Posts Filed Under Landlord & Property Management

How to Analyze Investment Property

There are many great reasons to become real estate investors. It gives you the opportunity to earn passive income. It builds a path to future wealth. It also offers an opportunity to independence from the typical day to day work week. Obtaining all three of these as a real estate investor takes time and a ..Read More

Tips on How to Handle Tenants Who Ask for Lower Rent

When you first become a landlord, you often don’t think about a situation where a tenant requests to negotiate a lower rental rate. A huge factor in being  a successful landlord is making sure both parties are satisfied with the rental agreement. What happens when the tenant is dissatisfied with how much you charge for ..Read More

Best Practices When Renting To Roommates

There is a rise in the number of people who choose to be co-tenant renters. Even in the Pre-COVID-19 Era, the percentage of people living as roommates has seen numbers not seen since the last depression. According to a survey carried out by Pew Research Center in 2018, almost 80 million adults lived with someone ..Read More

How to Get Tenants to Renew Leases

When it comes to managing rental properties, deciding whether to extend the lease for an existing tenant or not is something you should pay special attention to. If you have an excellent tenant, who paid rent on time throughout the year, the decision may seem obvious. Good tenants are hard to find. Having someone who ..Read More

7 Qualities of an Ideal Tenant According to Landlords

Wouldn’t it be nice if you can create an ad in the platform of your choice that read a little something like this: “I am a nice landlord who is looking for a great tenant who wants to live on my property for a very long time, give no fuss and who will pay their ..Read More

COVID-19 Impact on Landlords and Property Managers

Since the beginning of the pandemic, landlords and property managers have been on an emotional roller coaster ride. The COVID-19 impact on landlords ranges from having to constantly update themselves on county, city and state moratoriums to having to come up with new safety protocols for contact less viewings of vacancies. On top of it ..Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic: Property Managers are Considered Essential Services

As the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of millions, landlords and property managers are stuck in a constant struggle to keep up with local, municipal, state and federal changes in regulation. We understand that as a landlord, you can feel overwhelmed with trying to follow the recent Coronavirus guidelines put in ..Read More

Tips for Landlords During COVID-19 Pandemic

Just when I thought I had a better understanding of AB 1482 (the state wide rent control initiative) COVID-19 hit me from left field. I realize that we are all getting frustrated because we have so many unanswered questions. Please know this as a fact when it comes to COVID-19: this has never happened before ..Read More

Amid the Covid-19 Rental Housing Crisis, AB 1482 Requirements Still Loom

Governor Gavin Newsom released an executive order on 3/16/20 that would allow local government authorities to suspend evictions. This executive order would also delay the eviction of homeowners and defend against utility shutdowns during the emergency issues related to COVID-19. The order was created as COVID-19 continues to impact Californians by reduction of labor hours ..Read More

Property Management Firms: 35 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring

No decision is more crucial to the success of your rental business than the people you hire, so consider carefully the decision you are making when you decide to hire a property management company. You talk to someone for half an hour to an hour to make a decision that will have a major impact ..Read More

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