Tag Archives: Property Management

Rentals-So Easy Even A Caveman Can Do them-WRONG!

ShareTweet Finding tenants is so easy—all you do is run an ad on Craigslist, answer the e-mail, show the home and BAM—you got a tenant!  I wish it were that easy!  For the uninformed owner, finding tenants, getting all the … Continue reading

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10 Pointers for the NEWBIE Landlord

ShareTweet Maybe you already own income property, or perhaps you are thinking of buying an investment for your retirement portfolio. Did you know the number one reason income properties do not succeed is due to poor management? That’s right! So … Continue reading

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Tips On Management:Guidlines To Follow When Rent Is Not Paid

ShareTweet   If you are in this business for respect, get out asap. Tenants don’t pay rent out of  respect, they pay to avoid the pain of late fees or eviction. No pain, no gain! Just like kids tenants won’t … Continue reading

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Tips for the Tenant: How to stand out from the crowd…

ShareTweet I have some advice for anyone interested in      renting a home with less then stellar credit in a very tight rental market in San Diego. Don’t get discouraged and automatically think the agent/owner will reject you if … Continue reading

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Move-Out Cleaning-How I Solved a Problem and Empowered My Tenants

ShareTweet     Move-Out Cleaning-How I Solved a Problem and Empowered My Tenants   When I deliver an apt. to a tenant, the place is thoroughly cleaned. If my tenants leave the place as it was on the day they … Continue reading

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Trash Management–It’s A Must For The Environment–And Your Investment

ShareTweet I just recently implemented a “Waste Management” program at a 4 unit property. Now before you start thinking that I hired environmental engineers wearing haz-mat suits, I must confess it’s not all that complex.  The City of San Diego … Continue reading

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Red Flags in Tenant Selection

ShareTweet True or false: Good credit scores are the sole determination of a good tenant. Well folks, I wish it were that simple. This is many times false. Agreed, tenants with a history of paying bills on time are seen as … Continue reading

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Great Tenants, Rent Paid, Well-Kept Home——-You’re Fired!

ShareTweet   You know the clients who you can’t do anything right for? The ones who have you jump through hoop after hoop, only to put another hoop in the way? Well I was just fired for doing everything right! … Continue reading

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Rentals Can Be Painless-Just Play By Your Rules and Strategize

ShareTweet What does football have to do with real estate? Strategy plays a big part in football —–and so it does in Real Estate.     A large side of my business is helping my clients by finding tenants, and … Continue reading

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Background Checks Are Not Just For Tenants—

ShareTweet     I was trying to locate a contractor that I worked with on a project in another state. I had lost touch with him, and we had spent quite a bit of time together, renovating a 2 unit … Continue reading

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