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Los Gatos Property Management Advice: The Range of Property Management Fees

Los Gatos Property Management Advice: The Range of Property Management Fees

In the residential property management industry, we see a range in fees that is around 8 to 10 percent of rent that is collected. That amount can vary, due to other considerations. For example, the property management fee charged for a single family home might be much different than the fee charged for a 20-unit […]

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How to be a Landlord in Palo Alto: Smart Remodel to Optimize your Rental

How to be a Landlord in Palo Alto: Smart Remodel to Optimize your Rental

Many landlords often grapple with the question of what makes a smart remodel. Should you remodel or simply update? It is ideal if you can remodel the whole home, of course, but if you do not have that kind of a budget to spend on your rental property, there are still things you can do. […]

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How to be a Landlord in Los Gatos: Handling Security Deposits

How to be a Landlord in Los Gatos: Handling Security Deposits

Handling a tenant’s security deposit is an important element in landlord tenant relationships. It is also the most disputed issue. Landlords often find themselves in a bit of a grey area because there is nothing simple or direct in the rules, regulations and laws that mandate what you can and cannot charge in the security […]

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Property Management Advice: Pet Policy in Palo Alto

Property Management Advice: Pet Policy in Palo Alto

Many landlords want to know if it is a good idea to allow a tenant to have a pet. The benefit of a pet policy in Palo Alto allowing tenants to have pets in your residential property is that you have a larger group of renters to consider. A lot of people have pets, and […]

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How to be a Landlord in Los Gatos: Rent your Home to the Best Tenant

How to be a Landlord in Los Gatos: Rent your Home to the Best Tenant

Any time we have a new client at Real Estate Connections, the landlord in Los Gatos often has an idea of who the best tenant is. Santa Clara County is a major dot-com area, and we have a lot of tech companies employing people here. So, most landlords are hoping for a single person to […]

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Palo Alto Property Management Advice: Rent Ready Process

Palo Alto Property Management Advice: Rent Ready Process

Getting your property rent ready is absolutely essential for Palo Alto property management before you put it on the market. First impressions are important, so it needs to look good before you show it to any potential tenants. At Real Estate Connections in Santa Clara County, we say there are three maintenance things to pay attention […]

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Palo Alto Property Management Advice: How to Have a Smooth Transition on Move Out

Palo Alto Property Management Advice: How to Have a Smooth Transition on Move Out

As a property owner, you want to ensure a smooth transition out of the home when your tenant decides to leave. Palo Alto property management at Real Estate Connections in Santa Clara County, we follow a process that we have found to be successful. Any time a tenant gives a 30 day notice, we send […]

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Los Gatos Property Management Advice: How to Prepare for Emergency Repair Requests

Los Gatos Property Management Advice: How to Prepare for Emergency Repair Requests

When it comes to making emergency repairs for your tenant in your rental property for Los Gatos property management, it is extremely important that your tenant has a contact person he or she can get in touch with 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you are managing the property yourself, that contact […]

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How to Be a Landlord in Campbell – Property Inspections – Why Bother?

How to Be a Landlord in Campbell – Property Inspections – Why Bother?

As a landlord in Campbell, you want to make sure your tenant is taking good care of your property. The best way to do this is by inspecting your property. At Real Estate Connections, we have 3 good reasons to do property inspections. Annual inspections. As a rule, we inspect all properties that we manage […]

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Campbell Property Management Advice – What do Property Managers Do?

Campbell Property Management Advice – What do Property Managers Do?

Many people in the Campbell area wonder what exactly Campbell property management does. We have many roles, but the most important thing that property managers do is to help landlords stay within the tenant laws. There are new regulations to learn every year, and unless you are in this business, you might not even know […]

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