Moving Out? Have your home cleaned & Get Paid for outdated items

 It has come to my attention that a lot of property owners who are entering the Golden Years of their life, are now heading either to Florida or just downgrading to an easier way of living. Whatever the move might be, I have seen a lot of homes with a lot of, lets just say,…

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How we Evaluate your Property to get the Most Rent

Today I would like to address the process of how we evaluate your property in order to get the most rent for it. In today’s market, you have to keep in mind that when Covid 19 lockdowns took place, caps on raising the rent on many properties did too. So it seems, a lot of the…

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Should I rent out separate rooms?

Should you rent out each room individually, or rent the entire house to one family? You are going to see a lot of YouTube videos out there saying how profitable it is to rent out the rooms in your rental property to individual renters, instead of renting the property to one party or family. Doing…

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Can you deny college students?

College students have a bad reputation when it comes to rental properties. Some of the stereotypes are they are loud, they throw parties, they have too many roommates, they use drugs and drink too much, they break things and are generally hard on properties. So many landlords ask us do I have to accept college…

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Find a new renter before the current one moves out

The tenant at your rental property just gave notice that they are moving out. Let’s talk about how you can find a new renter before the current one moves out. You have two options when your tenant moves out. Wait until they have vacated or start advertising and showing right away. I recommend starting right…

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$20K Mistake. What appliances should I provide in my rental?

$20,000 dollar mistake: What appliances should I provide for my rental?  As a landlord you don’t think providing an appliance could be a $20,000 mistake but you’d be wrong. Once upon a time in Orange County California there was a landlord that rented a house to a family with a year old refrigerator. The fridge…

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How Long Does it take to Find a Tenant?

How long does it take to find a tenant? When your property is on the rental market, you want to find a tenant as quickly as possible. It should not take more than 30 days to find a qualified tenant. Rentals that are in high demand should rent faster, often within 1-2 weeks. Single family…

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How to get rid of unwanted pets

I just read an article about an evicted tenant that left behind 85 dogs. If your tenant has an unauthorized pet at your rental property. You might think you know how to handle it, but you might be doing it the wrong way. I’m Kyle at TrueDoor Property Management. Fortunately the dogs from that story…

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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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