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

Posted By loculogic on Property

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!

Posted By loculogic on Property

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

Posted By loculogic on Property

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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How to Breakup with Your Landlord

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - This article was originally published on Kinja by Kaycee Wegener: How to Breakup with Your Landlord. While perfect breakups may be few and far between – especially when it comes to a significant other – there are ways you can call it quits with your landlord that leave you both feeling good about the split. […]
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Rental Listings JSON API – Add Rental Listings to Your Custom Website

Posted By loculogic on Property

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.  Rentec Direct is unable to provide support regarding advanced website programming for a website that was created outside of the Rentec Direct system. If you have questions, please […]
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5 Contractors a Landlord Can’t (and Shouldn’t) Live Without

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Being a landlord can be even more challenging than being a homeowner because any damage that your property might suffer will most likely be out of your control. Still, it is your duty to ensure that all repairs and maintenance issues are properly taken care of. While there are some basic home repairs which you […]
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10 Resident Event Ideas That You May Not Have Tried Before- Infographic

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Hosting a resident event is a classic way to put your appreciation for your tenants on display and to encourage a great resident community. You may feel inclined to avoid hosting the same old event, but know that planning can be a time-sink. Truthfully, hosting a great resident event is not difficult. Even a small […]
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Fair Housing Laws and Social Media Tips for Landlords

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - When marketing a vacant rental, landlords and property managers can turn to several options to promote their rental vacancy ad. Everything from a for rent sign to positing to the most popular rental listing sites can help you find the most qualified tenant for your property.  Gaining in popularity is the use of social channels to […]
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Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Renting to roommates significantly widens the pool of qualified tenants whose dual income makes living in your rental property more affordable. However, renting to roommates or co-tenants sometimes requires special attention when issues arise between the individuals that could ultimately put your rental property or your rental income at risk.     Renting to multiple, unrelated tenants […]
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Child-Proofing Your Rental Property

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https://www.rentecdirect.com - Except in the circumstance of senior-specific housing, federal fair housing regulations prevent landlords from refusing to rent to families with children. While many landlords understand this, landlords who fail to fully understand the implications of this law can land themselves in legal trouble. Something as seemingly-innocuous as suggesting a family with a toddler avoid renting […]
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How Much Rent Should I Charge For My Investment Property?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Several factors affect the amount of rent acceptable to charge tenants living in your rental property.  For landlords, rental payment amounts are a balance between generating a profitable possible rental income, maintaining a competitive price point, and attracting the best tenants. In a competitive rental market, most tenants have the opportunity to choose from several […]
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