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A Property Manager’s Guide to Decorating Your Office

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Decorating your office may not be high on your list of priorities, but just like the clothes you wear, your office can say a lot about you both professionally and personally. Keeping your office well-decorated and organized sends the message that you pay attention to details and don’t let things get out of control. An […]
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What is a Good Return on a Real Estate Investment?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Numbers never lie. Good investments require analysis. If you do your math right, you’ll have a pretty good idea of what your investment’s return will be. Setting unrealistic rates of return on investments is one of the main reasons new investors lose money. Most newbie real estate investors simply don’t understand how compounding works. Essentially, […]
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How to Write a Pet Resume For Your Rental Application

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Finding a pet-friendly rental can be a huge challenge for renters, especially when you’re living in an already competitive market. A pet resume may prove to be the answer to landing that coveted pet-friendly rental. With many landlords and property managers making the decision to place restrictions on pets (or disallow pets altogether), your choices […]
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6 Minor Rental Property Upgrades That Attract Tenants

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If only your budget was as limitless as your imagination, you’ve surely thought of the many ways you could improve your rental property and the luxury amenities you’d provide your tenants if only you had the money — things like tennis courts, fitness centers, swimming pools, game rooms and high-end lounging areas. Of course, you’d […]
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Rent Control: What It Means For The Real Estate Marketplace

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - This article was originally published on Forbes by Nathan Miller, President of Rentec Direct.  Rental rates continue to rise year over year, with a vast majority of the nation’s 100 largest cities seeing increases. For tenants, the first question that often comes to mind is: “Is this even legal?!” The short answer is yes, unless you live […]
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How to Legally Evict a Tenant

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Evictions are a landlord’s worst nightmare.  Mostly because it means you have a tenant who has broken a lease term or who isn’t paying rent and you need them to vacate the property as soon as possible. Evictions are more than just telling a renter to move out or changing the locks. Evictions are a […]
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E-File your 1099s with Rentec Direct for the 2019 Tax Deadline

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Welcome to 2019 and another great year in property management. Besides new goals and resolutions for a fantastic new year, this marks the upcoming tax deadline. Thankfully, Rentec Direct property managers and landlords have access to helpful tools that make the 2019 tax reporting season as painless as possible. One of the most important tax […]
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How to Convince Your Tenants to Get Renters Insurance

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Did you know that over 90 percent of homeowners carry a homeowner’s insurance policy, but less than 50 percent of renters have renters insurance? Renters insurance is an amazing tool for your tenants because it gives them protection for their personal belongings against liability charges, against medical charges, and it helps them cover the cost […]
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Winter Safety and Heating Tips on The Housecall Blog

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct’s Brentnie Daggett is a regular contributor to Housecall, the official blog of RISMedia, which covers real estate news that spans the gamut of the industry. RISMedia has been a leader in the real estate industry for 34 years, and also publishes the popular Real Estate magazine and several other specialty publications. You’ll most […]
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1st Apartment Necessities (That You May Have Forgotten)

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Moving into your first apartment is an exciting step. However, when those moving-day jitters combine with forgetfulness or poor planning, it can lead to unneeded frustration. Make certain you have everything you need by reviewing these 5 first apartment necessities that you may have forgotten. Shower Curtain: You’ve purchased all the toiletries that the stores […]
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New Feature- Unleashing the Power of Cash Payments

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - We’ve all experienced that one secretive tenant. They claim to be a “gardener” but walk with such an air of confidence and drive a jet black SUV. You know the one. They dress in a black suit with a black tie and sunglasses. They only pay rent in cases full of cash which are slid […]
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Problems to Check for in an Older Apartment Building or Home

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Taking an older apartment building or home and renovating it into modern, beautiful units comes with some unique challenges. You’ll gain a lot of personality and likely get an older building at a great price, but there are some specific things you should be aware of before investing. Rent prices in the United States increased […]
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The Manager’s Plateau – Part One: 7 Things Every Property Manager Should Do Before Accepting Tenants

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The Managers Plateau – Part One As a property manager, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Most people think all you have to do is sit back and collect rent – but the truth is, there’s a lot more involved. Before you can accept tenants, you’ve got to do your due diligence and do […]
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Preparing Your Rental for a New Tenant: Steps for a Smooth Turnover

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Before renting your property to a new tenant, there are a few essential steps you need to complete for a smooth tenant turnover. It’s your legal responsibility to provide a comfortable, healthy and safe living environment to your tenants, which often entails performing some essential repairs and upgrades. Aside from meeting all the legal requirements, […]
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