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#179 - Using Technology In The Screening Process

RentPrep For Landlords

Release Date: 11/02/2017

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about fair housing testing and its role in uncovering evidence of racial discrimination in rental housing. Ready to digitize your rent payment system? We’ll give you tips on how to set up rent payments for tenants digitally. Last, but not least, what’s the purpose of a property manager and when should you consider hiring one for your rental property? Find out in our latest podcast.

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about work from home tenants. Does it make more sense to be stricter on wear and tear rules since the majority of the time your tenants are home? Are you afraid you're too lenient on your tenants that pay rent late? Find out how to set up a process that works the best for both sides. It’s time to learn the difference between a notice to vacate and an eviction letter. And, yes they are two different things! Learn more by listening to this week’s podcast.

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about whether or not there should be limits on a tenancy. How long would you keep a tenant? We get it, musty smells in basements are not ideal. So, what should you do with those unfinished crawl spaces in your property that gather up moisture? Find out. Last, but not least, garbage disposals. Find out if these once ever-so-popular appliances are still trending in the industry.

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We are back with another episode of the RentPrep for Landlords Podcast with your host, Andrew Schultz. In this podcast, we'll explore tenant insurance and what exactly a tenant needs to include in their policy in order to protect themselves and the property. We'll also go over your typical wear and tear damages and what that means for your rental property including what is considered "normal." Last, but not least, are appliances warranties a good idea? Find out all this and more in our latest podcast.

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about the necessary steps to ensure that pet odor has been eliminated from a rental property. Sometimes, you’ll come to a rental property that offers oil heat. For those used to gas or electric, this can be, well, scary. Find out what to expect with oil heat. Last, but not least, what are some early warning signs that a tenant may not be rental ready? Hear some funny stories from landlords.

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We're diving deep into the world on property management on this podcast! Community Manager and RentPrep For Landlords podcast host, Andrew Schultz, explores the topic of property management and what exactly that entails. From start a management business to hiring one, check out these top tips from a property manager himself. Find out if your tenant should be getting renters insurance and what that means. It's time to get to know the pros and cons of this type of insurance. Does a lease start on move in day? Find out the answer in today's podcast!

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RentPrep Community Manager, Andrew Schultz, chats with Co-Founder & CMO, David Bitton, of DoorLoop about how landlords can market themselves to find new tenants. We'll even touch on the possibility of creating a website for your investment properties to find better tenants and gain more visibility. Plus, find out how Bitton started in the industry and became a visionary behind a well-known rental property management software.

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about what to do when you unexpectedly find a pet that your tenant snuck into the rental when your lease specifically says no pets. Should tenants pay the utility bills or should a landlord? It depends. Find out what to do when your tenant forgets to pay the rental utility bills. Last, but not least, we’ll tell you how collection agencies work with landlords to get any unpaid rent and more! Listen to the latest podcast today.

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, chats about replacing rental appliances. How many times should you repair an appliance before kicking it to the curb? Sometimes, tenants want to treat your rental as if it’s their own home by doing things like mowing the yard. As a landlord, should you allow it and, on top of that, allow the tenant to use your mower? Last, but not least, your tenant is moving out, but you’re unsure if the utilities were shut off for the rental. Is there a form that you receive as a landlord before utilities...

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In this week’s episode, Podcast Host, Property Manager & Business Owner, Andrew Schultz, discusses how best to deal with a rude tenant. If you’re finding it impossible to have a civil conversation with your renter, you’ll want to listen in. If you have a tenant with a million and one excuses for why their rent is always late, you may be left to question, can late fees be included with rent? Find out in this episode. Have your spotless tenants turned a bit messy? Here’s what to do if your tenants stop keeping up with your rental property.

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More Episodes

There is more and more technology available to help you manage your rental properties.

In this episode we talk about how you can use the following services to help automate your screening process.

Google Voice
Gmail Canned Responses
Apptoto.com 

These services will help to streamline and document communications through the tenant screening process.

Learn more by tuning into this episode.