Archive for April, 2012

Rent Sense: Is Month-to-Month Rental Best?

Posted: 27th April 2012 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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Rent Sense: Is Month-to-Month Rental Best? By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Some renters prefer a month-to-month rental agreement citing the high unemployment situation in San Diego or their personal current concerns about contractual commitment. It has always been our belief that a long term lease attracts and best serves qualified […]

Rent Sense: What if? By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management When a non-owner occupied (rental) home is sold or goes back to the lender, the tenant may be left out of the loop until the home’s ownership is about to change. If there is a legally binding lease in place it […]

Rent Sense: When is a pet something else?

Posted: 20th April 2012 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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Rent Sense: When is a pet something else? By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Let’s examine for a moment when an animal is not a pet. Many renters want and/or require the assistance and/or support of an animal in order to function and/or to enjoy a better quality of life. Here […]

Rent Sense: Vacancies Need Marketing By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management We understand the importance of professionally marketing a rental vacancy. Making a mistake with “rental pricing” or showing the property before it is “market-ready” can prolong the vacancy or attract non-qualified prospects. Targeted promotion along with a polished presentation will […]

Rent Sense: Value of Rental Ownership

Posted: 13th April 2012 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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Rent Sense: Value of Rental Ownership By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Rental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary investment priorities of personal financial independence: safety of capital, inflation hedge and tax-favored income. Traditionally, if the detailed financial statements of the wealthy are available for review it becomes […]

9. Question: Our window was broken by a golf ball hit by the tenant of a neighboring property. They admitted they owed me for a new window but moved away before I could collect on it. Is the owner of the property responsible because it was their tenant? Answer: The owner of rental property is […]

Kimball, Tirey & St.John LLP Questions & Answers Ted Kimball, Esq. April, 2012 1. Question: One of our tenants has asked about a military clause. What is that? Answer: This refers to a clause that will allow tenants on active duty to terminate the lease based upon military status if they have a change of […]