RentPrep Podcast #378

Best Electronic Locks For Rentals (Podcast #378)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about using electronic locks for rental properties and which ones are Rent Prep’s top picks. Can you look up a tenant’s criminal history? You sure can. But, what you can do with the information is a puzzle on its own. Find…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #377

Tenant Requests Repairs: Does Landlord Pay? (Podcast #377)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about tenants that make a request for an unnecessary repair or upgrade. When dealing with contractors for your rental, find out if it is the tenant or the landlord’s responsibility to let the workers in. Last, but not least, find out what a landlord should do…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #376

Should You Use Realtors To Find Tenants? (Podcast #376)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about using a realtor to find and screen your potential tenants. We’ll also go over a recent story about squatters that moved into a family’s newly purchased home. Let’s just say the family was surprised to find people living there after just buying the property on…Read More

RentPrep Podcast #375

How To Sell + Purchase Rental Property (Podcast #375)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses how long to give tenants to vacate a rental property that you are selling. We’ll also go over what to request prior to purchasing an income property. For example, current leases, payment history of tenants and more. Last, but not least, should landlords photograph a fully-furnished…Read More

How To Deal With Messy Tenants (Podcast #374)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses messy tenants and the negative impact that they can have on your property. What’s better for profitability, a condo or a single-family rental? If conditions were nearly exactly the same, which would you choose and why? We’ll discuss our answer. Last, but not least, find out…Read More

Rental Emergency Funds: What To Know? (Podcast #373)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses the importance of emergency funds for rental properties, how much to save, where to save and more. Sometimes, tenants just don’t get along. As a landlord, it’s crucial to know how to deal with fighting tenants. Last, but not least, we’ll go over our top tips…Read More

Rental Listing Scams: How To Avoid (Podcast #372)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses the topic of rental property scams. What do you do if someone swipes your property photos to create a fake listing? Find out. Sometimes during the application process, you’ll come across applicants applying from out of state. If you’re accepting an out-of-state applicant, it’s important to…Read More

Unauthorized Pets & People In Rental (Podcast #371)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, explores the topic of landlords stumbling across unauthorized pets in a rental property as well as guests! Find out how to approach your tenant about the situation, when and how to send a notice to tenants to remove the pets and people and more. We’ll also chat…Read More

Cleaning Fees For Rental: What To Know (Podcast #370)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, explores the topic of cleaning fees for rental properties including a discussion around how to charge and price out the services. My oh my! If you’ve recently discovered asbestos on your property, you might be wondering how to handle the situation, especially if you have a tenant…Read More

Restraining Orders Against Landlords (Podcast #369)

In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about tenant-proofing a rental including what appliances to invest in, services and more. Yikes! What should a landlord do when a tenant refuses to fill out a W9 and why would a tenant need to fill out a W9 anyways? Last, but not least, we’ll chat…Read More