Renting Your House Out? Best Time of Year to Rent Out a San Diego Property

In San Diego, the best time to rent out a house is April through September. This is when there’s the most activity and more people in the market. Renting out your house during this peak season will bring you a better price for your property. So, we recommend that you try to schedule your leases to expire during these months. Continue reading

What is Landlord Insurance and Why Do You need it for Your San Diego Rental Property?

Landlord insurance is different from homeowner’s insurance. If you live in a house now and you plan to rent it out, contact your agent and switch to a landlord policy. Your new insurance will provide three specific types of coverage. Continue reading

How to Evict a Tenant from Your San Diego Rental Property

The most common reason to evict a tenant from your San Diego rental property is nonpayment of rent. You may also be evicting for some other lease violation like the tenant having a pet that’s not allowed. Be careful if you’re evicting for anything other than nonpayment. Winning in court is difficult in those cases. San Diego owners need to follow a few specific steps to successfully evict a tenant. Continue reading

What Will Your San Diego Property Rent for and Cost You? San Diego Landlord Advice

San Diego investors are often asking what they can earn and what they will have to spend when they have a property to rent out. This is a quick and dirty way to figure out what your property will rent for and cost you. Continue reading

How to Handle Maintenance Repairs on Your San Diego Rental Property like a Pro


There are a few easy steps to follow for successful maintenance on your San Diego investment property. Continue reading

5 Questions You Should Ask a San Diego Property Manager

When interviewing a property manager for your San Diego rental property, there are a few questions San Diego landlords should ask. If I was hiring a property manager for one of my investments, these are the five topics I would cover. Continue reading

5 Tenant Screening Tips to Help You Find the Best Tenant for Your San Diego Rental Property

When you’re looking for tenants for your San Diego rental property, you want to screen for quality. The best tenants will pay rent on time, take care of your property, and follow the terms of your lease. Today, we’re discussing five important things that you need to remember when you’re screening. Continue reading

Should I Show My San Diego Rental Property to Prospective Tenants While Occupied?

There’s a belief by some in the landlord community that once a tenant gives notice to vacate, you should immediately list the property for rent and start showing it. The idea of course, is you want to limit any vacancy time. After being in this business many years, we have found this is not the best approach. The best approach, is to wait until the current tenant moves out and the property is made rent ready before you show it and I will explain why. Continue reading

Should I Allow Pets in My San Diego Rental Property? Professional Property Manager Explains

The decision about whether or not to allow pets in your San Diego rental property comes down to two things. First, you have to think about your goals for the property, and then how much risk you’re willing to take to accomplish that goal. Continue reading

How to Get my San Diego Property Rent Ready – Landlord Education

What type of repairs will your San Diego investment property need to be rent ready? To attract the best tenants and achieve the highest rent, you need to have an appealing and functional house to offer prospective renters. Continue reading