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Jun
30
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Online Payment Security for Landlords and Tenants

Ensuring online rent payments are made accurately, securely, and on time is the most important concern for landlords, property managers and tenants. It is also a most contentious point often leading to miscommunication, misunderstanding, and, worst case scenario, unlawful detainer court action. iManageRent has the solution: online rent payments using SSL protocol. (more…)

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Jun
17
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Do Good Landlords Have to Act as Good Parents?

Landlords, like parents, have many tried-and-true procedures that have acquired the golden patina of habit. Receiving a monthly paper rent check from tenants is one and wrought with hazards. Switch to iManageRent. You can pay rent online and set up reoccurring payments. It is easy and free! Email reminders arrive in your personal electronic inbox a few days before the rent is due.  You will avoid the, “Gosh, I almost forgot to pay the rent” panic. Convince your do-it-yourself landlord to switch to iManageRent by using the language he/she knows best: receipt of accurate and timely rent payments.  (more…)

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Jun
12
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Managing Rent Payments for Vacationing or Out-of-Town Landlords

Many landlords suffer monthly anxiety awaiting timely tenant rent payments to provide sufficient cash to pay the mortgage. This tension often increases when the landlord considers an out-of-town vacation or business trip between the 28th and the 10th of the month. Powerlessness, defined as the inability to control outcomes, may drive the landlord to hover over his/her tenants, experience nervous moments by the post box, and suffer long lines at the bank. The solution for the stressed landlord desperately needing an out-of-town break is clear: iManageRent. (more…)

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May
9
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The chatter is loud and clear

 

April was a very busy month, as we exhibited in three tradeshows and got in front of thousands of landlords and property managers. There is nothing more exhilarating than to see skeptical faces overcome by comforting smiles. YES, small landlords and managers can enjoy the same level of efficiency as their larger privileged brethrens. (more…)

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Apr
14
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When is monthly residential rent really due?

The lease or contract document between the tenant and landlord outlines specifically when tenant rent payments are due.  Sometimes the due date can be open to interpretation. Does a postmark date count as rent payments having been made even though the check may be delayed by the U.S. Postal Service, weather delivery issues, or vagaries of scheduling?  Do partial rent payments count toward timeliness? What about last month’s precedent?  If accepted late by the landlord in the past, does that change the rent payments rule? (more…)

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