Many of America’s voters are still stunned that Donald Trump was elected president and that includes some who voted for him but didn’t think he could win. As such, American voters on both sides of the political aisle are scrambling to get a handle on what President Trump will try to get done in the…Details
The Perils of Hiring an Unlicensed Contractor to Work on Your Property – by Sean Makarin, Esq., SPOSFI Business Member
Many property owners hire unlicensed contractors to work on their rental buildings. Sometimes it works out just fine, but when things go south, as they often do, a nightmare can unfold. By hiring an unlicensed contractor, owners forgo basic legal protections, exposing their property to a loss in value, costly lawsuits, and costly repairs. In…Details
We are likely, but not assured, to see more tax changes in this administration than we have seen in decades, maybe more than any of us have seen in any other administration during our lifetimes. As I write this, we do not yet know the precise parameters that will result from tax reform after the…Details
Passive real estate investments are great, but it is really important for real estate investors to properly manage their property managers! Everyone knows that we believe in looking forward and seeing all of the possibilities. To focus more on what benefits an investment may offer and how we can make them better.
The below article was written by Steven Anderson who serves as President and CEO of the Pacific Legal Foundation, joining in 2016. Founded in 1973, PLF litigates cases nationwide to vindicate the rights fundamental to a free society. With nine consecutive U.S. Supreme Court victories and counting, PLF fights on the front lines, ensuring individual…Details
California Politicians Behave Like Confederates – by Jon Coupal, President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
For fiscal conservatives and free market advocates, the national elections in 2008 and 2012 brought no small measure of disappointment. In its eight-year run, the Obama Administration imposed a host of new taxes – including several as part of the failed “Affordable Care Act” – and, just as egregious, nearly doubling the national debt from…Details
If you’ve missed some of the prior articles, basic guidelines on successful investing are in my book “Stairway to Wealth” available at www.LuLu.com. Continued from Part 16: Emily saw buildings as other people saw employees. She realized that every investment she owned had to pay its own way. She would work with a troubled building…Details
Many communal living centers have a crucial problem that many board members and managers never come up with a solution for – A problem that everyone knows will cost the treasury some tens of thousands of dollars for something that doesn’t seem at first like a necessary or urgent investment. The image that a communal…Details
Thousands of investors who bought and held San Diego County apartments became and remained millionaires. Apartments have proved to be safer than other investments. Fortunes were made and lost in businesses, stocks, precious metals, bonds, industrial and retail investments. If you don’t own apartments, they may not seem glamorous. Yet like the tortoise, they have…Details
Question One: I have a tenant who just purchased an electric vehicle. She is requiring that I install an electric charging station in the garage. Am I required to do this?