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Costa Hawkins – Learn More About The Consequences California Will Face If It’s Repealed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

NO ON PROP. 10

In a study released this week, a UC Berkeley economist warns that repealing the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act would worsen the state’s housing shortage. The paper, authored by Kenneth T. Rosen and available here, focuses on the potential impacts of Proposition 10, a Nov. 6 ballot measure that would overturn 1995’s Costa-Hawkins Act. TO GET […]

Rental Home Inspections 101 | Monterey County Landlord Education

Rental property inspections provide an opportunity for you to check on any preventative maintenance items that might need to be taken care of, and to make sure your tenants are following the terms of their lease. Today, we’re talking about how often you should conduct inspections, and what you should look for while you’re at […]

How to Handle Maintenance Requests in Monterey County, CA

Rental maintenance, particularly emergency maintenance, requires consistent policies and procedures. The first thing any landlord or management company needs to do is set those up so tenants know how to submit maintenance requests. Let them know if they should text, make a phone call, or send the request online.