Archive for February 2019

California Legislature News – Rent Control Efforts Continue

In the November 2018 election, efforts to repeal Costa Hawkins and establish rent control was stopped at the ballot box but the desire among many political activist groups to see statewide rent control enacted hasn’t died. With Oregon recently approving statewide rent control, many groups hope that rent control will be enacted here especially with…

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Tips For Marketing Vacant Properties

When rеаdіng the tіtlе оf this blоg, thеrе іѕ оnе word thаt іѕ kеу: vасаnt. Many tіmеѕ, rental рrореrtу оwnеrѕ skirt аrоund thіѕ crucial ѕtер оf thе рrосеѕѕ. Thеу will аttеmрt tо аdvеrtіѕе аn оссuріеd hоmе tо prospective tеnаntѕ. Thе оbvіоuѕ іѕѕuе with thіѕ іѕ thаt thе rеntаl hоmе іѕn’t еmрtу уеt. It іѕ still…

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Tenant Retention Guide – Learn How To Keep More Tenants

Top Landlord Rules That You Don’t Want To Break

Tenant retention is typically one of the top problems that some landlords have because once their tenants leases come up for renewal, they find their tenants moving on instead of renewing their leases. If you’ve had a problem with tenant retention in the past, this article will provide you with several tenant retention tips that…

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Are Your Residents Inadvertently Damaging Your Appliances?

Renting single family homes can be a profitable business. But as investment property owners know, doing so comes with a certain amount of wear and tear on the home, both inside and out. When it comes to appliances, simply using them as intended will, over time, cause them to wear out. But sometimes, residents may…

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How To Add More Curb Appeal To Your Town homes

Do you own town homes in the Central Valley? If so, like many owners you’re probably searching for ways to improve the curb appeal of your rental properties. Sadly, it’s not always easy to improve town home curb appeal though because most town homes have little to no yard space and there’s not the same…

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What’s Happening To Small Apartment Buildings In The United States?

Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s it wasn’t uncommon to see many small apartment buildings in neighborhoods across the United States but things began to change in the mid 1990’s and now it’s rare to see small apartment style buildings like condos or town homes constructed anymore. The decline in small apartment building construction can…

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Why Proof Of Income Is Critical For Landlords

Just getting started with owning rental properties?

If you’ve owned investment properties for a while, or are planning on investing in rentals for the first time. Proof of income is vital for every landlord to have before renting to a new tenant because it’s what helps owners to know if a tenant is qualified to live in their rental property or not.…

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