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Property Management Education & Landlord Advice

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.

Featured Blogs

What San Jose Property Managers Do For You – Stories from the Field with Mike

What San Jose Property Managers Do For You – Stories from the Field with Mike

We have been sharing some stories from our talented property management team to demonstrate how we work and what we do for our owners and tenants. Today, we have another post in our Stories from the Field series, and we aren’t sure if you’re going to enjoy it, but you’ll surely learn from it. Mike’s story is not something you want to experience at your own rental property. But if you do, you know we’re here to help.

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What are San Jose Tenants Responsible For in a Rental Property?

What are San Jose Tenants Responsible For in a Rental Property?

Maintaining a rental property falls to both landlords and tenants. As a property owner, you’re required to provide a safe and habitable home. As tenants, renters are required to help you keep that property clean and well-maintained. Make sure everyone understands their responsibilities before the lease is signed and the keys handed over.

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How to Avoid Long-Term Vacancies in Your San Jose Rental Property

How to Avoid Long-Term Vacancies in Your San Jose Rental Property

A vacant rental property doesn’t make an owner any money, and that’s why you want to keep your rental home occupied with a good tenant who pays on time and takes care of the home. Vacancies are expensive in the long term as well; your ROI suffers and you never have a chance to earn back the money you’ve lost.

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A Step by Step Guide on Evicting your San Jose Tenant

A Step by Step Guide on Evicting your San Jose Tenant

The eviction process in California can be expensive and time-consuming, especially if you’re not sure how to navigate the court system and the legal requirements. We try to avoid eviction with excellent tenant communication and proactive tenant screening. Sometimes, eviction is inevitable, however, and you need to be prepared for it.

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Real Estate Connections has managed my property for two and half years. I am very satisfied with their service. From looking for the tenant , managing the repairs, to the monthly detailed statements, they managed everything so well that I didn’t worry at all. Nicole who was my property manager always responded quickly, negotiated rent increase and looked after everything for me. In fact, Nicole managed my property so well that I didn’t go to see my property once. I will definitely recommend REC to my friends.

-Nan

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Great service. We had our kitchen sink and half bath sewer line plug up, on a Friday night. Put in an email "urgent" request and had a call from the property manager within a couple hours and another call from a plumbing shortly thereafter. Luckily, the main bathroom was ok, so it wasn't such a big emergency so we scheduled the plumbing out the next day.
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Thanks for their quick response. It was very helpful.
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The office staff was extremely supportive when I discovered an issue with the lease and was able to get everything resolved to my satisfaction. Couldn't be more pleased.

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Real Estate Connections has been in the business of property management, property leasing and real estate investments since 1952

Affiliated Companies:
Sunburst Properties: Sacramento Property Management
Portola Property Management: Santa Cruz Property Management

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