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Property Management Learning Center

Property Management Resources

Portola Property Management is here to be your local resource for Santa Cruz rental properties.

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We have a number of educational blogs and articles that can help you be a better landlord and smarter investor. Check out the information we share in this Santa Cruz property management blog, and let us know if you would like us to address a particular topic in a future blog.

Property Management Coaching

If you’re a property manager or a landlord struggling to keep your business running, we understand.

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You likely purchased investment properties or a property management company to make your life easier. Is it? Kathleen Richards, the Property Management Coach, has been in your shoes. She can partner with you to systemize your process and help you work smarter – not harder. Contact the Property Management Coach.

Classes and Seminars

We offer landlord classes every summer and fall. If you’re a landlord or thinking about buying rental real estate, come to one of these classes.

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We’ll talk about your legal obligations, how to advertise and find tenants, and what you need to do when writing a great lease.

Renovations to Increase Your Santa Cruz Home Value

Renovations to Increase Your Santa Cruz Home Value

It’s nearly impossible to own rental property in Santa Cruz and not renovate it from time to time. You’ll want to make sure the property remains attractive to tenants, and you also want it to be safe and modern.  Making renovations can often seem like an expense that...

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What are Santa Cruz Tenants Responsible For in a Rental Property?

What are Santa Cruz Tenants Responsible For in a Rental Property?

Properly maintaining a safe, habitable, and enjoyable rental home is a shared responsibility between tenants and their landlords. Property managers do a good job of facilitating the things that need to be done while maintaining a home. Today, we want to look at the items that fall into your tenant’s pool of responsibilities. When something needs to be fixed, how should you handle it if it’s your tenant’s responsibility?

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Just wanted to check in, as we just got the deposit, which looks all fine and clear. So, we want to say goodbye and thank you guys for the friendly and professional service! It was a pleasure working with all of you and we want to wish you a great New Year ahead!

Maria And Jack

Areas We Serve

We serve all of Santa Cruz County including:

Santa Cruz
La Selva Beach
Scotts Valley

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Portola Property Management

555 Soquel Ave Ste 220
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-1355 | (831) 475-1428
After-Hours Emergency: 855-420-7873
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