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The Property Manager’s Guide to Long-Term Maintenance

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - As tenants browse for their next apartment, they search for properties with an attractive appearance. Whether it’s reasonable or not, they judge an exterior as an indicator of quality, and they might pass on buildings which seem old and dilapidated. Maintenance has far-reaching implications for value and profitability. Naturally, it’s essential to address issues before […]
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Spring Cleaning for Landlords & Tenants

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Springtime is here and it’s time to open the windows and clear the mustiness of winter. For landlords, it’s time not only for vital spring maintenance, but it’s important to tend to the external landscaping of the property. For tenants, now is an excellent time to deep-clean your space, change HVAC filters, and ensure you […]
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New Webinar Schedule for Rentec Direct Success Series | Spring 2019

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct is excited to offer free educational webinars for clients and users to better understand their property management software. Each webinar is designed with client success in mind, where you will learn valuable tools and handy tricks to do your job more efficiently and get the most out of Rentec Direct’s powerful software. Webinars […]
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Is Your Rental Prepared for a Winter Emergency?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Winter weather isn’t kind to those who don’t prepare for it. With snow, sleet and freezing rain, your property might sustain damage without the proper precautions. You have to take a proactive approach to maintenance, taking preventive measures to ensure your rental and tenants are safe during a storm. Fortunately, many of these preventive measures […]
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When to Say “No” to Your Tenants

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Being a landlord is not for the faint of heart; from dealing with tenant horror stories to facing everyday difficulties with your tenants, you can face some hard-to-navigate situations during your time as a landlord. In the end, your profitability will be directly affected by the choices you make when interacting with your tenants. And […]
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Webinar Recap: Custom Forms and eSignatures with DocuSign

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Access the webinar recording here: Custom Forms and eSignatures with DocuSign As a property manager or landlord, one of your many tasks is creating and executing important contracts and paperwork for your tenants, owners, and business. With the help of Rentec Direct, you can create, process, store, and sign all these important forms related to […]
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What Your Tenants Don’t Know – The True Cost of Renters Insurance

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Despite the relatively low cost of renters insurance,  research shows that more than half of America’s renting population does not carry renters insurance.  Renters insurance can cover the cost for things like fixing damaged property from an overflowing bathtub, replacing a stolen TV or medical expenses if a guest hurts himself while in a renter’s home. […]
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7 Tips For Property Managers to Create Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - When used correctly, email marketing can be an incredibly effective tool for reaching new clients, communicating with existing ones and promoting your business. It also makes it easier for property managers to communicate with a large number of people with very little effort and expense. Here are some tips to get the most out of […]
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Spring Maintenance Tasks for Your Rental Property

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - While our favorite groundhog’s timing may have been incorrect, spring is finally a skip and a hop away. As the sun starts peeking through the clouds and thawing the last reminders of winter’s chill, it is likely your tenants will start to head outside to enjoy the fresh air once again. That means spring property […]
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Stylish Storage Solutions for Closetless Rentals

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rental living can come with a host of benefits like amenities from gyms to pool- or simply the lack of dealing with large maintenance issues- can make living in a good rental a dream. However, having limited space does have its setbacks, and not having enough (or any) closet or pantry options can be at […]
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5 Energy Saving Myths That Won’t Help Your Utility Bills

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - It doesn’t take much work to find tips, tricks and quick solutions that promise to lower your utility bills. The web is crowded with articles on the subject,  and a single search will yield thousands of results. With all of this content competing for your attention, how do you separate truth from myth? If you’re […]
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5 Ways to Develop Community in Your Rental Properties

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Developing community within your multifamily properties is vital to ensure higher renewal rates, as well as, a more smooth managing situation. Ensuring that your residents are not bickering or feeling unwelcome will lessen tenant complaints and diminish your workload. These tips will help you along the way if you are ready to truly develop community in […]
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What Every Landlord Should Know About Pet Breeds

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Well-kept pet-friendly rentals are coveted by many renters and harder to come by than most would like. And while you may already know the vast benefits to having a pet-friendly rental policy, there are more nuanced decisions landlords and managers must make beyond simply allowing or disallowing pets in your rental units. Breed restrictions are […]
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Webinar Recap: Accounting and Reconciliation with Rentec Direct

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Access the webinar recording here: Accounting & Reconciliation Tools One of the most important tasks in rental management is good accounting and bookkeeping. We understand how valuable good account management is for your rental business. Rentec Direct recently hosted a webinar on Accounting and Reconciliation.  The webinar included valuable information from your Director of Client […]
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