How To Build Business Credit For Your Real Estate Venture

If you want to take out loans and find lines of credit for your real estate business, your business needs to be considered creditworthy. A strong business credit score will make you look more attractive to banks offering loans and mortgages and more viable to other businesses that you might want to work with. But…Read More

NYC’s Most Notorious Landlord (Podcast #429)

In this week’s podcast, Andrew Schultz discusses the latest news on one of NYC’s most notorious landlords to date. How much deep water is this person in? Sometimes, there are smells that you just can’t explain – including the ones in drains. Find out how to get rid of some of those nasty rental property…Read More

Top Property Manager Pet Peeves (Podcast #428)

In this week’s podcast, Andrew Schultz discusses some of the top property manager pet peeves when it comes to rental properties. Should everyone in a household be listed on a lease if the rent is only coming from one person? Find out now. And, last, but not least, annual inspections. What happens when you and…Read More

Tenant Breaks No Smoking Rules (Podcast #422)

In this week’s podcast, Andrew Schultz discusses tenants that like to break the no smoking clause that is clearly laid out in your lease agreement. Find out how to do a final walkthrough with a tenant and how to use a move-out checklist while doing so. And, last, but not least, discover how much of…Read More

Fair Housing Testing: What To Know (Podcast #418)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about fair housing testing and its role in uncovering evidence of racial discrimination in rental housing. Ready to digitize your rent payment system? We’ll give you tips on how to set up rent payments for tenants digitally. Last, but not least,…Read More

Should Tenants Carry Insurance? (Podcast #415)

We are back with another episode of the RentPrep for Landlords Podcast with your host, Andrew Schultz. In this podcast, we’ll explore tenant insurance and what exactly a tenant needs to include in their policy in order to protect themselves and the property. We’ll also go over your typical wear and tear damages and what…Read More

How To Hire A Property Management Company (Podcast #413)

We’re diving deep into the world on property management on this podcast! Community Manager and RentPrep For Landlords podcast host, Andrew Schultz, explores the topic of property management and what exactly that entails. From start a management business to hiring one, check out these top tips from a property manager himself. Find out if your…Read More

Interview With DoorLoop’s David Bitton (Podcast #412)

RentPrep Community Manager, Andrew Schultz, chats with Co-Founder & CMO, David Bitton, of DoorLoop about how landlords can market themselves to find new tenants. We’ll even touch on the possibility of creating a website for your investment properties to find better tenants and gain more visibility. Plus, find out how Bitton started in the industry…Read More

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Is Section 8 Good For Landlords? A Simple Benefits Guide

Updated July 2023 Sometimes, you’ll meet a potential tenant that you really like, but they just can’t afford the rent at your property so you have to let their application pass by. In the right situation, however, tenants that have hit hard times will have a Section 8 housing voucher they can use to rent…Read More

How To Use Rental Key Lock Boxes: Short-Term Rental Guide

Changing the entire lock on a short-term rental property every time tenants come and go would be prohibitively expensive for landlords. That’s why using a rent lock box for short-term rentals has become so popular. With the rise of short-term rentals for business and leisure travel, many landlords work to manage a variety of properties…Read More