Knowing the Difference between Routine and Emergency Maintenance Requests

Difference between Routine and Emergency Maintenance Requests

Knowing the Difference between Routine and Emergency Maintenance Requests. When a tenant calls with a repair issue, it can often feel like an emergency. You don’t want your tenants to be uncomfortable, but not every repair needs immediate attention. As a property manager, you need to be able to prioritize your maintenance and triage problems […]

What is rent-ready?

What is rent ready?

The definition of this real estate term may always be the same, but what it means to various individuals can be extremely different. The actual definition of rent-ready means that a specific property is in a state which makes it ready to be occupied by a tenant. But that definition is subject to some diverse […]

How to be a Good Tenant

How to be a Good Tenant

How to be a Good Tenant, All tenants like to have a property manager who is attentive and responsive to their needs and requests, whether it be to fix the broken washer-dryer, or to repair the sidewalk out in front of their building. But have you ever thought about it from the perspective of the […]

7 Tips for Writing Effective Rental Listings

Tips for Writing Effective Rental Listings

For the past several months unemployment has been rising, and shelter-in-place requirements have dictated that people remain in place, and hold off any thoughts about moving to a later time. However, with many restrictions now being eased up and the economy opening up in various geographic locations, it is very likely that the market for […]

How to Efficiently Market Vacant Properties for Rent

How to Efficiently Market Vacant Properties for Rent

When you have a property which has become vacant, and you’ve had the time to clean and prepare it for new occupants, that’s the time when you should begin focusing on attracting the kind of tenants you want occupying your property. The main thing to keep in mind when advertising any vacant property is to […]

Best Free Things to Do in San Diego Year Round

Best Free Things to Do in San Diego Year Round

If you’re visiting San Diego on a budget, there are still plenty of things you can do that won’t impact your travel budget, but which will still provide entertainment and satisfaction for you and your entire family. This is a very historic area, and that fact is reflected in many of the museums and other […]

Tenant Screening Tips for your Rental Property

Tenant Screening Tips for your Rental Property

All landlords hope to find tenants who will pay the rent on time, take good care of the property, and abide by the terms of the lease. That’s why screening your tenants is an important practice to get into, because it can help identify those individuals who are most likely to be such good tenants. […]

Raising Rent During COVID-19

Raising Rent During COVID-19

Like every other industry in America, the real estate business has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. For those who have rental units to offer, you will likely have seen that tenancy for luxury apartments and condos has tapered off, as more people keep a tighter rein on spending. Basic housing on the other […]

Doing Business by Zoom

Doing Business by Zoom

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many American businessmen to become much more creative about conducting day-to-day operations, given the restrictions of social distancing and person-to-person contact and doing business by zoom. Since a great deal more work is now being conducted remotely, it has become essential to acquire skills that make use of online tools […]

Single-Family Homes May Be the Smart Investment Amid the Covid-19 Crisis

Single-Family Homes May Be the Smart Investment Amid the Covid-19 Crisis 

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a great many Americans to reconsider their current lifestyle, and to think about abandoning metropolitan areas in favor of suburban settings. This is easy to understand, given the fact that the more densely populated metro areas provide far greater opportunity for coming into contact with infected individuals. A recent poll […]