Did You Know? by – Dennis Block

Excessive Complaints Can Be a Nuisance We all have experienced tenants that are hypersensitive. They will complain on almost any issue. While a tenant certainly has the right to express displeasure, these actions may rise to the level of a nuisance. For example, a tenant cannot retaliate against another resident based on perceived excess noise. If…

Something to Think About #77 by – Klarise Yahya,

Emily’s Notes: Risk You’ve heard the saying, “To win big you’ve got to bet big”? That pretty much incorporates the essential elements of risk right there: there are two sides to it. “Risk” is not the same as “loss” because there is also the chance of gain. A symmetrical risk profile has a 50% chance…

The Risk in Writing-Off Almost Anything By- Nick Schoch

Should you write-off almost anything? Maybe not, if you want to refinance your property and get access to your hard-earned equity. Consider that for every $1 reduction in reportable income, you could decrease your potential loan amount by $11-13. You Mean I Should Pay More in Taxes? It depends on your appetite for debt. If…

Legal Q & A By: Franco Simone

Q: I am a landlord and my tenant normally pays me the rent in person. A person I have never met is trying to pay the rent on behalf of my tenant.  The check has the name of the third party on it and I do not want to create a tenancy with this new…