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What Is A Pet Screening For Rentals? (Landlord Guide)

Landlords who allow pets do so under specific regulations that protect their properties, and pet screening is a big part of how these landlords succeed. Without a pet interview or screening, landlords may accept tenants with pets that aren’t a good fit for the property. The relationship between landlord and tenant needs to include the…Read More

Special Edition: Interview With Stephen M. White (Podcast #400)

 In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats with RentPrep Founder, Stephen M. White. In this exclusive interview, we celebrate the 400th edition of the RentPrep for Landlords podcast with none other than RentPrep’s driving force, Stephen M. White. White discusses how he got started in the industry,…Read More

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Crypto And Real Estate: Understanding Their Relationship

Recent years have seen the popularity of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and NFTs skyrocket. News media cover stories about crypto companies, and many stores have begun their own forays into transactions involving cryptocurrencies. So, what is the relationship between real estate and cryptocurrency like today? As recently as five years ago, many landlords and investors felt…Read More

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Rental Property Cap Rate Explained (For Landlords)

Tracking the success and growth of your rental business is only possible with the right figures, formulas, and perspectives. One of the most valuable tools for investors is the cap rate for rentals, also known as the capitalization rate. Cap rates boil down a variety of information that gives you an idea of the expected…Read More

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

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Real Estate Virtual Tours: A How-To Guide For Landlords

Virtual reality is a hot term in the tech industry today. But, does this have any effect on the rental and real estate markets? It does: in the form of a virtual property tour. Real estate virtual tours already existed before COVID-19-related shutdowns required this innovation, but there’s no doubt these tours became more commonplace…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

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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