11 Things a Landlord Cannot Do Before or After Leasing Out a Property

  • March 14, 2022

As a landlord, you want to rent out your properties as soon as possible in nearly all cases. It’s important to remember, though, that as soon as a rental agreement is signed by a tenant, there will be a list of things that a landlord cannot do related to the property. For example, tenants have […]

Property Management: When Is it Time to Outsource?

  • March 3, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you began your real estate investment journey by handling every task yourself. Blame it on my entrepreneurial spirit or simply my lack of experience. I was trying to find a rental property; handle all of the maintenance, repairs and renovations; stay on top of my accounting and tax paperwork, and […]

The 6 Top Unsafe Property Living Conditions That Landlords Must Avoid

  • January 18, 2022

Landlords aren’t just responsible for providing a roof and four walls to their tenants. They’re also responsible for ensuring that their properties are safe, clean, and have livable conditions for their tenants. To help protect the landlord from legal action—and the tenant from unsafe living conditions—landlord-tenant laws require that landlords ensure a “warranty of habitability,” […]

How much can I raise my rent??

  • January 8, 2022

It’s difficult to keep track of all the new laws, so we asked our friends at MT Evictions to put together a cheat-sheet on which areas you are able to increase rents. As you can see, there are many layers to each area. While it’s not as simple as it used to be, hopefully this […]

Evictions Bans Have Ended—Here’s How to Evict Someone From Your House

  • December 28, 2021

Evictions Bans Have Ended—Here’s How to Evict Someone From Your House This information is provided as a courtesy, and is not intended as legal guidance. For information regarding your situation, please contact an eviction attorney. Evicting a tenant from your house is never easy in any sense of the word. Serving an eviction notice is […]

9 Types of Must-Have Insurance for Landlords—Including Renters’ Insurance

  • December 17, 2021

9 Types of Must-Have Insurance for Landlords—Including Renters’ Insurance   Becoming a landlord is an excellent way to provide a secondary income or create a portfolio that’s strong enough for your principal income. As such, knowing all the types of must-have insurance policies for landlords—including renters insurance—is crucial to protecting your assets. Without adequate insurance […]

Repairs – Who is responsible??

  • May 19, 2021

Whether you own a home or rent one, things eventually break, malfunction, or wear out. Generally, if a renter breaks something, they must pay to repair it. Minor repairs that are simple and inexpensive can be handled by the tenant. However, if something in the property breaks due to no fault of the tenant (like […]

Electronic Rent Collections

  • April 13, 2020

Our method of rent collection saves our owners and tenants time and money, and in today’s environment, keeps us all safer at home. #propertymanagement #rentalproperty #multifamily #saferathome Click on this video for more info: https://youtu.be/roh2Qvv1NCU Contact us at 562.334.2727 for more info

Professional Property Management vs. Self-Management: A Look at the Pros & Cons

  • January 25, 2019

If you have never owned a rental property before, the thought of doing so can be as tantalizing as: Rental Income – (Mortgage + Expenses) = Profit What is not often factored into the equation is the actual management—or what you could call landlord duties. On the face of it, managing property may seem like […]

New Laws for Rental Property Owners

  • January 3, 2019

  We all have high hopes with the New Year. A new beginning, a fresh start to tackle those resolutions, and “finally” run that marathon/visit the Eiffel Tower/lose those 15 pounds. Yet California wouldn’t be ringing the New Year in properly without a new set of laws for rental property owners to obey and here’s […]