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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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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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How to Be a Landlord in Santa Clara County: Where is the Market Headed in 2013?

How to Be a Landlord in Santa Clara County: Where is the Market Headed in 2013?

One of the biggest questions for property managers and landlord in Santa Clara right now is the subject of where the rental market is headed in the next year. In 2012, we had one of the strongest years in the Santa Clara residential market that we have seen since the dot com boom several years ago. […]

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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 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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