Riverside Property Management Blog

Security Deposit Refunds 101: Understanding the Basics

Friday, April 28, 2017

Before we can address the concern about giving up such a substantial amount, and whether or not we will see it again, we need to ask ourselves, “What is the security deposit really for?” and “Why is it such a big amount?” Even though both questions impact each other, they really have their own specific answer.  ..

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How much does a tenant eviction cost? A detailed breakdown

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

People ask us this all the time, “My tenant has not paid rent, now what do I do? How much does it cost to file an eviction on my tenant? My short answer is, the cost depends on the County in which the rental property is located. The long answer is, “the cost is more than just the actual cost to file the eviction.” ..

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Professional Property Management VS Self-Management: How Best Manage Your Property

Thursday, April 20, 2017

You have a rental property, now what? Do you manage the property yourself or hire a property management company? I mean really; how hard can it be to manage a rental property? You place an ad on Craig’s List, maybe put a “For Rent” sign in the yard, take a couple of calls from tenants, ask a couple of questions, and place the one your “gut” tells you is the best one, right? Simple, right? The short answer is WRONG!  ..

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