Golden Gate Property Management Blog

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Who Pays for Pest Control in my Concord Rental Home?

Answering questions about who pays for pest control in your rental property isn’t always easy. That’s because standard rental contracts typically do not address pest control issues adequately. Therefore, we recommend you incorporate extra contracts and addenda into your agreements to address the issue. Having a set of house rules will help you, so establish […]

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When Should I Sell my Concord Home? Contra Costa Landlord Education

Today we are talking about the best time to sell your investment property. It’s an important question, and ultimately it depends on the return you want on your investment, so you’ll need to base your decision on when to sell with that in mind. Investment Goals The best time to sell your investment property will […]

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How Golden Gate Real Estate and Management Handles Maintenance in Your Concord Home

Today we are talking about how repairs are handled on your rental property. Each property management company handles things differently, and we will share how we do things at Golden Gate Real Estate and Management. The first thing we do when we get a phone call or email is talk to the tenant and determine […]

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Does it Make Sense to Raise the Rent on my Concord Rental Property?

Today we’re discussing a common question and an ongoing one for investors: should I raise my rent? The answer is – maybe yes and maybe no. First, determine whether the market warrants an increase in rent. Do a rental market analysis and compare your property to other rental properties. If it shows that the market […]

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California Investor Education: Does it make Sense to Invest in Contra Costa Real Estate?

Our blog topic today is Contra Costa real estate investing. If you have decided to invest here, your first step should be to determine your goals. Establish plans for cash flow, returns on investment, the type of property you want, the type of tenants you want, the location and other details so you know whether […]

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What is Renters Insurance and do my Tenants Need it in my Concord Home?

Today we are discussing renters insurance and whether as a property manager should you require your tenants to have it. Renters insurance is a policy that protects the tenants in case of certain events that occur at your property. For example, if a tenant has a car stolen or someone is injured inside the home, the […]

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How to Protect Your Rental Property from Lawsuits

Today we’re talking about asset protection. If you’re wondering what that is, it can be a number of different things, such as an insurance policy or a separate entity that protects owners from lawsuits and claims. They can also protect an owner’s personal assets and real estate when structured correctly. Before we tell you much […]

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How to Get Rid of my Terrible Tenant: Concord Eviction Education

Today we are talking about a topic that is especially important to people who are struggling with bad tenants – how do you get rid of a really terrible tenant? That’s a great question and a common question, and we have a couple of tips for you. Contract For us as a professional property management […]

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Top 4 Frequently Asked Questions for First Time Concord Landlords

Today we are sharing the four most frequently asked questions that we get from new landlords. Should I allow pets? This is a great question and something you need to determine up front. Take a look at what percentage of your applicants will likely have animals. If it’s only 10 percent, then it’s not worth […]

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4 Tips on How to Find the Best Concord Tenants

Our topic of discussion on the blog today is how to find a good tenant. Placing the right tenant in your home is extremely important because it will lay the foundation of whether you’ll have a good tenant relationship or not. Here are the 4 tips on how a Concord property management company would handle tenant screening. […]

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