Our topic today is whether it’s better for you and your property to hire a professional property management company or just do it yourself. Remember that emotions will be running high when it’s 2:00 in the morning and you receive a phone call from a tenant who is having a problem. This situation will happen at some point when you’re managing a rental property. Water mains are going to break, neighbors will make a lot of noise next door and the tenants will be calling you, insisting that they need a resolution right away. If there’s a party going on next door, they’re going to be upset and they’re going to want the noise to stop. It’s hard to say no in these situations, and you need to know when the problem can wait until business hours and when the situation needs your immediate attention.
With a fully licensed real estate company and property management company working for you, there is no reason for you to get those phone calls in the middle of the night. You can expect an appropriate and professional response to your tenants. Professional property managers are current on applicable laws and trained to handle every situation.
If you are going to manage your own property, you will need to have an understanding of all state, local and national laws as well as fair housing guidelines. California has an entire book that outlines every rule currently in 2014 that you have to follow when you manage your own property. That’s why we’re here. As professional managers, we know every rule and we go to school constantly to stay current in the field. We are up to date on all the rules and regulations governing you and your home.
Time is of the essence when you are a landlord taking care of a rental property. When you hire a professional Pleasanton property management company, we save you that time. And as you know, time is priceless.
If you have any questions about property management, or you’d like to hear about our services, please contact us at Action 1 Properties, and we’d be happy to help you.