Rental Home Vacation Checklist

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Are you getting ready to take family vacation? With the holidays upon us and travel something we are all likely to be planning for Thanksgiving and Christmas, we have assembled some helpful tips to keep your home safe while you’re away. Make your house look lived-in: To avoid the possibility of an appliance breakdown while you’re away: Some additional things … Read More

Summer Maintenance Tips

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With each season, it’s important to remember to keep an eye on your rental home to ensure major maintenance issues are avoided with these Summer Maintenance Tips. California Leasing Property Management offers the following tips to keep your home and yard in tip-top shape this summer. Everything from the air-conditioner to ensuring your yard is on-point this summer and well … Read More

Managing Sharing a Fridge with a Roommate

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Common conflicts in a home with roomies is generally regarding shared space, and especially the kitchen. What we’ve learned from assisting in minor conflict resolution between tenants and hearing the stories of many of our independent owners is that there should always be ground rules agreed upon, even before the boxes are unpacked. 1. Break out the Markers While it’s … Read More

Patching Holes in Your Rental Home Walls

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We found this great share on Bob Vila’s Website that is perfect for tenant’s moving out of a rental home! When you’re ready to move it’s important to patch holes you’ve made in the walls, and prepare it for fresh paint and touch-ups! Check out this post and more on the Bob Vila Blog. To prepare the surface, lightly swipe … Read More

Getting Ready to Move into a Rental

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Make your move into a rental easy and stress-free! Congratulations! You just got word that you landed your brand new rental unit. We know all you can think about is getting settled into your new place, hosting elaborate dinner parties, and snuggling up on your couch for a movie night, but before you start packing here are a few tips … Read More

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas You Are Going To Love

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Valentine's Day date

These Valentine’s Day date ideas are sure to land you a kiss or two! Hello, young lovers! Whether you think of the King and I, Frank Sinatra, or Perry Como crooning the old love song, it is that time of the year when Cupid aims, shoots, and hits his target with heart tipped arrows leaving up twitterpated…or stressed when you … Read More

Quick and Easy Recipes Your Family Will Love

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Your family is going to love these quick and easy recipes! We all know the struggle. You work late and find it easier to go through the drive-thru for a quick taco instead of going home and using up those groceries you bought on the weekend. Or you rush to take all the kiddos to soccer practice before coming home … Read More

Get Organized With These Effective Storage Solutions

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You are going to love these effective storage solutions! You are all too familiar with the scene we are about to paint: the kids toys are tossed around the floor, the clothes are piling up on a random chair by the washer, and the backpacks are thrown by the side of the front door. Sound familiar? Of course it does, … Read More

Deck The Halls With These Holiday Safety Tips

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Holiday Safety Tips

Have a merry season with these holiday safety tips! It’s time to deck the halls and sip on a little bit of eggnog, don’t worry, we won’t tell if it is spiked! Whether we are ready or not the holiday season is officially upon us and with that comes a few safety issues we need to keep in mind to … Read More

Fall Decor for a Rental Home

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It’s almost Halloween and we’re seeing a lot of wonderful fall decor around the homes of our tenants and neighbors. With weather cooling down, it’s easy to decorate and yet it’s tough to manage the various holidays as they move past us on the calendar. Living in a rental home it might also seem like a challenge to decorate and … Read More