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Duties of a Professional San Diego Property Manager

A San Diego property manager does san diego rental property exteriormore than just post a “For Rent” sign in front of a unit and collect rent payments. Here are some tips from Realevate Specialists to help ensure that you find quality tenants, have shorter vacancy periods, and as a result, your rent checks arrive on a regular basis.

Screening Tenants

Don’t let your excitement to rent out your property lead to accepting the first applicant with money in hand and eager to sign a lease. The applicant must be screened first. A professional San Diego property manager will dedicate time to carefully screening every prospective tenant. These professional property managers know what to look for and how to look for it. Background checks can reveal past criminal behavior of an applicant. Asking for references from past employers and former landlords is another way of knowing the renter’s record, and these references are much more reliable than those from the prospective tenant’s family and friends. Not only that, verify that a prospective applicant’s income is at least three times greater than the rent. These are just some points to consider during tenant screening, and we can help you with more.

Be Aware of Legal Issues

Are you familiar with all the laws about leasing/renting a property? Legal fees are costly, and one legal issue with an investment property owner’s mistake may completely drain cash reserves. Realevate Specialists properly complies with those laws to help you avoid legal risks.

 Process of Rent Collection

Each landlord’s aim is to collect rent. But if you have an expert San Diego property manager assisting you, collecting rent can become easier and more regular. Online payment options and online tenant portals provide easy access for tenants to make timely payments. When a new tenant moves into a property, a clear understanding of a firm but fair rent payment policy assists in avoiding confusion and helps keep the process professional and not personal.

With the expectation that you will be available at all times, managing rental property in San Diego is difficult. However, a DIY San Diego property manager’s job can be made easier if you work with a trustworthy professional management company. You are protected legally, prepared more efficiently, and receiving that cash flow as soon as possible.

Would you like to learn more about our San Diego property management services? Please contact us online for more information. Or call us at 858-997-2100 (Mission Valley) or 951-461-0100 (Temecula).


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