Stockton Property Management Blog by Property Management Experts

How to Rent your Property Quickly

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​Today we are talking about how to price your rental property so it rents quickly. You have a mortgage to pay, so you don't want your property to sit vacant on the market. Pricing it correctly will help you.Market PricesFirst, check local listings for other properties in your area. We recommend ...
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5 Mistakes New Landlords Make - Stockton Property Management Education

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​Our topic today is the five mistakes that new landlords most often make.Family and FriendsThe first mistake we see a lot is renting to family or friends without checking them out. Even if you think you know a person well, you don't want to just let them move into your house. Check their credit, ...
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Should You Use Unlicensed Contractors? Stockton Property Management Advice

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​Here at Property Maintenance Experts, we do all the maintenance work for rental homes managed by Property Management Experts. Today, we are talking about a hot topic which we are often asked: should I use an unlicensed contractor? In our business, people ask us this all the time and the obvious ...
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What is Normal Wear and Tear in Stockton, California? Security Deposit Education

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​For landlords, wear and tear can be tough to determine, but you need to know the difference between wear and tear and damage. Think about holes in the walls. Big holes, where it looks like someone punched the wall are definitely tenant caused and you can charge for repairing that wall out of the ...
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How to Reduce Vacancy in My Stockton Investment Home

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​Today, we are going to tell you how to rent your property quickly. Our own personal experience tells us that it's essential to have your property in good condition, starting with the outside. Make sure the lawn is mowed, the trees are trimmed and there are no pieces of furniture or debris outside ...
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2014 Stockton Rental Market Update - California Landlord Advice

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​Today we are talking about what's going on in the Stockton rental market, and what you can expect if you own investment property.It's a good time to rent in Stockton. When you're buying a place to rent out, we recommend looking for particularly desirable locations that will get you good tenants ...
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The Value and Importance of Stockton Rental Home Inspections

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​Our tip of the week concerns inspections. If you're wondering how often you should inspect your rental home, our advice to you is to take a look at the inside of your property at least once every year. When you do an interior inspection annually, you can make sure the tenant is compliant with the ...
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Stockton Property Management How To - Proper Tenant Screening Prevents Eviction

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​A lot of landlords ask us about the best way to prevent evictions. The number one thing you can do to avoid having to evict a tenant is to perform a good tenant screening. Today, we're going to tell you how we do that at Property Management Experts.Have each applicant fill out an application and ...
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Stockton Property Management Pet Policy Education - The Pros and Cons of Pets

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​Our blog today is all about pets. As a landlord, you'll need to decide how you want to deal with a prospective tenant who has a pet. Whether you decide to accept pets or not, make sure you stick to your decision. It's important to be consistent with all applicants when you have policies in place ...
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Stockton Eviction Education - What Do I Do When My Tenant Stops Paying Rent?

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​Eviction is a tough topic and it's also emotionally charged. When your tenant stops paying rent, you find yourself under a lot of pressure. You have a mortgage to pay and if you aren't collecting rent, it can get really frustrating really fast. Even though it's an emotional time, you have to keep ...
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