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

7 tips for keeping your plants alive

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Did you know that all of our new residents receive an amazing gift bag full of goodies AND a stunning plant from Sow It Goes Plant Shop? We love plants here at the office and we’re loving seeing them thrive in the homes of our residents! For our friends and neighbors, who haven’t yet gotten a fun plant, or need … Read More

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Renters

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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Renters

Are you ready for spring? Get ready for spring cleaning with this checklist and some really amazing tips! Don’t know where to start? You’re in the right place then! In this article, we’re not only going to tell you what to do during spring cleaning, but we’ll also explain its importance and how to best organize yourself. The Importance of … Read More

How to Get Your Home Ready to Show

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How to Get Your Home Ready to Show

Are you getting ready to rent your home? Are you a resident moving up to a better size property or downsizing to suit your needs? Here are some helpful tips to get you on your way to successful showings! We’ve been doing this process for quite some time, and at this point, we’ve got some great tips on How to … Read More

Should You Rent Your House Out?

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Should You Rent Your House Out?

We love helping homeowners decide if they are ready to rent their home, or how we can help them prepare their home for rent in the very near future. The first question to ask yourself is: Should you rent or sell your home? We’d like to make the case for why you should rent out your house. Here’s why. Your … Read More

How to Replace a Garage Door Opener Safety Sensor

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How to Replace a Garage Door Opener Safety Sensor

Instructions Disconnect the power Use a step ladder to access the garage door opener’s power cord and motor unit. Unplug the garage door opener. PHOTO: Unplug the garage door opener.   Remove the sensors Remove the wing nut from the safety sensor. Pull the sensor from the bracket. Cut the wires about an inch from the safety sensor, leaving enough … Read More

How To Move On A Rainy Day

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How To Move On A Rainy Day

When you move on a rainy day, you need to think about how your belongings can be brought safely to your new home. With all the excitement that you can feel as the day of your move comes near, there’s always a chance that you can overlook the little things, such as checking the weather forecast. If you live in a … 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