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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Temecula Property Management Protect Your Home from Tenant Scams
There are a number of rental scams out there, and property owners who have vacant homes or investment properties on the market need to be aware of these situations. If you aren’t vigilant, you can find yourself with a lot of legal and financial problems. At Drake Properties, we just heard about a property owner who was victi...

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Landlord Education Emergency Telephone Calls in Your Temecula Home
Many landlords are not prepared for the emergency phone calls that are bound to come in at all hours of the day and nights from tenants in a panic. You might find yourself answering such a call late at night on a Saturday, when a frantic tenant is on the other end of the line telling you that there is water pouring out of the walls...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Why Rental Property Inspections are Necessary
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Lets start with the types of inspections: Move-In - This is done on the day of move-in with the tenant present. The tenant is given a Move-In/Move-Out form, also called a MIMO. This form goes room by room and allows the tenant to mark down any existing damage they see that could be deducted from their security deposit at mo...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Is Your Dog’s License Current? If Not You Could Be Fined!
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You may have known that for sometime (since 1933) the state of California has required that all dogs be licensed within the county they live. But are you aware that your dog needs to be microchipped, neutered (over 4 months of age*), and current with its vaccinations? If your dog does not meet all the ab...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LEASES
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Since we require all of our tenants to agree to a lease, sometimes we are asked how important the leasing process really is. We wanted to address all of those concerns up front, so we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked lease questions. Who does a lease benefit? Both parties are protected by a lease. The landlord and the t...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Welcome to our new responsive website
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Welcome to the new {module_contentholder name='company-name'} Website! Our new website is fully responsive and uses the latest technology, allowing you to have a better browsing experience on any device no matter if it is a desktop, tablet or cellphone! Why is this a big deal? Well, it allows you to have access...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

How to be a good landlord/property manager:
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1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing thi...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

How to be a good tenant
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1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before yo...