As professional property managers in Contra Costa County, we get a lot of questions from our current clients and our potential clients. We’re always here to answer any of your questions, and today we want to run down the list of top five questions that we commonly hear from owners and investors.
Vacancies are expensive, and they work against your ability to increase your ROI. When your property remains unoccupied, you’re losing money that you can never earn back. Today, we’re sharing a couple of important tips that will help you avoid a longer than necessary vacancy period with your Contra Costa County rental property.
There’s a lot you need to know about rent control when you own investment property in California. Today, we’re talking about some of the recent developments and what we think may be happening in the future.
Rental inspections are an important part of managing your Contra Costa property. The critical inspections occur before the tenant moves in and after the tenant moves out. Those inspections give you the opportunity to document the condition of your home and hold the tenant accountable for any damages.
Sometimes, we’ll talk to clients who want to know if they should sell or rent out their Contra Costa investment property. Obviously, the decision depends almost entirely on your particular situation. You might need the cash that a sale would provide in order to put a down payment on a new house. Or, you may be leaving the area with no plans to return, and you just want to make a clean break. Those would be good reasons to sell.
The keys to finding highly qualified tenants in Contra Costa County are to market your property strategically and to screen the applications thoroughly. Today, we’re talking about how to manage tenant screening and what you’ll need to do to ensure you’re renting your Walnut Creek property out to the best possible residents.