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If you’re looking for some basic property management answers, be sure to check out our Los Gatos Property Management Blog, where Real Estate Connections answers popular questions posed by Santa Clara County real estate investors and landlords. You’ll find information on pet policies, tenant screening, security deposits, how to avoid evictions and much more. We share our expertise and our advice on our blog. Follow along to get your most common questions answered. Learn from our experience and avoid costly mistakes.
Blog Categories: Investor Education & Owner Knowledge
When you’re ready to read some blogs and watch some videos, you’ll find information on topics such as:
- Getting the most from your rental property
- Finding and keeping great tenants
- Understanding property management fees
- How to manage maintenance
- Pet policies and the difference between service and support animals
The list of topics is extensive, and you’ll find you have a lot to learn – whether you’re a new landlord or an experienced investor.
Rent Control – What You Need to Know About California’s New Rent Cap Law
With everything going on in the world lately, it’s almost old news that California has a new rent control law in effect. But, it’s an important piece of information for San Jose landlords, especially as eviction moratoriums are lifted and things start to get back to...
How to Maintain Your San Jose Investment Property Over Time
Maintaining your San Jose rental property over time will increase your asset’s value and provide for better tenant retention. Residents are your customers, and the number one reason that most tenants leave their rental home is because their maintenance concerns were...
Unexpected Costs of Renting to Short-Term San Jose Tenants and How to Avoid Them
Short term rentals can be very tempting when you have a San Jose rental property and you want to maximize what you earn on that investment. You can earn higher rent on a per-night rental than you can on a long-term lease. It also gives you the flexibility to use the...
How a Partnership with a San Jose Property Management Company Can Help Increase Your Investment Portfolio
Many investors begin working with a San Jose property management company after they’ve purchased a property and they’re ready to rent it out. That’s a great strategy. However, partnering with a professional property manager before you buy is even better. The right...
Tips on How to Prepare for a Power Outage in San Jose
There are a lot of things that property owners know they have to prepare for in California. Earthquakes, wildfires, mudslides, droughts – we are a community accustomed to natural disasters and we know how to prepare for them effectively. Recently, we’ve learned that...
Common Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing and How to Avoid Them in San Jose
When you’re buying your first rental property, it’s easy to make mistakes, and even experienced real estate investors have a hard time avoiding common pitfalls. There are a lot of details and requirements to navigate when you’re looking for San Jose investment...
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