Smoke Detectors – Are Your Rental Properties Compliant with the Law?

Smoke detectors in a rental property are not only a necessity they are required! If you own a rental property in California, as a landlord you have certain responsibilities under the law. This includes ensuring your rental units have working smoke detectors throughout the property to alert tenants in case of a fire. Moreover, the…

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LA County Rent Control

One of the most common questions we receive from our phenomenal clients, is ‘Is that property subject to rent control’ in LA County? It’s an important topic.   Find your answers on the map.  If the city is in BLACK it could be subject to rent control.  If you need more help, don’t hesitate to get in…

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What Does a San Gabriel Valley Property Manager do?

If you have never worked with a professional property management company before, you might not know what to expect. Every property manager is a little different, but there are a few things that are standard across the industry. When you’re looking to hire a management company, make sure you completely understand the scope of their services before signing a contract.

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Preventative Maintenance Tips Every LA & Orange County Landlord Should Know About

Maintenance is something that your rental property will always need, but sometimes they can destroy your budget and stunt your ROI. Routine and emergency maintenance issues can be simple or complex, and the best way to keep costs down is with a consistent and thorough preventative maintenance routine. When you’re proactive, you can greatly reduce the maintenance expenses that show up year after year.

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Rental Inspection Checklist – What Should You Look for in Orange County Rentals?

Inspecting your rental home serves two important purposes. First, it allows you to look for deferred maintenance that your tenant may not have reported. Second, it allows you to see if your tenant is following the terms of your lease. Every landlord should inspect the property before a tenant moves in and after a tenant moves out. However, you should also inspect at least once during the tenancy.

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Hiring an LA County Property Manager vs. Self Managing – What is Best for You?

Whether you have made an intentional choice to buy an investment property or you are preparing to rent out a home you inherited or once lived in, you’ll have to decide whether you’re going to manage it on your own or hire a professional management company to take care of it. Deciding what’s best for you depends on the amount of time you have as well as your experience with the rental market. You’ll also need the right temperament because a landlord/tenant relationship can sometimes be tricky.

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