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.
Here are three things you need to do when you’re trying to settle a Santa Cruz tenant dispute
California is known to be a tenant-friendly state. There are a number of laws protecting tenants and their rights, and property owners who don’t understand those laws or violate them can find themselves facing large financial penalties and other consequences.
It’s basically impossible to own rental real estate in Santa Cruz (or anywhere in California) without having a grasp on the fair housing laws that are in place at the federal, state, and local levels. This is an area of the law that’s always changing, and in...
Buying your first Santa Cruz investment property can be an exciting time, especially if you’ve been planning to make this move for some time, and you’re finally ready.
Everyone is using the internet. Online resources are more common than ever, and with the exception of the occasional data breach and social media fight, it’s making life better for most people. Technology is helpful for owners, property managers, and even tenants....
A successful rental process in Santa Cruz depends on both tenants and landlords understanding and meeting their responsibilities. You expect your tenants to pay rent on time, follow the terms laid out in the lease agreement, and to report maintenance as soon as it’s needed.
You wouldn’t stick with a doctor who was misdiagnosing all your illnesses. And you wouldn’t keep seeing a mechanic who was overcharging you for the wrong parts when you brought your car in for servicing.
No one is perfect, and it’s unreasonable for landlords to think that they’ll get everything right when they’re leasing, managing, and maintaining their Santa Cruz rental properties.
Renting out a property in California is more complex than it once was. Are you prepared? Legal mistakes are easy to make, and fixing them is often more expensive and time-consuming than landlords realize. Make sure you’re not out of compliance and get yourself and your properties prepared for everything from rent control to tenant screening to security deposits.