San Jose Property Management Blog

Screening to Find the Best Tenant | San Jose Rental Owner Advice

Brad Bonnifield - Wednesday, March 14, 2018


When you’re trying to attract the best tenants for your property, the home has to be in excellent condition. We always tell our clients that the quality of the property will mirror the quality of the tenants we attract. Read More

Most Important Questions to Ask a San Jose Property Manager | Rental Owner Advice

Brad Bonnifield - Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Today, we’re sharing some of the questions you should ask a property manager before you hire them to take care of your rental properties. Read More

Changes to City of San Jose Garbage Billing

Web Admin - Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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Santa Clara County Water Restrictions

Web Admin - Friday, May 08, 2015

With the California drought reaching an emergency status, we must all do our part to conserve water.


Due to recent regulations requiring a 30% reduction in water use, all tenants are requested to reduce their landscape watering to be in line with water district restrictions. These restrictions are as follows: Read More

Serving a Notice To Vacate a Rental Home

Web Admin - Friday, November 01, 2013

Laws vary from state to state, but in California, Landlords must give 30 days' notice to vacate if the tenancy is for 1 year or less, or 60 days for a tenancy exceeding 1 year. Notice must be served properly, in one of the following 3 ways: Read More

Handling an Unauthorized Pet

Web Admin - Tuesday, December 18, 2012

It happens. It is frustrating, irritating, and even maddening. You place a tenant in the property and the rental agreement documents "no pets/animals." You counsel the tenants that this is a binding agreement. Then a vendor goes out to a property to repair something and reports back there is a man eating dog! Or there is a drive-by the property and a cat is spotted sitting in the window. A neighbor reports a dog that is continually barking. Generally, if a tenant moves in an unauthorized animal, the information comes out in some form or another. Now what is to be done?  Read More

Refinancing Your Income Property

Web Admin - Friday, November 09, 2012

With historically low interest rates we have seen a large influx in clients refinancing their mortgages. If it's been a while since you've refinanced, or maybe even if you have recently, you can probably benefit from refinancing your existing mortgage.  Read More

Internet - Email Outage

Web Admin - Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dear Clients and Tenants:  Read More

New Rental Housing Laws for 2013

Web Admin - Tuesday, October 23, 2012

California Apartment Association has released information regarding new bills signed in by Governor Jerry Brown. Below are summations of the bills and CAA's position on each bill. Please feel free to leave a comment and tell us what you think!  Read More

Treating Your Rental Property As a Business

Web Admin - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Did you make a conscious decision to purchase investment property?  Read More

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