Facebook bans far-right group Britain First

Facebook has banned the far-right political group Britain First for breaking rules that prohibit hate speech on the social media platform. The organization’s official Facebook page has been removed, along with those of Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. Facebook (FB) said they had “repeatedly posted content designed to incite animosity and hatred…

What To Do If You Are Getting Evicted

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Evictions are stressful.  If you received notice that your landlord or property manager is moving forward with a legal eviction, the best thing to do is to work with your landlord or manager to move out on amicable terms.  In some cases, you might be…

Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 205 SHARES 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.…

How to Save for A Home While Renting

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 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…

How to Breakup with Your Landlord

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 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…

Rental Listings JSON API – Add Rental Listings to Your Custom Website

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 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 create outside…

Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 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…

Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Asking the right questions when meeting your potential landlord or property manager will give you insight on relevant information relating to a future housing situation and set the framework for further interactions with management. Renting a new home is technically a business transaction and you…

Child-Proofing Your Rental Property

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. 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…