Property Management Blog

Squatters Right In California

Thursday, September 9, 2021
We all know California is at the forefront of many things, social and otherwise. Among those things are items such as the topic of squatter's rights. You may not know this, but California has had squatter issues since the 1800s. During the California Gold Rush, this was a real problem, particularly with mine stakes. Never-do-wells are...

Property Investing: Build a Plan to Build Your Real Estate Investment Business

Monday, August 23, 2021
If you are planning to create a single-family rental property portfolio, you must first treat your investment as a business. After all, it is a business. That means it will take more than just buying properties and watching the rents roll in. You’ll need to do a lot of the unglamorous work that is the foundation of a successful busi...

Are You Robbing Your Piggy Bank on your Rental Property?

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Don’t do it…..Picture this for just a minute…You just received a notice from your resident that they are vacating after six years and you know your rental property is going to have some hefty repairs. Then the resident moves out, and either you or your management company does an inspection, and you find out you're ...

Latest Eviction Moratorium Update

Friday, July 2, 2021
In mid-June, the CDC extended the eviction moratorium until July 31st. Stating that this will be the last time they extend the moratorium. The State of California has extended the moratorium until September 30th. However, they are opening up $5.2 billion to pay Landlords 100% of back owed rent and more. We have already gott...

The Best Window Coverings For Your Rental Property

Friday, June 25, 2021
Getting the most bang for the buck is important when considering window coverings for your rental property. Just like anything you buy, there is a criterion that must balance to make sense. In this case, it would be Price, Durability, Effectiveness. This is like the window person's mantra. When it comes to selling these items, a big b...

5 Quadrants To Owing A Rental Property

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
One must look at the entire picture if you're going to play and stay in the game of rental property.  As landlords, we have a tendency to focus on what's in front of us, and on a rental property that is normally maintenance and vacancy. We all hate is repairs, correct? Yes, we all hate them. I don't like repairs either bu...

How To Have A Lush Green Yard Year Round

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Now that we are coming out of Winter and entering Spring (with Summer hot on its heels, literally and figuratively... remember last year's 15 minutes of Spring?), it is time to be thinking green. As in green grass, but also as in money. Let me explain a bit.It's a Yearly ThingWe tend to see every year after the rains let up dorman...

Insurance Coverages that will Protect You Against A Major Horrific Loss

Monday, April 5, 2021
Having proper insurance is essential for ensuring you have maximum protection against any significant unforeseen events. Horrific events such as your rental property catching on fire, flooding, vandalism, or other damage by the resident.  During the last 35 years of business, Management One has seen it all the above and worse. I feel...

How to Find Honest Contractors: Tips for Choosing the Best

Friday, March 12, 2021
Looking for an honest and reliable contractor? They come in all types, from plumbing to pool contractors, to landscapers, electricians, you name it. I believe that most, the majority that is, are honest contractors, hard-working men, and women, people who have opted for the joy of fixing things and daily changes of scenery instead of sit...

How To Always Have Money For Repairs

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Are you a landlord who robs their piggy bank innocently on your rental property and struggles to have money for repairs or vacancies?Have you ever had your property manager call and tell you they need $400 for a plumbing repair, or worse yet, they need $3000 for a new Air Conditioner Compressor? Or you manage your investment property, and...

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