo@gmail.com.  Also, a short email […]The post How To Get a Personalized Business Email Address appeared first on Rentec Direct.

What Is a Legal Eviction Process

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Irresponsible tenants are not only stressful to manage but they can put a serious dent in your cash flow.  Dealing with a bad tenant may cause a landlord to immediately assume he can move forward with an eviction. Evictions, however, must be handled delicately or you could be forced to allow the tenant to keep […]The post What Is a Legal Eviction Process appeared first on Rentec Direct.