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Landlord DIY Appliance Maintenance Tips

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 09:00AM

Being an effective landlord or property manager sometimes requires a little appliance maintenance. Being handy with a wrench and screwdriver can save you thousands in appliance repair calls over the years. Utilizing your repair skills also allows you to take care of tenants in emergencies when services aren't available. Knowing your way around appliances helps you to properly maintain and quickly tune-up appliances for your tenants. When you know what you're doing, you'll be able to identify the difference between when a problem is a simple screw-tightening issue or a more complicated issue that needs a real electrical specialist.

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, appliance repair, diy landlord

5 Clever Home Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 08:36AM

Hot and cold running water is one of the classic definitions of luxury in our society, but somehow we find it all too easy to take our pipes for granted.

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Maintaining a property, Good Landlord, plumbing, home plumbing maintenance tips

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

5 Rental Property Maintenance Myths That Cost you Money

Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 03:00PM

Performing timely repairs and maintenance on your San Diego County rental property saves money in the long run by preventing major problems and keeping renters happy. Some investment property owners and landlords believe common property maintenance myths. By clearing up the confusion for yourself and your renters, you save money. Property managers keep the investors informed about any major problems with the home. They also keep accurate records for investors to claim all the applicable tax deductions. In fact, keeping track of repairs and maintenance vs. improvements or replacements matters when tax time rolls around. Consider some of the common property maintenance myths when choosing a property manager for your San Diego property.

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Topics: Maintenance Tips, Saving Money, Rental Tips, Maintenance Myths

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