On today's show, we'll discuss rent increases for rent control units for non-rent control units - what's the right balance to address higher expense within a competitive market.Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
#MissionDistrictFires and Tenant and Property Owner #Insurance buying blunders
On today's show, J.J. references the recent CurbedSF report regarding the rash of fires in the Mission District and the aftermath affecting tenants and their displacement. This led to a discussion focused upon Insurance coverage and mistakes made by both Landlords and Tenants in purchasing the right coverage for their needs. Learn what types of insurance is available for both tenants and landlords and which is preferred depending on your needs.Read More
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...Read More