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As an Oregonian, my phone has been ringing off the hook the last month with pre-recorded messages telling me why I should be affraid of what "some" Oregonians want.  The calls are coming in from cities where I have lived before (sneaky) and I sometimes pick up the call thinking it is an old frien...
                                                                                         Janell is a member of Rentec Direct, a web-based property management software program designed to help streamline tenant screening and the day-to-day operations of landlords and property managers.  
Last Thursday I hit the open road with our marketing guru from Rentec Direct, Kaycee Wegener.  While we had seen torrential downpours and storms the night before, our drive through Oregon was crystal clear and gorgeously littered with fall colors.   Our destination was the North Bend, Rental Owne...
 After reading this week about a bizarre hazardous waste discovery in an Idaho apartment complex, I got to thinking about the various dangerous activities that can get overlooked in Property Management, leaving tenants, neighbors and homeowners at risk.  While most illegal and dangerous behaviors...
Part of my daily line-up at Rentec Direct is sorting through any subscription cancellations to glean why a customer has decided to jump ship.  We keep a close eye on why/where people come to us, but an even closer look at why they leave.  Understanding where you went wrong is equally, if not mor...
Actually, you'll want to throw Montana and New Hampshire in the mix as well when making your guess.  So, the answer is that the residents of these states came out on top in a recent Gallup poll of "least likely to relocate to another state."  Yep, if they would have asked me, I would have concurr...
Frequently I wake with a song buzzing through my head - some good and some bad - and today was more like "oh, no, not that one!"  Yes, The 5th Dimension's "Age of Aquarius."  And if you want a big dose of wackiness, I've done the honors of adding in the video for you.  You're welcome. Call it scr...

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