Author: San Diego Property Management

A rental property maintenance checklist can help you catch small problems before they turn into large expenses. That’s because when you follow a checklist to keep you on track maintenance tasks become routine instead of reactive. Although there are different maintenance tasks for different seasons, there are...

Now that 2020 is finally here, there is a new rent increase law all San Diego landlords should be aware of. With the new tenant protection laws now in effect, many California rental properties are now subject to a rent cap. Specifically, the new rent...

From sophisticated to charismatic and historic to hipster, San Diego neighborhoods are unique. With more than 100 colorful and unique neighborhoods, each with a style and personality of their own, San Diego is a thriving area. Whether it is the outdoor activities, arts and culture, or dining...

As 2019 comes to an end, there are many new laws that will have a significant impact on California landlords, including the Just Cause Eviction law. On January 1, 2020, Just Cause Eviction will take effect. This means, in order to evict a tenant from...

From move-in ready units to easy access, smart technology, and pet friendly rentals, knowing what renters want is important! Not only does it increase your chances of finding good tenants, but it also helps you stand out. Although cost and location are always at the...

Tenancy has taken on a whole new meaning in not only San Diego, but all of California. That’s because with new laws like AB-1482 most residential tenancies will be covered by some form of rent and eviction control. In fact words, starting in 2020, the...

On January 1, 2020, California’s new rent cap law takes effect. This means, over the next decade, California will limit rent increases to 5% each year plus inflation (typically 2%-3%). Not only does AB-1482 limit rent increases, it will also require landlords to provide a...

During the tenant screening process red flags are something you should be aware of. The process of finding good tenants begins when you are interviewing them. And, it is during this initial contact when red flags will begin to surface. Whether they are subtle red...

For most landlords, preparing for a tenant move out is something that is often overlooked. After all, it is far more exciting on move-in day and easy to assume your tenants will stay forever. But the truth is, all tenants come and go. Although hanging...

If you are a real estate investor you have two options when it comes to managing your property. You can either self-manage or hire a professional property management company. While managing a rental property may seem like a breeze, don’t be fooled. Property management is...