Why You Need to Hire a San Francisco Property Management Company

Working with a professional San Francisco property management company has always been a good idea, but lately it has taken on a new urgency for owners and landlords. The laws continue to grow more complex, the market continues to be a challenge. If you’re still managing your own San Francisco rental property, you may be putting…

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San Francisco Rental Property Management Fees

Property rental management fees are not the same from company to company and market to market. San Francisco property management fees vary, but there are a few things that rental property owners can count on when they’re measuring the cost of professional management.    What you pay will depend on the company you choose, the services…

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Tips on How to Lower San Francisco Tenant Turnover

To maximize your ROI and avoid vacancies, you need to keep your best San Francisco tenants happy. As you likely know, vacancy and turnover costs are high, and best avoided.  When you’re establishing a tenant retention plan, think of your tenants as customers. They pay rent, and just like with any customer, you need to…

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How Should San Francisco Landlords Notify Tenants of Future Changes?

The landlord and tenant laws in California are changing in 2020, and rental property owners need to be prepared. It’s important that you notify your tenants of any changes, and that means taking several specific steps.  Always Communicate in Writing  It is absolutely critical that any changes to your processes, procedures, or systems are put…

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A Guide to Pricing Your San Francisco Rental Property Correctly

Pricing your San Francisco rental property correctly is important to avoiding long vacancies and attracting high quality tenants.  A price that’s too low means you’re losing money every month in the rent you could be collecting. Pricing your home too high is just as expensive; it means your home will be vacant longer, and that…

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How to Avoid Disputes With Your San Francisco Rental Residents

A good landlord/tenant relationship that involves open communication, responsiveness, and the clear sharing of expectations will usually result in a conflict-free rental experience. Maintaining a good relationship is important even at the end of the tenancy, when your residents are moving out of the property. Security deposit disputes can be difficult for property owners, and…

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