Property Management

What is property management? A question that comes to mind as a landlord. In simple terms, property management is the management of residential property. Typically it involves securing renters, collecting rents, maintaining the property and complying with laws and regulations. A good property management company...

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown every “normal” plan for a loop this year, and fall property maintenance is no different. Right now, landlords must balance social distancing restrictions with maintaining rental units. Easier said than done in the world we live in today. Under normal...

With so many renters looking for pet-friendly rentals, it only makes sense to consider how allowing pets in your rentals can help you to attract more prospective tenants. But before you do, make sure you have a detailed pet policy in place. By doing so,...

As companies in San Diego experience layoffs due to COVID-19, more people face the prospect of no longer being able to pay rent. The reality is, more and more people may eventually stop paying rent. Especially with the Tenant Relief Act of 2020 in place....

Under the Tenant Relief Act of 2020, tenants can stay in their homes through January 31, 2021, but need to come up with 25% of the rent. But only for missed rents between September 1, and January 31. What this means is that tenants must...

One of the main reasons some landlords do not succeed, is because they are reactive instead of proactive with rental maintenance tasks. Whether you own an apartment building or a single-family home, rental property maintenance is essential to keep your property values up, and your...

Managing a rental in San Diego today isn’t easy. With rent caps, eviction freezes, and tenants unable to pay their rent, San Diego landlords need a strategy to remain successful. Especially when you consider the unemployment benefits that have proven so important have now lapsed....

Tenant negligence is a big deal in a lot of repair issues. Especially water damage. This happens when a tenant does not report a water leak right away. The consequences of which can be devastating depending on how extensive the damage is. In fact, the...

Painting a rental property is often a matter of preference rather than necessity. That is, unless you had some particularly destructive tenants, painting is not required every time a tenant moves out. But the visual appeal of your rental property can keep your tenants happy...

Defining normal wear and tear is an important part of the tenant move-out process. Especially if the question of damage arises. If and when it does, the move-in checklist will serve as evidence if there is a security deposit dispute when the tenant is moving...