5 Must-Do Things to Keep Tenants Happy

Property Management

Being a good landlord is essential when it comes to retaining your happy and responsible tenants.  In other words, to keep a good tenant, there are tasks on your end you must also accomplish.  

Knowing what these are, and keeping up on them, is half the battle.  San Diego property managers often have 5 concrete rules to stick with to achieve tenant retention. Continue reading

Choosing Insulation For Your Rental

Property Management

Fiberglass Batts

Though they look a bit like cotton, these batts are made up of tiny strands of fiberglass. The batts are sized to fit perfectly between the standard spacing of the wood framing inside walls and ceilings and have a paper backing that helps block moisture from moving into the wall.

Pros: Fiberglass is inexpensive, effective and doesn’t require a specially trained installer.

Cons: Fibers released into the air are unhealthy to breathe, though this generally affects only the installers because once the walls are closed up, the fibers don’t get released anymore. Also, the material isn’t very effective for odd spaces, such as behind outlets and wall switches. Continue reading

How to Choose a Property Manager

Property Management

Choose a Company That is Knowledgeable of the Local Market

Making sure the property management company that you are using knows the local rental market is must! Knowledge of the local market means that your property manager knows what renters are looking for. If your property management company is a good one, they will think of the property as if they were a renter.

Making smart and cost conscious recommendations to the owner that will increase overall return while improving the property so that it becomes more desirable, will help increase rental rates, lower turnover and decrease vacancy. Your property management company should make sure that your property always stays competitive in the leasing market. Continue reading

Benefits of Wood Flooring to Home Value

San Diego Propery Management

Deciding on renovations to one’s home, especially in the San Diego, California area can be a lot for someone to handle. It’s imperative to keep your home looking the best that it can, while also giving it more of a modern and personable look that you want.

Trying to find a healthy balance between the two could be enough to drive anyone crazy! One simple way to change the entire look and feel of your home could be adding wood floors. Wood floors are found in homes all over the world, and because they are healthier, available in a wide variety, and add to the value of your home, are very highly sought-after . Continue reading