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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 contract...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Propositions 60 and 90 can help seniors move while taking their current tax base with them
In my conversations with many homeowners (and even realtors!), it is surprising to find a large number of people who are not aware of specific tax-saving propositions. As a real estate professional, it is nearly a form of due diligence to make sur...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Good News for San Pedro is good news for all!
The Mike Dunfee Group sells and manages properties in San Pedro, and we are pleased to hear the exciting announcement recently regarding redevelopment of the San Pedro Ports O'Call Marketplace. This ¾ mile waterfront attraction was at one time a pop...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
As April passes, hopefully, your income taxes or your extensions have been filed, and the spring installments of property taxes have been paid for those who have California properties with taxes that are not impounded. With all of that out of the way...

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Breakers Hotel
The Breakers Hotel has a special place in my heart. Besides being the very first place, my Grand Mother worked when she first came out to California the 1940s it was the last place we went out to dinner on Thanksgiving in 2012 it is also one of t...

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 penthouse...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Dancing Fountains and the Terrace Plaza Transformation
The Terrace Plaza transformation may seem like a small thing at first, but as a longtime resident and frequent observer of the area, I will say this is one of the most critical locations in the city. It is where Long Beach Blvd runs into Ocean Bl...

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 ...

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 t...

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 k...

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