Top 3 Property Management Companies in the East Bay
By System Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Our topic today is sharing the top 3 property management companies in East Bay – besides Aapex Property Management, of course. There are many fine companies in this area that do property management. Each company does things a little bit differently. They all have their own...
Should You Allow Pets in Your Hayward Rental Property?
By System Saturday, June 7, 2014
The question is – should you allow pets in your rental property? I think if you go ahead and do your due diligence, allowing pets at a rental property is a good thing. A lot of people out there are looking for rental properties for their families, including their pets. We ...
What Qualifies as a Service Animal vs. a Pet in Hayward, CA?
By System Friday, May 30, 2014
When is a pet not a pet? When it’s a service animal.What Qualifies as a Service Animal?If a prospective tenant calls you and says they have a service animal and would like to apply for your property, be careful. You can ask for written verification or documentation that it...
When to Fire Your Property Manager
By System Wednesday, May 28, 2014
In this blog, we are covering the touchy subject of when to fire your property manager. Owning a rental property is really the same as owning and operating a business, and when results are not being attained, that’s the time to consider making a change. Before doing that, ...
3 Biggest Mistakes New Landlords Make in Hayward
By System Wednesday, May 21, 2014
One of the three biggest mistakes that new landlords make is not putting the home on the market in good condition. They think that if they just touch up the paint or do a minor cleaning, everything else will be fine. If something needs to be done, they say they’ll do it be...
I’m Relocating – Should I Sell or Rent my Hayward Home?
By System Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A common question we get from people who are relocating is: “Should I sell or should I rent?” That’s really an individual decision that you have to make, so it’s important to gather all the facts you need to make a good personal decision. I don’t kn...
What is the Cost of Hayward Property Management?
By System Monday, May 5, 2014
One of the basic questions we always get is: how much does it cost to employ you as a property manager? I think the better question to ask is: how much value are you going to get from the services we provide? A good property manager should be able to provide a return on your inv...
Hayward Property Management Should I Raise Rent in 2014?
By System Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Many property owners are wondering whether they should raise rent in 2014. It’s best practice to raise rent a little bit every year or at least consider raising rent every year so your tenants become conditioned to that and it’s not a big shock to their system when y...
East Bay Rental Market Forecast
By System Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Today, let’s talk a little bit about what the rental market is looking like for 2014. Buying a home is still a difficult thing for most people to do. Credit is tight and many lenders are requiring really high down payments. This puts a lot of people out of the buying marke...
hat Kind of Property Management Company is Right for You?
By System Friday, April 4, 2014
When you’re looking for a property management company, you need to choose one that is right for you. I like to compare this to buying a hamburger. Sometimes, you’re in the mood for a burger that’s plain and simple. All you need is a piece of meat, a pickle and ...