How to Protect Your Security Deposit When Moving into a New Apartment

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 09:00AM

Even if you're a pro at moving and have done the box-up boogie more than a few times in your life, there's one thing that every apartment dweller worries about with a new place: The security deposit. 

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Topics: move-in inspections, plan your apartment move-in day, protecting your security deposit

7 Areas to Check During a Property Inspection

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:05AM

Moving into your new home is filled with excitement and a long to-do list. There's packing, hauling everything into the moving van, changing your address, creating new utility accounts, and so much more.

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Topics: move-in inspections, areas to check for property inspection, property inspection

9 Things Property Managers Look for During Property Inspections

Friday, November 09, 2018 - 09:17AM

What Do Property Managers Look for During Property Inspections?

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Topics: move-out inspections, inspections, move-in inspections

Property Inspections - A BRIEF Overview

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 05:00AM

Inspections are one of the most important tools available to you as a property owner. These records, when created immediately before and after a tenant leases a property, can be used to defend yourself in the event of litigation and may be used to collect on damages should they occur. It is important, therefore, that you perform move-in and move-out inspections every time you lease, regardless of whom you are leasing to.

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Topics: Property Managers, move-out inspections, inspections, move-in inspections

Security Deposits - A Primer

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 10:00AM

In San Diego County, a security deposit is a fee, deposit or charge imposed at the beginning of a tenancy that is intended to reimburse the landlord for damages, cleaning and defaults on rent as provided under California Civil Code § 1950.5. This fee is built into the tenant/landlord relationship to ease the risk a property owner takes in allowing the tenant to have largely unmonitored access and use of the rental property.

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Topics: rental property owners, How to Get Your Security Deposit Back, damaged property, move-out inspections, move-in inspections, property management tips

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