Property Management Blog

Rental Property Yard Care: Types, Responsibilities, & Best Practices

Monday, December 23, 2019
The front yard is usually the first thing seen when evaluating a property's curb appeal, so rental yard care, or overall yard care for that matter, is important. Over the last 30 years of property management, we are often asked questions, such as:What sort of front and rear yard should my rental property have?How much does rental yard...

6 Common Property Management Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Friday, November 22, 2019
Thinking about purchasing a rental property? Are you deciding between self-management or hiring a property management company? Surely, you can handle a tenant on your own. After all, how hard can it really be, place and an ad, put up a “For Rent” sign, interview a few tenants, collect money, and they move in?  Hear what a...

Top 5 Property Management Companies in Orange County

Friday, November 8, 2019
When you are choosing a property management company to take care of your investment property, going to Google can be a tiring and overwhelming process. What are their management fees? What kind of reviews do they have? Can they be trusted? How fast can they rent my property? What guarantees do I have that they will do what they say they w...

Top 5 Landlord Insurance Companies

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
According to Investopedia “Novice landlords, renting out a residential property (house, vacation cottage, apartment) for the first time, may assume that their homeowners insurance will cover all the costs in the case of a natural disaster, accident or other damaging events” and believe it or not it does not work this way at al...

Landlord Insurance Versus Homeowner’s Insurance

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
“I have a Homeowner’s Insurance policy; do I really need a Landlord Policy?” According to Allstate, “Landlord insurance is a policy for someone who rents out a home they own. This type of insurance typically includes two different types of coverage: property and liability protection. Both coverages a...

Top 5 Eviction Attorneys in Orange County

Friday, September 27, 2019
As a landlord, you would never think your residents would stiff you for rent at your lush Orange County property. You did everything by the book ran their credit, verified their work history, called their references, even asked for a decent amount in a deposit. But still, the dreaded time came, and the rent was not paid as agreed upon. Yo...

Best Cities in Central Orange County

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Central Orange County refers to the area in the county between the Northern and Southern Coastal regions. It includes cities such as Santa Ana, Orange, Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Tustin, and Westminster mostly midsized landlocked cities, all of which lies just a few miles from the Pacific coastline. Homes in the area tend to be less e...

Best Cities in North Orange County

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Orange County is in Southern California and is home to Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Angel’s Baseball team. Not to mention some fantastic beaches. There are nearly 40 cities found in Orange County, and for this reason, we have broken them down into “regions” to not bore you with bios on 40 cities.Let’s ...

The 10 Most Common Rental Property Repairs

Friday, August 9, 2019
Throughout the year, the ten most common rental property repairs tend to slide in order of importance and severity. However, these ten items pretty much are always there, lurking, waiting for a weekend at 3 AM to fail. Yep, I said it, lurking. Sooner or later they will pop up, yelling that they require attention, like a stubborn 2-year-ol...

Top Beaches in Orange County

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Summer has arrived and here in California, that means sunny days ahead and perfect weather for the beach. Let’s be real…any day is a good day for the beach. We are fortunate to have some of the most beautiful beaches. Whether you are a surfer, splasher, or sunbather the perfect beach awaits you. Ready to hit the beach no...

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