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The Difference Between Homeowner’s Insurance and Landlord Insurance

Property Insurance Information Form for Homeowners & Landlords

For many of us, the differences between landlord and homeowner’s insurance policies aren’t all that obvious. If you own an investment property, though, understanding the difference between the two types of insurance is important. Expand on your knowledge of this essential protection in 2016 with a little help from our February post. For those who only rent […]

February 18th, 2016 by Property Alliance

Hidden Dining Gems of Placerville and Surrounding Foothills

Young Couple on Date at Pizza Bene in Placerville, CA

The Placerville area offers an abundance of amazing dining options. Foodies and the merely hungry can find common ground among our impressive selection of eateries in 2016. This January, enjoy meals at one or more of these restaurants in the Sierra foothills. Euro Bistro Smith Flat House Pizza Bene Sweetie Pie’s HeyDay Cafe For a […]

January 28th, 2016 by Property Alliance

The Benefits of Using a Property Management Company

Property Managers Shaking Hands over a Model House

As owners of rental properties, we’ve found the help of property management companies invaluable. Whether you own an investment property in a nearby community or dozens of rentals across the country, their assistance can remove a lot of stress from your life. This January, consider these benefits offered by a quality property management firm in […]

January 15th, 2016 by Property Alliance

Best Restaurants in South Lake Tahoe

Spaghetti and Meatballs Entree from Cafe Fiore in South Lake Tahoe, CA

Good food is important in Placerville, and we have access to plenty of it in 2015. South Lake Tahoe restaurants offer everything from contemporary cuisine to comforting classics. This December, we’ve compiled our list of destinations for foodies, families and everyone in between. Cafe Fiore Driftwood Cafe Base Camp Pizza Company A super-intimate dining experience […]

December 26th, 2015 by Property Alliance

5 Cold Weather Tips to Keep Your Rental Properties Warm in Winter

Man Caulking & Weather Stripping WIndow for Rental Property

With December come the holidays, winter chills and the potential for weather-related damage to your rental property. In addition to protecting your properties from costly cold-weather hazards, ensure that your tenants stay warm and happy throughout the 2015 winter season with these tips. Use foil Hang thermal curtains Close gaps Stop drafts Cover up One […]

December 2nd, 2015 by Property Alliance

Wine Tasting in Placerville

Couple wine tasting at Boeger Winery in Placerville, CA

There’s nothing like a wine tasting to usher in any season, and November is no exception. Transition from Fall 2015 to the winter holidays with a visit to one of several wineries in the Placerville area. Boeger Winery Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards Boeger Winery boasts a colorful backstory that’s almost as juicy as its grapes. Begun […]

November 20th, 2015 by Property Alliance

5 Tips For Maintaining Electrical Safety At Your Rental Homes

Messy Extensions Cords at Rental Property

Keep your rental property safe this November and all year round. These five tips will keep your rentals free from electrical issues throughout 2015 and well into the future. Nix extension cords. Perform an electrical cord check-up. Inspect circuit interrupters monthly. Heed warning signs. Hire a pro for all electrical work. Extension cords are intended as a […]

November 12th, 2015 by Property Alliance

5 Best Waterfalls Around South Lake Tahoe

Beautiful Waterfall near South Lake Tahoe

Placerville residents and visitors have access to an abundance of recreational opportunities all year round. October, however, is an especially great time to enjoy the outdoors in our charming community. Mild, sunny weather makes all your Fall 2015 outdoor adventures even more of a pleasure! Take advantage of the lovely autumn temperatures by exploring these […]

October 30th, 2015 by Property Alliance

10 Inexpensive Renovations to Boost the Value of Your Home

Modern Dream Kitchen Renovation - Property Alliance

Make this October the time you finally boost the value of your rental. Autumn 2015 is the perfect season to make your property more attractive to prospective renters and buyers while increasing the home’s value. Whip up a dream kitchen Lighten up Floor them Make an easy addition Get back to basics Add storage space Beautify […]

October 22nd, 2015 by Property Alliance

5 Beautiful, Secluded Beaches of Lake Tahoe

Summer is officially coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t time to get out and enjoy Tahoe’s beautiful beaches. If you’re looking to get away from the crowds, here are 5 secluded beach gems to visit. Caveat: some of these are hard to get to, that’s why they’re worth the effort! […]

September 4th, 2015 by Property Alliance