Monthly Archives: October 2018

Governor Brown Signs His Last Rental Housing Laws

With the governor’s race between John H. Cox (R) and Gavin Newsom (D) fast approaching current California Governor Jerry Brown has been very busy, signing several rental housing laws that are expected to go in effect in January before he retires. Some of the recent laws that he has signed include the new balcony inspection requirement […]

How to Manage Your Rental Properties More Efficiently

Are you still managing your rental properties in Monterey County yourself? If so, you may be managing those rentals inefficiently, that’s why in this article we will provide you with several tips you can use to manage your rentals more efficiently and get a higher return on investment from them. Eliminate Paper Applications Are you […]

Multifamily Rental Properties vs Stocks – Learn More About Why You Should Invest In Multifamily

The long аwаіtеd stock market correction is finally hеrе аnd it’s not unсоmmоn tо сhесk thе nеwѕ to fіnd оut that the Dow іѕ dоwn 600 оnе day thеn uр 400 the next. If you’re an investor, thе bіg ԛuеѕtіоn you should have is if уоu ѕhоuld kеер your mоnеу іn stocks or іnvеѕt in […]

Do Landlords Have to Provide Appliances?

One of the most common questions that many renters have is if landlords are required to provide appliances. The answer to this question is no. Landlords in California and across the United States are not required to provide appliances like washers, dryers and refrigerators. This is why many rental properties in the state do not […]

How to Make More Money from Your Monterey County Rental Property In 2019

Are you searching for ways to make more money from your Monterey County rental property in 2019? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we will list for you several tips that you can use to generate more money from your rental property next year. Tip #1 – Consider Allowing Pets […]

Tips for First-Time Property Investment In Monterey County

Prореrtу investment is аn еxсіtіng buѕіnеѕѕ or ѕіdе huѕtlе that hаѕ a high іnсоmе potential. Yоu see іt on HGTV аnd rеаd аbоut іt іn buѕіnеѕѕ аnd fіnаnсіаl news, but that doesn’t mеаn it’s еаѕу. Eѕресіаllу as a first-time іnvеѕtоr, who’s nеw tо rulеѕ, rеgulаtіоnѕ, tасtісѕ аnd ѕtrаtеgіеѕ. Hоwеvеr, whеn you knоw whаt you’re dоіng […]

Are You Preparing Properly for Portfolio Growth?

The New Year is quickly approaching and as 2018 winds down it’s a great time to review your portfolio of Monterey County rental properties and start thinking about how you can grow your portfolio in the coming year. In this article, we will share with you several things you can do to start growing your […]

Rental News – Some Woodland Park Residents Now Must Show ID to Pay Rent

Residents of Woodland Park apartments recently learned Alliance Residential, the property management company that manages the East Palo Alto building, is now requiring tenants to show their ID when they pay their rents. The new requirement was immediately met with protests by the building’s residents who protested outside the headquarters of Alliance Residential with the […]

SB 721 Is Now State Law

Following the collapse of a balcony in the Berkley area in 2015 which killed six people, and also injured seven, SB 721 was authored by Senators Jerry hill and Nancy Skinner with the aim to increase the safety of balconies state wide and keep a disaster like the Berkley balcony collapse from happening again. This […]

Costa Hawkins – Learn More About The Consequences California Will Face If It’s Repealed

Since 1995, the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act has been a state law that’s kept cities in California from establishing their own forms of rent control, but times have changed. In most cities across California, rents have been climbing consistently for years. Renter advocacy groups have eyed Costa Hawkins as the “culprit” that has been […]