Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Thirteen Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Property Manager
Anyone who owns a property management business or is in a business development role for a management company spends a lot of time answering questions from property owners interviewing potential management companies. We get all kinds of questions and I love answering them. Some ha... read more >>

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Vacant Rental Property Risks and How to Reduce Them
There are risks involved with having a vacant rental property. This is also true for properties for sale or otherwise vacant. Sometimes, people do bad things to a vacant property and other times bad things can just happen because the property is vacant and unattended. We talk abo... read more >>

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Bad Things That Just Happen to a Vacant Property
We all know there are risks to having a vacant property, and there are a whole host of “bad actors”, from scammers to vandals, that pose a threat to your property’s well-being. Other times, bad things just happen to your property seemingly on their own. Regardle... read more >>

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Bad Things People Do to Your Vacant Property
There are two kinds of risks faced by a vacant property. First, there are the bad things that people do to it, and then there are the bad things that just happen. Here, we’ll talk about bad things people do on a vacant property and give you a few tips on what you can do abo... read more >>

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Should a Landlord Meet a Prospective Tenant?
Imagine if you will, you hired a professional property management company to manage your property. Your management company has its screening process. That’s part of why you hired them. However, before you sign off on the lease, you want to do your extra due diligence a... read more >>

Monday, April 30, 2018

What Long Beach Landlords Must Know About Tenants – Part II | Proper Rent Collection
Besides thorough screening, proper rent collection techniques are the best way to avoid evictions and reduce turnover. Rent collection might seem like the most basic part of managing a property. It’s a tenant’s responsibility and contractual obligation to pay rent. So... read more >>

Monday, March 19, 2018

Property Management Advice About Renting Out Luxury Properties in Long Beach, CA
Leasing and managing luxury properties requires a different approach than you might take when renting out other properties. At the Mike Dunfee Group, we manage a lot of luxury condos, especially high rises. We have an extensive portfolio of penthouses and beach properties and hom... read more >>

Monday, February 19, 2018

What Long Beach Landlords Must Know About Tenants – Part 1 | Tenant Screening Advice
Part of being a landlord is assuming a certain amount of tenant risk. Proper screening greatly reduces that risk. Today, we’re talking about tenant screening and how it can protect your rental property.Price Your Property CorrectlySet yourself up for success and price your ... read more >>

Monday, February 12, 2018

How Landlords Can Take the Risk Out of Long Beach Rental Repairs
There are many reasons a landlord should use a professional property management company to manage an investment property. A big reason is repairs. Let’s face it - repairs can be a hassle. They will often happen at inconvenient times. You have the nightmare of having to sche... read more >>

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

How a Long Beach Property Management Company Keeps Vacancy Low in Your Investment Property
There are many reasons why a landlord should use a professional property management company to manage their rental property. One of them is a manager’s ability to fill a vacancy faster.Real Estate MarketingA professional property manager will know how to market your propert... read more >>