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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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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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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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The 3 Must Know Questions for New Landlords in Santa Clara County, CA

The 3 Must Know Questions for New Landlords in Santa Clara County, CA

Renting out your home is a business, and becoming a landlords in Santa Clara is no easy feat. It’s your responsibility to know and adhere to California landlord-tenant laws. Any misstep can lead to a potential lawsuit and other serious offenses. Although there is an abundant amount of questions every landlord should know the answers […]

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How to Price Your Rental Property in Los Gatos and Santa Clara County

How to Price Your Rental Property in Los Gatos and Santa Clara County

Although the forecast for the rental market in 2012 is still showing signs of uncertainty, those with rental property in Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, and Silicon Valley are only seeing dollar signs. Recently there has been a lot of talk in the news regarding the rental market this year, but the one thing they all […]

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How to pick the right vendor for your rental property in Los Gatos, CA

How to pick the right vendor for your rental property in Los Gatos, CA

Taking care of a rental property in Los Gatos can often feel like a chore. Owners have to maintain the lawn, appliances, heat and air conditioning, water, electricity; the list goes on and on. However, if you want to make life easier, hire a vendor to do the work for you. A vendor is any person […]

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How can landlords make their Los Gatos Property more desirable?

How can landlords make their Los Gatos Property more desirable?

In the rental property business, great tenants are crucial to the success of an investment. A well-maintained Los Gatos property attracts not only reliable tenants, but maximizes cash flow as well. Luckily, there are many ways landlords can improve their property at minimal costs and little effort. Here are a few things landlords can do to […]

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What Should You Look for When Searching for a Property Management Company in Los Gatos?

What Should You Look for When Searching for a Property Management Company in Los Gatos?

When it comes to successful real estate investing, your property manager is one of the most significant and instrumental factors. A qualified property management company will protect your investment and ensure rental income is maximized. By hiring a property management firm, you allow yourself to be put in another person’s hands. After all, the property […]

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