Entries by Edwin Covarrubias

4 Ways to Protect Your Sacramento Home from Squatters – CA Landlord Best Practices

On today’s blog we are talking about squatters. Specifically, we are going to share four ways that you can prevent squatters from being in your rental property. Aggressive Marketing Working with a professional property management company in Sacramento that does aggressive marketing on behalf of your property will help reduce the likelihood that you have […]

What to Do When you Encounter Marijuana on your Sacramento Rental Property

Today we’re discussing a topic that has become pretty popular with rental property owners and landlords. That’s what to do when you encounter marijuana in your property. This is a complicated legal issue and how you handle it depends on what’s permitted in your particular area. Tenant Screening When your tenants move in, you need […]

Security Deposits as a Landlord – Depreciation and Wear & Tear in Sacramento

Our topic today is security deposits. Surprisingly, managing a security deposit is a very simple process if you know what you’re doing. However, they get landlords into court a lot of the time. These are some of the things you need to consider when you’re dealing with your tenant’s deposit. Time Limits One reason landlords […]

Fair Housing: 3 Things to Watch Out for with Tenant Screening for your Sacramento Rental Property

Today, our topic is fair housing, and the legal requirements you need to be aware of. First, you have to determine who selects the tenant for your home. At Smooth Sailing Realty & Property Management, we believe the property owner should have a say in the decision. After all, it’s your rental home and you […]