Riverside Property Management Blog

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...

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...

Move-In Ready Home: What Both Residents and Owners Can Expect

Thursday, November 9, 2017
We have all rented an apartment or home at some point in our life, right? And we have all walked into that home or apartment with high expectations only to be let down by the “actual” condition of the property. As a leasing representative, we try to bridge the gap between the expectations of residents versus the expectations o...

Best Locksmiths in Riverside County and Orange County

Friday, November 3, 2017
Does this story sound familiar? You get home late on a Friday night, looking forward to cleaning up before going to bed, eager for the weekend to start. You try to open your front door to get in your home. You realize that your key will not open the door. You go back into your car to open the garage door, you then realize you gave your s...

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. Any way you slice it, there’s work to be done, and it best be done quickly and done right the first time.Do you att...

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...

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