Palm Desert Property Manager & Home Owners

Tenant turnover is an automatic cash flow killer. All of the administrative and advertising costs and the maintenance work to get the unit rent-ready, not to mention the lack of rent checks during vacancies, take a huge hit to your profit margins. Experienced Xepco Property Management has some tips to help you keep a full…

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Protect Yourself and Your California Rental Property Vacancy in your Palm Desert rental property is an emergency. A vacant property bleeds cash in the form of lost rent and utility costs that could be passed on to the resident. Landlords know this and they feel the acute pain when the mortgage payment is due, but…

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Owning rental property can be an exciting investment, and doing the job of managing your own property requires more than just putting up the “For Rent” sign. Let’s consider what property managers in Palm Desert need to actually do to professionally manage their properties. Once you find out, maybe you won’t want to hire yourself…

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Rental property management in Palm Desert is a complex job. Rental property brings its own bag of financial risk to its owner. You also have to consider being available to tenants anytime there is a need. People are unpredictable, and all of your tenants will have their own unique situations. We don’t like to think…

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Property management in Palm Desert simply means dealing with people and things. People have unpredictable lives and things can break. New property owners do not always realize that managing property and houses is also managing relationships. Thinking of the individual while making management decisions can make a difference in how you respond to situations. Understanding…

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The old adage of “location, location, location” still stands today when it comes to rental properties. There are a lot of ways you can go wrong with the location, even in ways that you can’t imagine. When selecting a good rental property, Xepco Property Management in Palm Desert advise sizing up a few key aspects…

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Palm Desert Property Maintenance Painter

Preventative maintenance beats reactive maintenance any day of the week. Small, consistent investments in maintaining the quality of your property will save you time and money not only in the short term, but also in the long run. You can avoid the headaches surrounding unexpected fixes by following this summer maintenance guide from Xepco Property…

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Communication is Key: Tips on Effective Landlord-Tenant Communication Good communication is essential for any Palm Desert rental property business. Open and direct communication between tenants and landlords will ensure a successful relationship that translates to long-term tenants and an open relationship. Establishing great communication is important from the start, even when someone is still a…

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Palm Desert Tenants

Renting is becoming more and more popular, especially for millennials, or those between the ages of 18 and 35. Recently, a thousand renters in this age bracket were surveyed to find out why renting is the lifestyle of choice for them. Understanding the minds of these renters can help Palm Desert property managers attract these…

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Palm Springs Rental Property Tenants

There is nothing like losing a tenant to kill your cash flow. Advertising, and maintenance work to get a unit rent-ready, plus showing costs are a few of the many hits your wallet will take when you have tenant turnover. That doesn’t even factor in the lack of rent checks during vacancy days. Xepco Property…

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Conducting Background Checks The key to finding responsible and reliable long-term tenants is selecting the right tenant from the onset. Adequate screening up front will help you eliminate potential short-term renters or long-term headaches. Xepco Property Management can guide you through screenings to find the best fit for your property while also keeping in mind…

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Keeping clients happy is key to the success of any business. Think of your renters as an unofficial business partner; their continued happiness means consistent income for you. There are various reasons a renter might leave your unit and not all of them are bad. Xepco Property Management does everything within its power to eliminate…

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Palm Desert Property Maintenance Worker

Xepco Property Management Palm Desert is the Palm Desert property management company that knows the leasing cycle from rent-ready to lease renewal. An important first step in that cycle is having your property rent-ready. Understanding what it means to have your property ready to show and move in can significantly reduce the number of vacancy…

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Palm Desert Property Manager & Tenants

Vacancies mean profit losses. Long vacancies are also not good for maintaining a property. Understanding how to fill empty properties faster will help maintain a steady cash flow and actually help to maintain your property. Here are a few tips to get you started in the right direction. Rent-Ready Ensuring your property is ready to…

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Palm Desert Tenants

It’s the time of year where love is in the air. How can that love make your Palm Desert property investment business become more profitable? Profit comes when you make prospective tenants fall in love with the rental properties you have to offer! A good Palm Desert property manager knows that finding the perfect tenant…

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According to a recent study by John Burns Consulting, student loan debt has had an extreme impact on home sales. The consulting company estimates that 8% of all home sales will not take place this year due to buyers being weighed down with student loan payments. This issue is estimated to cost the housing market…

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As a newbie to the rental property business, you may be nervous about making that first purchase of your investment property home. Do you know what things to consider to attract renters? If you have ever rented a home yourself, then you have experience in what home renters are looking for. Most homes are renting…

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Have you ever rented a home that you that you ended up hating? Maybe the home was old and had plumbing problems. Maybe you had a landlord that was not responsive to maintenance issues. Maybe it seemed like things were always broken or breaking. Any of these situations are not ideal and can leave tenants…

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Purchasing a rental property is like going to college; whether or not you decide to go to college affects many aspects of your life: what kind of job you get, where you live, and what kind of car you drive. It can even affect decisions about who you date. (Or who wants to date you!)…

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While in the rental property purchasing phase, your priorities are location, location, location. But after acquiring a property and renting it out, your focus is all about planning, planning, planning. As one of the largest property management companies in Palm Desert, we recommend the following plans: Plan on maintenance costs. It’s a fact of running…

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When a marital relationship is in a state of disrepair, oftentimes the couple will seek out marriage counseling to get their relationship back on track. As a property owner, when your cash flow is in disrepair due to maintenance costs, how is your relationship with Palm Desert property management? Is there hope for you to…

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Dealing with evictions is an unfortunate part of doing business in the Palm Desert investment property industry. Even though the tenant may perfectly qualify as a good tenant on paper initially, things change, and eviction can become necessary. This typically does not reflect on the homeowner’s ability to be a landlord; however, regardless of who…

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In today’s complex world of Palm Desert property management, investment property owners are experiencing increased tenant and regulatory demands as well as the challenge of incorporate modern technology into your management routines. Most property management companies offer essentially the same services, but the trick is to go “behind the scenes” to see how they can…

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Nextdoor is one of the newest social networking services for residents to discover their communities. They recently conducted a survey on the state of the American neighborhood and studied how the simple act of getting to know your neighbors makes your community safer. Palm Desert property managers should encourage tenants to befriend their neighbors and…

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Palm Desert Tenants

As the millennial generation is changing the way America looks at renting by being a generation of renters, Palm Desert property managers ask, “What do Millennials really want in a rental property?” J Turner Research recently surveyed this generation of renters to find the answer to that question. What Influences Millennial Rental Decisions? When asked…

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Rental Statistics Report Released Shows Rent, Vacancy, and Saturation Rates All on the Rise Palm Desert – Desert Cities real estate investors can breathe a sigh of relief as recent rental statistics report shows rent, vacancy, and saturation rates are all on the rise. This report of detailed market data provides unprecedented opportunities for investors…

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It’s no secret that Palm Desert property management can be overwhelming for some, especially if you are doing it on your own. When Palm Desert investment property owners are starting out, often the first management task to be overlooked is regular inspections of the property. By placing this on the back burner, you are doing…

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Landlords Who Allow Pets Are Likely to See 20-30% More in Rent Than Those Who Do Not Palm Desert – Those in Palm Desert who own investment property may be overlooking a way to increase their profitability by not adding pet-friendly units to their investment portfolios. A nationwide study conducted by FIREPAW, a non-profit organization…

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Palm Desert property management can tell you that one sign of a good tenant is one who consistently pays the rent on time. A good tenant respects the rental property and follows the terms outlined in the lease. A good tenant just can make life a lot easier and property management in Palm Desert. Palm…

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Palm Desert Property Manager & Owners

7 WAYS TO COMMUNICATE BETTER WITH YOUR TENANTS. They say that you can’t over-communicate with someone. In the case of rental tenants, it’s perhaps even more true. So whether by email, phone, or carrier pigeon, staying in contact with your tenants makes everything else with managing your rental unit easier. Here are 7 communication tips…

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There are several recurring rumors regarding rental repairs in Palm Desert and many misinformed myths misconstruing maintenance matters. While the need to perform maintenance and repairs on rental property is inevitable, they do not have to be nightmares. So let’s clear up some of the most common rental property maintenance myths: Rental Property Maintenance Myth…

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Our journey has taken us from determining market rent, to ensuring our rental property is “rent ready” and will attract the best renters, to advertising our rental property for rent, to processing rental applications to choosing the right quality and qualified resident for our home. Let us now look at what the process of moving…

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Finding the right tenant in Palm Desert is the most important step in renting out your home. Many landlords are lured by someone who presents themselves well and have a wad of cash ready to move in to your “beautiful home” and treat like their own, many times boasting about what great rental history, references,…

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Having researched and followed applicable laws with regard to renting out your property, setting an appropriate rent and security deposit, making the home ready to rent to new residents and writing a stellar ad to get attention of those prospective residents; your phone and email should now be getting inquiries to visit the property. Most…

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Now that you have gone through the exercise of understanding your state and local laws with regard to renting your home, it is time to get it ready to rent to some other residents. This process is commonly called “make ready”, and includes many things most “do it yourself” new landlords do not think of.…

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So you have decided to make some extra money by renting out your home in Palm Desert area. Before making the leap, there are a few things you need to consider. Did you know that most states have Landlord/Tenant laws that can affect what you can and cannot do within the rental relationship? How about…

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Lead poisoning has been in the news lately. Whether you own an older home or live by an industry that has lead involved in a process, the effects of lead poisoning on communities is real. Xepco Property Management is concerned about the safety and health of tenants and takes the possibility of lead poisoning seriously.…

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Though hoarding has been a hidden disorder for several years, in 2013, the American Psychiatric Association officially recognized hoarding as a mental disorder making hoarders a protected class. If you are renting to a hoarder and receive complaints from other neighbors or have concerns yourself, the situation needs to be handled carefully so that you…

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As a newbie to the rental property business, you may be nervous about making that first purchase of your investment property home. Do you know what things to consider to attract renters? If you have ever rented a home yourself, then you have experience in what home renters are looking for. Most homes are renting…

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