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Should I add Property Management to my Real Estate Business?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - At some point in every real estate broker’s career – and probably more than once – they will be asked, “have you ever considered going into property management?”. If your initial reaction to this question as a real estate professional is “No way, no how!” then let’s take a realistic look at how property management […]
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1099 Tax Requirements for Property Managers

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Besides actually paying your taxes, one of the biggest tax related stresses for property managers involves 1099-MISC reporting.  Property managers are required to issue a 1099-MISC tax form for any service provider or owner who receives more than $600 related to their rental business.   This tax season, the IRS requires everyone to provide a […]
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Rentec Protect: An Exclusive Tenant Screening Club for Your Rentals

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Introducing an exclusive tenant screening club to protect your rental properties and investments. Rentec Direct has long been the leader in tenant screening solutions for landlords and property managers by providing the best credit reports, criminal background checks, and eviction history searches on rental applicants.  Landlords and property managers use these reports to determine if […]
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New Renters Insurance Options Available in Your Rentec Direct Software

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct is excited to announce a new feature that will help your renters protect their belongings by offering renters insurance within your property management software through a new partnership with Sure, the leading agent of renter insurance policies.   Rentec Direct is pleased to partner with Sure to help customers purchase and manage insurance […]
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The Renter’s Guide to Styling a Bookshelf

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Behold: the bookshelf! It’s truthfully underrated and should be touted as the renter’s best friend when it comes to decorating and creating small space storage. Creating an attractive living area without compromising your floor space can be a challenge for any home or apartment dweller… doing this without installing permanent fixtures presents a whole new […]
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New Mobile App for Your Property Management Owners

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct introduces a new mobile solution for property managers to share with their owner clients with the Owner Connect by Rentec Direct mobile app. Owner Connect is a mobile app of the Rentec Direct Owner Portal. The Owner Portal is a valuable tool for your property management business to allow your owner clients to […]
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Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Ever notice that when you search for tenant screening on Google how every option you click claims to have the “best” reports?   With over 600,000 search results for “Tenant Screening”, how do you know which option really is the best and how do you know the reports you’ve ordered are accurate?   I’m going […]
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How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - The holiday season is right before us. Full of hectic charm and warm wishes, it can be easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of family gatherings, school plays, and office parties. In the excitement of preparing for the holiday fun, many renters unintentionally ignore the terms of their lease agreement. This can not […]
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Drone Photography for Property Managers and Landlords

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - If you have spent much time looking at real estate listings recently you likely have seen aerial photos, captured by drone photography equipment, being used for marketing. Drone photos can provide much more than just a ‘cool’ look to a property.  From roof inspections to showcasing area amenities there are many use cases for those […]
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Introducing a New Mobile App for Rentec Direct Renters

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Rentec Direct introduces a new mobile solution for renters with the Resident Connect by Rentec Direct mobile app. Resident Connect is a mobile app of the Rentec Direct Tenant Portal. Through the app, your renters can pay their rent online, submit maintenance requests, review statements, and check property notices. The Resident Connect mobile app also […]
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Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - Small space living requires some compromises, but a seasoned small-spacer knows that most disadvantages merely need to be met with a little storage and decor creativity. That said, even the most steadfast minimalist can have their second-thoughts when considering the possibility of hosting for the holidays.  With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, you might be wishing your […]
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Landlord and Renter Rights After California Wildfires

Posted By loculogic on Property

https://www.rentecdirect.com - The fires in Northern California’s Bay Area have left communities, families, and individuals devastated as they deal with the tragic aftermath.   According to CAL FIRE, at the peak of the wildfires there were 21 major wildfires that, in total, burned over 245,000 acres, forced 100,000 to evacuate, destroyed an estimated 8,900 structures (as damage […]
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