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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 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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How to Qualify a Prospective Tenant by Los Gatos Property Management

How to Qualify a Prospective Tenant by Los Gatos Property Management

As a landlord within Los Gatos property management, one of the most important steps when renting out your vacant unit is finding a reliable tenant. After all, a poor tenant can prove to be more costly in the long run than an empty home. Finding a qualified tenant is no easy feat, but if you […]

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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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What Do Property Managers Do and Why You Need One by a Los Gatos Property Manager

What Do Property Managers Do and Why You Need One by a Los Gatos Property Manager

Investing in rental property is one of the biggest commitments a Los Gatos property manager can make and almost always a rental unit will take up a chunk of any free time one might have. Now a days everyone is taking on more and more; creating less time for themselves. We manage our families, our work […]

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