San Diego Property Management & Real Estate

Move Out Checklist for Landlords | San Diego Property Management Advice

Move Out Checklist for Landlords | San Diego Property Management Advice

Moving out can feel stressful for residents. They’re managing the details of the home they’re leaving as well as the home they’re moving to, and that can cause confusion and concern. 

It’s often stressful for property owners, too. You want to make sure your property is left in good condition, and you know you’ll have to reconcile the security deposit. It’s easy to make mistakes, and we want you to feel comfortable with the move-out process you have in place. 

A Full Service Real Estate Firm

A Full Service Real Estate Firm

Mercer Properties offers full-service solutions to maximize your rental income, manage your risk, and increase your profit when it's time to sell.

What Is Rental Property Depreciation in Your San Diego Investment Property?

What Is Rental Property Depreciation in Your San Diego Investment Property?

There are several tax benefits to owning investment property, and one of those benefits is depreciation. While it can save you a lot of money at tax time, not every property owner understands how it works or when to use it.

Requiring Renters Insurance for Your San Diego Rental Property

Requiring Renters Insurance for Your San Diego Rental Property

Renters insurance is important for residents, rental property owners, and San Diego property management companies. It’s an extra layer of protection that benefits everyone, and it’s extremely inexpensive for your renters.

Common Landlord Mistakes & How to Avoid Them in San Diego

Common Landlord Mistakes & How to Avoid Them in San Diego

It’s easy to make mistakes as a San Diego landlord, and even experienced rental property owners find themselves making expected errors and reeling from bad decisions.

Most people make a mistake and move on. The problem, of course, is that these mistakes can usually be expensive.

Why Landlords Are Investing in San Diego Real Estate

Why Landlords Are Investing in San Diego Real Estate

As local San Diego property managers, we have seen a lot of trends in the sales and the rental markets. The real estate market is always changing, and with everything that’s going on right now, it’s hard to say where we’ll be as buyers, sellers, investors, and owners at the end of the year. Anyone who owns San Diego real estate is probably feeling pretty comfortable because this is a stable market that has weathered recessions and downturns before. 

Explaining the California Rent Control Law | San Diego Landlord Advice

Explaining the California Rent Control Law | San Diego Landlord Advice

A new statewide rent control law went into effect for California in 2020, and it’s called the Tenant Protection Act or AB1482. There’s more involved than just rent control, and if you’re feeling overwhelmed and confused about what this new law means for you and your rental properties in San Diego – you’re not alone. As we implement and execute these new regulations, there are bound to be questions that can only be decided in court.

Multi Family vs. Single Family Investing in San Diego: Which is Best For You?

Multi Family vs. Single Family Investing in San Diego: Which is Best For You?

Investing in San Diego is a great idea, and there are plenty of opportunities in the residential real estate market. You’ll find there are single-family homes in established neighborhoods as well as newer, HOA neighborhoods, and multi-family buildings that have two, five, or even more than 100 units. Deciding which type of investment is best for you depends on several factors. 

Handling Security Deposit Returns| San Diego Property Management Tips

Handling Security Deposit Returns| San Diego Property Management Tips

California law is pretty clear when it comes to returning a tenant’s security deposit. When you have someone moving out of your San Diego rental property, you’ll need to take a few important steps to ensure you’re compliant with the law. 

Best Practices for Advertising your San Diego Rental Property

Best Practices for Advertising your San Diego Rental Property

At Mercer Properties, we’ve been leasing and managing homes in the San Diego area for more than 30 years. This experience has taught us a lot about how to effectively advertise a rental property. You might have the best rental property on the market, but if no one knows about it, that great property will remain unoccupied, and you won’t earn any money on it.