Emily’s Notes: Aspects of “Location” Emily slowly recognized that her notes on investing in residential income properties were not as well organized as she would like. They were in chronological order and that meant that it was not easy to access the data she might want to review. Easy access to data is important. One…Details
You’ll Probably Out-Live Your Grandparents By a Generation! A Long Bright Future By – TERRY MOORE, CCIM
By 2050, a million Americans will be at least 100 years old. What to do with our 30 extra years? Plan for them! This article has encouraging, empowering ideas. Since we’re likely to live longer, and healthier than our parents and grandparents, let’s do the best we can with those extended years.
The powerful elements: wind, sun and rain attack all buildings. It’s an investor’s job to protect their investments by preserving them. One way to do this is to apply protective coatings regularly.
Shortages Under Rent Control – The New Evidence What happens to price and availability of unregulated housing in a rent-controlled market? To determine this, this author collected data on all the available apartments advertised in eighteen major cities around North America. The advertised prices were taken from a single Sunday edition of the largest paper…Details
Lack of Housing Dear Dan: Al Jacobs and others fail to express a concern for the people who can afford the higher rents. As I see it, there are insufficient units available for rent in Los Angeles County regardless of the amount of rent being charged. For example, say all units are rented to tenants who lack…Details
[Recently], progressive interest groups announced they had sufficient signatures to qualify an initiative for the 2020 ballot that is a direct attack on Proposition 13. Specifically, this so-called “split roll” initiative would raise property taxes on the owners of business properties to the tune of $11 billion every year, according to the backers. Because many…Details
Question 1: We have a ‘no pet’ policy. What documentation is accepted if a tenant claims to need a service animal? Is there a difference if it is an emotional support animal? There is one tenant at our property with “service animal” paperwork from their doctor. We are getting inquiries from other tenants who want…Details
More and more tenants are becoming adept at maneuvering the legal system. One sure way to delay the eviction process is to file a response. The court doesn’t require the tenants to say why they’re answering, only that the minimum written reply be filed with the court within the time period allowed by law. Filing…Details
A leading marketing research firm exclusively serving the multifamily industry, J Turner Research, recently announced a ranking of the top 10 apartment resident complaints, as revealed in analysis of 10,000 customer satisfaction surveys completed over the past two years at communities nationwide.
As we close out 2018, AOA would like to thank you for your support this year – it’s been a pleasure serving your needs. Our additional thanks to all who contributed to the “No on Prop 10” campaign. May your holidays be merry, your rent checks be on time and the coming year be fruitful.Details