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Tips For Exploring Monterey County

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  Are you planning on traveling to Monterey County for business or family? If so, don’t miss your chance to explore the area and see things that most people miss. In this article we will provide you several tips on how to explore Monterey County like a long time resident. What To Take With You […]

Rental Property Pitfalls That Want You To Avoid

It doesn’t matter if you’ve owned rental properties for years, or you’re just getting started, there are rental property “pitfalls” that you want to avoid making. In this article we will cover we will provide you with a list of rental property pitfalls that you don’t want to make. Skipping Tenant Background Checks Don’t base […]

John Steinbeck’s Former Writers Studio Is Now Available For Rent

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    There’s no doubt that Steinbeck was one of the most famous writers to ever come from Salinas, CA and his influence is still felt decades after his death. Thanks to the Internet and the popularity of vacation rentals in the area, Steinbeck’s former writers studio is now available for rent as a vacation […]

What Is Build to Rent? Learn More About the Latest Trend in The Single-Family Rental Market

There’s no denying that more people are renting these days than buying, especially in Europe where there is a Build to Rent trend that that’s taking the single-family market by storm. With Build to Rent, homes are being constructed specifically for renters instead of selling those homes as builders may have done in the past. […]

What’s the Best Capitalization Rate When Investing in Real Estate?

Are you planning on investing in rental properties in Monterey County, or elsewhere in the United States? If this investment property will be your first, you’re going to want to know what is a good capitalization rate (cap rate) for your investment. In this article we will break down cap rates in real estate investment […]

What to do when a tenant wants to break their lease

If you own rental properties in Monterey County, or elsewhere in the United States, for any length of time you may encounter a tenant who lets you know that they are going to have to break their lease. Although this isn’t unexpected, it’s something that every landlord should expect to happen to them at some […]

Should You Build An Accessory Dwelling Unit?

  Do you own a home in Monterey County and are considering building an accessory dwelling unit on it? If so, this is a smart decision to make because it’s also a great way to earn rental income when you rent that ADU out. In this article we will provide you with several important points […]

How to Choose A Profitable Monterey County Rental Property – The Do’s and Don’ts

Are you planning on investing in a rental property in Monterey County? If so, you’re making a smart choice! Although buying a rental property is an excellent way to increase your net worth, and build wealth, the reality is that there are some “do’s and don’ts” that you should consider when buying a rental property. […]

Things to do in Monterey County this weekend

Searching for things to do in Monterey County this weekend? If so, it’s a great time of year to visit or live in the area because there’s no shortage of things to do. Monterey Bay Aquarium © Courtesy of belyay – Fotolia.com Founded in 1984, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a public aquarium located on the site […]

What are the best rental property upgrades that you should make?

Are you planning on upgrading your rental property? If so, this can be a tough decision to make because there potentially are many areas that you should focus on upgrading. To get the best return on investment you should focus on first upgrading the bathroom in your rental property because combined with the kitchen it’s […]