Is there anyone who is managing their bay area home by renting it out from remote location? How is this done and whats your experience?
I did this for over 2 years and would recommend to rent on your own. I had a pleasant experience. Use services as Rentalutions to post and create lease and application verification. Rent out while you are still in town. Keep a local plumber/electrician in the know. I only spent $60 in repairs in 2 years. I was genuine to my tenants and explained them that they can either fix the damage or pay for it. I also kept rent towards high end to attract right kind of tenants. I never had a vacancy in 2 years. I used smartlocks and cameras remotely to show the place and video calls to discuss while they were looking.