How Much Rent can I Charge?

How much rent should you charge the tenant at your rental property?   Today I talk about the strategy to price a rental property, how to find the market price by reviewing comps, and when to make price adjustments. We all want to know how much rent will that investment property get!  Let’s talk about…

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What Upgrades does my Property need to find a Renter?

Hi rental property owners. What kind of work does your rental property need in order to attract a good tenant?   We help thousands of property owners get their property in what we call rent-ready condition. You might be moving out of your personal residence and turning it into a rental. Maybe your investment property…

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Do I tell my HOA that my Condo is a Rental?

Should you inform your HOA that your condo is now a rental property? I’m Kyle here at TrueDoor Property Management. Rental property owners ask me whether or not they should tell their Homeowner’s Associations (known as HOAs) that their property is a rental  Imagine you just purchased a condo or townhouse with the intention of…

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Rent Control in Santa Ana

Rent Control in Santa Ana has passed, what does this mean for Rental property owners in Santa Ana?? This article is specifically for property owners in Santa Ana, California, but if you have a rental in Orange County then you want to pay attention because your city might be next. This information only applies to…

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What keys does my tenant and property manager need?

Hi rental property owners, in this article I will tell you what keys your tenant and property manager need. My name is Kyle here at TrueDoor Property Management. Imagine you have a rental property and the tenant is moving in. What keys does your property manager need from you? Here’s what we want: 4 copies…

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Is the Management Fee cheaper if I have more properties?

Hi rental property owners. Can property management fees get cheaper if you have more properties? Today I will talk about how this works. Unfortunately we do not have discounts on the monthly management fee if you own multiple rental properties, and here’s why. Let’s say you are a property owner that has 3 rental properties…

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City of Santa Just Cause Ordinance of Oct 2021

Santa Ana’s city council just passed a Just Cause Eviction Ordinance October of 2021. What does this means for property owners in Santa Ana? Sam Fernley here with TrueDoor property management, creating content for Realtors and Property Owners in Orange County, California! What’s in Santa Ana’s new ordinance? Now let me explain this Just Cause…

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How long is a Property Management Contract? …. & how to get out of one!

Hi rental property owners, in this short article, I’ll discuss how long a property management company’s contract is. I’ll also tell you how to get out of that contract.   My name is Kyle here at TrueDoor Property Management. A property management company will always have a contract. This is the Management Agreement. A licensed…

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Use a Property Manager vs. Do it Myself

I’ll give a fair review on managing a rental property on your own, versus using a property management company. I’ll review the pros and cons of doing it yourself.   I’m Kyle at TrueDoor Property Management, and you should know that I am a property management professional. I do have bias towards using a management…

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5 Reasons you should not use a Property Manager

Hi property owners, I’m going to give you some reasons why you might not want to use a property manager.   I’m Kyle here at TrueDoor Property Management and full disclosure, yes I am a property manager. There’s a lot of benefits from using a property manager, but in this article  will go over 5…

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