5 Mistakes You Should Never Make With Your Rental Property
By Mclain Properties Sunday, June 3, 2018
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The vacation rental industry is booming, and rental market growth numbers are a clear indication of this. According to the Smart Hosts Vacation Rental Forum, the vacation rental industry was valued at $100 billion in 2016. By 2019, they ...
Restoring Balance: Feng Shui for Your Vacation Rental Experience
By Mclain Properties Sunday, May 20, 2018
The philosophy of Feng Shui stems from balance and harmony. The words translate to wind-water. It promotes well-being by rearranging energy. Keeping your home full of clean energy is simple enough when you are residing there, but what happens wh...
3 Ways to Make Your Backyard Pool Safer
By Mclain Properties Sunday, May 6, 2018
It is that time of year again. Hot weather, bright sunshine, and of course the cool pool. Summer is fun and often shared spending time with friends and family. Hosting backyard BBQs and pool parties are not uncommon, and neither are the dist...
What You Need to Know About Vacation Rental Insurance
By Mclain Properties Sunday, April 22, 2018
Having a second home or a vacation rental property needs to be managed well and protected sufficiently. A lot of homeowners make the mistake, and take the risk, of thinking their policy will cover issues arising from using their property as a vacat...
The Best Way to Manage A Rental Property
By Mclain Properties Sunday, April 8, 2018
There are a few things you need to keep in mind before you become a landlord. If a rental property is not taken care of properly, your investment will fall to pieces. Staging your property, doing the maintenance, collecting the rent and marketing the r...
5 of the Most Popular San Diego Festivals To Attend This Summer
By Mclain Properties Sunday, March 25, 2018
Summer is rolling around the corner, and with it, some of the best San Diego Festivals start to launch in full force. Whether you’re a local or planning to purchase real estate in San Diego, it helps to understand what’s happening in your city. And believe it or not, some San...
7 Things Relocators Need To Know About San Diego
By Mclain Properties Sunday, March 11, 2018
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Relocating is never a walk in the park, especially when you're traveling far distances. And culture shock isn't just apropos for international travel--even people moving to San Diego from San Francisco can experience a bit of "cu...
Home Staging Tips For Your Long-term Rental Property
By Mclain Properties Sunday, February 25, 2018
Contrary to what many people think, staging is just as critical for rental properties as it is for selling a home. According to the Real Estate Staging Association, homes that are strategically staged sell 73% faster than those that are not.
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Spring Break Guide to Carlsbad and Oceanside for Families
By Mclain Properties Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Sunny weather, striking landscapes, and a thriving culinary scene have made the Carlsbad and Oceanside areas a popular vacation destination. In this post, we’ll share some of the best local options for families, so you can plan the perfect getaway!
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Vacation Rental vs. Hotel Room – What’s Your Best Bet?
By Mclain Properties Tuesday, February 28, 2017
From boutique bed and breakfasts to chain hotels to luxury resorts, it’s easy to find a hotel that fits your preferences and price range. But what about vacation rentals? Travelers are increasingly using vacation rentals as an alternative to hotel bookings, and in this post, we...