Riverside Property Management Blog

Property Management Companies: Real Property Management Vs Renters Warehouse

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Are you thinking about leasing out your home? Not sure you want to be a landlord and deal with all the headaches that come with it? Should you hire a property management company? Do you go with a franchise property management company or a Ma and Pa company? So many questions that need to be answered, but where to start?Start here…P...

Tips for Rehabbing Home Properties: For Rent or For Sale

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
I'm not sure why the title of this article, Rehabbing Houses for Sale or Rent, makes me think of the old Roger Miller song King of the Road, but it does. Maybe it's just the words Sale or Rent. Or perhaps it's because I actually wrote alternative lyrics some time ago, that started something like..."Rehab for sal...

How to Find Honest Contractors: Tips for Choosing the Best And how to minimize your risk when choosi...

Thursday, February 22, 2018
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 o...

7 benefits of using ACH/Direct Deposit for your rental payments

Monday, February 12, 2018
When was the last time you physically went to the bank to make a deposit? With all the new technological advances, making deposits or receiving money from a third party has become a breeze. Online banking has made substantial improvements, and now ACH/Direct Deposit payments are becoming the new norm. Read on to find out the benefits of s...

Here’s the No. 1 Property Management Tip for Beginners

Friday, February 2, 2018
You’ve just bought your first single-family home rental property. One of the first questions you ask yourself is, "Who will manage it?"You have three options.Do it yourself, and give up any free time you currently enjoy.Hire a low-cost property manager who might help collect rents and take care of maintenance and repair ta...

6 Tenant Responsibilities When Moving out of a Rental Property

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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...

How to Turn Over a Tenant to A Property Management Company

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Are you managing your own property? Getting calls in the middle of the night because there is a broken water pipe in the laundry room? Tired of your resident paying their rent late, month after month?Not really sure what to do or how to turn your existing resident over to a management company? One thing you do know…you are tired of...

Rental Property Scams: 7 tips to avoid being scammed

Friday, December 8, 2017
With the internet and all our devices mobile now, it makes everything easy and convenient for us. However, with that comes those who want to take advantage of this convenience – the online Scammers, especially rental property scams.In Property Management, the online Scammer creates quite a challenge. These individuals find listings ...

Preparing a House for Rental: 7 Effective Ways to Attract Residents

Friday, November 24, 2017
“Oh My Goodness, I’m about to have a vacancy in my rental. What to do, what to do?!” Well, you’re in the right spot, right now, as we’re about to tell you the seven most effective ways to prepare your house for rental.You can look at a pending vacancy as a bad thing, but why do this to yourself? Isn’t l...

Landlord Insurance Policies: How to tell if you have the best coverage

Friday, November 17, 2017
As a property owner, you naturally have homeowner’s insurance, however, if you have one or more rental properties, you will want to have a landlord insurance policy, also known as rental property insurance or rental dwelling insurance. Why is that? Well, bad things happen, and you’d like to have some peace of mind, and keep yo...

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