A San Diego County Landlord's Guide to Online Rent Collection
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, May 17, 2023
According to an article in USA Today, the average homeowner spends over $3,000 annually on home maintenance. That excludes costs like utilities and internet, as well as property management fees in the case of rental properties.As a landlord, timely rent collection is vital for en...
How to Calculate Prorated Rent in San Diego County
By Mclain Properties Monday, April 24, 2023
Did you know that the median gross rent in San Diego is $1,885?If you're a landlord in San Diego County, it's important to know how to calculate prorated rent. Prorated rent refers to the amount of rent a tenant pays for a partial rental period, such as when they move in ...
3 Property Marketing Tips for Landlords
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Most financial experts agree that real estate is likely the most lucrative form of investment available to the average person today. Getting into today's real estate market could greatly benefit you in the years to come.Of course, if you're going to succeed as a landlord ...
How to Accurately Price Your Rental Apartment
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Knowing how to price your apartment correctly is vital in San Diego's volatile rental market. Pricing it too low or too high may cost you more than just rental income.To help you get a suitable rental income, we've rounded up everything you need about rental property pric...
6 Common Mistakes in Tenant Screening and How to Avoid Them
By Mclain Properties Sunday, January 15, 2023
Roughly 36% of the 122.8 million households in the United States are rental properties.Tenant screening is essential for landlords and property managers. It ensures that they rent to responsible and reliable tenants.Many owners make mistakes in tenant screening that can cause pro...
4 Rental Property Maintenance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
By Mclain Properties Monday, December 19, 2022
In the US, there are around 20 million rental properties, and you may be one of the lucky ones who own a property or two.Many people mistakenly believe that being a landlord is easy. But costly mistakes can happen, which can also bring headaches into your life. In those cases, it...
The Pros and Cons of Allowing Pets in Your Rental Property
By Mclain Properties Saturday, November 19, 2022
Can you believe that around 70% of households in America own at least one pet?Homeowners don't have to worry about adding furry friends to their family since they can do whatever they want on their property. However, pet ownership can make life more complicated for people who...
5 Things To Look For in a House for Sale in San Diego
By Mclain Properties Saturday, October 15, 2022
Buying a house can be a daunting process. With so much to look out for, a wrong decision can be made easily. Luckily, there is so much information available to a buyer a decision doesn't need to be rushed and made on a whim. Not every area that you buy from will be the s...
Why Choose Full Service Property Management?
By Mclain Properties Thursday, September 15, 2022
The average monthly rent in San Diego County is around $1,758 per month. But, you might have trouble collecting the money your tenants owe if you don't have good tenants.Do you want higher-quality tenants but don't know how to find them? Do you want a more profitable rent...
5 Essential Tips for First-Time Landlords
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Are you aware that around 36% of Americans are renters rather than property owners?With such a large market, becoming a landlord could be the smartest career move you make. From buying a single-family home to a building with dozens of units, there are all kinds of benefits that y...