Pets vs. Service Animals: Do I Have to Allow Pets in my Redwood City Rental Property?

Dogs and cats are typically considered pets, and you don’t have to allow them in your Redwood City rental property if you don’t want to. We often recommend it because pet-friendly properties rent faster and [...]

How to Handle Security Deposit Returns in Redwood City

California has a lot of strict laws when it comes to the landlord and tenant relationship, and security deposits are especially subject to scrutiny. There are limits to how much you can collect, for example, [...]

By |2020-07-22T02:13:37+00:00September 12th, 2020|Owners, Rental Property Tips|0 Comments

How to Limit Tenants Not Paying Rent & the Eviction Process in Redwood City

Collecting rent on time is an essential element in a successful and profitable rental experience. As the property owner, you count on that rental payment to keep up with your mortgage, taxes, insurance, and other [...]

By |2020-07-22T02:14:00+00:00September 26th, 2020|Owners, Rental Property Tips|0 Comments

How Long Will it Take to Rent Out My San Carlos Property?

Well-maintained San Carlos rental homes don’t need to spend too much time on the market, and this is important to your bottom line. Limiting the amount of time your rental property is vacant will prove [...]

By |2020-07-22T02:09:07+00:00August 14th, 2020|Owners, Rental Property Tips|0 Comments

Why Renting Individual Rooms in Your Home San Mateo is a Bad Idea

Homeowners in San Mateo who are looking for a way to offset the cost of their mortgage and other housing-related expenses may be tempted to rent out rooms in their homes. It seems like everyone [...]

By |2020-07-22T01:02:05+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Rental Property Tips|0 Comments

So You Have a Northern California Rental Property, Now What?

What do you do when you find yourself with a property that you’re not planning to live in? We get this question a lot at Five Star Property Management. Usually, we’ll hear from [...]

By |2020-05-29T10:21:46+00:00October 4th, 2019|Owners, Rental Property Tips, Residential, Resource|0 Comments

Short Term vs. Long Term Lease – What is the Difference in Northern California?

If you’re thinking about a short term vs. long term lease, you need to understand the risks and benefits of both. Typically, short term rentals are for things like [...]

By |2020-05-29T10:23:14+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Owners, Rental Property Tips, Resource|31 Comments