Category Archives: Property Management Tips

Are Landlords Responsible For Air Conditioning?

  There’s no denying that summer is almost here because warmer days are around the corner and with those warmer days it’s not uncommon for many people in Monterey County or elsewhere across the United States to be using their air conditioners on a regular basis. Since many people rely upon their air conditioners to […]

What Do You Gain By Hiring A Property Manager?

Are you planning on hiring a property manager to professionally manage your Monterey County Rental Properties? If so, you’re making it a smart choice! If this is the first time that you’re going to be hiring a property manager you may be wondering what am I going to gain by hiring a property management company? […]

Property Management Tips – Plumbing Fixes That Every Landlord Should Know

Are you planning on self-managing your first rental property? If so, it’s highly likely that you will be called by your tenants sooner, rather than later, with a plumbing problem. With plumbing problems you ether have to have a trusted plumber on standby that you can call at a moments notice or you must be […]

How To Hire A Great Contractor To Work On Your Salinas Rental Property

If you own rental properties in Salinas or Monterey County, one important thing that you should realize is that those rental properties will require work at some point. Instead of waiting until the last minute to hire a contractor, you should search for a contractor right now that you can get to know and add […]

How To Invest In Real Estate When You Don’t Have Much Time

Do you want to add a rental property to your investment portfolio but you don’t have any time to invest in real estate? In this article we will share with you tips you can use to help you invest in an manage properties when you don’t have a lot of time on your hands. Hire […]

What Are The Most Important Rental Property Inspections?

Are you planning on buying an investment property? If so, there are a variety of important rental inspections that every landlord should do including the following Mоvе-іn Inѕресtіоn Thіѕ іnѕресtіоn, оf соurѕе, іѕ соnduсtеd during the move-in рrосеѕѕ. It must bе соnduсtеd bу the tеnаnt, аnd іt must bе documented.  And if you think уоu […]

California Rent Control Update – Which Bills Have Stalled and Are Moving Forward?

Since the November 2018 election, the battle over rent control in California has only heated up even though a ballot measure to repeal Costa Hawkins failed and politicians in California have been working overtime proposing new rent control bills in the Golden State including AB 1482 and AB 36. Assembly Bill 1482 would seek to […]

Should You Install A SMART Thermostat in Your Rental Property?

One of the great things about the day and age that we live in is that there are a wide variety of devices that we use to make our lives easier including SMART Thermostats. With a SMART Thermostat you can easily regulate the temperature from your home anywhere you have access to the Internet. These […]

Property Management Tips – How to Spot Fake Landlord References

Over the years that you own rental properties in Salinas, or elsewhere in Monterey County, it’s highly likely that you may encounter one or more tenants who submits an application with fake landlord references. Some tenants submit fake landlord references when they have no references, or they know that their real former landlords will give […]

Property Management Tips – What to Do When A Tenant Leaves Things Behind

So, your tenant recently vacated your Salinas rental property, and from the minute that you opened the front door to inspect the property, it’s become clear that they left some things behind. In this article, we will provide you with tips to follow when a tenant leaves things behind just so you will know how […]