5 Home Upgrades To Improve the Value of Your Rental Property
By Mike Barbanica Monday, April 17, 2023
Nearly 55% of people living in California owned homes in 2021. That means that almost half of California residents live in rentals.People looking for rental properties base their decisions on location and costs. However, most also look at the condition. This fact is important for...
The Benefits of Investing in Real Estate for Your Retirement
By Mike Barbanica Monday, April 10, 2023
Real estate properties generate a lot of value, and recent years have seen record highs. By late 2022, the year-on-year appreciation of real estate sat at a median value of more than 10%.It's not without risk. But it's one of the lowest-risk investments there is.Read on f...
5 Things You Should Know About Property Tax in California
By Mike Barbanica Monday, April 3, 2023
There are over 14 million homeowners in California.Whether you are a current homeowner in California or you're thinking about becoming a homeowner, there are things that you need to know specific to California. There are different kinds of tax and property management rules in...
How to Find a Great Real Estate Investment: A Guide
By Mike Barbanica Monday, March 27, 2023
Have you been looking for ways to take your financial life to the next level?Investing in commercial real estate in the California Bay Area could be the solution you've been looking for. This is especially true for creating a passive form of income that will help give your qu...
Over 35% of homes in the US are rented. Renters in these properties typically sign lease agreements of one year or less. But perhaps it's time for that to change.Long-term lease agreements can work well for both tenants and landlords. There are all kinds of benefits that you ...
6 Property Accounting Tips for Real Estate Investors
By Mike Barbanica Monday, March 13, 2023
Rental properties are in high demand. As a result, the rental vacancy rate in 2022 was only 5.8%.One of your top goals as a landlord is to keep your units occupied. After all, you need rent money to pay your bills. However, another goal you should have is proper bookkeeping recor...
About 36 percent of all Americans, or almost 123 million households, rent their home. With home prices increasing, this percentage has crept up in recent years.This also means the rental property market is more competitive. Property owners and managers must do more to make their ...
Investing in Rental Properties: The Dos and Don'ts
By Mike Barbanica Monday, February 27, 2023
Are you looking for an investment opportunity with a high chance of providing a return on your investment? In that case, you might want to try becoming a landlord and investing in rental properties.As a landlord, you'll need a wide variety of skills if you want to be successf...
The California Eviction Process: A Guide for Property Owners
By Mike Barbanica Monday, February 20, 2023
Evictions. This can be a tenant's worst nightmare, especially if they are behind on their rent. In 2021, over 36,000 tenants in California received eviction notices.As a landlord, this may be the course you want to take for some troublesome tenants. However, evicting tenants ...
What Property Owners Need to Know About California Tenant Rights
By Mike Barbanica Monday, February 13, 2023
In October 2022, California Attorney General Rob Bonta gave tenant rights a shot in the arm by releasing a consumer alert. Its purpose? To help California's 17 million tenants understand their rights and seek help if those rights are being violated.The sheer number of renters...