Property Management Blog

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Podcast Transcript: Legal Aspects of Being a Landlord
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The following blog post is a time-stamped, full transcript of Bob Preston's interview of Ted Smith, the owner and principal at Ted Smith Law in San Diego, CA. The episode was published January 10, 2018 and published on the Property Management Brainstorm Podcast. The audio version of this podcast can be found at this link on the North ...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Podcast Transcript: Rental Property Maintenance
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The following blog post is a time-stamped, full transcript of Bob Preston's interview of Zorik Gordon, CEO at Serviz, recorded April 30, 2018 and published on the Property Management Brainstorm Podcast. The audio version of this podcast can be found at this link on the North County Property Group website, as Episode 6 - Keeping Your R...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Allowable Security Deposit Deductions
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Landlords and tenants alike will often ask what is allowable as a security deposit deduction at the conclusion of a tenant’s lease agreement. Some aspects of California law are quite clear on this topic, others are a bit hazier.Clear:According to California Civil Code § 1950.5(b)(2), when a tenant terminates their lease and vac...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Podcast Transcript: Managing a Pet Policy
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The following blog post is a time-stamped full transcript of Bob Preston's interview of John Bradford, CEO at PetScreening.com, recorded May 24, 2018 and published on the Property Management Brainstorm podcast. The audio version of this podcast can be found at this link on the North County Property Group website, as Episode 7 - Managi...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Introducing Our New Pet Policy and Guarantee
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Over the 18 years we've been in business we've learned a thing or two about managing properties with pets within our rental property portfolio. Over two-thirds of all rental applicants will have a pet(s). So, we have listened, learned and responded!We want our property owners to feel comfortable that any pet(s) allowed in their ho...

Friday, September 6, 2013

Tenant Move In and Move Out (MIMO)
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Assuring the Move In and Move Out Process Goes Smoothly!One of the most important times in establishing a great tenant relations process is during the move into a rental unit and then again when the tenant decides it is time to move on to a new property.  Establishing guidelines and a clear process up front can avoid communication pr...

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