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 Show me some love!!  So what if I squeal!! =)    ----Kathryn   Rentec is your easy yet powerful all-in-one property management solution.  Learn more.Need tenant screening?  We have you covered there too.  Learn more.   --   
Here at Rentec Direct headquarters in Southern Oregon we have had some hot, hot days! Well over 100 degrees!http://www.kdrv.com/  When we get weather like this it is a good time to review some helpful tips that we can share with our tenants: 1) New batteries for the thermostat (Someone called in ...
The other night I smelled smoke and possibly something electrical.   I noticed the smoke was coming from our den.  We started unplugging all the electronics and everything else we could think of  and then we looked up.  It was the light!   After taking off the light cover we found this: A light b...
In Jackson County Oregon, The Oregon Department of Transportation is performing an experiement.  They are charging drivers 1.5 cents for each mile they drive. With more people turned on to hybrid and electric vehicles they are trying to find a different way to tax since the gas tax is not maintai...
You can all join me in the celebration of my  mothers home that just sold on Monday!! (hip-hip hooray) I  wanted to take a moment to share our experience from a sellers perspective and give kudos to the real estate agent on a job well done! .......... (Kathy Heald-Remax, Grants Pass, OR) My mothe...
INTERNATIONAL NO DIET DAYMAY 6, 2015Annual celebration of body acceptance.  This day is dedicated to promoting a healthy life style with a focus on health at any size and raising awareness about potential dieting dangers. My team member Janell, posted about this event last year with a picture of ...
Spring has Sprung.  Taxes are done.   Now it is time to have some fun!! Right?? Creating a spring checklist helps us stay on top of items.  Among testing smoke alarms/ inspecting A/c units and sharpening up the lawn mower blades.  We should take a little time getting our business files organized ...
Recently we rolled out Docusign integration which is a cool tool that property managers/landlords can use to send lease agreements electronically for signatures.   No more faxing, scanning and printing.  Once completed you may store all documents electronically. With this new roll out it reminded...
Being part of a property management software company has really opened my eyes to how important it is to keep up with ever changing technology.  Upgrades & Updates New features & Functions Are you mobile friendly?  Is your website secure?  To blog or not to blog  What is SEO?  Republish/ Reblog/ ...
  When a tenant is planning to vacate or maybe already has, it is likely you will receive a request for rental verification from another party following their tenant screening processes.    If the tenant was in good standing there shouldn't be a problem.  But if the tenant was less then the best ...

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