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...

Fire Safety: Learn How You can Prevent a House Fire

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
If only Smokey the Bear hung out in people’s homes during fire prevention month when he’s not chilling in the forest, a lot of mayhem could be avoided. On the other hand, a bear in the house isn’t that great an idea either. That, and a single month for fire prevention? Seem, oh, I don’t know, 11 months shy?!?It&rsq...

How to Choose the Best Contractor in Riverside

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Looking for an honest and reliable contractor? They come in all types, from plumbing to pool contractors, to landscapers, electricians, you name it. I believe that most, the majority that is, are honest contractors, hard-working men, and women, people who have opted for the joy of fixing things and daily changes of scenery instead of sit...

How to Rid Yourself of That Pervasive Tobacco (or other) Smoke Smells for Good!

Friday, September 24, 2021
Nicotine is a nasty, oily substance, and really, it’s as much a nuisance as it is anything else, and that's the fact. However, there is hope!Even though nicotine accumulation in a home, or any other structure is, by definition, toxic, it can be eliminated. See this snippet from tobaccofreeca.com:Nicotine itself is a dangerous ne...

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 ...

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...

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