Posts Tagged ‘DeMarco’

Rent Sense: What Does 2015 Mean to Me? By Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco We want to share some data points that might be great news for your independent rental ownership, in 2015 and for several years to come. Because these are often shared separately over several years and not always presented within your context […]

Rent Sense as seen in Landlord Magazine

Posted: 3rd February 2015 by Melissa in Rent Sense
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“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 Landlord Property Management Magazine Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco discuss why pet-friendly rentals are a choice that needs to be fortified with appropriate policies […]

What Kind of Real Estate Investor Do You Want to Be? You’ll want to read Rent Sense in the current issue of Landlord Magazine distributed in Northern California (Silicon Valley, Greater Sacramento Area, East Bay and San Francisco Metro). Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco of FBS are the definitive experts on any subject that requires […]

Rent Sense: Best Practices for Independent Rental Owners By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management A “best practice” is a method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark to measure performance. Often the term is used to describe […]

Rent Sense: A Lease Requires Your Attention By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Part 2 Here are some suggestions to give you more confidence during the leasing process – • Ask the individual that shows you the rental property (house, condo, and/or apartment) whether you can rely upon the lease agreement […]

Rent Sense: A Lease Requires Your Attention By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Locating and moving into a rental home in San Diego that fulfills your financial and lifestyle requirements is an ordeal. You want to get it over with and get back to normal routines. Often, the review and signing […]

Rent Sense: Another Economic Perspective By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management We have built a healthy San Diego business out of advising independent real estate investors, acquiring and managing rental properties for clients while providing superior housing alternatives for qualified renters. More than four decades with properties in 69 zip codes […]

Rent Sense: Respect Your Customers By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management Independent rental owners contact us daily for advice and seek our management help to optimize rental operations. We ask the hard questions – what specifically are they doing to motivate renters to sign a long-term lease at top rental rates […]

Rent Sense: What about Month-to-Month? By Neil Fjellestad & Chris De Marco FBS Property Management We have noticed an uptick in the number of our renters opting for a month-to-month rental agreement at renewal citing personal current concerns about contractual commitment. Such agreements are only offered at a rental premium and we generally advise our […]

Rent Sense: About the Return of Security Deposit By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco FBS Property Management The main purpose of the refundable security deposit is to ensure that the home will be returned in the same condition that it was when rented, normal wear and tear accepted. Normal wear and tear can be […]