Questions To Ask Potential Renters (Podcast #336)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over essential questions to ask potential tenants and the top red flags to look for when screening renters. Andrew also discusses a new ruling in Portland, Oregon that states landlords must now pay their tenants’ relocation costs if those tenants can’t afford the rent increases they’re imposing. Last, but not…Read More

Rental Property During COVID-19 (Podcast #335)

Podcast Host and Property Manager, Andrew Schultz, goes into detail about tenants who refuse to sign a release form to show and sell your rental property. Plus, the best tips on how to handle tenants with little to no credit history, and a heartwarming story of a tenant who painted a mural for a landlord…Read More

Can A Tenant Remodel Without Permission? (Podcast #334)

Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over how to manage tenants who remodel your rental property without your permission. Are they allowed to do so and do you have to pay for the property renovation? Also in this episode, we’ll discuss an ongoing email scam that landlords should be made aware of. Plus, we’ll chat about…Read More

Section 8 Housing Vouchers (Podcast #333)

In this podcast, we’ll go over Section 8 vouchers, how they are used in the rental industry and the rules behind accepting them. We’ll also discuss how to deal with neighbors who are not fans of your tenants and compensating tenants while repairs or renovations are taking place on their apartment. Should you pay tenants…Read More

Best Practices For Inheriting Tenants (Podcast #332)

Inheriting tenants can either be the best thing ever or a nightmare. Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over the best practices for inheriting tenants, including whether or not you should keep the tenants and how to handle their leases. Also in this episode, we’ll discuss tenants who vacate the property but forget about everything in…Read More

Bookkeeping Advice For Rental Properties (Podcast #331)

Renting properties out is a business. When you have four or five rental properties, managing accounts can become somewhat of a task. So, how do you keep your tenants’ accounts organized while still maintaining your personal life? Podcast host and Property Manager, Andrew Schultz, explores the topic. Plus, we’ll discuss what to do if you’ve…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #330

Rental Property Disclosure (Podcast #330)

When you go to show a rental property, how much information should you disclose? Maybe the neighbors are sensitive to loud parties or the basement floods a little when it rains. Whatever it is, podcast host, Andrew Schultz touches on how to much to disclose to tenants and more. Also in this episode, we’ll discuss…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #329

Best Tips: Cash for Keys (Podcast #329)

Rather than go through the eviction process, landlords have the ability to offer tenants a lump sum of money in exchange for a tenant to vacate the property, also known as cash for keys. In this podcast, we’ll go over the best tips to make a landlord and tenant happy with any cash for keys…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #328

Property Damage: Who Is Responsible? (Podcast #328)

What happens when your tenant’s renters insurance or your homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover an unexpected sump pump flood? In this latest podcast, host Andrew Schultz talks about insurance coverage for property damage and how to manage tenants who refuse to take responsibility. Plus, we’ll chat about what to do with potential tenants who recently decided…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #327

Should You Rent To Friends? (Podcast #327)

When a close friend tells you how much of a great tenant they would be, would you consider renting to them? Listen in to hear what Property Manager & Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, has to say about renting to friends. Also in this episode, we’ll discuss the end of The Cares Act and tenants who…Read More