Archive for May 2017

Two Kinds of Rental Property Owners

Given the niche area of rental properties I manage, i.e. single family homes and small apartment buildings I see roughly two types of property owners. One is someone who is a landlord by accident. Maybe they tried to sell their home and couldn’t get the price they wanted to so decided to lease it out…

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Do I Need to Provide Appliances?

Like many questions in this business the answer is “depends”.  Depends on what rental market you’re in as to what appliances are expected and are being provided by your competitors, depends on whether or not you’re in a rising or slowing rental market and depends on your budget.  In my Los Angeles market, many tenants…

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