Interview With Vitaliy Volpov (Podcast #399)

 Andrew Schultz (00:00:01): Hi, everyone. Welcome back to Rent Prep for Landlords. This is part of our interview series. I’m Andrew Schultz, community manager here at Rent Prep. I’m also a real estate broker in the state of New York with over 14 years of experience in the investment property and investment property and…Read More

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How To Calculate Travel Expenses For Rental Property

There are a lot of numbers to keep track of in the rental industry. From vacancy rates to rent averages, numbers are a constant source of information and wealth generation. But there’s one number that some landlords forget to keep their eyes on: mileage for rental property management. Tracking travel expenses for rental property management,…Read More

Double Deposits: How To Charge (Podcast #398)

This week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, goes over when to start considering charging double the amount for a deposit. Now that we’re in 2023, it’s becoming more and more popular to start digitizing leases. Find out the best places to create, manage and monitor your digital leases. Last, but…Read More

how to list property on zillow

How To List On Zillow: Getting Started On The Site

Whether you’re advertising your rental properties or selling off one of your investments, knowing how to list on Zillow is essential. This listing site has become one of the most popular. You want to be sure that you are reaching all potential renters and buyers, and your listing needs to be on Zillow for this…Read More

SmartMove Review: An Industry Expert’s Analysis

SmartMove is one of TransUnion’s tenant screening products. TransUnion is one of three major credit bureaus along with Experian and Equifax. In this SmartMove review, we will discuss the pros and the cons of their tenant screening product. This article will refer to the SmartMove product as the TransUnion Full Credit Report. Before we begin,…Read More

Rental Property Deductions

Tax Deductions For Rental Property: Write-Offs For Landlords

Every landlord and real estate investor who owns rental property carries responsibility for paying their taxes each year. This is an overwhelming process for many, and it’s easy to miss out on substantial money-saving deductions. However, missing out on essential rental property tax deductions knocks down your business profits. Deductions consider your business’s expenses when…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #397

When To Start Advertising Rentals (Podcast #397)

This week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, goes over when you should start advertising your rental property. What happens when a tenant refuses to get rid of a rental appliance? We’ll review how to handle appliances correctly if they are under rent control. Last, but not least, we’ve got the…Read More

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Commercial Landlord Responsibilities (A Guide For Landlords)

When someone says ”landlord,” most people think of residential landlords. Indeed,  most landlords work with residential investments before considering commercial properties due to the difference in cost. But do you know what commercial lease landlord responsibilities are involved when changing to commercial work? Many rental property investors are unfamiliar with commercial landlord responsibilities or leases…Read More

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Should You Use A Property Management App? (Landlord Guide)

One of the biggest obstacles landlords face in their line of work is a need for more time. Being as a landlord means that you may also be working as a property manager, handyman, and even a rental broker. Take back some of your time with a landlord property management app. Property management apps provide…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #396

Zillow Fair Market Values: What To Know (Podcast #396)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, goes over basic landlord responsibilities including property maintenance. The NY rent assistance program could come to an end here soon. We’ll go over everything you need to know about the upcoming changes. Are the fair market values for rent on Zillow reliable?…Read More