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Good Life Property Management has become experts in Carlsbad property management over the last 7 years. As a result, we know how to effectively market and manage your Carlsbad home. We find that days on market are average when compared to other areas and vacancy is about average as well. Carlsbad property management can be challenging, but doesn’t have to be with Good Life.

No Eviction Guarantee

If we have to evict a tenant we placed, for non-payment of rent, we will pay for the eviction up to $3,000 (which usually covers all court costs and attorney’s fees)! We will also find a new tenant for free.

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Good Pet Guarantee

At no additional cost to the owner, we will reimburse damages caused to the home above wear and tear up to $3,000 total.

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Money Back Guarantee

We stand by our word. If for any reason you are not happy with our service, neither are we. We’ll refund you up to 6-months of paid monthly management fees if you aren’t happy in the first year of service. We’re committed to 100% client satisfaction!

Our Carlsbad Property Management Services


Why renting and property management in Carlsbad is a good investment

Carlsbad is a beautiful area in Northern San Diego and is full of beach houses and cute condos right near the beach. Carlsbad State Beach is the perfect spot for family trips and is close by to some great restaurants and shopping. In the spring, you can visit the Carlsbad flower fields, famous for their endless fields of blooming flowers. Legoland is perfect for families with kids and is only a short drive down the freeway.

There are a number of fun breweries to check out, such as Burgeon Beer Co. and Arcana Brewing. Carlsbad also has great golf courses. The Crossings at Carlsbad is a great spot to golf with your friends and coworkers. They are also a popular spot for weddings. Every spring Carlsbad hosts the Carlsbad Village Street fair, the largest one-day street fair in the nation. They have hundreds of vendors showcasing art, clothing, crafts, and more.

The city great options for schools. Check out Pacific Rim Elementary and Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary for your young ones. Aviara Oaks Middle School and Carlsbad High are good options for intermediate schooling. For more information on schools in the area, click here.

Transportation in Carlsbad is primarily provided by the North County Transit District. This consists of Breeze, the bus line, and Sprinter, the light rail. To travel toward downtown San Diego, take the coaster. This commuter train runs from Oceanside to downtown and makes 8 stops along the way. For more information on transportation in Carlsbad, check out the NCTD website.

How much does Carlsbad property management cost?

Every Carlsbad property manager has their own fee structure. However, we offer house, condo, and/or 2-4 units property management for an 8% monthly management fee. Alternatively, we provide multi-family (5-15 units) property management for a 6% monthly management fee. In addition to monthly management fees, we charge a $595 leasing fee, a $150 annual inspection fee, and a $195 lease renewal fee. To learn more about our Carlsbad property management services and pricing, please visit our Services and Pricing page.


How we market your Carlsbad property

When our property management company markets your Carlsbad property, we use the most popular online platforms. In other words, we create listings on websites such as Zillow, Trulia, Hot pads, and more to allow potential renters to easily find your property. We showcase extensive information about your property, including images, amenities, price, and more.

How we help you find the perfect rent price

Our property management company assists you in determining the best rental price for your property by conducting a thorough market analysis. This includes investigating comparable properties in the area, examining current rental market conditions, and taking into account factors such as your property’s location, size, and condition. Based on this analysis, we will recommend a competitive rental price that will assist you in attracting the right tenants for your property.

Furthermore, our property management company will monitor the rental market and adjust the price as needed to ensure that your property remains competitive and generates the desired rental income.

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Tenant Screening

The Good Tenant Screening

At our property management company, we understand the importance of finding the right tenant. That’s why we’ve orchestrated the Good Tenant Screening. This thorough and comprehensive process ensures that we find tenants who are reliable, responsible, and will take care of your property as if it were their own. Our screening process includes credit checks, background checks, previous landlord references, and more. Trust us to take the stress out of finding a tenant and give you peace of mind knowing that your property is in good hands.

Rent Collection

We direct deposit rent to your bank account

We use online rent payment portals, automated reminders, and late payment penalties to make sure that rent is paid on time. We also have a dedicated team who will follow up with tenants who are late on their rent to ensure that payments are received as soon as possible. With us as your property management company, you can rest easy knowing that rent collection is in good hands and that you’ll always be paid on time.


We’ve got your property maintenance covered

There are so many benefits to a well-maintained property; they rent faster, keep tenants happy, and have low turnover. That’s why we’re invested in quality maintenance and inspections of your property. Over the years, we’ve built great relationships with the best vendors in San Diego, so we can make sure your property receives affordable and quality care.

Give us a call for a free consultation!

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We make owning rental property easy

Renting your property shouldn’t be a hassle. It should give you a greater abundance of time, money, and energy. We’ve developed a team of A-Players who have made this a reality for over 1,000 San Diego property owners.
We can do the same for you.
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Pros of Investing in Carlsbad

Carlsbad has a primarily Class A renter base. It has a suburban feel with high rental demand. There are also regional attractions like Legoland, plus its own airport. 

Cons of Investing in Carlsbad

Price-to-rent ratio makes it almost infeasible to positively cash flow. 

Property Tour in Carlsbad

Rental rates skew high in Carlsbad because of its close proximity to the beach. These are the year to date stats as of December 2022. For monthly stats, visit the San Diego Association of Realtors website.

Home Prices in Carlsbad

Northwest Carlsbad (92008)
$1,717,500 median price of Single Family Home
$1,200,000 median price of Condo
Southeast Carlsbad (92009)
$1,850,000 median price of Single Family Home $777,000 median price of Condo
Northeast Carlsbad (92010)
$1,405,750 median price of Single Family Home $825,500 median price of Condo
Southwest Carlsbad (92011)
$1,750,000 median price of Single Family Home $1,000,000 median price of Condo

Rental Rates in Carlsbad


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Military Partnership

First Month Management Free for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

We understand that when an active duty military member has to relocate, they often need to find a good Carlsbad property manager quickly. Our team is ready to respond to their needs.

Experts in Education

Your success is our business. That’s why we created the Learning Center, to educate our clients on essential California rental knowledge. Through blogs, videos, e-books and more, we share the most up-to-date information to help you succeed.


Check out our downloadable guides for instant information on land lording in San Diego!


We have a ton of videos on tenant tips and home maintenance that can answer quick questions.


Learn about all things San Diego property management in our expert-run blog.