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You will find a wealth of Property Management information and education from Aapex Property Management in Hayward, California.  To contact Aapex Property Management, please visit our website, or contact Deanna!

Top 3 Property Management Companies in the East Bay

Our topic today is sharing the top 3 property management companies in East Bay – besides Aapex Property Management, of course. There are many fine companies in this area that do property management. Each company does things a little bit differently. They all have their own personalities and a different sense of services. It’s important […]

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What Do I Do with My Parents’ Home?

Deciding what to do with your parents’ home is always a difficult decision. Many of us have parents who have lived in their home for many years, and there is an emotional attachment in place. Nevertheless, there is a financial consideration and a business side involved in deciding what to do with the home. Determining […]

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When to Fire Your Property Manager

In this blog, we are covering the touchy subject of when to fire your property manager. Owning a rental property is really the same as owning and operating a business, and when results are not being attained, that’s the time to consider making a change. Before doing that, I suggest sitting down with your property […]

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3 Biggest Mistakes New Landlords Make in Hayward

One of the three biggest mistakes that new landlords make is not putting the home on the market in good condition. They think that if they just touch up the paint or do a minor cleaning, everything else will be fine. If something needs to be done, they say they’ll do it before the tenant […]

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I’m Relocating – Should I Sell or Rent my Hayward Home?

A common question we get from people who are relocating is: “Should I sell or should I rent?” That’s really an individual decision that you have to make, so it’s important to gather all the facts you need to make a good personal decision. I don’t know whether you’re planning to move back to the […]

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What is the Cost of Property Management?

One of the basic questions we always get is: how much does it cost to employ you as a property manager? I think the better question to ask is: how much value are you going to get from the services we provide? A good property manager should be able to provide a return on your […]

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Hayward Property Management Should I Raise Rent in 2014?

Many property owners are wondering whether they should raise rent in 2014. It’s best practice to raise rent a little bit every year or at least consider raising rent every year so your tenants become conditioned to that and it’s not a big shock to their system when you do ask for a little bit […]

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What Kind of Property Management Company is Right for You?

When you’re looking for a property management company, you need to choose one that is right for you. I like to compare this to buying a hamburger. Sometimes, you’re in the mood for a burger that’s plain and simple. All you need is a piece of meat, a pickle and maybe some ketchup and mustard. […]

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East Bay Rental Market Forecast

Today, let’s talk a little bit about what the rental market is looking like for 2014. Buying a home is still a difficult thing for most people to do. Credit is tight and many lenders are requiring really high down payments. This puts a lot of people out of the buying market. There’s also a […]

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5 Tips for Brand New Landlords in Hayward

Today, we are sharing five tips for new landlords so you can be prepared for the problems that often come with property management. Educate yourself. Find out exactly what it takes to be a landlord. Especially important is the time commitment you’re going to have to make. Talk to two or three professional property managers […]

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