How to Best Protect your Deck this Winter – By Frank Castillo

An important priority for many homeowners is protecting their investment by keeping their home as clean and well-maintained as possible.  Plumbing, landscaping, and remodeling are just a few common things that homeowners seek to improve when it comes to maintaining the look and functionality of their homes.   But, what about deck maintenance?  Protecting one’s deck…

Something to Think About #4 – Cash Flow or Appreciation? – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker,DRE: 0095710, MLO: 249261

 If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic “beginner” guidelines on successful investing are in my book “Stairway to Wealth” available at www.lulu.com    A correspondent recently presented the question: should she buy her next building in a bread ‘n butter area and benefit from a higher cash flow, or should she buy in a…

The 5th Amendment and Your Privileges Not to Testify – By Dale Albertstone, Esq.

As a whole, apartment owners are law abiding investors who try to conduct their business in an honest fashion.  Indeed, they have too much to lose to intentionally violate the myriad of federal, state and local laws that apply to residential income property.    Occasionally, some transgressions will unintentionally (or even willfully) occur, such as…