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RentPrep For Landlords is a podcast that dives deep into the world of being a landlord. Host Andrew Schultz discusses everything from gruesome tenant evictions to simple strategies to keep your sanity as a landlord. Past guests include Dan Lane of Rental Income Podcast, J. Massey of Cash Flow Diary, Tim Shiner featured in BiggerPockets, Clayton Morris, Mark Ferguson Invest four more, Emily with RentalRookie.

RentPrep For Landlords is a podcast that dives deep into the world of being a landlord. Host Andrew Schultz discusses everything from gruesome tenant evictions to simple strategies to keep your sanity as a landlord. Past guests include Dan Lane of Rental Income Podcast, J. Massey of Cash Flow Diary, Tim Shiner featured in BiggerPockets, Clayton Morris, Mark Ferguson Invest four more, Emily with RentalRookie.

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RentPrep For Landlords is a podcast that dives deep into the world of being a landlord. Host Andrew Schultz discusses everything from gruesome tenant evictions to simple strategies to keep your sanity as a landlord. Past guests include Dan Lane of Rental Income Podcast, J. Massey of Cash Flow Diary, Tim Shiner featured in BiggerPockets, Clayton Morris, Mark Ferguson Invest four more, Emily with RentalRookie.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best Electronic Locks For Rentals (Podcast #378)

5/19/2022
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 out more by listening to our latest podcast.

Duration:00:20:06

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

5/5/2022
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 when a tenant is allowing their children to create unsafe conditions at a rental property.

Duration:00:17:52

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

4/21/2022
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 the market.

Duration:00:23:43

How To Sell + Purchase Rentals (Podcast #375)

4/7/2022
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 apartment or an empty rental? What attracts tenants more? Find out in our latest podcast.

Duration:00:24:01

How To Deal With Messy Tenants (Podcast #374)

3/24/2022
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 the steps to possibly take when you have a hoarding tenant that is protected under the Fair Housing Act.

Duration:00:17:09

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

3/10/2022
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 for converting a single-family rental to a multi-family unit.

Duration:00:16:11

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

2/24/2022
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 make sure you follow the proper protocols to obtain a signed agreement and security deposit. We’ll also chat about the industry’s best...

Duration:00:20:09

Unauthorized Pets & People In Rental (Podcast #371)

2/10/2022
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 about the latest COVID-19 precautions to take when dealing with tenants including a tenant’s rights pertaining to COVID-19 and your rights as a landlord.

Duration:00:18:28

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

1/27/2022
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 currently living in the rental. No worries, we’ve got you covered! Last, but not least, we’ll chat about tenants that want to use property for office-use. Are...

Duration:00:17:26

Restraining Orders Against Landlords (Podcast #369)

1/13/2022
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 about a problem tenant that is claiming that people are forcefully breaking into a rental. Listen in now!

Duration:00:20:11

Help! Tenant Is A Hoarder (Podcast #368)

12/30/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over what to do if your tenant is a hoarder including what to expect when you want to take action. Lease renewals are always a hot topic amongst landlords. But, how far in advance should a landlord propose the signing of a new lease? Last, but not least, rental applicants that want to rent site-unseen from you are not uncommon. We’ll give you a few best practices on how to screen these specific tenants.

Duration:00:24:05

House Hacking: Who Pays For What? (Podcast #367)

12/16/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, how important it is to have a plan of action going into a house hacking scenario. We learn the story of one landlord that was doubting hiring a property management company because of costs. So, how much should someone pay? Last, but not least, what does a landlord do if they find evidence of smoking after the tenant moves out? To charge or not to charge, that is the question.

Duration:00:20:49

How To Spot Fake Paystubs (Podcast #366)

12/2/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, discusses the rise of fake paystubs and the impact it can have on landlords during the rental application process. What happens when you find a highly-recommended painter to fix up your rental property, but they don’t have something like business liability insurance? We’ll go over the best practices for hiring independent contractors. Discover the story of a tenant that signed a $10,000 contract to have a rental property bathroom...

Duration:00:23:04

Renting To Traveling Nurses (Podcast #365)

11/18/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, explores the ins and out of renting out your property to traveling professionals, such as nurses. If your rental is near a college, sometimes students put down a loan as a source of income. But, can student loans be used for housing? Find out the pros and cons of this specific scenario. Last, but not least, your tenant loses their job, now what? Discover how to go about the process of working with your now unemployed tenant.

Duration:00:21:52

How To Prevent Lease Violations (Podcast #364)

11/4/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over his tips and tricks to ensure that tenants remain in compliance with their lease agreements. This past year’s rental market has been on both sides of the spectrum; in some areas, rents are being raised, in other areas, rent just isn’t being paid. Here’s our outlook on the current state of the rental market. Last, but not least, when does one list a tenant-occupied property for rent? Find out in our latest podcast.

Duration:00:12:10

Section 8 Inspection Failures (Podcast #363)

10/21/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, goes over Section 8 inspections and what it means for landlords, including what to do if a Section 8 inspection fails. If you’re starting to reign in the rental applications, you might come across some potential tenants that are staying in the U.S. using a Visa. Discover what to look for when sorting through international applicants. Last, but not least, one landlord tells the story of what could have been a really bad tenant experience...

Duration:00:20:56

Corporate Housing: What Are The Rules? (Podcast #362)

10/7/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about renting to companies that would like to provide housing for their employees. Discover the stipulations for this type of arrangement. What should you do when a tenant with poor credit offers you a year’s worth of rent upfront? Sounds like a pretty sweet deal at first, but is it really? The answer may surprise you. Last, but not least, we’ve all had that one contractor that wanted their money upfront before ever finishing the...

Duration:00:20:47

Can A Tenant Run A Business In Rental? (Podcast #361)

9/23/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, talks about tenants running a business from your rental property. Can a tenant run a business from a property if they are just renting? Neighbor disputes have been around forever. But, what happens when the dispute is between a neighbor and a tenant. Landlords, find out if you should get involved in the riff-raff or leave it be. Last, but not least, we’ve got one story of an unwanted property guest that got lost in the property. How do...

Duration:00:17:26

How To Prove Rental Property Damage By Tenant (Podcast #360)

9/9/2021
In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about how to prove damage to a rental property caused by a tenant. Are you thinking about investing in a multifamily property? We’ll give you our best tips on what to look for when purchasing an investment property. Last, but not least, we’ve got one story of a rental applicant who accidentally texted a landlord something that they shouldn’t have! Find out what it was by listening in.

Duration:00:19:41

Security Deposits: When & How To Return (Podcast #359)

8/26/2021
Podcast Host, Andrew Schultz, chats about returning security deposits to tenants, including when to keep the deposits and when to give them back. We’ll also give you tips on what to include in a tenant reference letter, also known as a landlord recommendation letter. Last, but not least, we’ve got one story of a landlord who was experiencing an issue with the neighbor’s dog doing its dirty business on their property. Listen to our latest podcast to hear the rest of the story and more!

Duration:00:15:36