While the U.S. economy grew at nearly 3% in 2018, its best showing in years, global economic growth lost considerable momentum in the second half of last year. While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has yet to release its final estimate of global GDP for all of 2018, most forecasters believe the global economy slowed…
Continued from Part 79 . . . Beneficial Beneficial deflation reveals itself through price declines, either generally (the Second Industrial Revolution) or specifically (e.g., ever-lowering prices for computer memory).
From roof decks to demolitions the City’s legislative agenda is packed with proposed legislation that will affect San Francisco’s small property owners in a variety of ways. Here’s an overview of some key proposals to watch in 2019.
I have never understood why it is “greed” to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else’s money. -Thomas Sowell, Stanford University Economist
Rent Increases Limited to 10% During Declared State of Emergencies The statute applies immediately after the President of the United States, the Governor of California, or city or county executive officer declares a state of emergency resulting from any natural or manmade disaster, such as an earthquake, flood, fire, riot, or storm. In that instance,…
AOA’s TRASH LAWSUIT From Carol Shining, Shining Law Firm Friends: You may have recently read about a settlement between the City of Los Angeles and the seven franchisee waste haulers. According to these news reports, this settlement purports to change the contract between the City and the Haulers as certain distance fees. However, several things are important:
Fair Housing and the EPA Impose More Fines! Break the Law and Break-Out Your Checkbook! Landlord Pays $9,000 to Settle With HUD
Commercial mortgage brokers assist in most apartment loan transactions. Even investors who have strong lender relationships can benefit from a broker’s familiarity with the current lending environment and underwriting parameters. All of which help you get the best deal. Nonetheless, it is important to ask the right questions to ensure that your broker is aligned…
You have been given the opportunity to transfer with your job, but you love your home and don’t really want to sell it. But your financial position is such that you cannot support two homes. What do you do, rent or sell?
1031 Exchange Investors Are Choosing DST Properties for Passive Real Estate Ownership By – Jason Salmon
Over the course of the past several years, we have observed incremental growth in the number of investors choosing Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) as a preferred means of passive real estate investing for like-kind, tax-deferred 1031 exchanges.