Property Management Blog

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 In Orange County

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...

Home Warranty for a Rental Property: A Worthwhile Investment Or Not?

Friday, February 19, 2021
Property owners believe that having a home warranty for a rental property is a great idea and is more cost effective. Well, let me tell you that, this is far from the truth. What Management One has seen, over the last 30-years of property management, is that home warranties are more of a nightmare than a benefit to homeowners and tenants....

Property Standards: How to Get Top Rent On Your Rental Property

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Turning your home into a rental property can be a great source of passive income. Increased property standards will help maximize the rent, decreased operating expenses, and increased re-rent value. This blog will help guide you to what to anticipate as far as getting a rental property in a rent-ready condition that will decrease vacancy ...

6 Factors Can Make or Break Your Orange County Rental Property

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Investing for your financial future requires more than just finding and purchasing a property at a good price. You did your research and have decided you want to make rental property investing your path to financial security. You’re understandably anxious to find your first property and start collecting rental income. But before you...

Section 8 – Do I have to accept it?

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Do you remember the Clint Eastwood movie, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly?” Some landlords equate renting to residents on Section 8, a Federally backed program, the same way. It can be useful, and it can also be not so good and very time-consuming.But yes, you do have to accept it.The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program ...

Rental Property Move In and Move Out Inspections - Why do them?

Friday, November 6, 2020
Many property management companies do not offer much when it comes to inspections, and I find that peculiar. Maybe that's because there is a fair amount of time and labor involved. Maybe they do not know how to conduct them? At any rate, move in and move out inspections are vital, for the resident's sake, ours, and the property ow...

Choosing the Best Tenant: Screening Process

Thursday, October 15, 2020
If you are new to the world of rental property ownership, you might ask yourself, "How do I perform a tenant background check?" The first step in being a profitable landowner is getting a program in place to screen potential residents. Resident screening is essential because it can minimize some of the risks associated with...

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