Riverside Property Management Blog

Home Warranty: Are You Being Duped

Thursday, September 9, 2021
In property management, one of the worst things a client can tell us is that they have a home warranty on their investment property. And as a homeowner and future investor, this is probably the one and only time I’ll write about home warranties, so I guess I better kill two birds with one stone. I’ll share my disappointing exp...

Who Pays For What When A Tenant Vacates

Friday, September 3, 2021
"Why do I have to pay for those repairs when the resident moves out?” “Why aren’t they responsible for those repairs?”  These questions are ones that we are asked daily by current landlords. And to be honest, it really boils down to what the courts or even the judge on that given day will allow.  As ...

11 Best Practices for Purchasing an Income Property: Great Deals vs Money Pits

Monday, August 23, 2021
So, you’re looking for an income property, maybe your first rental, or adding to your holdings.Good for you!Not only can you make a monthly income on a rental, but you will also find, particularly right now, that the market is very much your friend.While you’re off living life, doing your thing, your rental income property is ...

Single or Multifamily Rental Property: Which Investment Is the Right One for You?

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
“90% of all millionaires become so through owning real estate." Andrew Carnegie Those are wise words and lofty goals, but how do individual investors start investing in real estate? For many, rental housing is the simplest route. But that begs the question: multifamily or single-family?To best answer this question, on...

Best Door Locks for Your Rental Property

Friday, June 25, 2021
In this article, you'll gain insight and knowledge without having to experiment with door locks endlessly! We already did that dance for you.Check out our companion article on this. It Makes no Difference Where You AreRegardless of your rental property location, whether it's in Orange County, Riverside, Corona, Redlands, bein...

Showing Your Rental Property During A Pandemic

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
One thing Covid-19 demonstrated is that businesses could adapt and change quickly when pressured to change. One such area that changed dramatically was the ability of property management companies to show properties in person. Overnight we went from conducting private showings or allowing key checkouts to no longer showing properties. Thi...

From Drab To Fab: Transforming Your Rental Property On a Budge

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Not to sound like a cooking show, with maybe Guy Fieri extolling the virtues of, say, a sandwich. When it comes to property management, the recipe for rehabbing a rental property is part art, part science, a whole lot of sweat, and a pinch of flair to take a property from Drab to Fab. We at Management One Property Management know all too ...

Preventing Water Damage in Your Rental Home

Friday, March 12, 2021
Let's face it; water is a force of nature. Masses of whirling water, such as hurricanes, can devastate landmasses. It's an excellent solvent, as it can dissolve more substances than any other liquid. Water makes life possible on this lil' ol' world of ours. Fish thrive in it, and surfers do too. Average rainfall helps crop...

Renters Insurance: How Much Coverage Is Adequate?

Sunday, February 28, 2021
“$300,000? Why do I need that much coverage? My items are not worth that much!" I have heard this question several times recently from our residents. Making sure you have adequate protection is important. There is a misconception out there that you only need enough coverage for your "own" items. The landlord will...

Landlord Insurance Policies: Are You Covered?

Sunday, February 28, 2021
One of the things that I am constantly preaching to new clients and existing clients is “make sure you have the proper insurance in place”. Not all insurance policies are created equally, a homeowner's insurance policy is not the same as a landlord policy, and a landlord policy is not the same as a renter’s insurance...

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