Today were talking about how to find the right property manager for your Chula Vista property. There are a number of things you should look for when you’re considering a professional.
We often get questions from landlords who have tenants that aren’t paying rent. There are five key steps you need to take to ensure you handle the situation in the best possible way.
Very often, investors will ask us how to know when they’ve found the right investment property. This is an especially important question for first time investors, so today we’re sharing some tips on how to know you’ve found a good home.
We’re talking today about the costs of maintaining and repairing a rental property, and which of those costs belong to the tenant and which belong to the homeowner, or the landlord.
Homeowners are generally responsible for keeping the property habitable and its systems up and running while it’s being rented. This means ensuring there is heat and making sure that if there is air conditioning, it works. As a homeowner you’ll also be responsible for the appliances, such as making sure the stove works and the water heater is functioning. Those major systems are the responsibility of the homeowner.
As property managers, we work with a diverse group of people – not only real estate investors. Often, we work with people who have to move out of the area, but they don’t want to sell their homes. Many times, those owners are members of the military and they’re being deployed or PCS’ing. In order to keep their homes, they look for renters to occupy the property during the time that they are gone. We love to help with that type of situation.
When you’re interviewing someone to manage your property, there are really three key questions to ask that manager or that company. Today, we’re talking about those questions and we’re also explaining how we would answer them at the Ralston Team Property Management.
Today we’re talking about how to manage your property like a professional property manager. At the end of the day, the most important aspect of property management is tenant qualification. Choosing the right person to rent your property will mean fewer problems down the road.