Blog by Tri-Valley Property Management

Criminal Background Checks

June 19th, 2012

Although it can be very lucrative, buying rental properties as real estate investments carries a number of risks. Not only do you have to worry about collecting rental payments, you also have to be concerned about damage to your rental properties, as well as the actions of your tenants toward other renters and guests. For these reasons, it is crucial that you conduct criminal background check ...

1932 Fiorio Circle, Pleasanton, USA

June 18th, 2012

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for rent, 1932 Fiorio Circle, Pleasanton, USA

Great Pleasanton location! This Two Story Home is located in Danbury Park. Built in 1987 Features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1731 sq. ft. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, balcony views and enclosed patio. Orloff Park located in the front view. All appliances included (washer, dryer and refrigerator) No P ...

1613 Blackoak Court, Livermore, Ca

June 13th, 2012

I just sold this House at 1613 Blackoak Court, Livermore, Ca .

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Rental Housing Agreement

June 13th, 2012

One of the best ways for landlord and tenant alike to protect their interests is to have a well-written lease agreement. A good lease agreement spells out the terms of the lease contract clearly enough so that there are no surprises for either side.

Make It Clear

Take your time to concisely spell out the terms of the lease agreement. A poorly written agreement can be misinterpreted, lead to ...

Are home rentals the new American Dream?

June 7th, 2012

GILBERT, Ariz. – Steve and Jodi Jacobson bought their Phoenix-area "dream home" in 2005. They built flagstone steps to the front door. They tiled the kitchen and bathroom. They entertained often, enjoying their mountain views.

"We put our soul into that house," says Steve Jacobson, 37.

Then, home prices tanked more than 50%. Steve, a software quality assurance engineer, suffered pay cuts. I ...

4611 Helpert Court, Pleasanton, Ca

June 6th, 2012

I just rented this House at 4611 Helpert Court, Pleasanton, Ca .

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1613 Blackoak Court, Livermore, Ca

June 4th, 2012

I just finished uploading this Apartment for rent, 1613 Blackoak Court, Livermore, Ca

778 S. Tradition St., Mountain House, Ca

June 2nd, 2012

I just rented this House at 778 S. Tradition St., Mountain House, Ca .

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California extends Tenant Act protections to 2019

June 1st, 2012

The California legislature passed another set of bills Thursday extending protections to tenants facing eviction.

The two bills (AB 2610 and SB 1473) are the latest of the Homeowner Bill of Rights package spearheaded by democrat lawmakers and California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Under the bills, new owners of a rental property, who bought the home in foreclosure, must give tenants 90 ...