Riverside Property Management Blog

Landlord Insurance Policies: Are You Covered?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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 insurance policy is not the same as a landlord policy, and a landlord policy is the same as a renter’s insurance poli...

Rental Homes vs. Apartment Living vs. Owning

Thursday, December 20, 2018
You know, it's the dream of all young adults to have their own space. A place to hang your hat and call home. Sometimes it's the dream of older folks too. Shelter is a basic human need. Just as important as food, or clothing. Whether that be in an apartment or otherwise, a home is a necessity. However, there is a distinction betwe...

2018 Is Coming To A Close, Exciting Changes In 2019

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The cherry on top for 2018 was giving back to the community. During Thanksgiving week we personal delivered and gave 20 families a full turkey dinner with all the fixings. Our staff delivered turkey dinners to these families and put smiles on their faces which in turns warms our hearts. We love being able to give back. Throughou...

Repairs during Tenancy: Who pays for what repairs?

Friday, October 26, 2018
Repairs during Tenancy: Who pays for what repairs? Most of us, at some point in time, have rented a home. And while renting a home, more than likely a repair or two was needed, right? Some of those repairs were minor, while others were major. Now, raise your hand, if you called your landlord/property management company for the small and s...

Being Compliant vs. Non-Compliant with Lawn Care

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Have you ever shopped for a new car at a dealership? What do you notice? All the cars are shiny; they sparkle in the sunlight. You get that giddy feeling inside; you know, the excitement that a kid feels when they can have something they have always wanted. You can’t wait to test drive “your” car and at that moment you &...

Rental Market: Understand the Long and Short

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Are you thinking of getting into rental property investing, enticed by the growing popularity of short-term or vacation rentals? Short-term rentals offer the opportunity for high returns on your investment, but they also come with certain drawbacks. If you’re leaning toward purchasing additional property for a short-term rental, mak...

Quality Contractors vs. Cheap Contractors

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Considering a remodel on your kitchen, bathroom, or possibly renovating your investment property. Are you dreading the process of looking for a contractor or contractors to do the job?Choosing a quality contractor can be a daunting task, but contrary to what many believe, finding one does not require a forbidden act of black magic, sacrif...

Rental Agreement: 10 Things You Should Know Before Signing

Friday, July 6, 2018
Today is the day you move into your new home! Before you can do that, you have to sign your rental agreement or lease and get the keys to your home.  A rental agreement is legally binding, and its purpose is to protect both the resident and the owner and/or property management company. Let’s be real here for a moment, reading a...

How to remove those foul odors in your rental property

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
When you reminisce about anything that brought you joy or something that wasn’t so pleasant what is a detail that runs through your head? As for me I always remember the smell. When I think of my Fiancé, I reminded of how good he smells and how much I loved his cologne the very first day we met.  When I smell a newborn b...

6 Factors Can Make or Break Your Rental Property Investment

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Investing for your financial future requires more than just finding and purchasing a property at a good price. You did your research and have decided you want to make rental property investing your path to financial security. You’re understandably anxious to find your first property and start collecting rental income. But before you...

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