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House hacking and why a rental management software makes sense

There is no doubt that house hacking is a great way to offset your mortgage and offers an easy way to dip your toes into rental ownership. There are distinct benefits and challenges associated with it. In order to make the business side of house hacking easier, consider adopting a software to help you manage

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How to record physical payments with RentMindMe

So you’ve started collecting rent online with RentMindMe.com and life is feeling pretty good. Then all of a sudden life throws you a curve ball. Your tenant can’t pay online this month for one reason or another. What do you do? Record the physical payment Because RentMindMe automates your rent billing, you’ll need to record

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Stop stressing about communication
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Save time and streamline communications with bulletins

We’ve all been there, you have to communicate with a group but don’t want to deal with the resulting flood of responses a group text leads too. Maybe you don’t mind the group text but prefer that your tenants don’t have each others contact info. That’s why RentMindMe offers bulletin communications. What are bulletins? Bulletins

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Rent collection faster with RentMindMe.com
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How to improve your rent collection times

Operating a successful rental business relies on your ability to collect rent, maintain strong relationships with tenants and implementing business systems that allow you to scale. RentMindMe property management software allows you to do all of the above. Since cash is king, let’s take a minute to talk about how RentMindMe improves your rent collection

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Maintenance management made easy with RentMindMe
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Quick guide to Work Orders in RentMindMe

Work Orders within RentMindMe streamline communication by providing your tenants a method for reporting maintenance needs. As DIY Landlords ourselves, we encourage our tenants to call our attention to small problems so they don’t become big issues down the line. What will using Work Orders do for my tenants and me? Prior to RentMindMe, we

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DIY Landlord managing turnover checklist
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Three things you must do when turning over a residential rental

Turnovers are a fact of life with owning rental properties. Here are three quick tips to ensuring you maximize your effectiveness when a rental unit turns over. Although it might mean you don’t collect rent for a brief stint, you should capitalize on the access to the rental unit and set it up so your

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Understanding my tenant experience with RentMindMe

In this post we will take a look at the tenant side of RentMindMe. You already know about all the features a landlord has, but now you can learn about all the great tools available to your tenants. Getting them enrolled is so quick and easy, you can seemlessly integrate RentMindMe any time througout the life

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Tenant paying rent online
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Tips for transitioning your tenants to online rent collection

You may be contemplating the idea of introducing online payments for your rental real estate business. If you are, this article is designed to provide you with visibility into some common questions your tenants might have as you talk to them about collecting rent online. Common questions from tenants This is the list of the

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landlord relaxing thanks to RentMindMe.com
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Three benefits of a virtual assistant for DIY Landlords

Are you working full time and hoping that rental real estate will be your ticket out of the rate race? It can be! And RentMindMe can help you achieve that dream. Here are three benefits of having a virtual assistant for managing your real estate investments. Benefit 1: Rent Collection RentMindMe will send gentle reminders

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How to manage multiple real estate portfolios with RentMindMe

One Manager, 3 Investment Portfolios In this article we will us Joe as an example. Joe is a DIY Landlord who manages his personal real estate portfolio and a couple of LLC’s with RentMindMe. Joe owns 5 single familiy homes which is how he got involved in real estate. He’s invested in Prime Time Partners,

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Reduce disconnected landlording tools with RentMindMe
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Why DIY Landlords should resolve to establish business systems in 2019

Are you a DIY Landlord or looking to become one in 2019? As the year gets started, let’s talk about the benefits you can realize from implementing business systems to save time, money and improve your communication with tenants. Time is Money, are you wasting it? Ask yourself these questions before we go any further…

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Text notifications and reminders
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The benefits of enabling text notifications in RentMindMe.com

Enabling text notifications in RentMindMe is not only easy, it provides several benefits to both landlords and tenants. When you have text notifications enabled, you’ll get instant confirmation of rent payments, maintenance issue updates and lease renewals. This tutorial will step you through how to enable text notifications for your RentMindMe profile. Because we know

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Tools within RentMindMe that make rental management easy

Managing rental properties provides great “passive income” but what if you could make that “passive income” a little more passive? That was our thought process when we set out to build RentMindMe. When you have the right tools in place, you can make owning and operating rental properties a breeze. Know your tenant’s setup status

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A Fresh Perspective from a Tenant Paying Rent Online

Over the last 12 years, I’ve moved a lot. Moving out of state for college, I moved (on average) once a year. When I moved back home to start a career, I moved a few more times. Nearly all of those moves were into a rental unit. With new rentals come the challenges of new

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Getting Started: How to Collect Rent via ACH Payment 

Today, accepting payments online is becoming a standard practice for many businesses — yes, that includes landlords and property managers. When it comes to larger payments like rent, some tenants may not feel comfortable using a credit card (or that may not have one). Also, the payee may not want to incur the fees associated

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Hire a bookkeeper to help manage your rental properties
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3 reasons to hire a bookkeeper when managing rental properties

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Toni Wood of Elite Bookkeeping Plus. After many years of managing the office and accounting for a local realtor and auctioneer, Toni decided to follow her dream of owning her own bookkeeping business. With the flexibility provided by technology and several property managers as clients, Toni

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9 Helpful Tips for Choosing the Right Rental Management Software

You’ve heard about your rental management software options, and now you’re ready to choose a partner. There are many options for helping landlords and property managers simplify their business. And while there are many, they’re not all created equal.  To help you find the perfect rental management software partner, we’ve put together tips and information

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7 Helpful Tips to Make Landlording Easier

Landlording doesn’t have to be stressful. You got into this business to earn extra income, and that’s possible if you make the most of your time. In reality, you need to treat your rentals like a business — not a side hustle or hobby.  The people the succeed at landlording follow some fundamental principles, which include:  Create systems

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How to easily report on billings beyond rent

Rent isn’t your only income when you manage rental properties. You might charge for water or other monthly utilities. We know from experience that when you have income beyond rent, there will come a time when you need to reconcile that income to your deposits. That’s why RentMindMe offers easy to use reports that compile

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Why shared contacts are useful

My wife and I self manage our rental properties. We are able to maintain that control based on using RentMindMe to manage our portfolio. The software has reduced our management tasks significantly. As we plotted out the featues that RentMindMe would offer, we recognized that each of us manage contacts in distinct ways. Shared Contacts

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Maintenance Management simplified with RentMindMe

As landlords ourselves, we understand how much time maintenance management can take. Whether you self manage your rentals or you farm out maintenance tasks to professionals, maintenance management with RentMindMe is easy. Let’s take a deeper look at some of simple yet robust maintenance management features offered by RentMindMe. Hide Work Orders There may be

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