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As the summer season turns into fall, school is starting, and people are trying to settle down. The rental market is one ever changing force that is affected by many outside elements. However, this summer the rental market in Sacramento has been booming with the effects of short sales and foreclo...
08/29/2011
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An important role of a property manager is to be professional at all times. Property managers can never receive enough credit for the many things we deal with during a professional day at work. We are the fire fighters of the disaster. Putting out "fires" on a daily basis is part of the job descr...
08/29/2011
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Advertising a vacant property is key in finding a renter that is willing and able to pay the asking price for a rental property. Making the home able to be shown and shown well will increas these chances. If prospective tenants are always calling to view a property and it is not being shown for a...
08/29/2011
With any service comes a price. Sometimes the price is worth the outcome, sometimes it is not. For a property manager it is necessary to give a client what they deserve and what they are paying for, which is management of their investment. Sure we don't all have to be nice, charming, dashing youn...
08/29/2011
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One of the most important steps in managing a rental home is finding a qualified tenant that takes care of the home and pays rent. If we can succeed in this step, we will make everyone's life a lot easier. There are all types of people looking for a rental home. It is key to attract applicants th...
08/29/2011
After a tenant moves into a property they have a period of moving time that needs to allow for a little lag in maintenance time. Some owners are quick to blame tenants for necessary repairs to a property. However, we have to remember it takes weeks for some tenants to fully move into a property, ...
05/31/2011
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Dogs are a man's best friend right? Well dogs are not necessarily the best friend of a property manager. At Homepointe we like to not take a security deposit AND a pet deposit, but we lump both deposits into one. This way we do not need to decifer what damage is caused by a pet and what is caused...
05/31/2011
There is often a preconceived notion that having a new build home will yield a higher rent. This is not always the case. When pulling rental comparables it is necessary to look at these items: 1. Where the property is located 2. How many bed/baths 3. Square footage of the property 4. Year built A...
05/31/2011
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No one wants to start an unlawful detainer, but often times it takes the hard shell of a Property Manager to evict a tenant from their home. Being the bad guy can mean the difference between income or a property that drains your checkbook. Another helpful tool is that of an eviction attorney. Usi...
05/31/2011
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HomePointe and our Broker/Owner, Robert Machado has been featured in a few articles in a new and upcoming magazine called the "LandLord of Greater Sacramento." In this monthly magazine Mr. Machado has an article about the importance of tenant screening when finding renters. If you would like to b...
04/30/2011
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