Archive for November, 2014

Legal Questions Nov 2014 Part 2

Posted: 25th November 2014 by Melissa in Legal Questions
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8.    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 […]

Legal Questions Nov 2014 Part 1

Posted: 21st November 2014 by Melissa in Legal Questions
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Kimball,Tirey&St.JohnLLP Landlord/Tenant Questions & Answers Ted Kimball, Esq. November, 2014 1.    Question: Our tenant, who has lived there for more than one year, is on a month-to-month term and the house he is renting has been listed for sale. We understand that when a property is being sold, the 60-day notice of termination of tenancy […]

Mark of Excellence 2014

Posted: 21st November 2014 by Melissa in Uncategorized

“Rent Sense” is a syndicated column respected and enjoyed throughout California by independent rental owners, serious real estate investors, industry professionals and savvy renters of choice. In this month’s issue of Apartment Management Magazine Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco discuss why rental ownership is absolutely the investment of choice for individuals that have the stamina […]

Rental Incentives? What is really important?

Posted: 14th November 2014 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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How important are rental incentives to attracting prospects? Posted by Tammy Kotula on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Apartment Leasing As we know, incentives and special offers from apartment communities have decreased dramatically in recent years. Back in 2009 when the vacancy rate was at a 23-year high, some properties were attracting prospects as well […]

FBS VP wins CPM of the Year!!

Posted: 13th November 2014 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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For Immediate Release – FBS Vice President Lucinda Lilley wins CPM of the Year The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) was founded in 1933 with Ethics as its cornerstone. IREM® is an international community of 18,000 real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management […]

San Diego Property Management 92106 – Point Loma Fjellestad, Barrett & Short (FBS) is the San Diego property management company of choice for residential properties, rental homes, condos, townhomes and apartments for rent in Point Loma (92106); Ocean Beach, Sunset Cliffs (92107); or Old Town (92110). FBS fills more residential vacancies, collects more rent and […]

2014 Marketing Statistics Infographic

Posted: 10th November 2014 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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Companies like FBS work day in and day out to develop marketing strategies that not only lead to new clients but new customers. Those customers are the future residents for our owner clients individual properties. The dual purpose marketing strategy benefits the company as well as our owner clients. With our current marketing strategies online […]

Mark of Excellence- Meet our Nominees

Posted: 7th November 2014 by Melissa in Uncategorized
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The San Diego County Apartment Association’s (SDCAA) Mark of Excellence Awards is one of Southern California’s biggest events to recognize excellence and leadership in the rental housing industry. These awards demonstrate characteristics that benchmark success. The main awards event recognizes individuals and properties that stand out in the areas of leasing, management, resident retention, and […]

Last night we had the pleasure of teaching the students at Cuyamaca College! We had some great discussion about federal, state and local laws that affect property managers on a daily basis.