Riverside Property Management Blog

Landscaping Your Rental Property Yard: Why it’s Important

Friday, October 20, 2017
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 ...

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

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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 ...

How to Get a Home Move-In Ready: DIY vs Contractor vs Property Management

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Do you have a rental property that you want to have move-in ready for your next renter? Or maybe you’re moving into a recently purchased house? Perhaps you’re selling a house, and you want it move-in ready. Anyway you slice it, there’s work to be done, and it best be done quickly, and done right, the first time.Do you at...

Top 3 Landscaping Companies in Riverside County, CA (Reviews/Ratings)

Friday, September 22, 2017
To provide a landscaper or not to provide, that is the question! This is a question that I have been asked hundreds of times by landlords just like you over the last 10 years of being in property management.Landscaping can be a nightmare to a lot of people. Most people don’t know when to fertilize, what fertilizer to use, how much w...

Why Does Rent Go Up? 7 Things You Should Know about Rent Increase

Friday, September 15, 2017
Over the years I have spoken with so many people who own rentals, and so many people who rent homes, and the possibility of rent increases is always on both sets minds, for several reasons. So, let’s look into this topic, one that ought to be fairly straightforward, but for whatever reason is not.Don’t Fix Anything – I&r...

HOA Information – Here’s What You Need to Know about HOA’s

Friday, September 8, 2017
What can an HOA do for you? Here is HOA info, with general information such as fees, rules that are fairly commonplace, and expectations.I decided to write HOA info per an editor request after writing a prior article that mentioned HOA’s. I’m not an expert on HOA’s, so if you’re expecting pie graphs and tiny detail...

Landlord’s Guide to The Eviction Process: What You Need to Know

Friday, September 1, 2017
Your renter didn’t pay this month, or maybe it has been a couple of months, what do you do now!? No need to panic, with this detailed guideline you’ll be prepared to navigate the eviction process and plan for the attorney fees incurred in an unlawful detainer case. Over the last 30 years, Management One has filed over 2,000 ev...

Home Warranty for a Rental Property: A Worthwhile Investment Or Not?

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Property owners believe that having a home warranty for a rental property is a great idea and is more cost effective. Well, let me tell you that, this is far from the truth. What Management One has seen, over the last 30-years of property management, is that home warranties are more of a nightmare than a benefit to homeowners and tenants....

Residential Water Heater Safety: Best Practices for Avoiding a Fire

Friday, July 21, 2017
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....

Renting a Home From A Private Owner VS Property Management Company

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Should you rent from a private owner or a property management company?The answer really boils down to your preference. There are pros and cons to both sides of the coin. In this article, I will share with you the good, the bad, and the ugly that I have witnessed in the last three years as a leasing agent. So, let’s dive in!Definitio...

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