Property Management

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...

Knowing how to screen tenants properly is key to mitigating potential risk. In fact, not only does it help you avoid renting to an at-risk renter, it can also potentially save you thousands in lost revenue due to tenant property damage. But, for many landlords,...

Wondering how to get your property rented faster? One of the best ways to rent your property quickly, is to create a well-written rental listing. But this will not help if your rental property is not appealing. If you are having trouble renting out your...

Renting out a house for extra income is a great idea. In fact, anyone who can afford to rent out their house while moving into another one should do so. However, just because one can afford to do it, does not mean one should. That’s...

Whether being a rental property owner is your full-time job or simply a part-time investment, good tenant management is fundamentally important. Good tenants are the lifeblood of a profitable property management business, while bad tenants can give you nothing but headaches. From paying rent late...

Being a landlord isn’t so much about managing properties as it is about managing people. So, learning the basics of managing a rental property before you become one is essential. This property management 101 article can help you gain some valuable insight on managing a rental property. But keep in mind, your...

Have you had to enact rent deferrals or payment plans due to unpaid rent during COVID-19? Rent guarantee insurance protects landlords in situations like these where the tenant cannot pay their rent (due to being unemployed). In fact, some policies cover up to 6 months...

When it comes to handling maintenance requests during COVID-19, there are many things you should consider. Although it is your responsibility as a landlord to ensure you fulfill them, during times like these it’s important to limit in-person interactions. This does not mean abandoning your...

Have you ever thought about renting out your San Diego home? A rental property management company can help you do that. In fact, if you want to simplify managing your rental property, hiring a property management company will help you get there. That’s because they...

A property management agreement is a contract between the owner of the rental property and the property management company hired to run the property. For this reason, before you sign one, it’s important to know the basics. That’s because when you hire a property management...