Eight Landlord Privileges – by Teresa Billingsley

As rental property owners and managers, you have been afforded certain business liberties that you make the unfortunate mistake of not taking advantage of or enforcing. With so many entities targeting your pockets, you must be more diligent in enforcing the choices you still have and use them to your advantage. Below are eight choices…

How to Deal with Angry Occupants –by Dakota Thornton

As a property manager, you receive more than your daily dose of drama. Much of it happens as a result of spontaneous combustion from angry occupants. Here are some ways to diffuse the situation, often ahead of time, and to keep things running smoothly. We’ve all heard the old adage, “you can’t please all the…

Multifamily Market Will Hit Records in 2017 as Investors Return – by The Editors of the Rental Housing Journal

West Coast markets will dominate the top 10 on gross income growth in 2017 for the multifamily market, led by Seattle, Sacramento, Tacoma, Portland and Colorado Springs, according to the Freddie Mac Multifamily Research Group’s mid-year outlook. Outlook authors Steve Guggenmos and Sara Hoffmann find that the multifamily market will continue to grow for the…

Help Stop the Trash Monopoly! – by Michael Millman, Attorney

(The following is an open letter sent to Athens Services and Recycle L.A.) My family owns several Westside apartments and Athens has been our outstanding provider for many years. Two years ago, when the City Council passed the new trash hauling arrangement, the union trade group called “LANE” agreed that small apartment owners would not…