Examples of Normal Wear & Tear in Your Santa Cruz Rental Property
When your tenant moves out of your property, there will be turnover repairs and costs that are required before a new tenant can move in. As the property owner, you’ll be responsible for any of the costs associated with normal wear and tear. Damage, however, is paid...
Property Damages from Tenants that are Beyond the Security Deposit | Santa Cruz Property Management
To protect your Santa Cruz rental property from tenant damage, you’ll want to screen potential tenants thoroughly, collect an adequate security deposit, and develop tenant relationships based on trust and respect. Even with every precaution and outstanding tenants,...
Increase Your Property’s Rental Value in Santa Cruz with These 5 Home Upgrades
Improving your rental property can help you attract well-qualified tenants quickly, which limits the amount of money you lose on vacancy. It can also help you increase the value of your investment, meaning you can possibly charge more in rent. But, where do you...
5 Important Things That a Santa Cruz Property Manager Can Do for You
Smart investors know that professional property management can help your rental properties perform better. You’re likely to earn more money, spend less on things like maintenance and vacancy, and have an overall better investment experience. We can list hundreds of...
How to Calculate the ROI of Your Santa Cruz Property Investment
Every investor wants to earn as much Return on Investment (ROI) as possible, and understanding how to calculate your earnings is a necessary step in successful investing. Usually, you’ll find ROI expressed as a percentage or a ratio, and while it seems like it should...
3 Dangers to Avoid With Your Santa Cruz Rental Lease Agreement
A lease agreement is signed by landlords and tenants to protect each party and the rental home itself. There are many different types of leases. Some property owners are comfortable with a two-page rental agreement and others want dozens and dozens of pages with ongoing addenda and attachments.
How Proper Paperwork and Rental Agreements Protect You and Your Santa Cruz Investment Property
In order for a rental property to be a lucrative investment, landlords must be able to manage themselves and their paperwork. Staying organized is not optional – it is essential. Not only do you need to protect yourself with proper documentation and careful accounting, you also need to have everything in order for tax purposes.
How to Keep Great Tenants in Your Santa Cruz Rental Property
Attracting, screening, and placing high-quality Santa Cruz tenants is an important part of the rental process. Retaining those tenants is even more important, especially when you’re thinking about the cost of turnover and the value of stable and consistent income.
Communication You Can Expect From Your Santa Cruz Property Manager
Effective Santa Cruz property management relies on good communication. We are focused on communicating transparently and proactively with our owners, our tenants, our vendors, and all the other partners within our community that help us manage your property well.
3 Ways to Settle Santa Cruz Tenant Disputes
Here are three things you need to do when you’re trying to settle a Santa Cruz tenant dispute