How to Get Your Property Rent Ready

How to Get Your Property Rent Ready

When you’re renting out a property for the first time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of details that require your attention before you even list the home and start looking for tenants. If this is a home you have been living in yourself, you have to detach...
A Landlord’s Guide to Tenant Screening

A Landlord’s Guide to Tenant Screening

How comfortable are you screening your tenants?  This can be a difficult process for landlords who are looking for tenants on their own. You may not know how to access important information such as credit reports and eviction histories.  That doesn’t mean you should...
How to Handle Security Deposit Returns

How to Handle Security Deposit Returns

Collecting a security deposit from your tenant is fairly easy. You need to observe the limits that California law places on the amount you can collect (two times the monthly rent in most cases), otherwise you simply deposit it in an account where it won’t mingle with...
Are You Ready to Become a Landlord?

Are You Ready to Become a Landlord?

Are you thinking about renting out a property in San Jose or anywhere else in Santa Clara County?  For most property owners, that’s a good decision. Renting out a home can be an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to earn some consistent rental income while...