Sunny skies are in the forecast for San Diego's real estate market this Spring. Recently named one of the nation's top markets by Fortune and Realtor.com, San Diego is expected to attract an influx of home-buyers, second home buyers and investors this year. This is good news for property owners. According to a study by Beacon Economics for the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, San Diego rents are projected to continue to rise to unprecedented highs by 2018, and property values here are already double the average.
For property owners, Spring in So Cal means more than warmer weather, it also indicates the perfect time to do some "spring cleaning" of their own. Here is a checklist to guide real estate Spring maintenance that will keep properties in their best shape as the days get longer and the temperatures heat up.
The sunny California springtime makes for ideal weather to perform outdoor maintenance tasks like those listed above. However, don't forget to walk through the property and take care of any indoor cleaning and maintenance as well. It may help to print off a Spring Home Maintenance Checklist when you are preparing for seasonal maintenance to be sure that you cover all of the bases, both indoor and out. In addition, if there are any blatant repairs that stand out when surveying your property, try to take care of them as soon as possible to prevent further, more costly problems from occurring. Taking care of the little things is important to tenants and prospective renters, and, when you care for your property, it shows.