Do You Have to Allow Support Animals in Your California Rental Property?
By Mike Barbanica Sunday, July 9, 2023
Did you know that there are currently around half a million service dogs working in the US?Most California landlords would prefer a pet-free home. However, when it comes to supporting animals, the issue can become a little more complicated. What are your rights as a landlord? Do ...
4 Essential Tips for First-Time Landlords in the California Bay Area
By Mike Barbanica Monday, June 26, 2023
Are you a new landlord? It's okay there are tons of others that are in the same boat as you, but the one thing you don't want to do is kick off your time as a landlord making tons of mistakes.Which is precisely why we've taken the time to create a list of tips for lan...
When COVID-19 hit, many landlords found themselves with empty pockets when it was time to begin rent collection. People stopped paying rent, but those days are long gone, even though some tenants still refuse to pay their rent.If you have tenants making late rent payments a habit...
4 Reasons Why You Should Work With a Property Management Company
By Mike Barbanica Monday, June 12, 2023
San Francisco is the fourth most expensive place to rent a home in the United States. This makes it a profitable place to own investment real estate and a top choice for astute investors to buy property for this purpose.Yet, if you purchase a home with this intention, you'll ...
How to Handle Evictions in the California Bay Area
By Mike Barbanica Monday, June 5, 2023
A study from the US Census in 2023 showed that one in three renters in California were behind on rent. In the last few years, eviction rates have dropped and some owners feel like they have lost power over their homes. Understanding the eviction process is crucial for an owner or...
Renters make up around 36% of all US households. And every year, millions of people go through lease renewals. Unless they've had enough of the landlord, in which case it's time for a new lease agreement and a new tenant.Every landlord wants a smooth lease renewal that ke...
What Are the Rules Surrounding Rental Security Deposits In California?
By Mike Barbanica Monday, May 22, 2023
Over 40% of California’s population are renters, so it’s easy to find tenants. The challenge lies in finding responsible residents who will keep your property clean and pay on time every month.That’s why security deposits are necessary. If a tenant is unreliable...
Screening Tenants: How a Property Management Company Can Help
By Mike Barbanica Monday, May 15, 2023
Were you aware that the tenant screening industry is worth more than $3 billion?If you're a rental property owner, finding the right tenant is crucial for ensuring a smooth and profitable rental experience. However, the process of screening tenants can be time-consuming and c...
5 Essential Tips for a Smooth Transition to Portfolio Property Management
By Mike Barbanica Monday, May 8, 2023
According to a recent report, the demand for rental housing is at an all-time high. With this increase in demand, many property owners are turning to portfolio property management. This is a way to streamline operations and maximize profits.Transitioning to portfolio property man...
Why You Should Consider Investing in Brentwood Real Estate in 2023
By Mike Barbanica Monday, April 24, 2023
It's no secret that real estate is a worthwhile investment. The only downside to the industry is how rapidly the housing market can swap from one trend to another.Right off the bat, we're here to tell you that Brentwood real estate is the right way forward in 2023.Brentwo...