Landlord Education

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...

Not every landlord wants to be a property manager. That’s because managing the property management process is not only hard work it’s also very unpredictable. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find a rental property owner excited about dealing with the day-to-day tasks...

In today’s digital world, technology is key in property management. The more mobile activities like paying rent online a rental property owner offers, the more likely tenants are to use these services. Which is great when you consider that this type of property management technology...

Property management cost can vary depending on the services needed as well as the company providing them. Before you decide to self-manage or hire a property management company, it’s important to understand what goes into managing rental properties. A beginner may see a rental property...

In property management, it is inevitable; at some point, you will have an issue with a tenant. From upkeep and repair issues to non-payment of rent, knowing how to resolve tenant problems can help save you money and avoid frustration. Whether it is a relatively...

Once a tenant has been screened and selected, it may feel like the hard part is over. While to some degree this is true, there are a few important steps for moving tenants in. Not only do you have to make sure the unit is...

Thanks to rising interest rates and shrinking inventory, the rent rate in San Diego will continue to pick up. While this may sound like a landlord’s dream, this is no time to be complacent. Knowing how much to charge for rent even in a landlord’s...

For any landlord looking to free up their time, hiring a property management company is the best solution. However, property management responsibilities can vary greatly from one company to the next. Which is why it is so important to get acquainted with what a property...

What would you do if you discovered your rental property had been damaged by a tenant through ill will or an accident? It's every landlord's worst nightmare, an angry tenant damages or destroys their San Diego rental property. Damage to a rental property can cause quite the headache for...

Whether you own a single-family home, condo, or an apartment building, maximizing your rental income is key. While having a good ongoing maintenance plan in place is great. It won’t necessarily get you the best rental rate when competing against other San Diego rentals on...