Property Management Blog

Why Maintaining Your HVAC Filters is Important

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This article is, believe it or not, is as much about peace of mind as it is anything else. Here we will address the importance of maintaining your HVAC filters, an exciting, nay, scintillating, topic, to be sure! At least I think so, but I'm an odd duck, so in a word, quack.First, What is an HVAC?HVAC is shorthand for Heating, Ventila...

Professional Property Management VS Self-Management: How Best Manage Your Property

Friday, July 31, 2020
You have a rental property, now what? Do you manage the property yourself or hire a property management company? I mean really; how hard can it be to manage a rental property? You place an ad on Craig’s List, maybe put a “For Rent” sign in the yard, take a couple of calls from tenants, ask a couple of questions, and plac...

Preparing a House for Rental: 7 Effective Ways to Attract Residents

Friday, June 19, 2020
“Oh My Goodness, I’m about to have a vacancy in my rental. What to do, what to do?!” Well, you’re in the right spot, right now, as we’re about to tell you the seven most effective ways to prepare your house for rental.You can look at a pending vacancy as a bad thing, but why do this to yourself? Isn’t l...

Rental Property: 5 Home Improvements that are Worth the Money

Friday, June 19, 2020
Recently I wrote an article on 5 home improvements that are not worth the money, and, interestingly enough, in sitting down to write this article, I find that the list is very similar. Really, when considering 5 home improvements that are worth the money, it's as much a point of view taken, as it is the items themselves. So, I may pla...

Front Yards Without Grass: I don't want grass in the front yard anymore, now what?

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Drought. Yep, it's a fact of life, and here in California, regardless of how much rain we get, droughts are inevitably coming back. So, you may be wondering, as you drive around neighborhoods, how to make front yards without grass, and still have them look good.I have had a few people ask me the question "I don't want grass i...

Landscaping Your Rental Property Yard: Why it’s Important

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Okay, landscaping your rental property’s yard is a topic that may make you cringe, and possibly make you feel like you are dying a little if you own a rental property.By all means, stay calm and come along on a short journey with us. We’ll explain it all and make this topic sensible for you, after all, everything is simple if ...

Home Warranty Plans: How To Lose A Good Tenant

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Is Losing A Good Resident Worth It? Let me share with you a real-life situation that happened at Management One. First call to our office: It all started on April 26, 2019, the Resident called in a repair for the Air Conditioning unit. This property has a Home Warranty, so we issued a work order to them. As a...

6 Essential Questions To Ask a Management Company

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
So, you’ve decided to hire a property management company. Whether it’s because you no longer have the time to manage, you’ve acquired more properties, or you want someone with a little more experience to handle your property, a property manager can likely help you with your problems.Gone are the days where you’re f...

5 Things Every Property Management Company Should Have

Monday, May 11, 2020
Hiring a property manager can be a challenging and lengthy process. There are likely dozens of property management companies in your city, and how will you know which one will do the best job? Every owner has different needs depending on if they are local or out of state. We have a list of essential questions you should ask any property m...

TOP 5 LANDSCAPERS IN ORANGE COUNTY

Friday, April 24, 2020
Matilija Poppy, Shaw's Agave, Giant Wild Rye. Do you want a unique look for your home or rental property? Landscaping can be a long and tedious process and picking out the right plants for the correct cost can be tough. But we all know that a beautiful yard can attract a lot of good things for your property, including a potential rent...

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