Riverside Property Management Blog

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...

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...

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...

7 Benefits of Using 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...

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...

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...

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