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How to Increase The Value of Your Rental Property in San Diego: Property Managers Insights

How to Increase The Value of Your Rental Property in San Diego: Property Managers Insights

How to find and interview property management company in San Diego and beyond

How to find and interview property management company in San Diego and beyond

San Diego Property Management Advice: 2013 Rental Market Forecast

San Diego Property Management Advice: 2013 Rental Market Forecast

Many of our clients have been asking about the rental forecast for 2013, and what we can expect for single family home rentals in the San Diego area. Here is a summary of what we are seeing in San Diego when it comes to rental homes and how they are performing. First, rental demand is […]

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How to be a Landlord in San Diego: Fair Housing Regulations and Interviewing Tenants

How to be a Landlord in San Diego: Fair Housing Regulations and Interviewing Tenants

Today we are talking about fair housing regulations, and how the laws apply when it comes to screening prospective tenants and interviewing people for your rental property. There is a difference between federal fair housing laws and state fair housing laws, and in San Diego, you have to pay attention to both. Federal fair housing […]

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San Diego Property Management Advice: Should you Budget Rent Increases for 2013?

San Diego Property Management Advice: Should you Budget Rent Increases for 2013?

At the beginning of every year, many of our clients begin to ask about rent increases for the calendar year, and in 2013, it is no different. My philosophy on rent increases is this: if the market can support it, always increase your rent when you have tenant turnover. Periods of tenant turnover are good […]

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San Diego Property Management Fees: How to Evaluate Price vs. Service – Part 2

San Diego Property Management Fees: How to Evaluate Price vs. Service – Part 2

In the first part of our discussion on evaluating the price of property management fees versus the service you are getting, we explained that your expectations are important. Today, we will talk about what good service looks like from a property manager. Adequate management, with proper response times, requires systems, staff and resources to be […]

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San Diego Property Management Fees: How to Evaluate Price vs. Service – Part 1

San Diego Property Management Fees: How to Evaluate Price vs. Service – Part 1

When it comes to determining how much you are willing to pay in property management fees, you have to evaluate the price against the service you expect. First, determine what your goal is. You might be looking for the lowest price, the most experience, the best reputation and other things that will drive your expectations. […]

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San Diego Property Management Advice: How to Fill Your Vacancy Faster

San Diego Property Management Advice: How to Fill Your Vacancy Faster

Most property owners want to minimize the amount of time their rental properties are vacant. The best way to fill your vacancy in San Diego faster is with curb appeal, curb appeal, and curb appeal. Make sure your landscape looks sharp. If you have a winter grass, it is likely to cost less than $50 […]

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How to be a Landlord in San Diego: Security Deposit Requirements

How to be a Landlord in San Diego: Security Deposit Requirements

Today, we are talking about security deposit requirements that San Diego landlords must remember when renting out a home. As a landlord, it is critical you have the confidence you are operating within landlord tenant laws as it pertains to security deposits. Many owners I meet with are often surprised to learn there is a […]

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How to Be a Landlord in San Diego:  What to do if a Tenant Stops Paying Rent

How to Be a Landlord in San Diego: What to do if a Tenant Stops Paying Rent

Many property owners are unsure about how to handle tenants who are delinquent in paying rent. It’s important to know how to handle a tenant that may not be able to pay their rent on time.  Some owners take a hard line right away and start posting notices immediately. Other owners are reluctant to be […]

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How to be a Landlord in San Diego: What Should be Included in a Residential Lease?

How to be a Landlord in San Diego: What Should be Included in a Residential Lease?

Many landlords in San Diego wonder what should be included in a residential lease document. There are many elements that must be included, and you want to make sure you have everything in writing. Start with the term of the lease. State whether it is a month to month agreement or a longer term. Your […]

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San Diego Property Management Advice: Pet Policy

San Diego Property Management Advice: Pet Policy

When we discuss how landlords manage their pet policies in the San Diego area, the most important thing to consider is your ultimate goal. For most landlords and property owners, the primary goal is to keep your property occupied and maintained. In order to reach this goal, you have to consider that more than 60 […]

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