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April Is the Perfect Time to Make Sure Your Rentals Are Fire Safe

Last year we saw huge devastation in California due to wild fires and with the summer months around the corner, now is a great time for every owner in Salinas and across California to ensure their rental properties are fire safe. If you’ve put fire safety on the “back burner” in the past, this article […]

When Should You Make Capital Improvements to Your Rental Property?

Have you made capital improvements to your rental property yet? If not, like most owners you may be debating when you should make those improvements. In this article, we will provide you with some tips on when to make capital improvements to your rental property and which improvements you should consider making first. Step 1 […]

Security Deposits – Learn More About This Important Part of Owning Rental Properties

Are you planning on getting started with investing in rental properties in Monterey County, or elsewhere in the United States? If so, one of the most important aspects of your business will be collecting a security deposit from your renters. If you’re unfamiliar with security deposits this article will provide you with information on security […]

Opportunity Zones – Learn More About How Each State Is Creating an O Zone to Lure Investors

  O Zones, or “opportunity zones”, as they are more commonly known have become quite popular in recent years as every city in the United States has created such a zone to lure investors who might otherwise look elsewhere for potential investment properties. What exactly is an O Zone? An opportunity zone was created in […]

What Is the CASA Compact? How Will It Affect Landlords

The rent control battle in California continues in spite of the recent defeat of Proposition 10 in November 2018. With the recently proposed “CASA Compact” lawmakers hope to enforce new housing policies that will among other things impose rent control, allow in-law suites and taller multifamily properties to be built in the Bay Area. Sadly, […]

Affordable ways to enhance your rental property’s curb appeal

A property’s exterior іѕ uѕuаllу thе fіrѕt thing реорlе nоtісе. Curb арреаl аttrасtѕ роtеntіаl tеnаntѕ, реrѕuаdеѕ thеm tо lооk mоrе сlоѕеlу аt уоur rеntаl hоmе and wіll ѕhоw іf it hаѕ bееn рrореrlу maintained. It саn also аdd thаt ѕресіаl touch that mаkеѕ іt a home, instead оf juѕt another рrореrtу. Curb арреаl dоеѕn’t have […]

Owners, Don’t Miss the CAA’s 2019 Legislative Conference on May 29th – Protect Your Rental Investment from Strict Rent Control

2018 was a huge year for owners of rental properties in California, especially those people who own fewer than 150 units due to the year long battle against Proposition 10, the rent control measure that if approved would have ended Costa Hawkins and brought rent control to California on a widespread scale. A few months […]

Governor Newsom Puts Central Coast Cities on Notice Over Housing

Since becoming Governor of California, Gavin Newsom has been busy, and one of his recent efforts includes taking steps to stop the housing shortage in California. Specifically, Governor Newsom has targeted seven Central Coast cities who the state views as being “out of compliance” with housing requirements. What Comes Next? There’s no doubt that California […]

Could The Same Rent Trends That We Saw In 2018 Come Again?

There’s no doubt that the rental market had a big year in 2018 especially with the issue of rent control in California which was talked about for the entire year heading to the November vote. The big question is what were the trends that we saw in 2018 and could we see those same trends […]

Earthquake Preparedness – How to Make Sure Your Rentals Are Prepared for Earthquakes

If you own rental properties in Monterey County or elsewhere in California you know that there’s always talk about the next “big one” or earthquake that could strike the Golden State. Thankfully, instead of waiting for another earthquake, every owner can get their rental properties ready for earthquakes by doing the following. Step #1 – […]