The Proper Way to Increase Rent on Your Modesto Rental Property

When you have a great tenant in place, increasing rents in Modesto can seem tricky. You don’t want your tenant to leave, but the cost of maintaining a rental property always increases, so raising the rent is often unavoidable. Follow the right procedure and make sure you understand the rental laws that apply in your area.

Modesto Property Management: 5 Benefits for Landlords and Investors

The benefits of hiring a property manager in Modesto are numerous, and smart investors know that getting professional management help can make a noticeable difference in the success of a rental property. Today, we’re talking about the top five reasons to hire a manager, and what it can mean for your peace of mind and your bottom line.

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3 Can’t Miss Reasons to Invest in Modesto Real Estate in 2017

If you’ve been wondering whether it’s a good time to invest in Modesto real estate, we’re going to share three excellent reasons to buy a rental property now or in 2017. Whether you are thinking about buying your first investment property or you want to add to your existing portfolio, Modesto and the surrounding areas offer you some unique opportunities.

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5 Preventative Maintenance Tips for Modesto Rental Properties

Owning a rental property is not always easy, and as a landlord you need to be prepared to maintain your investment. Unexpected problems and repairs seem to arise at inconvenient times. However, if you follow a preventative maintenance schedule, you can catch small problems before they become a major expense. We’re talking about five common preventative maintenance issues that you …

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Guide to Service and Companion Animals for Landlords in Modesto

We receive a lot of questions from landlords and property owners surrounding service animals and companion animals, and how they differ from pets. There are a lot of legal implications that come with service and companion animals, so it’s important that you’re familiar with the laws and the requirements as they pertain to your rental property. Pet Policies You may …

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4 FAQs for Fair Housing in Modesto – Property Management Education

There are a number of fair housing questions that come into play when you’re choosing a tenant for your rental property. Today, we’re answering some of the most common questions we get from our property owners and investors. Can I Pick my Tenant? When owners want to pick tenants themselves, it can complicate an otherwise consistent and well documented screening …

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The Modesto Rental Market Update for Investors & Landlords

Today, we’re providing an update on the rental market in Modesto and California’s central valley. If you’re thinking about purchasing an investment property, you might want to consider this area. It’s a great time to buy and the rental market is strong enough that you’ll be sure to earn a great return on your investment. Interest rates on mortgages of …

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4 Tips to Keep Your Modesto Tenant Renting for the Long Term

Having a great tenant in place for the long term provides many benefits for your rental property. You don’t have to worry about turnover costs, and you know you can rely on getting rent paid on time. There’s also the peace of mind that your tenant is taking good care of your property and treating the home as if it …