How to Change an Air Filter

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How to Change an Air Filter

Have you been looking for an easy resource with tips on How to Change an Air Filter? Changing your home air filter is a quick, easy way to keep your air conditioner, furnace, or central air system running efficiently. Maintaining a clean air filter can keep your energy costs down, and it is one of the items on our Resident … Read More

How to Reset Electrical Breakers

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While you probably know where the electrical breakers are located in your home, others who help around the home may not. That’s why it’s important to keep a log of important spots for home helpers like babysitters, grandparents, or guests. One of the tricky things for people who aren’t familiar with your home is how to reset electrical breakers with … Read More

3 Great Reasons Video Tours Work

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3 Great Reasons Video Tours Work

California Leasing Property Management uses cutting-edge marketing practices including video tours with amazing success! Video tours have been an essential part of our marketing strategy for several years. We have found success in reducing vacancy rates for rental homeowners and giving prospective tenants a look inside the property that helps them visualize their future space.  During this uncertain time, we … Read More

How to Reset a Garbage Disposal

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California Leasing Property Management works every day to ensure that our tenant’s maintenance needs are taken of care. One of the biggest requests we receive has to do with garbage disposals.   Before you call a handyman, landlord, or property manager, take a moment to troubleshoot! If your garbage disposal won’t run you may need to reset the garbage … Read More

The Benefits of Renters Insurance

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How Tenants Benefit from Renters Insurance

What are the the  Benefits of Renters Insurance? Did you know that renters insurance not only protects the personal belongings of tenants, but it is also useful for landlords if they need to cover a tenant’s losses caused by someone else. While renters insurance might sound like an extra expense, it’s actually an affordable way to make certain that unfortunate … Read More

How to Avoid Rental Property Scams Online

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How to Avoid Rental Property Scams Online

In a digital world, we do everything we can to maximize our clients’ exposure online in order to rent their homes quickly. Here at California Leasing Property Management, we have seen everything when it comes to scams!  We’ve got some tips and ideas for our potential rental home tenants for making certain that you don’t engage a scammer or get … Read More

3 New Year Tips for Rental Homeowners

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3 New Year Tips for Rental Homeowners

Do you have a vacant rental property, and would you like to take the time to spruce it up and make certain that all aspects are ready for your next tenant? California Leasing Property Management, manages the maintenance for all our rental homeowners, and during our property inspections, we’ll make notes on what needs to be done urgently, and any … Read More

Ideas for a Stay-at-Home Family New Years Eve party

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Ideas for a Stay-at-Home Family New Years Eve party

1. Mix-up mocktails Mocktails make for festive drinks to toast in the new year, featured on @JPHowze’s New Years Eve Party Ideas board. We especially love all the different colors, the use of hard candy as a swizzle stick, and the ability for the entire family to toast together. 2. Decorate on a Budget Preparing for a party should be as … Read More

Top 4 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager for the New Year

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Top 4 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager

California Leasing Property Management Work with Homeowners to make their investment work for them! We know that the thought of investing can be a little scary. Not to mention finding qualified tenants can cause huge amounts of frustration. Here at California Leasing Property Management, we have taken steps to not only improve the process but take the overwhelming process of … Read More

Cleaning Baking Sheets to Look Brand New for the Holidays!

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Cleaning Baking Sheets to Look Brand New for the Holidays!

With the holidays just weeks away, it’s important to get ready for them by making sure all your kitchen tools are ready for baking! Here at California Leasing Property Management, we love celebrating with each other and our families here in the Santa Clarita Valley. And that’s why we decided to share our favorite tips, and recipes in the coming … Read More

How-To Buy Home Office Furniture for Your Rental Home!

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Buying furniture for your home office space can be a challenge. That’s why we’re sharing tips from our friends at Apartment Therapy from The Complete Guide on How to Buy Home Office Furniture! Check out these tips below and don’t forget to share yours with us! 1. How Much Space You Have Before making a purchase, take inventory of the … Read More

Filling Your Home with Fall

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Filling Your Home with Fall

While here in Santa Clarita, we are experiencing warm weather, we are looking forward to the cooler weather and the Fall Decor that comes with the Fall months here in California. Bring the Outside In One of the easiest and budget-friendly ways to make it feel more like Fall throughout your home is to bring natural elements inside. We live … Read More

Summer Survival Tips for Renters

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What’s a renter to do? Summertime energy prices can turn a trip to the mailbox into a stressful experience. But while major home improvement projects may be off the table for renters, it’s still possible to take some of the sting out of summer power bills. The key is conservation. If you can’t change your living space, change your behavior. … Read More

How-to Unclog a Drain in Seconds with Zip It Drain Tool

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How-to Unclog a Drain in Seconds with Zip It Drain Tool

Are you struggling with clogged drains and spending way too much money on drain cleaners that are harsh on your pipes and not great for the environment? Clogged drains aren’t always a reason to call a plumber or reach for expensive drain cleaners that aren’t always great for your pipes and can cause more harm than good. We are happy … Read More

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast BLOG POST

California Leasing Property Management shares a great recipe for Slow-Cooker Pot Roast that will be a hit with the entire family for meal prepping. Getting ready for family meals can be a challenge and we love this recipe from Taste of Home! Don’t forget to share your favorite recipes with us too!   Ingredients 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon … Read More

Defining Wear & Tear in a Rental Home

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Defining Wear & Tear in a Rental Home

A hole in a plaster wall, a broken window, crayon marks on the ceiling, cabinet doors torn off their hinges—those are obviously above and beyond normal wear and tear. How about a worn place in the carpet, or tiles on the kitchen floor that is cracked or missing? That is where the tenant can claim that he does not owe … Read More

Study Tips for Back-to-School

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Study Tips for Back to School

We’re all heading back-to-school this week, and studying can be a challenge for some students! Need some help? We’ve got your covered! 1. You don’t need ONE study space. A well-stocked desk in a quiet place at home is key, but sometimes you need variety. Coffee shops, libraries, parks, or even just moving to the kitchen table will give you … Read More

4 Benefits of Online Portals

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4 Benefits of Online Portals

What are the benefits of online portals for both homeowners & residents? We’ve been offering online portals for our clients for several years, and have always felt that keeping up with the trends in property management technology is extremely useful, not only for our clients but for our team! During the COVID-19 shut down we found having online portals for … Read More

4th of July Safety Tips

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4TH OF JULY SAFETY TIPS

As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, many of us plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or perhaps enjoy fun in the water at a waterpark, beach, or pool. The American Red Cross has assembled these helpful 4th of July Safety Tips to help you enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can follow … Read More

What is Landlord Protection?

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What is Landlord Protection?

What is Landlord Protection? That’s a great question! We’ve designed a special set of programs based on our over two decades of experience working with homeowners, and helping them navigate handling the very rare occurring eviction process. In over two decades of time in the real estate world, we have learned that eviction is not something that anyone looks forward … Read More

Helpful Plumbing Maintenance Tips!

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Helpful Plumbing Maintenance Tips!

We know that maintaining a home, whether you’re a resident of a rental home or a homeowner, is the number one priority to keep your space comfortable and safe for everyone who lives there. Making sure you’re not doing anything to impede the performance of your home’s plumbing starts with making sure you’re certain of what can and cannot go … Read More

20-Minute No-Cook Family Meal

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20-Minute No-Cook Family Meal blog Post

It’s going to be so HOT this week! That’s why we thought this would be a great share for our friends & neighbors who don’t want to turn on that oven or stand over the stove. Check out this 20-Minute No-Cook Family Meal Idea that we found on EatingWell.com that has a few other ideas for easy-to-make-no-cook meals. Why we … Read More

Preventing Water Damage in Your Rental Home

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Blog Post Preventing Water Damage in Your Rental Home

Trying to avoid major repairs in your home? Preventing water damage in your rental home starts with prevention! Whether you’re a resident living in a rental home or your own home, this is a great way to avoid any issues with potential water damage   ✅ Check under sinks in the bathrooms & kitchens for leaks or standing water ✅ … Read More