Security Deposits and Renters’ Rights – Keyrenter Sacramento

Security Deposits and Renters’ Rights – Keyrenter Sacramento

Landlords and property managers in Citrus Heights and most communities throughout the U.S. are legally allowed to require what’s called a security deposit or sometimes a damage deposit. This deposit is some amount of money that the landlord holds in the event that...
Winter Is Around the Corner: Is Your Rental Property Prepared? – Keyrenter Sacramento

Winter Is Around the Corner: Is Your Rental Property Prepared? – Keyrenter Sacramento

According to the Insurance Information Institute, winter weather events are the second leading cause of property insurance claims. In 2019, winter-related claims accounted for $2.1 billion in property losses. As a property owner in California, you might assume that...

How Drought Tolerant Landscaping Increases Property Value and Appeal – Keyrenter Sacramento

Are you a homeowner? If so, then you probably understand how much small changes can impact property value. This includes adjustments made to your landscaping.  Believe it or not, improvements to your home’s landscaping is one of the best investments you can make. This...
How to Properly Conduct a Move Out Inspection

How to Properly Conduct a Move Out Inspection

The move out inspection is an important aspect of protecting your investment when a tenant plans on moving out. This will help you to be aware regarding the condition in which the property is, as well as what will have to be done prior to finding a new tenant for the...
California Fair Housing Overview

California Fair Housing Overview

Fair Housing laws are designed to prevent discrimination toward an individual when deciding to rent to them. It is crucial to understand the fair housing laws in California to ensure that you are adhering to these regulations. Failure to do so can result in being...
Best Packing and Moving Tips to Better Reduce Stress

Best Packing and Moving Tips to Better Reduce Stress

Moving can take a substantial amount of time and results in significant amounts of stress. However, moving can also be incredibly exciting. Taking the steps to ensure that the move goes as smoothly as possible can ensure that you remain more excited than stressed...
Is It Better To Buy Or Rent A Home In Sacramento, California

Is It Better To Buy Or Rent A Home In Sacramento, California

Ultimately, deciding whether to buy or rent a home will depend primarily on the existing market and your specific financial situation. In Sacramento, there has been a steady appreciation in both rent and home prices. This means that rental properties are in demand,...
What Types of Things Does Renters Insurance Normally Cover?

What Types of Things Does Renters Insurance Normally Cover?

Landlord insurance is incredibly important to protect the investment of a landlord. However, this type of insurance generally only covers damage to the structure of the building or things that can lose the landlord’s money. Landlord insurance does not cover damage...
Can You Afford a Rental Property in Sacramento?

Can You Afford a Rental Property in Sacramento?

When most people think about the housing market in California, they immediately think to stay far away. However, this year the average median home price has fallen, and things are only looking better, especially in Sacramento, and if you don’t invest now you might...
Tenant Screening and Megan’s Law: What You Should Know

Tenant Screening and Megan’s Law: What You Should Know

In 1996, President Bill Clinton signed Megan’s Law into effect following the rape and murder of a seven-year old girl, Megan Kanka. The public demand to act upon sexual predators and their involvement in child abuse and murder lead to new regulations and laws. Megan’s...
Easy Ways to Retain Great Tenants and Why it Matters

Easy Ways to Retain Great Tenants and Why it Matters

Though every property manager will eventually lose a tenant, it is important to minimize the possibility of tenants leaving. It is important to develop a thorough plan for tenant retention in order to retain your tenants as effectively as possible. Retaining tenants...
How to Handle Tenant’s Abandoned Property in California

How to Handle Tenant’s Abandoned Property in California

If a tenant moves out voluntarily or following an eviction, it can leave landlords in a state of needing to clean up and repair the damage left by the former tenant. Tenants often leave behind garbage that needs to be removed, but the unit needs to be cleaned in the...
How to Increase Profit without Increasing Rent

How to Increase Profit without Increasing Rent

You need more income, but raising rent increases the risk of losing tenants. A lower rent will make you more money than a vacancy, but what other ways can you increase your profit? Here are a few ways to avoid increasing rent, while still increasing your bank account....
What To Do If A Tenant Abandons The Property

What To Do If A Tenant Abandons The Property

One of the more unpleasant moments of property management is dealing with a potentially abandoned property. Depending on the amount of unpaid rent, the property left behind and the difficulty of confirming the facts of the situation, abandoned property scenarios can...
8 Tax Tips for Property Owners

8 Tax Tips for Property Owners

Owning property can be a worthwhile investment. However, as with any other investment, you need to know how to get the most out of it. While there are several taxes associated with property ownership, the good news is, there are also various provisions in the U.S tax...
How to Conduct Evictions in Sacramento the Right Way

How to Conduct Evictions in Sacramento the Right Way

California law gives a landlord the right to evict a tenant that has breached a lease agreement. Evictions, however, are rarely simple or inexpensive and thus seen as a last resort by many property managers in Sacramento. The law is very specific on how you must...
What is Renters Insurance?

What is Renters Insurance?

Many renters don’t consider the fact that they need their own insurance to cover all the items in their apartment. As a landlord or property management company in Fair Oaks and surrounding areas, you want to explain to renters that landlord’s insurance only covers a...