12 THINGS YOU’LL WISH YOU KNEW BEFORE INVESTING IN A RENTAL PROPERTY
By Mike Barbanica Tuesday, August 25, 2020
WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE INVESTING IN A RENTAL PROPERTY Investing in a rental property is not just a trend that will come and go, especially in Antioch, California. In fact, in Antioch, 40% of the population are renters. Not to mention, the average market rent is $3,138 per month...
WHAT DOES A PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY DO? (7 BENEFITS)
By Mike Barbanica Friday, July 31, 2020
There’s a lot more to being a landlord than most people think. After all, you don’t just buy an investment property, place tenants, and start collecting rent. You have to draft lease agreements, handle maintenance requests, perform inspections, and so much more.But th...
SHOULD I ALLOW RENTERS IN ANTIOCH TO USE A COSIGNER?
By Mike Barbanica Monday, June 29, 2020
PROS AND CONS OF COSIGNERS WITH RENTERS IN ANTIOCH When it comes to finding renters in Antioch, you might sift through a lot of duds and deal breakers. Then, you find a standout potential tenant with a catch – they want or need to use a cosigner.As a landlord, you might won...
5 TOP REASONS TO COLLECT A RENTAL SECURITY DEPOSIT IN ANTIOCH, CA
By Mike Barbanica Saturday, March 28, 2020
One thing is for sure when you own a rental property in Antioch, CA – the goal is to make money. After all, you don’t intentionally invest in a piece of real estate wanting to lose money. That said, there are many ways to lose money as a landlord. For example, yo...
12 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HIRING ANTIOCH PROPERTY MANAGERS
By Mike Barbanica Monday, February 17, 2020
So, you’ve decided to round up the best Antioch property managers around and decide which one to hire to help you manage your rental property.This is great! Investing in a property management company can lessen your load and maximize your ROI all at the same time. But not a...
TOP CLEANING TIPS TO LEASE YOUR ANTIOCH RENTAL HOUSE FASTER
By Mike Barbanica Tuesday, October 22, 2019
When you place a new tenant in your Antioch, CA rental property, they’re going to expect it to be spotless on move-in day. After all, no one wants to move into a rental that looks lived in and dirty. And since these tenants pay rent and generate your profit, you owe them a ...
6 RENTAL PROPERTY UPGRADES THAT ARE A WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY
By Mike Barbanica Thursday, September 26, 2019
There’s a lot of truth behind the idea that upgrading your Antioch rental property will help you earn more money. Not to mention, prospective tenants are always on the hunt for beautiful homes to lease. But keeping upgrade costs low while upgrading your rental is harder tha...
5 EASY TIPS TO FIND A GOOD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY NEAR ME
By Mike Barbanica Thursday, August 29, 2019
As an Antioch, CA rental property owner, you should know that you don’t have to take on all the work yourself.�? In fact, many real estate investors prefer to hand over the day-to-day responsibilities of their rentals to property managers. This way, they can continue...
HOW ANTIOCH PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER
By Mike Barbanica Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Owning a rental property in Antioch, CA can open up many opportunities for you, both personally and financially. But what many new investors fail to realize is that managing a rental property is a lot of work.Many people have good intentions when they set out to self-manage their...