Riverside Property Management Blog

Security Deposit: Security Deposit: How to Maximize Your Security Deposit Refund

Thursday, May 25, 2017
A quick guide to get your security deposit back after moving out of a rentalIf you have ever rented a place, a car, or tables for a party, you may have asked yourself, “how do I get my security deposit back?”It is such a simple question with such a complex answer.Why is the answer complex? Because there are a lot of variables;...

Security Deposit Dispute: What to Do When You Receive One

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Owners and residents often have questions regarding security deposit refunds. The questions often center around the actual deductions noted on the security deposit breakdowns. Thus, the dreaded security deposit dispute.Here at Management One, we must walk a fine line between both the homeowners and the residents. Both sides feel entitled ...

DIY Home Repairs vs Using Property Management Contractors

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Can I, as the homeowner, do my own repairs during a vacancy?Over the last 10 years, I have been asked this question almost daily. Most investment owners feel they can save money if they DIY repairs during a vacancy. There tends to be a stigma that property management vendors are more expensive. Most homeowners feel that they can get bette...

Wood Rot: What Does Deferred Maintenance Really Cost?

Friday, May 19, 2017
Over the last 15 years as an inspector, I have seen firsthand the effects of deferred maintenance on a home. Here at Management One, we believe wholeheartedly in maintaining properties to avoid the pitfalls of deferred maintenance.Every house has costs: Cost to buy, property tax cost, and cost to maintain, these are the big three on the l...

Best Property Management in Corona, California (Reviews/Ratings)

Friday, May 19, 2017
If you have a property located in Corona, California which is considered the Gateway of the Inland Empire (just past Orange County, traveling east on the 91 freeway), chances are you may have considered renting it out. And, why not? The rental market is hot right now.Considering the Possibility of Renting Out Your PropertyIf you are one o...

Best Property Management in Riverside and Moreno Valley in California (Reviews/Ratings)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Best Property Management in the Inland EmpireIf you have a property located in the Inland Empire area of Riverside or Moreno Valley, or somewhere in between, chances are you may have considered renting it out. And why not? The rental market is hot right now.If you are one of the lucky ones who own a property right now, you may be fort...

Security Deposit Refunds 101: Understanding the Basics

Friday, April 28, 2017
Before we can address the concern about giving up such a substantial amount, and whether or not we will see it again, we need to ask ourselves, “What is the security deposit really for?” and “Why is it such a big amount?” Even though both questions impact each other, they really have their own specific answer.What ...

How much does a tenant eviction cost? A detailed breakdown

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
People ask us this all the time, “My tenant has not paid rent, now what do I do? How much does it cost to file an eviction on my tenant? My short answer is, the cost depends on the County in which the rental property is located. The long answer is, “the cost is more than just the actual cost to file the eviction.”Let me ...

Professional Property Management VS Self-Management: How Best Manage Your Property

Sunday, April 23, 2017
You have a rental property, now what? Do you manage the property yourself or hire a property management company? I mean really; how hard can it be to manage a rental property? You place an ad on Craig’s List, maybe put a “For Rent” sign in the yard, take a couple of calls from tenants, ask a couple of questions, and plac...

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