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Tips for making the carpeting in your rental last longer

Cаrреt іn a rеntаl home or vасаtіоn unit usually gets dаmаgеd and rеԛuіrеѕ rерlасеmеnt long bеfоrе іt just wеаrѕ оut. A year’s wоrth of coffee ѕріllѕ or dіѕсоlоrеd areas thаt wоn’t come сlеаn саn аdd up tо a bіg еxреnѕе to replace the flooring. Tіm Skufca, nаtіоnаl sales director of multіfаmіlу for Sherwin-Williams, ѕауѕ thаt […]

Bill would require landlords to consider Section 8 applicants

One of the latest bills that California landlords should be following is SB 329, a bill introduced this week that will require landlords to consider tenants that are on Section 8 or any other Federal Housing program. About SB 329 Under the existing law, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, prohibits housing discrimination, including discrimination […]

How to update the kitchen in your rental property on a budget

There’s no doubt that kitchens and bathrooms are the two areas of any rental property that tenants inspect closely before choosing a rental because these areas are where they will spend the most time. If the kitchen in your rental property needs updating, this video will show you how easy it is to update that […]

Nеw Year’s Rеѕоlutіоnѕ – Hire A Prореrtу Mаnаgеr In 2019

2019 іѕ оffісіаllу here аnd lіkе mаnу people, уоu mау be writing down your New Yеаr’ѕ Rеѕоlutіоnѕ аnd thinking of wауѕ that уоu саn run your buѕіnеѕѕ mоrе еffісіеntlу. If you оwn rеntаl рrореrtіеѕ іn the Monterey or Salinas оnе оf the bеѕt wауѕ that you саn mаnаgе уоur рrореrtіеѕ more еffісіеntlу іn thе Nеw […]

Why Renting May Remain the American Dream

Source: AppFolio.com Nearly 7 years after the financial crisis of 2008, a time when mortgages seemed available to almost any American, the “American Dream” of owning a home continues to fade. The “old” dream was to save enough money for a down payment on a home that you could own or partly own by qualifying […]

Property Ownership and Property Management Outlook 2014

The year 2013 will go down in the record books as a good year for both owners and managers of residential income properties. As I wrote recently in an article titled, It’s Tough to Afford to be a Renter These Days, “Housing affordability doesn’t look too promising as 2014 begins. If you listen to the […]

Buying Investment Property – What is a “Good” deal?

Let’s look at a tried and true way to measure rental property investment returns and what we as buyers should be looking for in our purchases. Total investment returns in real estate are really comprised of two pieces: operating positive cash flows and long-term appreciation. In today’s world, even though it probably will come, we […]

FAQ’s Regarding Property Management

WHY SHOULD I USE A PROFESSIONAL TO MANAGE MY HOME? While the reasons our clients choose professional management vary, here are some of the key reasons many people elect professional management over self-management: We handle maintenance and emergency repairs, allowing you to sleep at night. We enforce collection of rents and serve the proper notices […]