4 Tips to Maximize Resident Adoption of Mandatory Renters Insurance – By Jason White

According to a NMHC Apartment Cost of Risk Survey, 84% of property management firms have mandated renters insurance. Unfortunately, mandatory renters insurance doesn’t guarantee that residents will keep their policies active while living at your apartment community. In fact, 30% of third-party renters insurance policies are cancelled within lease term and an average community has…

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Why Higher Taxes for Potholes Is a Bad Idea – By Jon Coupal, President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, here we go again. Once more, taxpayers are being told by our political elites that, if we want good roads, we have to have higher taxes. Not long ago, this column exposed the politicians’ plan to hike gas taxes along with vehicle license fees and registration. This plan, by San Jose…

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Something to Think About #37 – The Airbnb Way to Establish Rents – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker – BRE: 00957107 – MLO: 249261

Preface:  It’s interesting what can be done with just flour, water and a touch of salt. A cook can make tortillas, flatbreads, or pasta. A young mother can make finger paint or paper glue. Similarly, it’s fascinating how different business models turn the three elements of need (when, where, how much) into finished sales. This…

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