Bay Area Property Management Blog

Screening For the Best Tenants for Your San Leandro Rental Property

As a landlord, you need to know how to do proper screening and successfully screen select and a tenant. Once you are at the point that you have an application in, you want to be careful. Maybe you’ve heard a horror story or you know someone who ended up with a difficult tenant who cost them time, money, and lost rent. This is a vali...

Properly Market Your Rental Home in San Leandro

Effectively marketing your property and attracting good quality tenants is an important part of being a landlord. One of a homeowner’s biggest fears is that their property will sit vacant, or they will get a bad tenant. Today, we’re talking about how to attract a better pool of candidates so you can select the best possible te...

Handling Maintenance Requests like a Professional San Leandro Property Manager

One of the areas where there is often ambiguity and confusion between tenants and landlords is maintenance. Maintenance requests and maintenance responses matter. In fact, 57 percent of tenants cite maintenance as a reason why they don’t renew their leases. As a landlord, you have to have the proper expectations of what tenants are ...

What are Typical Fees for a San Leandro Property Management Company?

What is your rate? What do you charge? These are the first questions that potential clients always want to ask when looking for a property management company. There’s nothing wrong with the question; it’s probably what you’re thinking about at the moment. It’s also an important question, because it affects your fin...

What to Do if Your Tenant Isn’t Paying Rent | San Leandro Landlord Advice

Today, we’re talking about what is probably one of your worst fears as a landlord. You may have a tenant who is paying rent late, and it’s only getting later. They don’t say anything or explain anything, and you don’t know what to do when it doesn’t come in on time. This is not a unique situation, and 99 perc...

What are the Responsibilities of a San Leandro Landlord?

Rental income investing is great when done properly. It’s lucrative. More millionaires have been made from real estate investing than any other field. It’s also fun to focus on what investors get out of the deal. There’s a check in the mail, the property appreciates, and someone else pays down your mortgage. There are a ...

Why Choose Civitas as Your Property Management Company in San Leandro

People are continually asking: What makes Civitas the right San Leandro property management company for me? The truth is, it may not be. One of our core philosophies is that we are not the right company for every client, and not every client is right for us. We insist on interviewing all potential clients before we agree to manage a prope...

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