I’ve been walking lately. Some people call it “power walking”. It’s when you walk like you’re in a hurry, for as long as you can handle the brisk pace. It’s really a great exercise – I sweat and don’t worry about the wear and tear on my knees. After my “power walks”, I feel great. …
Food Scrap Recycling is Now the Law for Many Multi-Family Homes in Alameda County – By Miya Kitahara, Multi-family Outreach
Over a quarter of the material found in multi-family garbage carts is food waste. Under current conditions, this material is sent to landfills where it decays without air and releases methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. By providing
Dear AOA: Can I join to receive the magazine with helpful articles, legal columns and ads of income property for sale if I disagree with Dan’s political slant? I like Obama, I don’t feel hysteria over huge property tax increases and think our nation is better off since 2009. I’m put off by the political…
Hello everybody. This past April, the California Court of Appeal decided two important cases relevant to many AOA members. Both cases, thankfully, eased up on certain requirements imposed by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance for the City of
A handful of far-left, Bay Area activists think they have come up with a clever plan to chip away at Proposition 13. Specifically, they are attempting to persuade local school boards and city councils to pass resolutions in support of removing Prop. 13 protections for business property.
Trade Show a Huge Success! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success! You should have been there! Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable
“But they seemed like such nice people!” Famous last words of the landlord whose bad tenant was just dragged out of their property by the deputy sheriff, eviction order in hand, and told to remove his belongings from the sidewalk in less than two hours. The landlord surveys the
The quote that “Good Landlords Attract Good Tenants” is true. So when you consider best practices, I think you need to decide what practices will allow you to attract and retain quality tenants. The first thing
Remember how many of us worried in 2006 and 2007 that the housing market was in a bubble, and how it could end badly? Yet we were told by market analysts that it was different this time around, and that soaring
10 Tips To “Tenant-Proof” Your Rentals and Why Many Landlords Lose Money! – By Jeffrey Taylor, “Mr. Landlord”
A landlord asked this week on LandlordingAdvice.com, “How do you ‘tenant-proof’ your properties? How do you minimize damage/wear and tear?” One of our regular forum contributors shared the following 10 tricks of the trade.