How Much Rent Should I Charge For My Investment Property?

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Several factors affect the amount of rent acceptable to charge tenants living in your rental property.  For landlords, rental payment amounts are a balance between generating a profitable possible rental income, maintaining a competitive price point, and attracting the best tenants. In a competitive rental…

The 5 Types of Minimalist Design

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Minimalism as a decor choice and a lifestyle pursuit is growing like wildfire. As more and more subscribe to the trend of living simply, it’s easy to put all minimalists under the same design umbrella. However, like every decor trend, there are different branches of…

Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

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

Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Rental property owners and managers are responsible for providing safe and healthy conditions for their tenants.  Rental property safety includes keeping tenants safe from physical harm from insecure or damaged structures, reducing the threat of criminal intruders that could harm or threaten your tenants, and…

New Rental Laws for Connecticut Effective for 2017

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Rentec Direct. Connecticut has recently introduced new legislation regarding rental housing law in an attempt to regulate landlord behavior and protect renters, according to JD Supra. Rental laws involving security deposits, foreclosed leasehold interests, substitute housing, and the disposition of deceased tenant’s belongs have been signed by…