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The 5 W's of Renting Your Single Family Home or Condo (part 1)

One of the most common new business calls I receive is for homeowners looking to rent their single-family homes or condos and they want management and/or leasing services. These calls can be distilled into the basic who, what, when, where, why questions to help qualify these prospects.

Homeowners’ insurance vs. fire and liability landlord’s policy. Include personal injury coverage and your property manager as an additional insured (typically doesn’t cost anything).

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The Smart Apartment Advisor Show for Wed. Aug 31st

I’ll be on Brian Copeland’s show on KGO 810AM on September 28, not September 7, at 3PM. Looking forward to discussing this and other fascinating topics with Brian on the radio next month!

Trivia Question for a Copy of My BOOK! Our standard policy is to get a rental application from all individuals 18 years of age or older at the time they move into an apartment. Under what circumstance is someone under the age of 18 allowed to rent an apartment on their own?  ANSWER: An Emancipated Minor.

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2016 San Francisco Mid Year Apartment Market Report by RMCsf

Real Management Company 2016 San Francisco Rental Market Mid-Year Briefing

Will there be a course correction in 2016/2017?

Owners who benefited from the strong 2014/15 market might forget how over-the-top it was in terms of rents so they might read more into a declining market than is necessary and possibly overcorrect. I’m offering this informal briefing resulting from the combined observations of our own customer data set as well as from local industry and news reporting. Halfway through 2016 we are seeing a slightly negative trend in the San Francisco rental market. Our clients’ rental units are...

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