Riverside Property Management Blog

Landscaping Your Rental Property Yard: Why it’s Important

Friday, November 4, 2022
Okay, landscaping your rental property’s yard is a topic that may make you cringe, and possibly make you feel like you are dying a little if you own a rental property.By all means, stay calm and come along on a short journey with us. We’ll explain it all and make this topic sensible for you, after all, everything is simple if ...

5 Property Improvements that Aren't Worth the Money

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Rental properties need constant upkeep, just like an owner-occupied property does. However, as a property owner - or even as a renter (because you're going to buy a house one day, yes?) - there are home improvements that are simply not worth the money. I might just go overboard on this topic... Oh, and by the way, some items ARE worth...

Carpet Cleaning - Why it's Important - 5 Amazing Truths

Monday, October 17, 2022
Carpet Cleaning - Why it's Important - 5 Amazing TruthsWhy is it super important to regularly clean those carpets?Maintenance items should not be ignored when it comes to any property, be it your personal residence or your investment property. Today we'll address the importance of carpet cleaning concerning a rental property.The 3...

Residential Water Heater Safety: Best Practices for Avoiding a Fire

Friday, October 14, 2022
In this article, we’re talking about water heater safety. You know, that big ol’ cylinder in your garage, or in some cases outside your house in its own little enclosure. It performs its job day in and day out, without complaint, heating your water so that you may enjoy that hot morning shower and those sparkling clean dishes....

Deferred Maintenance vs. Preventative Maintenance

Thursday, October 6, 2022
“Good Morning Mr. Smith, this is Steve with Management One, I am calling regarding the recent annual inspection I completed on your property located at 5514 N. Pecan Ave. There are several items we should discuss, some are items that we can wait to repair, and others should be done now to prevent further damage.”The above conv...

Injury, Disability, Death: Are you protected from Financial Ruin

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
A resident getting injured on your property is serious business. Something simple like a hand railing on the stairs came loose, and the resident fell down the stairs. Or a resident tripping on the uneven concrete driveway.This topic isn’t just for people who own rental properties; it can also be applied to your private residence. Su...

The 8 Best Neighborhoods in Riverside, California

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Riverside is a large city offering many different neighborhoods featuring single-family homes, condos, and luxury lofts. Whether you are a history buff strolling through historical sites and museums, or the outdoorsy type looking for beautiful hiking areas, Riverside and its surrounding areas have it all for you.With all the different nei...

6 Tenant Responsibilities When Moving out of a Rental

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
You are moving out of your rental property, the place you have called home for the last twelve months, maybe even longer. The process of moving is overwhelming, finding a new place to live, packing up all your stuff, and worrying about getting your deposit back.Knowing what to expect when you move out will make the process a lot easier. C...

Selling VS Keeping Your Rental Property: Generate Wealth

Monday, August 8, 2022
Not too long ago, we were talking about how H-O-T the housing market was. Properties were receiving 15 to– 20 offers at a time and were selling at above-asking prices.  It was a selling frenzy for landlords and homeowners alike. And then inflation hit with a furry. Rising interest rates and increased commodity prices started ea...

1031 Exchanges: What you don’t know will cost you THOUSANDS

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Are you thinking of selling your investment property? Cashing out and heading for the hills. According to Los Angeles Almanac, the average home price in Riverside County for 2021 was $586,000. Think about this for a moment, if you sell your investment property for $586,000 and profit $300,000 and don’t reinvest the money within a 10...

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