Posts Filed Under Landlord & Property Management

Key Maintenance Areas Landlords Must Cover

Regular maintenance is a cornerstone of responsible apartment ownership, and it plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety, satisfaction, and longevity of your property. While the list of maintenance tasks is extensive, focusing on key areas can significantly contribute to the overall well-being of your apartment building. Plumbing and Electrical Systems Regular inspections of ..Read More

Who is Responsible for Mold Issues in California?

Landlords must take mold seriously, as it thrives in warm, damp places like basements and attics with poor ventilation. Mold can grow quickly and isn’t limited to wet climates—it can happen anywhere due to issues like spills or faulty plumbing. If you manage a rental property in California, dealing with mold can lead to expensive ..Read More

Tips for Getting Through Leasing Season

Leasing season for residential property management spans from May to September, peaking in July and August when the highest number of transactions occur. To ensure maximum profits and achieve higher levels of success during this crucial period, property management teams must prepare well in advance of the season’s commencement. Moreover, it is vital to allocate ..Read More

Top Questions Tenants Will Ask Landlords

To ensure that the property you are moving into meets your needs and expectations, it’s important as a tenant to ask your landlord a series of questions before signing the lease. Here are the top ten questions that you should consider asking your landlord prior to moving in. How Much is Monthly Rent? Paying rent ..Read More

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 Asking for Rent Reduction

Updated 6/25/24 When you first become a landlord, you often don’t think about tenants asking for rent reduction. 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 rent? If this has never ..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

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