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Property Management Blog

5 Top Reasons Why You Should Rent Your House Rather than Sell It

If you’re a homeowner who’s facing a move in the near future, you have a decision to make regarding your current home. If you’re not going to live in it, your first inclination may be to sell. But not all circumstances are the same. If you haven’t lived there long enough to build equity, or...
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5 Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Property Manager

If you own residential rental real estate and have decided it’s time to hire a property management company, you’ve taken a major first step. You know that having someone else manage your property will make your life easier. Now it’s time to hire the right one. As in any business, not all property management companies...
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Property Management Services: Which Ones Do Owners Really Need?

There are plenty of would-be real estate investors who don’t get into the income-property game simply because they’ve heard about all the landlord nightmares. They don’t want to deal with late rent, or midnight phone calls about clogged toilets, or problem tenants. One way to alleviate those landlord headaches is to hire a property management...
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5 Ways to Avoid Problem Tenants

One of the most traditional ways to earn passive income is to invest in a rental property. Investment property provides consistent, recurring cash flow and over time usually increases in value. Those qualities make a rental property an attractive investment. If rental property is such a great investment, why doesn’t everyone own rental properties? It’s...
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Tips on Renovating Rental Property for Higher Profit

Do you own rental property in Santa Clara Valley? If you do, you understand some of the challenges that property owners – everywhere – face when it comes to maintaining your rental property and increasing your income. While rents in Santa Clara County are among the highest in the country, your property still needs to...
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How a Property Management Company Saves Owners Time and Money

Residential rental property owners quickly learn that owning and managing a rental property on their own can turn into a full-time job. One of reasons some property owners don’t use a property manager is the cost. While property management comes with a cost, most rental owners find that the benefits of a good San Jose...
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2019 Residential Rental Trends in San Jose and Santa Clara

San Jose and Santa Clara are popular locations not only for home buyers but for renters as well. As you may know, it is less expensive to rent in this area of California than it is to buy. A look at the local trends for residential rentals shows there were several factors that pushed rates...
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