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10 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you don’t have an A/C unit, want to keep your electricity costs down, or simply don’t trust your property’s outdated cooling system to work efficiently, we’ve put together the top simple and affordable tips for keeping your house cool this summer. Switch your ceiling fans. Change your ceiling fan setting so the blades turn […]The post 10 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer appeared first on Rentec Direct.

ACH vs. Checks – Which is better?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - The most common rent payment options for renters are paper checks and online payments made via ACH.  Online payment options have become a popular choice for property managers and landlords who want to offer renters convenient ways to pay their monthly rent. What are ACH payments? ACH transactions are typically faster to clear and far […]The post ACH vs. Checks – Which is better? appeared first on Rentec Direct.

How To Protect Yourself From Dangerous Tenants

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Daughter of Inglewood mayor charged with hiring a friend to attack her landlord… The news that made headlines this June, reveals one of the real dangers to professionals in the rental industry. Landlords and property managers have the potential to experience harassment, threats and even physical violence at the hands of their tenants. In the […]
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Move-In Specials to End Rental Vacancy Today

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Despite a competitive rental market, some property managers are attempting to entice new residents to their property with move-in specials and incentives. Free Rent? Free TV? Free parking? Waived application fee? Discounted security deposit? In an effort to avoid vacancy, newly constructed apartment owners offer rental incentives to future tenants. Move-in specials like discounted rent, […]
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How Long Does Tenant Turnover Take

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Once a lease ends and your tenants move out, you need to move quickly in order to get the property rent ready for the next renters to move in. The sooner your property is rent ready, the sooner you can start collecting rent, and the less money you will lose from vacancy. In an ideal […]
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The Lay of the Lawn: Rules and Responsibility for Lawn Care

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Every year, new landlords expect their tenants to complete basic yard work, and every year, new landlords are disappointed. Most renters don’t concern themselves with outdoor maintenance; even if yard care is part of the rental agreement, few tenants understand the effort landlords expect to keep a yard looking attractive and vibrant. A particular point of contention […]
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Can’t Open Downloaded Reports in Excel?

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you have recently updated your computer to run Windows 10, you might be experiencing an issue when trying to download and view reports.   A recent update by Microsoft to Office 365 prevents users from opening excel files that were downloaded from an online application (like some of our users are experiencing with reports […]
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New Legislation Will Benefit Rental Assistance Programs

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - A new housing policy bill, that will benefit rental assistance and public housing programs, passed unanimously in the Senate on Friday, July 15.   The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700) will make several reforms to Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs, and particularly to the Housing […]
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