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Safe and Simple Rent Collection

For Money Crashers fans, collecting rent can have its challenges. PayRent will help you get paid on-time with minimum aggravation, all while making your renters happier.

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FOR LANDLORDS

It’s About Time

Money Crashers members Can Collect Rent in No Time

You already have enough on your plate. Maintenance, repairs, regulations, inspections, an endless list of chores that take over your day. We’ll help you take rent collection off your to-do list with just a few clicks.

RentDefense

An exclusive set of payment controls that ensures on-time rent payments and virtually eliminates NSF returns.

Payment Controls

Disallow partial payments, credit card acceptance, and choose whether to absorb transaction fees.

Rent Collection Policy

Set a relaxed or strict rent collection policy and we'll enforce it to ensure you get paid on-time.

Manual Transactions

Add one-time charges or apply payments and credits to tenant accounts to track all your transactions in one place.

Download Transactions

Download a Microsoft Excel compatible file of all your transactions or create a billing statement for a renter.

Express Funding

Normal bank transfers can take 5-7 business days. Get your money faster when you enroll in 3-day express funding.

RentCred

A safety net for renters that provides emergency cash and positive credit reporting for on-time payments.

Scheduled Auto-Pay

Tenants can set-up one-time or recurring automatic payments. You'll be notified when they do so you know what's coming.

Automatic Late Fees

Assess late fees, parking fees, and security deposits automatically so your renters always know what they owe.

Rent Reminders

Automated rent reminders help keep you in touch with renters and avoid last-minute confusion and stress.

Reporting and Tracking

Instant email notification when rent is paid as well as full accounting and tracking of rent charges and payments.

Pay With Cash or Credit

Give tenants a choice of either e-check or credit card payment methods to ensure rent is paid without interruption. 

Quick Tour

See why PayRent is preferred by Money Crashers fans like you.

PayRent provides safe, simple, and on-time rent payments with no contracts and no monthly minimums. Risk-free, stress-free, what have you got to lose?

Why PayRent?

Enhanced Privacy
and Security

You have options when it comes to collecting rent online. But most of them don’t offer the security and control you can get through PayRent.com. Your banking information is kept private and secure to minimize the risk of fraud. Payments are processed through the world’s largest and safest financial institutions. And you make the rules when it comes to late or partial payments so you don’t have to haggle with tenants. Something you can’t get from peer to peer money transfers services like Zelle™ or Venmo™.

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Life-Changing Convenience

You know the drill. Drive across town through traffic to check your lock box. Field frantic calls from tenants who can’t get their check to you before the cut-off time. Stress out when yet another check bounces. Explain again and again your late payment policy and rental terms. Save yourself all that time and energy by letting PayRent collect your rent, enforce your policies and give you back a little peace of mind.  

Ironclad Reliability

The demands of managing residential rentals are endless. In addition to your Money Crashers membership, it’s important to have a team you can rely on to keep the gears turning and the skids greased. Count on PayRent to reliably and securely collect rent on your behalf, kindly but firmly enforce your rent payment policies, and give you tools to minimize your property management workload.

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HOW TO

Collect Rent Online Safely and Simply

It’s time to end the hassle and stress that comes with collecting rent payments.

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1. Sign up for free

Sign up for our rent collection app is quick and easy. You'll need your federal tax ID (SSN or EIN) and banking information to get started. We'll verify your identity on the spot to make sure payments can be safely transferred. You'll be ready to accept rent payments in about 5 minutes.

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2. Add your properties

Once you're enrolled, adding rental units is a snap. Each unit can have its own settings for payment due date, partial payment acceptance, and blocking payments. Transaction fees can also be absorbed, passed along to the renter, or split between both parties.

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3. Invite your renters

Add your tenants to the platform and we'll send out an email invitation for them to join the service then help them through the process of adding a payment method. We're standing by via chat and phone to help them get up and running quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. If we haven’t answered all of them here, chat with us if you need assistance

Do I need to bank with a specific bank?

No. PayRent can deposit your rent payments to any bank with branches in the United States, usually within 3 days from when rent payments are made.

Is there a maximum transaction limit?

Yes. Our maximum per transaction is $50,000 USD. However, there is no limit to the number of transactions per month or per property. Splitting rent payments into multiple transactions is acceptable.

Can I create more than one PayRent account?

Yes. You can create as many PayRent accounts as you need. Many Landlords create separate accounts for each property or group of properties. You will need a unique email address for each account.

How do my renters enroll in the service?

Once you are signed up and logged into your dashboard, you have the ability to send an invitation to your renters via email. They can click on the link in that email and sign-up for the service.

What are the options for paying ACH transaction fees?

As a Money Crashers member, you have the option to absorb the ACH transaction fees, pass them through to your renter, or split a percentage of the fees between both parties.

Who pays for credit card transaction fees?

Making rent payments using a credit card is considered to be a convenience for a renter and is significantly more expensive than ACH. Renters pay all credit card transaction fees. There is no option for landlords to absorb or split these fees

Can I prevent renters from making payments?

Yes. each property has an option to prevent payments which can be manually toggled on or off at your convenience.

Will I receive a 1099K?

Internal Revenue Service rules require that we distribute an IRS 1099-K only if you exceed 200 transactions AND process more than $20,000 in rent payments annually through our service.

PayRent is on a mission to build a rent collection app that fosters a positive and productive relationship between renters and landlords. We focus less on transactions and more on the people behind them.

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