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Finding The Right Property Manager For Your Sacramento Property? Know The Right Questions To Ask! - 08/14/08 12:46 PM
There are many property management companies to choose from, each with its own philosophy about how best to serve their clients. At ICPM, we believe that Landlords should do their homework before choosing a company to represent their interests. To help facilitate this, and to aid in the selection of the best manager for the job, we have comprised this list of questions for easy reference. After each question, you’ll find the answer that we would give. We hope you’ll find it useful. How much experience do you have? A better question would be “How much experience does the manager assigned (0 comments)
Buying A Rental in Sacramento? Some Points to Consider~ - 08/10/08 12:02 PM
If you haven't heard, the 3 bedroom home is the hot rental in Sacramento right now. We have seen increasing numbers of potential renters looking to rent within the $1200-1500 range, with the higher end homes experiencing a "tapering off" of demand as rentals.
If you are buying or contemplating a purchase of rental property, consider the following:
1. Employ the services of a licensed property manager to tell you what your prospective purchase will rent for. 2. Make certain your property manager checks out. Review their status with the BBB (Better Business Bureau), the DRE (Department of (0 comments)
Land of Many Condos~ Current Rental Trends in Sacramento - 08/10/08 11:09 AM
It is no mystery that inventory is up all over town, particularly when we look at condos and apartments. We have noticed a push toward renting homes, and have had much success in getting higher rents for 3 and 4 bedroom homes in almost every area. We believe the foreclosure market is the likely culprit, as it has been keeping the inventory of available homes lower than it would normally be, as Bank-owned properties remain off the market. We have been approached by a bank to manage their REO's, a first for us. I suppose the banks are tired of having (2 comments)
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.