Professional Folsom Property Management Saves Money

Professional Folsom Property Management Saves Money

As a landlord in Folsom, you likely have one or more of the following goals:

  1.     Earn extra income
  2.     Break even (or lose less) on a house that can’t be sold for what is owed to the bank
  3.     Receive tax deductions
  4.     Invest in long-term equity

We recognize it all comes down to money and because of this, some owners worry that hiring a professional Folsom property management would be an extra expense and counter to their goals of saving or making more of it.

The Cost of Self-Management

Managing your own property can be costlier since it is a demanding, complex job with significant financial and legal strings attached. It requires around-the-clock availability, and regular, unpleasant encounters with tenants. It’s all part of property management. Folsom-area experts from Real Property Management SAC-METRO, however, have seen it all: drugs and crime, family crisis, natural disasters, tenant excuses, and evictions. Experience breeds better preparation. We take active preventative and emergency response measures daily.

The Savings of Professional Management

Professional Folsom property management from Real Property Management SAC-METRO pays for itself. Vacancies are filled faster, you get volume discounts on service and equipment, you avoid costly mistakes, and it is often tax deductible.

We love the advice, “don’t step over dollars to pick up a dime.” Tens of thousands of landlords across the nation get a better return on their investment by truly evaluating the costs of professional management then putting Real Property Management SAC-METRO to work for them. We treat your rental as a business since that’s what it is.

So, before you assume self-management is your only option, ask yourself if you are truly qualified, if you know everything a property manager does, if you can afford costly mistakes, if you understand all the legal risks, if you are willing to put your personal life on hold for unexpected issues, if you can handle the stress, and if you have the time. If the answer is no to any of these, then give yourself the old pink slip and call Real Property Management SAC-METRO to take care of all your Folsom property management needs. We guarantee you will save valuable time, headaches, and especially money.

A Springtime Checklist to Chirp About

A Springtime Checklist to Chirp About

Spring sunshine, singing birds, and new growth also means a change in weather. You feel it, and so does your rental property. So, it’s time to make some changes. You may hang up your jacket. Your property may no longer need heat. Attend to your property’s needs as well as the needs of your tenants with this Sacramento property management spring-time checklist from Real Property Management SAC-METRO:

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Property Management in Sacramento CA

  • Perform heating, ventilation, and air conditioning maintenance to preserve the life of your heating and cooling systems. Clean or replace filters. Remove buildup on fans and forced airways.
  • Check basement humidity levels. Clean and maintain dehumidifiers and humidifiers.
  • Conduct a property inspection to verify lease compliance and take not of any needed repairs
  • Order spring landscape maintenance. Consider lawn aeration, overseeding, fertilization, and pruning of trees and shrubs. Remove any plants or roots that impact the side of your foundation, or that may be impacting the security of your property – i.e. impeding on walkways or covering windows.

The final to-do is to reward yourself for preventing more costly repairs in the future due to neglect. You can also look forward to long-term equity since you are preserving your property’s value. Lastly, pat yourself on the back for taking care of your tenants. They will be more comfortable, happier, and will likely stay longer. You’ve got this Sacramento property management thing down.

Real Property Management SAC-METRO stands behind our advice and guarantees results. We’re here to assist you this spring and every season of the year. Call us today to schedule your spring maintenance.

Free Library of Information for Landlords

Landlord-life is not easy. You have a job and a life outside of your rental property although sometimes it may not feel like it, especially if you do your own property management. Sacramento CA landlords like you deserve a break, so Real Property Management SAC-METRO decided to do you a favor. We put together a mini library of topics to help you – it’s a list of links to 13 pages of content. For example, you will learn how to:

  • Rent faster
  • Look for an investment property
  • Prepare your property to rent
  • Protect yourself from negative tenant interactions
  • Increase stability in rent collection
  • Conduct inspections
  • Reduce liability
  • Review costs of self-management
  • Increase cash flow stability
  • Select a profitable property

This information is available to you free of charge. We spent 20 years on the Sacramento property management learning curve, so we’ve learned more than few things about this complex industry. Our goal is to apply this knowledge to help you succeed – whether that be through blogs we write or services we provide. We treat our customers like we would our family, so we share what we know.

Avoid common Sacramento property management landlord mistakes by browsing this information for content most relevant to you. Then give us a call to clarify anything. We’re here to help.