Multifamily Sector’s Top Five “Buy” and “Sell” Markets – by Ten-X Commercial

Ten –X Commercial, the nation’s leading online real estate digital marketplace, released the latest U.S. Multifamily Market Outlook including the top five “Buy and Sell” markets for multifamily real estate assets.  The report shows that while fundamentals have begun to soften, demand across the apartment market remains strong due to positive demographic trends that continue…

Beware of the Prepayment Penalty – by Cliff Hockley

I have been counseling clients for a long time to be careful of prepayment penalties that lurk everywhere in today’s mortgage environment. I don’t like prepayment penalties because they limit your flexibility as an investor (as both Buyer and Seller) in real estate, but they are hard to avoid, and my clients have had many…

Encroaching Walls – Watch Out! – by Dale Albertstone, Esq.

Hello everybody.  Block walls, fences and other physical barriers which are not constructed precisely on the boundary line between two properties, but instead encroach on someone else’s land, are frequently problematic and sometimes result in litigation. Over the years I have authored many articles advising AOA members how to best protect their land from easements…

Letters to the Editor…TRASH MONOPOLY IS RUBBISH!

The below letter was sent to: Dear Mayor Garcetti and Councilpersons: For over three months we’ve been dealing with this terrible trash problem at Regent St., Los Angeles.   This is only one of the many sites where we have trash collection problems with Athens Services!  The new city garbage monopoly has radically increased the fees while…