• Home for the Holidays

    Happy holidays from all of us here at Blue Oak Property Management! We'd like to take a moment and provide you with a few reminders if you plan on leaving your home. Unfortunately there are quite a few break-ins in Chico during this time so please take extra precaution when you leave.  Double check that all windows and doors are locked.  Leave a light on somewhere or buy a few inexpensive light timers to turn your lights on and off to make it appear as if someone is home.   Have a friend that is in town drive by and check on your…
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  • Flooring Choices for Owners

    One of the common questions we get here at Blue Oak is what type of flooring is best for a rental. Given that one of your largest expenses as a landlord is the replacement of flooring, I figure we take a closer look at your options, specifically the ones we've had experience with. Your goal as a rental owner is to maximize the life of your flooring so that you have to replace it as few times as possible. Carpet: the most popular option and found in almost any house. Carpet is soft, quiet and warm underfoot. It is one of…
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  • Rental Ad Scams - Be Careful!

    We like to look out for the house hunters out there. Whether you rent from us or not you should be aware of the rental scams that are floating around the internet. The one that we deal with daily goes something like this: a scammer copies one of our ads and posts it for a much lower price. They post these fake ads on Craigslist, Zillow, Trulia and others. The price they post for is always well below market value. They replace our contact information with theirs. When you call the number they provide, you will talk with someone claiming…
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  • New website

    Hello! For our first blog post we'd like to take a moment and welcome you to the new website for Blue Oak Property Management. We have incorporated a lot of new features into our website to make it more user friendly and to better showcase what we offer; whether it be houses for residents or services for rental owners. The list of changes is too numerous to list so browse around and take a look at a few of our favorites: New and vastly improved property seach with large high-resolution photos. Our properties are showcased on a beautful rental map and…
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