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What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability for Rentals

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Housing providers, like landlords and property managers, are responsible for providing their tenants with a safe and livable home. Most states refer to the exchange of rent for a safe, livable home between a landlord and tenant as the implied warranty of habitability. Nolo’s legal team explains that the term implied warranty of habitability comes […]
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Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

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https://www.rentecdirect.com -   Question: I just found out my landlord is selling my rental house – what does this mean for my housing situation? Answer: If you rent a home and you discover your landlords is selling the property, don’t start panicking (or packing) just yet. If you signed a lease agreement, your current and future landlord will […]
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Tenant vs. Landlord Property Maintenance

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - One of the benefits of renting includes the option for tenants to defer home maintenance to the property owner or management company.  When a pipe bursts or an appliance starts acting up, a renter simply needs to put in a call to their manager or landlord to fix the problem. While it may be true […]
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QuickBooks vs. Property Management Software for Rental Accounting

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - When you start managing rental property, you will need to find a good accounting system to track your rent payments, expenses, payments, and profits. Accounting Systems for Property Management Just like any business venture, you need to be able to track the monetary success (and failures) of your rental properties with a good accounting system. […]
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Rentec Direct Awards Computer Science Students with Tech Mastery Scholarship

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct is excited to announce the recipients of the Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship for Spring 2017… The Tech Mastery Scholarship program from Rentec Direct aims to assist undergraduate and graduate students with achieving their academic dreams and future goals in technology. “Technology is constantly changing and adapting thanks to new ideas and innovations from […]
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New Colorado Rental Law Allows Renters to Break Their Lease

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A new housing bill in Colorado allows victims of sexual assault and stalking to break a residential rental lease agreement, letting tenants move out without incurring any fines or financial penalties. On June 1, 2017, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a new law, House Bill 1035, giving victims of sexual assault and stalking options to […]
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Do I Need a Co-Signer for My Rental Lease?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Sometimes a landlord or property manager will ask a rental applicant to have a co-signer sign the lease agreement. Sometimes referred to as a guarantor, a co-signer signs the lease along with the tenant and agrees to pay the rent if the actual renter is unable to for any reason. Co-signers are not expected to […]
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What To Do When Your Tenants Hate Each Other

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - You ran the background checks.  You approved credit scores and financial responsibility.  References have been verified and security deposit and rent checks have cleared. You’ve done everything possible to ensure your tenants will respect the property and pay rent on time. But even the best tenant screening can’t prevent conflicting lifestyles between your neighboring tenants, […]
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5 Surprisingly Brilliant Ways to Use Command Strips

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Being a renter means you sometimes need to get a little creative with your decor and organizing to ensure you don’t damage your rental space and risk losing your security deposit. While it can seem like your options are limited, there are a lot of damage-free and creative solutions to ensure that your space is […]
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Summer Maintenance Tips: Infographic

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The temperatures are rising and summer is near. The change of seasons once again marks the time to attend to property maintenance, and while standard maintenance is important for every season, summer brings with it more chores to fully prepare your property. As your residents come outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, ensure that all your […]
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A Landlord’s Guide To Subleasing

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Whether a beach or an office calls your tenants away for a temporary relocation, subletting their rental property is a way for renters to offset their expenses while they are out of town. A sublet is when a tenant allows another person, not on the original lease, live in the rental property with the intent of covering […]
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How to Legally Deny a Rental Applicant

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Property managers are responsible for approving and rejecting rental applicants. As long as the reasons for denial are legitimate and meet Federal Fair Housing Guidelines, you have the right to approve the most qualified rental applicant to become your next tenant (and say “no” to the rest).   To understand just how often rental managers […]
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