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New Full Credit Report for Tenant Screening

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct now offers a New Full Credit Report for tenant screening and software clients. The New Full Credit Report from Rentec Direct provides a detailed view of an applicant’s credit history including FICO credit score, payment patterns and payment history, bankruptcies, liens and judgements, collection accounts, SSN validation and residence and employment information. The […]
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Tips for Hosting A Resident Friendsgiving

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - It’s no secret that hosting tenant activities builds community and sets the stage for excellent landlord-tenant relationships. Creating opportunities for tenants to meet in a relaxed environment is crucial. Fostering connections early will guarantee less neighbor drama down the road and reduce tenant turnover. From low-key events like ice cream socials to large parties, you […]
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E-File 1099-MISC Tax Documents Now Includes State Filing

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Property managers can meet their state’s tax requirements by using Rentec’s new 1099-MISC state e-filing features to automatically submit tax forms online.  New deadlines for 1099-MISC tax reporting means that you need to start getting your papers together now for the upcoming tax season. You must file a 1099-MISC form for anyone who was paid more than […]
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5 Mobile Rental Inspection Apps for Property Management

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Advancements in mobile software applications has made it easier for landlords and property managers to complete rental inspections. Mobile inspection apps allow users to click-through an inspection checklist on their phone, take photos that are automatically attached to an inspection report, and generate downloadable PDF reports to be shared and stored. Inspection apps deliver convenient ways for landlords and tenants […]
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Tales From the Crypt… I Mean the PM Office – Renter Horror Stories

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - These are real stories from real property managers and landlords across the country who wanted to shared the horrors of rental management in honor of Halloween.  These stories are shared anonymously and any names have been changed to protect the tellers and culprits of these management nightmares. Where’s Fluffy Had a tenant from a new […]
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The Lazy Man’s Way To Pay Rent: No Pants Needed

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The dreaded rent due deadline looms every month, resulting in another chunk of your paycheck paying for those solid walls and protective roof that keeps you safe and sound each day. With the alternative resulting in certain eviction, paying rent takes 3 forms for most renters, each one less stressful than the last. Pay Rent […]
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How to Pick the Best Property Management Software and What to Avoid

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Picking the best property management software isn’t easy. Why? Because you’re constantly bombarded with misleading advertising, trumped up demos, and bad information … from high-pressure sales to overpriced platforms to promises of “one size fits all.” How do you ever find the software that’s right for you? You start by asking the best of the […]
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3 Proven Methods to End Rental Vacancy

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - An empty rental house is a cashflow killer that every property owner needs to avoid. Even one month of vacancy can mean the difference between a profitable year or a year in the hole. Like most bad business practices, the best way to eliminate vacancy from your rental management plan is to avoid it all […]
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Plan the Perfect Move-In Day for Your Renters

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Move-in day is the official start to your landlord-tenant relationship and sets the precedence for a great tenancy for years (and renewals) to come. One of the best things you can do to help your tenants have a smooth move-in day is to plan appropriately and communicate with your staff and future residents. Before Move-In […]
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10 Creative Ways to Wow Your Employees This Holiday Season

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - While company events shouldn’t be limited to once a year, the holiday season is an excellent time to enhance morale and celebrate success.  High morale has proven to boost employee retention and reduce turnover. Property managers and landlords need to pay especially close attention to ways to improve company culture and reduce turnover rates. A […]
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10 Must-Have Products To Deep Clean Your Rental

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Cleaning can be a quite a chore–literally. While you may not be looking forward to the task of deep cleaning your rental, it truly is necessary. If you’re moving out of your current rental and want to ensure your security deposit’s safe return, or you are moving into a new place and are not positive […]
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New 1099 Tax Deadline Change to Impact Property Managers and Landlords

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Every year, tax season brings a variety of changes – from forms to regulations – and this year is no exception. Beginning in 2017, for the 2016 reporting year, many important tax deadlines have changed, including the 1099 Tax deadline. Filers will be required to send 1099-MISC recipient copies and submit the forms to the […]
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How to Keep Your Renters Happy & Your Property Safe This Halloween

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - As your renters begin to set out their carved pumpkins and spooky ghost decorations, it’s easy to see that Halloween is well on its way. Take advantage of the holiday spirit by securing your property and providing helpful resources to your renters. With this small gesture, you’ll be well on your way to creating a […]
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House vs. Apt.: Which Rental is Right For You – Infographic

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - When it comes time to start your rental housing search, one of the biggest questions you will have to decide on is whether you want to live in an a house or an apartment. Each housing type has its perks depending on your lifestyle and property priorities. Price, privacy, amenities, space and location are all […]
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