• BREAKING NEWS: Senate rejects security-deposit bill in wake of CAA opposition

    Senate rejects security-deposit bill in wake of CAA opposition   A bill that would have unfairly penalized landlords who make honest mistakes regarding security deposits has died on the Senate floor, thanks largely to opposition from the California Apartment Association. Click here to read the full story on CAA’s blog.

     
  • Guest Blogger: A Winning Craigslist Ad Is Priceless

    Guest Blogger: A Winning Craigslist Ad Is Priceless

    By Justin Egerer In the old days when you needed to find a good tenant you called the local newspaper and spoke to a sales rep who’d help you craft a catchy phrase or two for a listing in the classifieds. Hardly any renters are reading the paper nowadays, so we landlords are on our own. Below are my thoughts on how you can become an effective Craiglist marketer. While I use Craiglist a lot because it works well for property management in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara, California, [...]

     
  • Free Professional Tools for the Smart Real Estate Investor

    Free Professional Tools for the Smart Real Estate Investor

    By Dennis Green All Property Management is proud to announce the re-launch of Rental Property Reporter, the Internet’s best “Do It Yourself Landlord” resource that combines quick tips to help investors manage their income property with nearly 15 years of in-depth how-to articles on real estate investing. This website is dedicated to helping owners grow their property portfolios, increase return on investment and improve operational efficiency. In addition to the new look, Rental Property Reporter now features an easy to use financial planning tool called the Investment Property Analyzer. While [...]