Top 5 Worst Pets for a Rental Property

Whether you’re a landlord or a renter, pets are always a huge sticking point when it comes to renting out a property. Some landlords allow cats and birds but no dogs, while others are open to pretty much everything. If you find yourself in a situation with a renter having a destructive pet, it’s important…Read More

How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Rental Property

I haven’t had many problems with animal infestations in my time as a landlord but one problem that seems to come up over and over is ants. As a property owner, I’m always looking for ways to reduce my expenses to get rid of ants.  I think some landlords are way too quick to just call…Read More

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When Are You Too Old For a Roommate?

Roommates can be a great thing when you are trying to save on expenses, but isn’t there a certain point where it makes sense to move on? This question can really vary by location and finances. Location affects roommate situation In certain areas of the country, people tend to get married earlier than other parts….Read More

What Does the Perfect Tenant Look Like?

Most landlords know all about the tenant screening process but what happens when the roles are switched?  Recently, my fiancee and I moved from San Diego to Newport Beach and I was put in this situation.  Since we weren’t familiar with the area, we wanted to rent a place first before we thought about buying….Read More