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How to Advertise Your Brentwood Rental Property for Maximum Exposure

Web Admin - Thursday, June 02, 2016

Advertising your rental property is an important part of finding a finding a great tenant and having a successful experience as a landlord. When you place your listing on the market, you want to make sure it’s getting maximum exposure.  Read More

3 Challenges of Property Management – Brentwood Rental Manager Explains

Web Admin - Thursday, May 26, 2016

The three biggest challenges facing rental property owners are selecting the right tenant, the dispossession of the security deposit, and determining what will be considered ordinary wear and tear. Selecting the right tenant requires extensive tenant screening, and the security deposit and wear and tear challenges can be managed with a good inspection process, especially during the move in and move out periods.  Read More

What Kind of Insurance Should Landlords Get? Brentwood Rental Management Advice

Web Admin - Thursday, May 19, 2016

When you become a landlord, you need adequate insurance coverage that will take care of your investment property and protect your financial interests. Some landlords feel like they have the reputation of being wealthy landowners who are taking advantage of defenseless tenants. We recommend that you work with a good insurance agent who can keep you protected.  Read More

Benefits of Renting from a Brentwood Property Management Company

Web Admin - Thursday, May 12, 2016

Tenants who are looking for a rental property often prefer to rent from property management companies instead of private owners. This is because there’s a lot more security involved in renting from a professional management company, and as a tenant you can expect more responsiveness and accountability. Today we are sharing five specific reasons that make renting from a property management company a better idea.  Read More

How to Maximize Your Return on Investment on Your Brentwood Rental Property

Web Admin - Wednesday, May 04, 2016

As a rental property owner, you want to maximize the return on your investment, and to do that you need to be able to balance the cost of improvements with your income potential. There are things you can do to increase the money you earn and the return you gain that don’t cost a lot.  Read More

When Should You Evict Your Tenant? Advice for Brentwood Landlords

Web Admin - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Evicting a tenant can be costly, and if you’re a landlord concerned about how to protect your investment, you need to know how to avoid an eviction. There are several things you can do when a tenant you have screened thoroughly suddenly begins to struggle and doesn’t seem to be able to pay the rent.  Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for Rent – Brentwood Property Management Advice

Web Admin - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The subject of how to prepare your home for rent has really changed over the last couple of years, due to the drought and the impact it has had on us over time. I used to enjoy driving down a street and pointing out the houses I managed and comparing those properties to the ones that were managed by someone else. We had great lawns with beautiful curb appeal. The other properties had dead lawns and weeds. But with the drought, we do business differently. We keep the lawns mowed and weeded and as green as we can get them.  Read More

2016 – 2017 Brentwood Rental Market Update & Trends

Web Admin - Wednesday, April 13, 2016

When we talk about the rental market in Brentwood, we’re also including our service areas of Antioch, Pittsburg, Oakley and Discovery Bay, as well as the surrounding areas. There are several issues pertaining to pricing and other trends that are happening now. As you probably know, market rents have been on the rise for the last year or two years. That’s good news for landlords. There are four specific trends that we believe will continue through 2016 and into 2017.  Read More

Tips to Be a Successful New Landlord – Brentwood Property Management Advice

Web Admin - Thursday, April 07, 2016

Being a successful landlord means knowing what to do and when to do it. One of the most important ways to set yourself up for success is by assembling a reliable and reputable team of people to help you. Today, we’re talking about who should be included in that team.  Read More

Importance of Property Inspections – Property Management Brentwood

Web Admin - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Regular inspections are important to the maintenance and management of your rental property. Whether you are driving by the property to see how it looks from the outside or scheduling a time with the tenant to enter the home and do a detailed inspection, you need to make sure you’re taking a look at what’s going on at the house from time to time.  Read More

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Antioch, CA 94509

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