Property Management Blog

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What Does Alex Honnold’s Incredible Free Solo of El Capitan Have to do With Real Estate? It Has to...
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On June 3rd Alex Honnold ascended the face of El Capitan's Freerider, a 3,000-foot rock face, with nothing but a bag of chalk, specialized climbing shoes and his own mental and physical strength. What he accomplished could be considered one of the greatest achievements in sports history. What he risked was his own life. It is for the ...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Traffic! What San Diego is Doing About the Problem
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Anyone who has lived in San Diego for more than a few years will have noticed the traffic getting worse on our freeways and in our local neighborhoods. It is a real example of a growing problem- San Diego is a city busting at its’ seams and the infrastructure to support the city’s growth has not kept up. This translates into m...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

What is a value add deal?
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And more importantly why do we specialize in it.To answer the first question, value add is "the sum of the unit profit, the unit depreciation cost, and the unit labor cost is the unit value added."In other words- we look for properties that exhibit management or operational problems, require physical improvements and/or suffer f...

Monday, April 10, 2017

Spring Property Tips
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Jump into spring and get ready for the summer ahead with these property tips. Do a little spring cleaning:Clean the areas of the property that are often neglected by tenants and homeowners alike. - Sweep out and remove debris from area around trash cans and side allies- Clean light fixtures and clean out gutters. - Remove o...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Video Collection- What Can You do with Time Spent not Dealing with Property Management
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Spend time not dealing with Property Management

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Video Collection- Why Income Property Advisors
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Why income property advisors?

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Are We Still in a Drought? What You Need to Know About The Recent Rain
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A six year drought might be ending in parts of Northern California but for San Diego and much of Southern California, the drought isn’t over yet. Yes, we had lots of rain and its been a big help but winter is only half way over and the rain needs to continue. The New York Times reports that, “Many years have started off wet an...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

8 Strange Reasons Vaseline Should be in Your Home Toolbox
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Get rid of soap scumVaseline is an easy way to get rid of soap scum. Dab a small amount to bathroom surfaces and allow to sit for a few minutes. Wipe away with a soft cloth and admire the look of your practically new bathroom. Bonus- is it also a great lubricate for faucet handles. To use while paintingVaseline can be used as a substitut...

Monday, January 9, 2017

6 simple ways to Insure Your Home is Safe When You Travel
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Beware of social mediaBe careful of pictures and updates you post on social media. Unless you are very careful with your privacy setting, you could be letting possible robbers know you are out of town. Place a stop on mail and newspapersAn easy way to let people know you are not home is to have an overflowing mailbox or a few too many ol...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Money Saving Tips for Income Property Owners
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Here are some money saving tips for property owners and owners of income property. Have anything to add? Let us know.Find vendors you trust.A plumber you can trust is a must! Plumbing is one of those things that tend to be emergencies. Have a number you can call is an easy way to eliminate stress. Same goes for electricians. But also cons...

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