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Licensed Contractor vs Handyman- Part 1

Licensed Contractor vs Handyman- Part 1

If you project is $500 or more (combined labor and materials) the contractor must hold a current, valid license. Specifically, from the California State Licensing Board. Using a licensed contractor means that they’ve met the requirements for that line of work as required. Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors The fact is that working on large […]

Top Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

Top Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

In a hot market, you may think your marketing does not matter as much. But it does matter, and you will want to make sure you don’t make these common marketing mistakes: Avoid: Pricing to High or Pricing to Low Making Fair Housing Violations- Treat everyone the same! Advertising too far in Advance Advertising a […]

Preventative Maintenance-

Preventative Maintenance-

What is preventative maintenance? This is the regular act of preforming maintenance on a home and the fixtures to lessen the chance of items failing in the future. This is done when the equipment is still operating to prevent it from breaking down unexpectedly. Usually costing more and causing undue burden. Equipment failure cannot be […]

Resident Perspective

Resident Perspective

The resident perspective on our services is half our business. In the property management world our job is to balance the goals of the property owner with the needs of the resident. We build a relationship from the beginning with both. It is a long term relationship that can have highs and lows. We want […]

Leading Ladies- Leadership Styles

Leading Ladies- Leadership Styles

Welcome to Leading Ladies! This video series is a conversation with Lucinda Lilley, Melissa DeMarco and rotating guests who are Leading  – in their professions and in their lives! What we know is property management and a lot of videos will focus on that. But, we will invite those outside of our industry too! The […]