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10 Things Nightmare Tenants Will Do

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - No one sets out to become a nightmare tenant. But for new  (or even seasoned) renters, it can feel difficult ensuring that you’re on your landlord’s good side. The key to checking if you’re a dream renter, and to avoiding becoming a bad one, is often a little extra knowledge and follow-through. TO avoid giving […]
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Rental Listings IFrame – Add Rental Listings To Your Website

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The following article is related to advanced programming features for your property management website.  This article was written to provide guidance to your webmaster or website designer. Adding Rental Listings to Your Custom Property Management Website While Rentec Direct provides a free property listings website to clients, another option is to create your own website […]
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How to Deal with Bad Neighbors at Your Rental Property

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Bad neighbors can bring down a rental property’s desirability making it difficult to maintain occupancy. Renters today evaluate a potential property by more than just the price point and interior features.  It even goes beyond amenities to include the property’s community and neighborhood. Just as the right price can make or break a signed lease, […]
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5 Things to Look for When Searching for a New Apartment

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Apartment hunting gets a bad rap. Yes, you have to scour countless maps online to find available apartments. Yes, you have to have a budget in mind and know what you can afford. And yes, you have to avoid getting sidetracked by those expensive places you can’t afford. But finding a great new apartment is […]
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5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success as A New Landlord

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Becoming a landlord can sound great on paper, and nothing sounds better than ensuring a steady stream of passive income. However, there’s more to landlording than you may think, and ensuring that you know the basics can prevent a cash-flow or legal issue down the road. Set yourself up for success as a new landlord […]
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The Facts About Fire Damage to Residential Properties

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Almost nothing can be as frightening as the news that there’s a fire on property you own or manage. Once you’re assured that your tenants are safe and that the flames are out, you need to focus on the property to return it to a livable condition. Even if the structure itself is still sound,

How Well Do You Know Your Rental Market?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you’re a property manager responsible for a large portfolio, or just a landlord with an attached rental space on your property, it’s important for you to know your potential renters well. Zillow recently released a quiz testing just how well you know your renters, based off of the Renters section of the 2017 Zillow […]
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Co-renters Now Have Access to the Tenant Portal – New Feature

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - New updates to the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal give co-renters access to the Tenant Portal to pay rent, submit maintenance requests, review statements, and receive notices. The Tenant Portal is your renters’ connection to you and their rental property. The Tenant Portal is accessed via the Resident Connect mobile app.   Resident Connect is a […]
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The True Cost of Renting an Apartment

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - One of the biggest surprises first-time renters run into is underestimating the true cost of living on their own and how to budget for expenses beyond a monthly rent payment.   It is important that every renter understand there are expenses that need to be factored into their budgets in addition to a rent payment. […]
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What To Do If You Are Getting Evicted

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Evictions are stressful. If you received notice that your landlord or property manager is moving forward with a legal eviction, the best thing to do is to work with your landlord or manager to move out on amicable terms. In some cases, you might be able to move out prior to an eviction lawsuit getting […]

Home Maintenance Tasks to Put on Your Spring To-Do List

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - It’s no secret that spring is on its way. And while some of you might still be viewing blankets of snow when looking out your window and may not be ready to think about spring maintenance, now truly is the time for most landlords and owners to ensure that their properties are ready for the […]
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Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Landlords are no different than the rest of us, who dream of going on vacation and taking a break from the day-to-day.  But owning and managing rental properties comes with certain responsibilities that can make taking even a short time off seem impossible. The truth is, with proper preparation, landlords can find a relaxing hiatus […]
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Free Digital Marketing Ideas for Filling Rental Vacancies

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Finding tenants quickly in a rental market is imperative for a landlord. When income generated on a property depends on having a trustworthy tenant filling the vacancy it’s important to know how to market your property. Digital marketing has become not only a popular avenue for landlords listing their properties but also a way to […]
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How to Save for A Home While Renting

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - For many future homeowners, renting is an important step at the beginning of the buying process. If you’ve ever weighed the pros and cons of renting vs. buying a home, you may find that renting now and saving up for a home in the future is the best plan for you. There are certainly a […]
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