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Subject:  Rental Property Questions Date:  12/26/2012  11:31 PM
Author:  mhtruck Number:  124503 of 128075

Hi Everyone,

I’m hoping you can either offer some advice or point me in the right direction to some resources.

1) Is there a rule of thumb regarding home age and yearly maintenance costs (Central Coast area of California)? Or number of bedrooms/baths, square footage maintenance costs?

2) What are some of the standard ratios to look at for rental property? And what should they be/do people look for?

3) From a rental stand point (ease of rental, maintenance costs), do you all have an opinion of 2 bed/1 bath, or 3 bed/2 bath?

I’m currently a renter but my landl