Thoughts on Neighborhood Security

I live in a neighborhood that has been considered one of the safest, kid friendly communities in our city. Yet, a few weeks ago two young men robbed a neighbor at gun point as he exited his vehicle in front of his house at 10:30 pm. Obviously that shook us all up, not to mention the individual. Though there is nothing we can do to be 100 percent immune to crime, there are several things we can do.

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Helpful Articles

In Property Management it is essential to be in-the-know, not just about local issues that may influence your business, but to remain alert to national trends as well. The laws related to property management are constantly changing. There are increasingly new and better ways being introduced to the property management business. We can all learn from one another, no matter how long we may have been in the business. 

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Thoughts on Short-term rentals

In May of 2015 Airbnb renters caused upwards to $150,000 damage to a home. This isn't to suggest that such behavior is common among short-term renters, nor to imply that short-terms rentals are bad. Stories like this are simply an important reminder that we need to be mindful whenever we choose to rent out our property and this becomes especially important when dealing with short-term renters.

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Summer Property Management Tips

Inclement weather may have made it impossible to accomplish all that was on your annual spring 'to do' list. But now is the time not only to catch up, but to add new tasks that are particularly summer related. Your summer will be far more enjoyable if you get these necessary seasonal tasks completed as early as possible. If you are the owner/resident, these items can be pursued at your convenience.

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Thoughts on Affordable Housing

A June 18, 2015 MarketPlace.org article written by Krissy Clark caught my attention this morning. (You can read it HERE). Increasingly, many employees - essential to the success of a business - are no longer able to find affordable housing within reasonable proximity to their place of work. This trend is being replicated all around the country, not merely in Marin County, CA. 

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