Training Videos (Legacy)

This help article contains instructions for the Legacy Version of Rentec Direct. More information about the latest version of Rentec Direct can be found here: The Remodel | Rentec Direct’s Newest Software Update

To help new Rentec Direct users get started fast, we’ve compiled some video training materials that cover the core functionality of the program. 

These videos are recorded in HD, so they look best and can be viewed the easiest when viewed in full-screen mode. To enter full screen, just click the outward arrows in the lower-right of the video.   We are continually updating training videos. If you're working in new features not yet covered, reach out to your Client Success team for assistance

Overview & Help

  • Product Overview is a demonstration of the features and capabilities of Rentec Direct Property Management Software.
  • Need Help? Discover how to get help and access customer support for success!

Basic Features

  • Getting Started is a must-see for all new users with detailed steps, tips, and best practices for setting up your account. 
  • Settings personalize the software for your business needs. This video guides you through the basics of the software Settings and customization of the system.  
  • Managing Bank Accounts is the next step for accessing the accounting features within your software. 
  • Property Owners ... Learn how to add and manage all aspects of Property Owners within the PM version of Rentec Direct.
  • Properties are easy to add and manage in the software with this simple-to-follow tutorial. 
  • Tenants ... This video will guide you through detailed training on adding and managing tenants within Rentec Direct.
  • Tenant Deposits ... This video provides a brief demonstration on how to manage tenant deposits. You will be guided through the process of receiving a deposit, tracking deposits, charging against deposits, and finally returning deposits.
  • Reports ... This video will show you how to use the reporting system within Rentec Direct.
  • Electronic Rent Payments... Learn all the ins & outs for collecting rent, online application fees, and handling Owner disbursements
  • Posting Transactions ... This video walks you through the steps for recording property, tenant, account, and owner transactions. 

Additional Features

  • Bank Account Synchronization ... This video provides a short demonstration on how simple it is to connect your bank account in Rentec to your financial institution to download and synchronize transactions.
  • Manager Designations ... PM accounts have three different manager roles that can be assigned at the property level.  Learn how these roles work.
  • Tenant & Owner Portal Setup Instructions ... Detailed overview of all functions related to setup & features in the Tenant and Owner Portal.
  • Property Listing & Portal Links ... This video points you to the web addresses for your property listing page and owner & tenant portal login for direct use or to link into your webpage. 
  • Property Profile & Marketing ... This video will guide you through how to use the marketing features in Rentec PRO or PM.
  • Online Rental Applications & Tenant Screening...    Learn how to customize your Online Rental Application and use your built-in Tenant Screening tools.
  • Workorders ... This video will demonstrate the built-in workorder system within Rentec Direct. It will show you how to add and manage workorders and how tenants can post-repair requests from their tenant portal.
  • 1099 E Filing ... This How-To Video shows you how simple it is to use your data in Rentec Direct to file your 1099's with our filing partner Nelco.  For a more detailed description, watch Nelco's webinar created for Rentec Clients.
  • Cash Payments... Learn how easy it is to set up & use the Electronic Cash Payments tools built into your account. 
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