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Free Professional Websites for Property Managers & Landlords

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - We’re pleased to announce that Rentec Direct now provides a free professional property management website to all Rentec Pro and PM subscribers.  Your free professional website is fully integrated with your property management software so it automatically includes all your vacant property listings, accepts online applications, and gives a single fully branded location for your tenants and owners […]The post Free Professional Websites for Property Managers & Landlords appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Must Do Spring Maintenance for Your Rentals

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Sunshine is thawing out the last remnants of winter as the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, that means it’s time for spring maintenance at your rental properties.  Crossing off the items on your spring cleaning to do list and getting after these simple maintenance jobs will fend off potential moisture problems, prevent costly […]The post Must Do Spring Maintenance for Your Rentals appeared first on Rentec Direct.

10 Tips Every Long Distance Landlord Needs To Know

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Whether you made a deliberate choice to expand your investment portfolio, or you inherited a property you want to rent out, if your property is located outside of your home town, you will find additional challenges as you take on the role of long-distance landlord. One of the biggest challenges for long distance landlords involves […]The post 10 Tips Every Long Distance Landlord Needs To Know appeared first on Rentec Direct.

New Lower Pricing Options of Faster Funding ACH Rent Payments

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct is pleased to offer faster funding options for ACH payments made to merchant accounts, with newly reduced pricing from our funding partners.   Some ACH payment processing can take 3-5 days (or longer depending on your bank), but with the expedited processing options, the hold time can be processed the same day so your […]The post New Lower Pricing Options of Faster Funding ACH Rent Payments appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Fair Housing Update – Illegal Use of Criminal Records For Tenant Screening

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - New guidance has been issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to explain legal use of evaluating criminal history when performing tenant screening for your rental properties. In clarifying what constitutes discriminatory behavior when reviewing a rental applicant’s criminal background, landlords and property managers may find they need to revisit their tenant […]The post Fair Housing Update – Illegal Use of Criminal Records For Tenant Screening appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How To Grow Your Property Management Business.

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - With the rental industry booming, there seems to be no short supply of tenants filling up your vacancies. The next step for a successful property management business is adding more doors and units to your portfolio. The best way to grow your business is to attract more owners by demonstrating the benefits of property management versus self-managed […]The post How To Grow Your Property Management Business. appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How Do Renters Find Their Next Apartment?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - There are currently more than 100 million renters in the United States, a number that has been steadily climbing since the beginning of the 21st century.  In the past year, high demand has led to decreased vacancy rates and a record breaking rent prices. High demand has created a competitive marketplace for the booming multifamily […]The post How Do Renters Find Their Next Apartment? appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Do I Need Property Management Software?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Owning or managing rental property can be a dream come true or a job full of headache and heartbreak.  Often times, the difference between a positive experience and a negative one is lack of knowledge about the resources that will make property management easier. The problems experienced by many property managers and landlords can be […]The post Do I Need Property Management Software? appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Make a Rental Property Feel like Home for Your Tenants (so they stay longer!)

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Landlords all want the same thing: low maintenance tenants who take care of the property and keep renewing their leases. Properly screening potential tenants and rewarding the good tenants are both great strategies for landlords hoping to find and keep excellent tenants. In addition to these, landlords should take a few extra steps to set the foundation of […]The post Make a Rental Property Feel like Home for Your Tenants (so they stay longer!) appeared first on Rentec Direct.

Sharing Work Orders with Property Owners – New Feature

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - An new update has been introduced to your Owner Portal that allows you to share work orders with your property owners.  On Monday, our developers introduced the option for account managers to share transaction attachments with owners in the Owner Portal, but development didn’t stop there.  The new work order sharing feature enhances your ability to […]The post Sharing Work Orders with Property Owners – New Feature appeared first on Rentec Direct.

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?

Posted By loculogic on Property

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.