Tag Archives: Tenants

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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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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Insecure about Security Deposits in San Diego CA?

ShareTweet Insecure about Security Deposits in San Diego CA.?   Legal definition: A security deposit is money a landlord collects from a tenant in case the tenant fails to pay rent or damages the unit. The number one issue in … Continue reading

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Property Management-What’s The Big Deal-I Can Find Tenants and Collect Rent-It’s a No Brainer!

ShareTweet San Diego,CA Real Estate has always been a good long term investment. Barring the recent meltdown, investing in real estate has historically out-performed other investments over the long term. One caveat: management. You do not manage a stock portfolio … Continue reading

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My Tenant Stopped Paying the Rent…Should I Start Eviction?

ShareTweet   When a tenant stops paying the rent, eviction is usually the only recourse. In San Diego, CA the eviction process takes place in 3 steps. Advice from a Real Estate Attorney is highly recommended. Three-day notice to pay … Continue reading

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Income Tax Considerations When Renting Real Estate

ShareTweet  This blog post is worth reading if you have any questions about income property and taxes. Via Charles Perkins (Charles G. Perkins, CPA):   Income tax considerations when Renting Real Estate Rental Income For IRS purposes rental income is … Continue reading

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