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Friday, February 19, 2021

Self-manage Your Rental Property or Hire a Property Management Company?
As a Real Estate investor and an owner of a rental property, there are two ways to go in managing the property and tenant relationship. You can manage the property yourself (self-manage), or you could consider hiring a property management company. If you are leaning toward self-managing, it is usually with the intent to save money. But do...

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Long-term or Short-term Rental Strategy?
At North County Property Group, we provide property management services for two distinct categories of rental homes. One would type is the long-term unfurnished rental and the other is furnished vacation rental homes. When we meet with a new Real Estate investor client, they will often ask, which way should I go, long-term or vacation ren...

Monday, February 8, 2021

California Eviction Process
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In the last year, there's been plenty of new legislation introduced as part of the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today we will discuss new California eviction laws and landlord-tenant laws in the age of COVID-19, like the nonpayment of rent by the tenant. It’s important to have a kno...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

New Laws for California Rental Property Owners
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On a recent episode of our Property Management Brainstorm podcast, Bob discussed legislative updates in 2019 and 2020 that impact California landlords with Tracey Merrell, Managing Attorney of Education, at Kimball, Tirey & St. John (KTS). Along with other updates, Tracey provided a thorough review of the Tenant Protection Act of...

Monday, January 18, 2021

Best Beaches in San Diego
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Whether you are looking to relocate to San Diego full-time or looking for a beachfront vacation property, there are plenty of beach-filled areas in and around San Diego to choose from. With 70 miles of beautiful coastline, San Diego County is home to many beaches. This means there’s an almost endless array of beach communities ...

Monday, January 18, 2021

How to Rent My House Out
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Like many homeowners, you might be curious about the potential benefits of renting out your San Diego area property. Renting out your home can help you to build equity while someone else pays your mortgage. It can also help you to keep your home while traveling or embarking on other adventures. Renting your home can help you nav...

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Factors to Consider in a Real Estate Investment Analysis
Factors to Consider in a Real Estate Investment Analysis
Investing directly into real estate is done for a variety of purposes. Historically providing steady cashflow and modest price appreciation, a real estate investment is often used to create wealth accumulation or portfolio diversification purposes. But purchasing large assets like real estate can require extra planning and due diligence c...

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Pros and Cons of Rent Control in San Diego
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Rent control has seen an increase in popularity in many communities in California and across the country over the past few decades. Whenever there's a rent increase, tenants are priced out of their homes and neighborhoods. It’s easy to see why renters would be in favor of new rent control law.But how does a new rent control law ...

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Fall Home Maintenance Guide in San Diego
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As the leaves begin to change and we move into the fall, it’s time to prepare your home for winter (yes, even in San Diego!). A little maintenance and extra care this season will help preserve the integrity of your home and make you say “thanks!” to yourself come the spring clean-up season. After all, your home is the bi...

Friday, November 13, 2020

Getting Your Property Rent Ready
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Whether you're renting out part of your home, an ADU, or standalone units, as a landlord it should always your goal to have your rental units fully occupied with great tenants. You want to maximize your rental income while minimizing the time spent addressing petty concerns or minor issues.One of the first steps you need to take ...

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