Monthly Archives: September 2019

What Are the Best Rental Property Renovations?

Are you planning on updating your Monterey County rental property? If so, even though rental property renovations can seem overwhelming at first, they are a lot easier than you think, especially if you follow these tips. Tip #1 – Renovate the Kitchen and Bathrooms First Since most people spend a lot of time in either […]

What Are the Pros and Cons Of Having Section 8 Rental Properties?

If you own rental properties in California, there’s no denying that you’re familiar with Section 8 and may be considering turning one or more of your properties into a Section 8 rental. Before moving forward with Section 8, this article will provide you with the pros and cons of Section 8 so you will know […]

What the Critics Are Saying About California’s Rent Control Efforts

AB 1482 will go down as being California’s first real foray into rent control and even though everyone will admit that the state has a problem with high rents, few people really are agreeing on what to do about. What Are the Critics Saying About Rent Control in California? As with any new piece of […]

Getting Started with Real Estate Investing? Here Are the Terms and Definitions That You Should Know

Real Estate investing is a fun business to be in because you are going to be building wealth while generating passive cash flow from your investment property. Although Real Estate Investing is a life-changing business it can be a little confusing at first because there are a lot of terms and definitions that you need […]

Property Management Tips – How to Save On Utility Costs With Multifamily Properties

If you own multifamily rental properties in Salinas or the Monterey area, you know how difficult utility costs can be, especially if you’re paying those utilities yourself. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to save money on utility costs especially if you follow the tips in this article. Lease or Rental Agreement First, make […]

Which Dog Breeds Should You Not Allow at Your Rental Properties?

In today’s world, roughly 50 percent of renters in the United States have pets (source – American Veterinary Association) and many of those pets are dogs. As someone who owns investment properties, you have to be ready for rental applications from tenants who own dogs. The big question is should you accept all dogs or […]

Salinas CA September 2019 Events

  Are you planning on visiting Salinas, CA in September, it’s a great place to be especially if you’re interested in things to do or local events. In this article, we will provide you with a list of things to do in Salinas, CA during September that you should add to your schedule. September 18th […]

California Rental Market News – Rent Caps Are Coming Thanks To AB-1482

De-facto rent control is coming to California thanks to AB-1482 getting approved in the California State Senate. Assemblyman David Chiu’s bill got the votes that it needed and will soon be signed by Governor Newsom who has been eager to pass some form of rent control this year following the loss of Proposition 10 in […]

Governor Newsom And Lawmakers Agree On Deal To Cap Rent Increases

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost been one year since the historic loss of Proposition 10, the ballot measure that would have repealed Costa Hawkins and implemented State Wide rent control. Following the loss, California’s elected officials went back to the drawing board in search of ways to accomplish their rent control goal and […]

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from your friends at 36 North Property Management! We hope you have a safe and happy holiday! Labor Day is a turning point in the year because kids are going back to school and there’s the reminder that fall is around the corner once again. Labor Day History Labor Day in the United States […]