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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...

Are You Robbing Your Piggy Bank on your Rental Property?

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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 ...

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

Friday, January 25, 2019
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 succe...

Lawn Care: How to help Residents Stay Compliant

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Have you ever lived on a street and you drive by the house after house, and the lawn is brown, overgrown and full of junk? And then you see this immaculate yard, and you wonder “why can’t everyone else have yards that look like this?” You might even pass a judgmental thought through your mind that sounds something like t...

The Top 6 Contractors in Orange County

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Whether you are choosing to remodel your personal home or investment property or just need a basic repair, selecting reliable a contractor can be an overwhelming process. How do you know that you are choosing the best contractor out there? How do you know they will show up on time, not charge you an arm and a leg for the work to be done?T...

Renting to Tenants with Pets: Pros and Cons

Thursday, June 21, 2018
More than likely you have received calls from prospective tenants asking if pets are allowed at the property. In fact, in a recent survey, the National Pet Owners Survey found that 68% of US households have pets. A whopping 60% of those animals are dogs.Working in property management for the last 5 years as a leasing consultant, I can per...

7 benefits of using ACH/Direct Deposit for your rental payments

Sunday, February 11, 2018
When was the last time you physically went to the bank to make a deposit? With all the new technological advances, making deposits or receiving money from a third party has become a breeze. Online banking has made substantial improvements, and now ACH/Direct Deposit payments are becoming the new norm. Read on to find out the benefits of s...

Here’s the No. 1 Property Management Tip for Beginners

Thursday, February 1, 2018
You’ve just bought your first single-family home rental property. One of the first questions you ask yourself is, "Who will manage it?"You have three options.Do it yourself, and give up any free time you currently enjoy.Hire a low-cost property manager who might help collect rents and take care of maintenance and repair ta...

How to Turn Over a Tenant to A Property Management Company

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Are you managing your own property? Getting calls in the middle of the night because there is a broken water pipe in the laundry room? Tired of your resident paying their rent late, month after month?Not really sure what to do or how to turn your existing resident over to a management company? One thing you do know…you are tired of...

Rental Property Scams: 7 tips to avoid being scammed

Thursday, December 7, 2017
With the internet and all our devices mobile now, it makes everything easy and convenient for us. However, with that comes those who want to take advantage of this convenience – the online Scammers, especially rental property scams.In Property Management, the online Scammer creates quite a challenge. These individuals find listings ...

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