There is a new law that became effective on January 1, 2016 which states that if an owner or an owner’s agent applies any pesticide to a dwelling unit without using a licensed pest control company or operator, the owner must provide a 24 hour notice to the tenant(s) of that dwelling which contains specific,…Details
Dear Dan: Thank you for the great job you all do! Great news to help us try to beat back the far reaching (greedy) arms of government. I am in Northern CA, and have been a member of AOA for years. I provide magazine subscriptions for my managers in FL and OK and they love…Details
So you’ve thought about investing but aren’t sure if you have what it takes to become successful. No problem. We’ve all been there. That’s why I decided to write the qualities I have observed every successful real estate investor has.
How will you know when you are successful? If you believe you are now, how do you know? Most people, landlords included, simply cannot point to a goal and state positively that they have accomplished it. I know that just about every landlord had the plan to be successful when he or she bought the…Details
Something to Think About #42 – Uncle Sally’s Nephew Part 5 – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261
If you’re new to this series, we’ve been discussing some of the things a new investor-in-training should consider before investing. A person can spend money for today’s wants, or she could invest it and thus effectively move today’s purchasing power into the future. That way, she pays today for tomorrow’s living expenses. One way to…Details
Q: I am a new landlord and I recently found a tenant to rent out my father’s house that I inherited. I am in the process of writing a lease for this tenant. What information do I need to include about myself in the lease or rental agreement?
No landlord would pay more than necessary for utilities or other operating expenses for a rental property. Yet millions of landlords pay more taxes on their rental income than they have to. Why? Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment.
Finding the right renter for your home or vacant apartment is not easy, but compare your situation to that of most salespeople and they will tell you you’ve got it easy. Most of our customers call us. Most salespeople have to go out and find customers. Plus, finding a place to live isn’t a casual…Details
Professionals, who have been in the multi-housing industry for any length of time, know that working in the apartment industry can be like riding a roller coaster. As the economy rises, residents often purchase single family homes or move to more luxurious apartments. But as the economy falls, there are greater numbers of people seeking…Details
Question One: I received an email from my tenant on a Friday. She believes that there is mold in her unit. I immediately posted a notice on her door that I would be inspecting the premises on Monday at 9 AM. My tenant emailed me back that the premises are not habitable and that she will…Details