7 Emergency Property Maintenance Calls that Can't Wait Until Morning

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 06:00AM

Despite some of the crazy stuff you see in the business, property management is no laughing matter. You, the tenant, and the landlord work as a team sharing responsibilities to keep the property and the tenants safe. When you get an emergency call from a tenant about a maintenance or repair concern, they usually fall into one of three categories.

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Topics: Tenants, Landlords, maintenance issues, maintenance responsibilities, Maintenance Tips, Maintaining a property, residential property maintenance, emergencies

Working with Tenants to Weatherproof a Property

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 06:00AM

When you're responsible for a property, any breach in its ability to resist the elements is a potential problem. When the roof shingles need repair, you take care of it quickly, before leaks can happy. The same applies if the attic was leaking, the basement flooding, or a window cracked. Weatherproofing is no different, as it creates the necessary seal around doors and windows to keep the outside out of the properties you work hard to maintain. When it comes down to it, good weatherproofing is beneficial to everyone involved. While it keeps the house safe for you and the owner, it also lowers the power bill and increases the comfort of the tenants who live inside.

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Topics: Property Management, maintenance responsibilities, Maintaining a property

Pest Control and Your Tenants

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 09:00AM

Pest control is one of the less glamorous sides of owning a rental unit. Depending on your location, unit quality and tenants it may also be an ongoing concern in some or all of your units.

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Topics: maintenance responsibilities, residential property maintenance, pest control

Preventative Property Maintenance for Tenants, Owners and Property Managers

Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 08:30AM

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Life is good here in San Diego. Summer brings the baseball games, outdoor concerts, and backyard barbecues that really make it hard to focus on anything else, but you can't throw all caution to the wind. You've still got a house to take care of!

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Topics: preventative maintenance, when to call your property manager, what to do before your tenants move in, maintenance issues, maintenance responsibilities

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