RentPrep Podcast #346

Coin-Operated Laundry In Rentals (Podcast #346)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, explores the idea of coin-operated laundry machines in rentals. Is it a good idea? Would it turn a better profit? Also in this episode, what happens when you’re trying to do renovations on a multi-unit property, but it’s disrupting your tenant’s sleep schedule? Last, but not least, what do you do…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #345

How To Break Up With Your Tenants (Podcast #345)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses how to break up with your difficult tenants, including a discussion around strategies like cash for keys and evictions. Also in this episode, Andrew chats about owning a rental property with HOA management. Is it a good idea? Last, but not least, the latest on California’s pledge to cover 80%…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #344

Move-In & Move-Out Inspections (Podcast #344)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about screening and leasing to couples. Should you just put one person on the lease? What if one applicant’s tenant score is significantly higher than the other applicant? Also in this episode, Andrew discusses the definition of “normal wear and tear,” and how to make it clear to tenants what…Read More

rentals and cannabis

Cannabis In Rentals: Where’s The Line? (Podcast #343)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about cannabis in rentals. Is there a line that you can draw despite it being legal in some states? Also in this episode, Andrew discusses a story of tenants who overpaid for more than a year and never realized it. Last, but not least, how do you handle tenants who…Read More

Current Rent Rate Trends Across U.S. (Podcast #342)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about rent rate trends around the U.S. including what states are seeing a rapid decrease and what states are seeing an exponential increase. Also in this episode, Andrew discusses how to manage mailboxes in a shared rental. Should you just have your tenant get a P.O. Box? Last, but not…Read More

Giving Gifts To Tenants For Holidays (Podcast #341)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, dives into holiday gift-giving for tenants. Is it appropriate to give your tenant a gift and if so, what are popular gifts to give? Also in this episode, Andrew discusses the importance of something as simple as a shower curtain and how that plays into renters insurance. Last, but not least,…Read More

Renting Out Gym Equipment To Tenants (Podcast #340)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over renting out gym equipment to tenants, liabilities to consider and whether or not it’s a good idea. Also in this episode, Andrew discusses how to deal with contractors that decide to do work before ever having authorization to do so. Last, but not least, have you heard about tenants…Read More

The 2020 Election’s Impact On Real Estate (Podcast #339)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over what passed at the state level for real estate investors as a result of the 2020 election. Also in this episode, Andrew discusses how long to keep old tenant files before discarding them. Should you keep old tenant files forever? Next, what happens when a tenant signs their lease…Read More

COVID-19 Spikes Rental Fraud (Podcast #338)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over the latest trend to hit the rental market; fraudulent rental applications. Due to COVID-19, the industry has seen an enormous spike in faulty paychecks, identity theft and more. Also in this episode, Andrew discusses how to handle tenants who are complaining about noise in a multi-family home. Can the…Read More

Rodent Responsibility: Landlord or Tenant? (Podcast #337)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about rodent control on rental property. Who is responsible, landlords or tenants? We’ll also discuss sharing home equity with a tenant. Is it a good or bad idea? What other options are there besides sharing equity in a rental property? Last, but not least, we’ll discuss utilities for rental properties….Read More