Owner Resources & Advice
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.
Getting the most rent out of your San Jose rental requires two things: a good rental price and a highly qualified tenant who will stay in the property long term. It’s important to present the property the best way you can. Not everyone can have a perfect, beautiful...read more
If you are considering using your Realtor as a property manager for your rental home, you need to make sure that they are qualified. The question isn’t really whether or not they should manage your property; it’s whether they have the knowledge and experience to...read more
Today we are talking about the state of the rental market in San Jose, and overall the market is strong. It looks similar to last year, which is good news for investors and rental property owners. There’s a very low inventory, so not a lot of properties are available...read more
In the San Jose residential property management industry, we see a range in fees that is around 8 to 10 percent of rent that is collected. That amount can vary, due to other considerations. For example, the property management fee charged for a single family home...read more
Many landlords often grapple with the question of what makes a smart remodel. Should you remodel or simply update? It is ideal if you can remodel the whole home, of course, but if you do not have that kind of a budget to spend on your San Jose rental property, there...read more
Handling a tenant’s security deposit is an important element in landlord tenant relationships. It is also the most disputed issue. Landlords often find themselves in a bit of a grey area because there is nothing simple or direct in the rules, regulations and laws that...read more
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.
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