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For any landlord with rentals constructed before 1978, there is a good chance it has lead paint. In fact, lead paint is still present in millions of homes, often times under layers of new paint according to the EPA. However, it should be noted, if...

Seven seconds is all it takes to make a first impression. And, home rentals are no different. First impressions are lasting impressions. Which means, if the exterior of your rental property is not up to par, prospective tenants may not even want to come in....

Alan Townsend is part of a group of only 7% of real estate agents named a 2019 Five Star Real Estate Agent for providing an excellent customer experience in the San Diego real estate market. In fact, Alan has had the prestigious honor of being...

Pet rent is becoming increasingly more common as more landlords allow them. With the popularity of pets in the home, more landlords allowing pets use pet rent and pet deposits to protect themselves from any damages caused by pets. That’s because some pets can cause...

The lease agreement is probably one of the most important documents landlords use. It is the legal agreement between you and each tenant that occupies the space you own. And therefore, it acts as the rules by which they will live and it defines the...

Landlord rights vs. tenant privacy, is one of the most common sources of tension when it comes to entering a rental property. And, a tenant’s right of privacy is at the heart of the issue. This happens when a tenant wants to be left alone...

From the nightmare tenant who stopped paying rent to bad tenant who slid through your screening process, tenant issues plague landlords every day. Whether they are throwing parties each week that last until down or failing to control their barking dog, noisy tenants can make...

California has complex eviction laws that mostly favor tenants and even squatters. That’s because, evictions are portrayed as an abuse of the poor, rather than the result of a tenant violating their lease for not paying rent. As a result, it makes squatting easy. In...

Preparing for peak rental season in the San Diego County is a key way for landlords to be successful. In this property management guide, we will go over when peak rental season occurs in San Diego so that you can optimize your vacancy cycle to...

One of the first transactions between a landlord and a tenant is collecting the security deposit. A security deposit serves to protect the landlord in the event a tenant breaks or violates the terms of the lease or rental agreement. It is used to cover...